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Early Learning Teacher - German Track

Job Description:

We are seeking a committed and reliable teacher for our preschool program for the upcoming 2022/23 school year. In addition to daily teaching responsibilities, our faculty participate in regular planning activities in relation to project work, parent-teacher conferences, information evenings for parents on education and childrearing topics, workshops for professional development, and employee meetings regarding all aspects of school life (e.g. students’ transition to elementary school; school-wide festivities) and school development. Our teachers’ in-depth knowledge of child development and their pedagogical and interpersonal skills enable them not only to carry out day-to-day instruction of students but also equip them to provide thoughtful support and guidance with respect to child development and learning processes. Teachers contribute their own insights and ideas within a continuous exchange among the faculty and school management, thereby helping to shape the further development of our school as a successful educational institution.  Other requirements include: 

  • Strong willingness to encourage, promote and document child development and learning
  • Positive and constructive attitude in working with children and their families
  • Brings a high level of intercultural sensitivity and competence to interpersonal relationships and education work
  • Willingness to creatively plan and implement individualized support for children
  • Learning skills and readiness for self-reflection and continuous development of one’s own abilities as an educator
  • High level of commitment to further developing the school’s Early Childhood Program and in facilitating students’ transition to elementary school in collaboration with other faculty members

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completed studies with BA in early childhood education or a closely related field, or early childhood educator certificate
  • At least 2 years post-graduation experience working with preschool or kindergarten-aged children, ideally in a multilingual environment
  • Very good language and communication skills in German and English
  • High level of social competence and ability to work in a team

Schedule, Pay and Benefits: 

Full-time position, Monday to Friday 

Salary is based on education and experience  

Benefits:

  • Signing bonus  
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Employee discount

Please submit a resume and cover letter. 

Contact

Daniela Williams 
daniela.williams@gspdx.org

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