Employment

Learning and teaching should not stand on opposite banks and just watch the river flow by; instead, they should embark together on a journey down the water. Through an active, reciprocal exchange, teaching can strengthen learning how to learn.
–Loris Malaguzzi

SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS (ALL PROGRAMS)


We are currently accepting applications for substitute teachers for all Peregrine School programs: Preschool (ages 18 months to 6 years) and elementary (grades K-6). 

To apply: Email a resume and cover letter to michael@peregrineschool.org

 

KESTREL CLUB AIDE (ELEMENTARY)

We are seeking a creative individual who would like to join Peregrine Elementary’s teaching team as a teaching aide for our after-school program (Kestrel Club) providing educational daycare for students 6-12 years old. Work next summer will also be available if desired.

To apply: Email a resume and cover letter to michael@peregrineschool.org

 

Applications will be reviewed and interviews scheduled the week on August 7th. First day on the job will be August 21st.

Qualifications:

  • 12 units of child development or related educational courses (to be evaluated by the Director—this is a licensed program so this is required)
  • Life long learner with academic interests in core subjects
  • Flexibility and initiative, responsibility and reliability
  • Experience working with elementary children aged 6-12
  • Willingness to support and forward a progressive philosophy of education which is child centered and inquiry based
  • Ability to plan and organize an after-school recreation-oriented program and to supervise an aide.
  • Willingness to work out of doors in an outdoor education oriented school
  • Understanding of and ability to apply a positive discipline approach which works with students 6-12 years old
  • Willing and able to commit to a 10 month school year employment contract