Early Childhood Bilingual Teacher

Hábitat Learning Community - More Info

Position Objectives

  • To uphold the mission and vision of the Hábitat Learning Community
  • Collaborate in creating a true learning community
  • Provide his/her students with safe learning experiences consistent with their level of development
     

Specific Duties

  • To welcome children and parents, making himself/herself available to them 30 minutes prior to the children's arrival at Hábitat Learning Community
  • Keep systematic records of the interests of his/her students in order to carry out research projects with them based on those interests
  • Conduct research projects aimed at developing skills among his/her students and at creating new knowledge based on the Reggio Emilia educational approach, using a socio-constructivist approach to education
  • Systematically document the research projects conducted with the children in order to track and demonstrate their learning processes
  • Develop schedules and routines during the school day to ensure that the children have sufficient cognitive, physical, and social engagement, allowing time for free and structured play as a learning tool
  • Prepare reports on the development of skills and competencies for his/her students, to be delivered to parents on three occasions during the school cycle
  • Closely observe his/her students and report to the office of pedagogical coordination of the learning community any signs of problems in any student's social, emotional, physical, or cognitive development in order to provide that student with the necessary support
  • Meet with his/her students' parents, both in groups and one-on-one, during the school cycle
  • Participate in any professional development activities required by the administration of the learning community
  • Conduct monthly and weekly planning of the activities and projects to be conducted with his/her students
  • Supervise his/her students whenever they are present on campus in order to guarantee their safety
  • Remain up to date on innovative teaching methods and trends in education in order to enrich his/her educational approach
     

Expectations

  • To act with kindness and empathy toward all members of the learning community
  • Adhere to his/her working schedule and arrive on time every day
  • Build and promote close relations between all members of the learning community and the broader community
  • Demonstrate habits for lifelong learning
Posted: November 2018
This is a Direct to School Job
Guadalajara, Mexico
July 2019
2 years minimum
Licensed Teacher, University Graduate
Early Childhood
USD 1360 - 2000
2

Job Benefits

  • Aid for Rent (first 3 years) $3,000 peso  monthly
  • International Private Health Insurance
  • Paid summer and winter vacations
  • Three personal days: For emergencies, documentos such as passport/visa or important family events such as a family wedding). Should not be consecutive, nor should they fall on Fridays or Saturdays, with the exception of a special event such as a family wedding abroad
  • Six sick days total without the need of a doctor's note. After the third consecutive day of absence, a doctor's note is required
  • December bonus By Mexican law, equivalent to 15-days pay
  • On-campus parking
  • Ongoing personnel training
  • Guadalajara orientation service upon arrival
  • Aid for travel (first 3 years) One round-trip flight back home per school year (cheapest flight)

Qualifications and Requirements

Teaching Credential/License
Bachelor
2
Early Childhood Education, Educational Psychology, Education
  • Minimum of two years of teaching experience with children
  • An understanding of children (both of child development theories and of the children he/she teaches)
  • Organization and evaluation of his/her work, focused on what is best for the children
  • Continual improvement (to learn more about the children in their day-to-day routine and more about his/her work as an educator)
  • Ethical responsibilities consistent with his/her work, for the wellbeing of all members of the learning community

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