Early Childhood Teachers Toddlers-Kindergarten in Reggio-Inspired School

Our Playhouse Preschool and Kindergarten - Durham, NC (30+ days ago)


Toddler and Preschool Teachers – Durham, NC

Our PlayHouse Preschool and Kindergarten seeks professional teachers for our school in Durham, North Carolina. We are in search of educators to work with children from toddlers up to preschool. Our PlayHouse Preschool is guided by play-based, Reggio Emilia-inspired principles and seeks experienced teachers with a passion for educating young children. OPH believes that children are natural learners and investigators, and need time to explore and discover their world.

Primary responsibilities:
  • Develop curriculum based on the children's own interests
  • Engage children in many ways leading with play, but continuing with art, music, reading, writing, and experimentation
  • Work with a co-teacher to manage a warm and welcoming classroom environment
  • Document and make visible a child's interests using journals, cameras, and other tools
  • Involve parents in the learning process by sharing documentation, organizing parent-child events, and conducting parent-teacher conferences
In addition, the teacher should have or exhibit:
  • A love for working with children and families
  • A willingness to learn about and implement child-focused, or Reggio-inspired perspectives
  • View teaching young children as a profession
  • View learning as a collaborative process
  • Develop curriculum based on the children's own interests
  • Engage children in many ways leading with play, but continuing with art, music, reading, writing, and experimentation
  • Document and make visible a child's interests using journals, cameras, and other tools
  • Involve parents in the learning process by sharing
  • Experience working with young children
Preferred, but not required:
Candidates should have a bachelor's and two years of early childhood classroom experience. Compelling candidates lacking the above requirements but possessing unique experiences are strongly encouraged to apply.

This is a salaried position. Part or full-time opportunities are available.