Classified Title: Lead Teacher
Salary: $37,781 - $51,950
Status: Full Time
School: School of Education
Location: JH Community at Eager Street
Location City: Baltimore
Location State: MD
Resume Required for Application: Yes
The Johns Hopkins University School of Education is launching a search for outstanding and passionate educators to join its founding education team.
At the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Early Childhood Center (ECC), The Lead Infant and Toddler teachers will work alongside the master teacher, assistant teachers and family support team supporting personalized learning plans for children ages 6 weeks to 36 months and their families; implementing a full day, full year, early childhood care and learning program. The Lead Teacher will serve as the lead with an assistant teacher and volunteers of a classroom of up to 6 infants or 8 toddlers.
Founding Lead Infant and Toddler Teachers have at least three years of successful teaching experience in an early childhood setting, a proven record of positive student outcomes, and are committed to the challenge of opening a new center. Must be reliable and energetic with a strong working knowledge of early child development, and a track record of positive collegial collaboration.
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, , will serve 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 will include families from federally subsidized Early Head Start and Head Start, scholarships for middle income, as well as families paying market-rate tuition.
Key features of the nearly 30,000 sq. ft. early childhood facility include:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Purposeful Planning and Instruction:
Effective Learning Environment:
Family and Community Partnership:
Bachelor's degree required. BS in child development, or a related field, with coursework concentrating in early childhood under the age of 3 will be considered. At least three years of lead teaching experience in an early childhood setting, with a demonstrated track record of successful student outcomes. Completed all regulatory documents for State Child Care Licensing and Head Start teachers including current Infant, child and adult CPR and First Aid certification.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: