Anneliese Schools - Willowbrook is seeking qualified candidates for an Early Education - Nursery Teacher!
Who We Are
Anneliese Schools is a private school network in Laguna Beach, California that educates children from Preschool through Sixth Grade. The School has a 52-year history as a leader in whole-brain, research-based education. The School’s three campuses, all located in beautiful Laguna Beach, provide unique instructional methodologies and exceptional indoor and outdoor learning environments supported by the latest research in neuroscience, social science, and education. The School offers a humanistic academic curriculum focused on experiential, child-centered learning aligned with Multiple Intelligence Theory. The curriculum is complimented by in-depth studies in foreign languages (Spanish, French, German, and Japanese), fine arts, music, gardening, animal care, eco-literacy, mindfulness, handcrafts, and an athletics program. Anneliese Schools is a place where minds and hearts come alive with the wonder of learning, in a magical setting where the intelligences are carefully cultivated, lives are empowered, and true potentials are realized. The School seeks applications from exemplary educators who are aligned with its mission, philosophy, and core values.
Anneliese Schools is building a team of talented, passionate, and hard-working educators to ensure our students receive the best education in the world. Join us!
What We're Looking For
In this teaching position, you use your expertise in early childhood or elementary education to create a learning environment where learning is a joyful and rewarding experience that maintains the integrity of each child’s imagination and natural curiosity. The environment fosters an exposure to a thematic, hands-on, comprehensive, and content-rich curriculum. It creates a blueprint for children not only to transition with ease to other grades/classes, but also to become enthusiastic lifelong learners. Ultimately, the goal of the program is to foster a sense of wonder while engaging in the world that surrounds us, equipping students with a foundation for future success.
Anneliese Schools Early Education Teachers are knowledgeable, passionate and believe in developing independence, responsibility and autonomy in students at a young age. Our early education teachers love teaching and our students love learning. Anneliese teachers celebrate the art of learning and, guided by the belief that any child can excel, our early education teachers' deep pedagogical expertise ensures that each student receives a world-class education.
Your Primary Responsibilities
Build a positive classroom community to ease classroom management, improve student attitude toward learning, and create an environment where students feel welcomed and supported.
Create intervention and enrichment activities to supplement core instruction to heighten the trajectory of their academic and personal success.
Teach lessons in reading, math, science, music, art, and social studies in an interactive learning environment to deliver exceptional results for all students.
Instruct students in executive functions to develop skills of autonomy, responsibility and independence.
Establish effective school-to-home and home-to-school communications to involve parents and families in their students' education.
Guide student behavior to foster academic achievement, personal responsibility, intellect and individuality in all students.
Collaborate with other Anneliese Teachers to form a community of smart, talented and interesting people who are passionate about their work and readily willing to work in a professional and academic environment.
Essential Teacher Qualifications
Able to differentiate instruction
Has experience teaching or tutoring with respective age group
Able to create positive classroom community and build relationships with students
Able to engage students in rigorous content and well-planned, well-paced lessons
Skilled in classroom management (high warm and high firm)
Has excitement, joy and passion for teaching kids and personal development/learning
Has strong verbal and written communication skills with kids, employees, and parents
Open to feedback and continuous growth
Creative in instructional and classroom management strategies
Cooperative, supportive, flexible
Has a strong work ethic and do whatever it takes mindset
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education. Experience can take the place of a BA degree. Demonstrated success in student achievement, child development and classroom management. Candidates must have the ability to pass a live scan background check.
Preferred Qualifications: A successful applicant will demonstrate strong communication skills and be open to new ideas in teaching methods.