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Spanish Immersion Early Ed. - Maestras / Teachers + Assistant Director (Minneapolis)

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4008 Minnehaha Avenue

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compensation: Depends on qualifications and experience
employment type: full-time

Tierra Encantada provides a distinguished early education experience that focuses on the growth of the whole child. As the Leader in Spanish Immersion Early Education, our high-quality bilingual education program fosters early cognitive development and teaches a respect for diversity. Our focus on the whole child extends beyond the mind, and nurtures children’s expanding palates with our organic, fresh-cooked meals. We are proud to provide an active, warm, and wholesome educational environment that parents consider to be a second home for their child.

Tierra Encantada brinda una distinguida experiencia de educación temprana que se enfoca en el crecimiento de todo el niño. Como líder en educación temprana de inmersión en español, nuestro programa de educación bilingüe de alta calidad fomenta el desarrollo cognitivo temprano y enseña a respetar la diversidad. Nuestro enfoque en el niño en su totalidad se extiende más allá de la mente y nutre los paladares en expansión de los niños con nuestras comidas orgánicas y recién preparadas. Estamos orgullosos de proporcionar un ambiente educativo activo, cálido y saludable que los padres consideran un segundo hogar para sus hijos.

We are excited about our upcoming expansion and opening of our 5th Center in the Twin Cities and are hiring teachers and an Assistant Director Float.

For more positions we are hiring for and full job descriptions: https://franchise.tierraencantada.com/want-to-join-our-team/
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Teacher/Maestra

We are currently seeking a qualified classroom staff to join our team. Teachers are assigned a classroom that they manage in partnership with the other teacher(s) assigned to the classroom.

Duties:
 Develop daily activities to support curriculum and educational objectives that provide children with opportunities for learning and growth through play
 Adhere to guidelines outlined in Teacher’s Manual pertaining to classroom management, family interactions, and child development.
 Maintain a positive, friendly attitude with families, and be a “team-mate” to parents in supporting their child’s growth
 Ensuring assigned classroom is well-maintained and clean
 Develop and maintain good working relationships with teachers, cooks, other floats, and administration to ensure a team environment is maintained
 Must fulfill required training requirements, and support Center objectives in achieving accreditation

Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will truly love children and enjoy spending their time with children. Qualified candidates will fulfill the following requirement qualifications:
 Must be fluent in Spanish.
 Strong communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with families and co-workers.
 Physical ability to perform essential job functions without health restrictions. This includes the ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time, to have unrestricted use of the upper and lower body, hearing and vision within normal ranges to be able to adequately ensure the children’s safety, to lift and carry up to 40 pounds, to chase a fleeing child, to join children’s play actively, and the ability to bend, squat, kneel, reach, and climb stairs.
 Provide certificate of completion of an approved pediatric first aid and CPR training within 90 days of hire. Employees are responsible for renewing and maintaining a valid, current CPR and pediatric first aid certification at all times
 Must have a respect for diversity and recognize that diversity makes our program better
 Must have the ability to complete annual required trainings to ensure providing high quality early education
 Must pass background study, fingerprinting, and e-verify
Tierra Encantada prefers candidates that have experience and education in early childhood education. Our ideal candidate is patient, flexible, a team player, hard-working, organized, friendly, motivated, and has great communication skills.

Pay and Schedule:
This position is a full-time, salaried position that works Monday-Friday. The salary is based on experience and qualifications, and benefits include discounted childcare, paid training, medical and dental insurance, paternity leave, and two weeks paid time off (PTO) per year (PTO increases with service and caps at four weeks annually) and eleven paid holidays.

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We are currently seeking a qualified Assistant Director Float to join our team. The Assistant Director Float provides support and fills in at all of our Twin Cities’ Centers covering for Director/Assistant Director absences and vacations and provides additional administrative support to Centers and corporate headquarters.

Duties:
 Become intimately familiar with Tierra Encantada Center operations
 Assist with center operations, which includes: responding to family inquiries and questions, welcoming families, providing tours, facilitating first classroom visits, helping with field trips, updating and maintaining classroom trackers, helping in classrooms cover breaks, planning center events and special days, etc
 Adheres to guidelines outlined in Director’s Manual pertaining to center management, classroom management, family interactions, and child development
 Maintains a positive, friendly attitude with families, and be a “team-mate” to parents and staff in supporting children’s growth
 Ensuring facilities adhere to licensing guidelines
 Develop and maintain good working relationships with teachers, cooks, other floats, and administration to ensure a team environment is maintained
 Must fulfill required training requirements, and support Center objectives in achieving accreditation

Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will have previous administrative experience in an early education setting. Prefer candidates with previous experience as an Assistant Director or Director at an early education center. Must have expert level skills with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), be able to write, speak, and read English fluently, and have conversational Spanish skills. The ideal candidate will be a go-getter that takes initiative to determine solutions and is not afraid to ask questions. They are personable, supportive, and have excellent time management skills. They are willing to go above and beyond to help a colleague out and have excellent follow through skills. Outstanding organizational skills, strong interpersonal/customer service abilities and the ability to multi-task efficiently are all critical skills for this role. They truly love children and enjoy spending their time with children. Looking for a self-starter that is motivated to learn and grow with a rapidly expanding company. We pride ourselves on our team environment, and ideally candidates will be friendly, warm, and always willing to pitch in to help wherever needed.

Qualified candidates will have the physical ability to perform essential job functions without health restrictions. This includes the ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time, to have unrestricted use of the upper and lower body, hearing and vision within normal ranges to be able to adequately ensure the children’s safety, to lift and carry up to 40 pounds, to chase a fleeing child, to join children’s play actively, and the ability to bend, squat, kneel, reach, and climb stairs. They will have current First Aid/CPR certification or will be able to provide certificate of completion of an approved pediatric first aid and CPR training within 90 days of hire. Employees are responsible for renewing and maintaining a valid, current CPR and pediatric first aid certification at all times. Must pass background study, fingerprinting, and e-verify.

Tierra Encantada strives to foster a climate of purposeful inclusion, where all can feel safe, valued, and cared for. We cherish the diversity of humanity, which includes differences in sex, age, race, ethnicity, and national origin, range of abilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, financial means, education, and political perspectives. This guides our decisions pertaining to employment, enrollment, and curriculum design.

Pay, Benefits, and Schedule:
This full-time, exempt position. Salary range depends on experience, and benefits include discounted childcare, paid training, medical and dental insurance, and two weeks paid time off (pto) per year (pto increases with service and caps at four weeks pto annually) and eleven paid holidays. We do not currently have a 401k plan, but will have one in place for all employees by the end of 2020.


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