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Sierra Nevada Academy Charter School & SNACS Preschool

Employment Opportunities

Seeking Early Childhood Educators (Teachers serving students in Preschool – Third Grade)

 Position: Certified Early Childhood Education Teachers (Prek-3rd grade)

Start Date: Fall 2016

Salary:  We follow the WCSD salary schedule.  Salaries based on education and experience.

Education Requirements: Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in ECE or related field and be eligible to obtain a Nevada teaching license.

Experience: Experience in ECE preferred. Candidates are expected to assess students using a spectrum of tools.  Candidates are expected to use assessment data to design Personal Learning Plans for all students and deliver high quality instruction using a circle, center, seat model.  Candidates are expected to deliver a positive behavior support system that enhances social and emotional growth.  Candidates are expected to engage students and their families to support the small school community.  Experience in and understanding of these areas are preferred.

Other Requirements: Must meet all certification requirements as a highly qualified early childhood education teacher in grades preschool through third grade.  Candidates are expected to understand early childhood development and be passionate about teaching young children.   Candidates should have a strong working knowledge of technology in the classroom setting.

Job Description:  Early Childhood Education teachers are expected to work as part of a collaborative P-3 team ensuring all children are reading by third grade.  Each member of the team is expected to adhere to high expectations and deliver effective instruction that yields positive student outcomes.  Teachers work as a team to develop Personal Learning Plans for every student in all subject areas based on school-wide assessments.  Assessment data and Personal Learning Plans are used to design instruction using a circle, center, seat model and ability groups by subject area through promoting choice.  Teachers are expected to deliver a positive behavior support system that enhances social and emotional growth.  Teachers are expected to engage students and their families to support the small school community.

About SNACS: Sierra Nevada Academy Charter School is the first K-8 charter school in Nevada (1999).  SNACS Preschool is a partner non-profit entity serving young children and their families from birth through kindergarten and a before and after school.  SNACS is a NAEYC accredited program and a Nevada Ready Preschool Development Block Grant Program.  We are located in the North Valleys of Reno and serve the local community.  SNACS is rated a 4-star school on the Nevada School Performance Framework.  SNACS Preschool is participating in the Quality Rating Improvement System (QRIS).

Contact:  Submit your resume and letter of interest to Mr. Victor Schoenfeldt via email at vschoenfeldt@snacs.org for additional information.