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We're Hiring Substitute Teachers

We're hiring Substitute Teachers for the 2023-24 School Year

Position Overview:

Reports to Lead and Assistant Teachers on an as needed basis to fill in during a teacher absence

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Assist in providing quality care for children

  • Support Teacher with activities, songs, and daily rhythm as requested

  • Provide individual support to children as needed (help with shoes, hand-washing, etc.)

  • Practice clear and positive communication with parents and co-workers

  • Know and follow all safety guidelines, school protocol/procedures, and regulations

  • Follow GWFS employee policies

  • Must have regular availability, preferably Monday through Friday for occasional substitute needs

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other duties to meet evolving program needs.

Preferred Qualities:

  • Experience working with children ages 3-6

  • Experience and/or training in child development, child psychology, and/or early childhood education

  • Knowledge of local flora and fauna, traditional/ancient skills such as tracking and handcrafting, and/or outdoor skills such as shelter-building and fire-tending

  • Nurturing, creative, mindful, and grounded personality

  • Enthusiasm for singing and storytelling

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

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