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Early Childhood Bilingual Teacher

school
Hábitat Learning Community
location
Guadalajara, Mexico
salary
US 1360 - 2000 a month
Start August 2019
2 years minimum
2
  • Early Childhood
  • Licensed Teacher, University Graduate
  • Bachelor
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • Early Childhood Education, Educational Psychology, Education
  • Teaching Credential/License
  • 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
  • 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)

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
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
We are a Reggio Emilia-inspired learning community that values the richness and joy of working with children in a creative environment, in close contact with nature. Hábitat Learning Community will open its doors in August 2017 for children 1.8 to 6 years of age. Our starting date for Elementary School will be August 2018.
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
Also known as remote teachers, distance teachers or virtual teachers, online teachers and online instructors are trained to teach students online. Online teaching jobs can range from blended courses that offer a combination of in-person and online instruction, to fully online learning. Online teaching offers job opportunities for a wide range of educators, from elementary school teachers to college professors. Online teaching jobs can be either full-time or part-time. If you’re a qualified teacher with experience in a classroom setting, then online teaching could be your next big career move.
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

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