The Johns Hopkins University School of Education is launching a search for outstanding and passionate educators to join its education team.
At the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Early Childhood Center (ECC), assistant teachers work alongside mentor teachers, lead teachers and the family support team to support the holistic development of children in a full day, full year, early childhood classroom.
Infant Toddler Assistant Teachers must have at least one year of experience as an assistant teacher, aide or intern in an early elementary or early childhood setting, have knowledge of child development, and a track record of positive collegial collaboration. Assistant Teachers are reliable and energetic, and committed to meeting the developmental needs of all children.
ABOUT THE HARRY and JEANNETTE WEINBERG EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER
The Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Early Childhood Center (ECC) at the Henderson-Hopkins Campus is a unique university-assisted community partnership operated by the Johns Hopkins University School of Education (SOE) to serve young children of families who live and work in the EBDI community; to ensure, from the prenatal period through pre-kindergarten, that all children are healthy, supported and ready to succeed in school. With the extraordinary potential to create a high-performing early learning site, the new Early Childhood Center, opened in September 2014, serves a diverse, mixed-income community of over 170 students and their families.
Through the nurturing and sustenance of a state-of-the-art early childhood facility, highly -trained faculty and staff, a rigorous curriculum, an exceptional adjacent K-8 community school, health suite, auditorium, gymnasium and family resource center, the ECC will pursue the latest, most effective research-based approaches to meet the needs of all students, their families and a revitalized East Baltimore community.
Using a blended funding model to achieve mixed-income goals to promote maximum diversity, the young learner population of the Early Childhood Center includes families from federally subsidized Early Head Start and Head Start, as well as families paying tuition.
Primary responsibilities of this position:
Will assist in ensuring that the written curriculum includes:
Purposeful Planning and Instruction
Effective Learning Environment
Family and Community Partnership
Record Keeping & Child Assessment
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
An MSDE approved 45 hour Infant Toddler Certification is required; experience working with a diverse population in an urban setting preferred. Commitment to building a collaborative culture Reflective and self-aware Adaptable Critical thinker and problem-solver