Walworth Barbour American International School Published: June 11, 2019
Job Type
Level of education
Spoken Language needed
Level of Hebrew
Hebrew not required
Location of job
How many relevant years experience do you require for the role:
2 years


Associate Teacher works with Lead Teacher(s) and other preschool staff to create a rich and responsive learning environment, and better meet the individual needs of students in line with our school’s mission.

Job description:
- Guide practice according to the WBAIS Mission, Vision & Profile of a Learner, and embody the principles of the Reggio Emilia Philosophy.
- Build meaningful relationships and dialogue with children in a warm and respectful manner that instills joy in learning and nurtures critical thinking, independence and a positive self-concept
- Participate in team meetings and in ongoing professional development. Take initiative to seek out opportunities to build on knowledge.
- Use Lead Teachers as mentors and seek out advice and feedback on teaching practice and professional growth.
- Work alongside other preschool staff in the implementation of a child-centered program, including preparation, organization and supervision of stimulating learning experiences and environments.
- Plan and facilitate learning experiences and investigations for groups of children in studio(s) and in other group settings. 65
- Work collaboratively to collect, display and disseminate documentation of children’s learning (careful observational notes and intentional photos, videos, and recordings).
- Work collaboratively with Lead Teacher regarding student learning needs following learning experiences.
- As part of the team, supervise children during outdoor play, meal times, rest times, and assist with personal hygiene needs.
- When approached by parents with questions regarding individual student progress and/or specific behaviors, respectfully redirect parents towards a dialogue with the Lead Teacher.
- Interfaces with: Students, faculty, staff, and the WBAIS community


- Prior experience in an early childhood setting and knowledge of developmentally appropriate practice.
- Fluency in English language as the language of instruction
- Warm, joyful, friendly and flexible attitude.
- Forward-thinking, creative, reflective, innovative.
- A collaborative approach to teaching and working with others.
- Preferred: College/University diploma in Education or equivalent.
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