Kids U is looking for a Reggio Inspired Assistant Teacher.
A passionate Reggio Inspired Educator looking for a new opportunity?
Creative, flexible and innovative? Collaborative, reflective and resilient?
Passionate about empowering children?
Do you want to....
Cultivate wonder and joy in learning?
Design curriculum based on a Reggio Emilia philosophy, inspired by the children?
Work hard, receive feedback, grow, and learn?
Work with others, to support the development of children?
Do you have...
A belief in the ability of the child?
A commitment to inquiry-based curriculum?
An attitude that exemplifies teamwork and personal responsibility?
Kids U is looking for an Reggio Inspired Teacher. We continue to set the standard for excellence. Our quality child care programs build strong brains for life. Through natural light-filled spacious rooms and learning materials. We offer an innovative and welcoming environment that is captivating and stimulating for both adults and children.
We are looking for someone who is knowledgeable in the Reggio Emilia Philosophy that has strong interpersonal skills and finds joy in working with both children and adults. If you are committed to learning and teaching in an emergent, project-based classroom that fosters a student-centered learning environment then we want you on our team!
Kids U is passionate about moving practice forward through professional development opportunities, in-class learning opportunities; as well as internal growth and the ability to challenge yourself and grow in your career.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Creating an engaging and developmentally appropriate learning environment for children embracing a Reggio Emilia inspired philosophy.
Maintain a high quality of care
Meet children's physical needs, care needs, and developmental needs
Children's developmental awareness, able to plan and scaffold learning activities based on children's interest
Ability to lift a min. of 40 lbs especially when working with infants and toddlers
Have a diploma in Early Childhood Education / Early Child Care Certification
Willingness to learn or experience with basic care of children (feeding, diapering, sleeping)
Knowledge and understanding of children's development
Flexible, and positive attitude, willing to take initiative
Valid First Aid Certifications (Can obtain upon hire)
Valid Police Clearance
Kids U is following all Alberta Health Protocols to ensure the health and safety of our children and employees.
Frequent hand washing and sanitizer at all entrances
Safe distancing from other staff,
All adults wearing masks unless eating or drinking
Daily temperature checks
Digitized health screening questionnaire and sign in/out for ease of contact tracing
Frequent sanitization of high touch surfaces and classroom materials
Organization wide Covid-19 preparedness plan in case of a positive test
If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of young children and their families, apply now!
Kids U is an equal opportunity workplace and we are committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. We believe that a strong focus and commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to truly make early childhood education an enabler for wide-reaching change. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.