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Category: Early Childhood
School: Stratford School
Location: San Jose, CA
Date Opened: Jun 25, 2021
Job ID: 7608
Are you passionate about sharing your language and culture with young children? Do you love being amongst kids and want to make a difference in the education of children?
Our preschool kids are the best! Their curiosity, questioning, and zest for life inspire us every day. Our Spanish Language educators come to Stratford from countless backgrounds, sharing their unique cultures and experiences. As a Spanish Preschool teacher, you’ll help our students on the journey of discovering a new language.
A little about us
Stratford School is an independent private school founded on the belief that education is a significant influence in the life of a child. Our mission is to create a school community that inspires children to realize their full potential while providing a safe and nurturing school environment. To support our mission, we bring together principals, teachers, and parents who are passionate about education. Stratford offers a balanced and unparalleled curriculum from preschool through eighth grade with an emphasis in the areas of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) that incorporates music, physical education, foreign language, and social skills development. Our goal is to prepare students to become creative problem-solvers, innovators, and confident, compassionate leaders. Together, we provide the best possible learning environment for our students to achieve outstanding results.
A little about you
You are a fun and energetic preschool teacher who is passionate about child care and early childhood education. You like being creative within the framework of the curriculum. You are patient, kind, and understanding, and take the time to develop personal connections with your families. Above all, you love learning and instill that zest in your students. At Stratford School, we are committed to helping you to be the best teacher you can be.
A typical day
We believe preschoolers are eager and capable learners especially when it comes to language. As a language professional at Stratford your classroom is an exciting, dynamic place, filled with live interactions and collaboration. High energy and variety is the name of the game. Between visiting classrooms for 30 – 45 minutes with art, Spanish songs and story time you’ll have prep-time and work alongside other language professionals.
Stratford preschool educators are dedicated to the love of learning and inspire their students not only to learn more but to do more.
Engaging, creative, and full of sparkle are a few words that describe our preschool teaching professionals.
Being a strong communicator and having an abundance of patience is the key to success for our teachers
Educational background with early childhood units shall include courses that cover the general areas of child growth and development, child, family, and community, and program/curriculum or a Bachelors of Child Development is needed for this opportunity.