Afternoon Floating Teacher

River Song is looking to hire a part-time afternoon teacher. 

Salary:  Salaried @ 25 hrs/week; Competitive pay, based on education & experience
Hours: Monday-Friday; 1:00-6:00pm (though typically out by 5:45pm)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Assist in the classroom: setting up activities, assisting in nap/rest & afternoon snack, and maintain neatness and organization of classroom and school as a whole.
•Meet the needs of children on a one-to-one basis.
•Communicate effectively with the co-teachers any behavior or development concerns of children (both written and verbal).•Maintain proper staff to child ratios.
•Communicate effectively with parents at pick up.
•Follow prescribed schedules for bathroom, playground, and cubby room supervision.
•Assist in closing the building, with 2 other teachers.
•Effectively supervise children both inside and outdoors.
•Assist with parent evening and festival celebrations.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
•Experience teaching preschool-age children
• Knowledge and experience in Colorado Rules and Regulations for Child Care Facilities
•Knowledge of how children develop as individuals
• Working knowledge or interest to learn Waldorf educational philosophies
• Ability to foster a love of life and learning in young children while gently guiding them in appropriate directions
• Ability to follow directions from co-teachers and Director
• Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, Director, and parents
• Ability to sing, dance, crawl, dig in the dirt, climb trees, and remember what it’s like to be a child

Minimum Experience, Education and/or Certifications:
Prefer those with ECT qualification (or working on it) by the State of Colorado. Great position for students in the field of Early Childhood Education!

How to apply:
Submit a cover letter and resume to Becky Praamsma at riversongfc@gmail.com


Early Childhood Substitute Teachers

Substitute Teachers will help in the classrooms and/or kitchen when our teachers and kitchen assistants need time off for vacations, illnesses, or family affairs.

Salary:  $12.00/hr
Hours: Variable
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Assist in the classroom: setting up activities, prepare and clean up snack, guide children during group participation, and maintain neatness and organization of classroom.
•Meet the needs of children on a one-to-one basis.
•Communicate effectively with the lead teacher any behavior or development concerns of children (both written and verbal).
•Maintain proper staff to child ratios.
•Follow prescribed schedules for bathroom, playground, and cubby room supervision.
•Prepare and clean up before and after children arrive.
•Effectively supervise children both inside and outside the classroom.
•Assist with puppet shows and other events.
•Assist with parent evening and festival celebrations.
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
• Solid background teaching preschool-age children
• Solid knowledge and experience in Colorado Rules and Regulations for Child Care Facilities
• Solid knowledge of how children develop as individuals
• Solid working knowledge of Waldorf educational philosophies
• Ability to foster a love of life and learning in young children while gently guiding them in appropriate directions
• Ability to follow directions from lead teacher and Director
• Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, Director, and parents
• Ability to sing, dance, crawl, dig in the dirt, climb trees, and remember what it’s like to be a child

Minimum Experience, Education and/or Certifications:
Prefer those with ECT qualification (or working on it) by the State of Colorado. Great position for students in the field of Early Childhood Education!

How to apply:
Submit a cover letter and resume to Becky Praamsma at riversongfc@gmail.com

River Song has a couple part-time openings in our preschool program! Complete the enrollment interest form today!Enrollment Interest