EMPLOYMENT

 

 

 

 

Thank you for considering our community

for the future home of your professional career as a

play-based educator. Join us as we advocate for 

research-supported best practices for

child development, educate children of all abilities, 

and work to reform modern day education for all. 

 

Reggio & Co. is growing quickly and looking for other wonderful professionals to join our team of industry experts in fulfillment of our school's mission: to help every child reach their maximum capabilities.

 

The newest additions to our team will be leading the development in a preschool classroom for children 2-5 years of age, with knowledge in the appropriate milestones for children of each age group. All of our educators have confidence in educating children of all abilities and a desire to help the overall functions of the classroom stay organized and running smoothly.

The Reggio Emilia Approach to early childhood education is honored in our classrooms and these new team members will be teaching under the Creative Curriculum- a play-based philosophy that encourages children to make their own discoveries, experience collaboration, and have confidence in their independence. 

Eligible applicants should prepare 3 professional references and/or 2 letters of recommendation

to follow a resume submission to: candiceschoolman@reggioandco.com

[all positions qualify for Health Care Insurance and PTO]

1. POSITION: PREK1 ASSISTANT EDUCATOR | SALARY: $35K/YR

Required:

1 year professional experience with young children (preferred: experience with children 2-5 years of age in a play-based preschool setting)

Advocacy in the Reggio Emilia Philosophy or play-based approach to early childhood education

Successful Passing of State and Federal Criminal Background Checks

Preferred:

90 Hour Certification

1 year work experience under the Reggio Emilia philosophy of education

1 year experience in educating children with special needs

College coursework in Education, Psychology or similar studies

4-year degree in Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood- Special Education

Qualified Educator applicants posses the same traits as the leaders on our team:

-Has goals for children to become self-thinkers rather than compliant workers

-Prides themselves on a clean, organized, and orderly work space

-Enjoys helping others

-Is regularly complimented on their positive energy

-Finds pride in their patience and understanding of all children, regardless of ability

-Motivated to research and collaborate over current and best practices in education

-Prefers to design provocations and invitations to play

-Sees as the unique and capable beings that they are [.... genuinely ❤️]

-Embraces every aspect of childhood

-Able to communicate effectively and professionally to all relationships surrounding the child: caregivers, therapists, alternative educators

-Is confident in their delivery of every children's story, finger play, or classroom song

-Energized by constructing multiple solutions to a challenge

-Uses intentionality in the setup of their classroom environment

-Is eager to be apart of a movement that stands to make a pretty big mark on the world of early-childhood education/special education

2. POSITION: PREK EDUCATOR | SALARY: $45K/YR

Required:

90 Hour Certification 

2 years professional experience with young children (preferred: experience with children 2-5 years of age in a play-based preschool setting)

Advocacy in the Reggio Emilia Philosophy or play-based approach to early childhood education

Successful Passing of State and Federal Criminal Background Checks

Preferred:

2 years work experience in educational leadership or curriculum development 

2 years work experience under the Reggio Emilia philosophy of education

1 year experience in educating children with special needs

College coursework in Education, Psychology or similar studies

4-year degree in Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood- Special Education

Qualified Educator applicants posses the same traits as the leaders on our team:

-Has goals for children to become self-thinkers rather than compliant workers

-Prides themselves on a clean, organized, and orderly work space

-Enjoys helping others

-Is regularly complimented on their positive energy

-Finds pride in their patience and understanding of all children, regardless of ability

-Motivated to research and collaborate over current and best practices in education

-Prefers to design provocations and invitations to play

-Sees as the unique and capable beings that they are [.... genuinely ❤️]

-Embraces every aspect of childhood

-Able to communicate effectively and professionally to all relationships surrounding the child: caregivers, therapists, alternative educators

-Is confident in their delivery of every children's story, finger play, or classroom song

-Energized by constructing multiple solutions to a challenge

-Uses intentionality in the setup of their classroom environment

-Is eager to be apart of a movement that stands to make a pretty big mark on the world of early-childhood education/special education

3. JANITORIAL TEAM MEMBER | SALARY $20/hr for 20hr/wk

Responsibilities: 

  • Clean/sanitize building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, and vacuuming

  • Clean windows and mirrors

  • Clean/sanitize and supply restrooms

  • Clean/sanitize kitchen and food preparation areas

  • Clean/sanitze lobby area 

  • Clean/sanitize high-touch surfaces in classrooms

  • Remove waste and empty trash

  • Replenish cleaning and maintenance supplies

  • Organize janitorial storage areas

  • Notify supervisors about unsafe conditions

  • Other janitorial duties as needed 

Qualifications:

  • Must be comfortable working around child and operate safely in their presence

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required

  • Must pass background check and provide personal and professional references

  • COVID Vaccination

  • Observe safety and security procedures and to comply with policies 

  • Follow schedules and keep commitments

  • Follow directions from a supervisor

  • Demonstrate professionalism

  • Manage time efficiently and work individually as well as within a team

  • Possess extreme attention to detail

  • Uphold cleanliness standards set forth by Reggio, Baltimore Department of Health, and MSDE-OCC 

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Ready to play? 

Send your resume to:

candiceschoolman@reggioandco.com