Early Years Educator Maternity cover, Milan

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St. Louis SchoolMilan

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for an Early Years Educator who is qualified and experienced in working with children under three years of age and who will be able to adapt quickly to a new and exciting learning environment. We are seeking an enthusiastic professional with strong empathy skills who is willing to use relational  strategies in a stimulating  learning environment  with students with different  cultural and linguistic backgrounds. 

Candidates should be interested in using a constructivist approach to learning; some knowledge and understanding of the Reggio Emilia Approach to Early Years Education is  beneficial. A strong commitment to purposeful learning and teaching, collaborative planning and open communication is essential. We pride ourselves on the commitment offered by our friendly and professional staff. Applicants must be willing to be active, flexible participants in a hard-working team of teachers. Proven experience within an international, bilingual or multilingual context would also be useful.

Job Description

The candidate must possess the following experience, skills and knowledge:

* To hold at least a Bachelor's Degree in Early childhood Education and Care

* To have established experience in teaching the 0-5 age group;

* To have a strong interest in a constructivist approach to learning;

* To demonstrate ability in engaging with pupils and teaching staff alike maintaining a high standard of work at all times;

* Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills;

* To be a citizen of the EU or already in possession of a valid visa that enables to work in Italy;

* To hold “Certified Teaching Status” or equivalent qualification.

A generous salary, flights and baggage allowance, and support for the apartment search are provided by the school. Additional responsibility posts will be available in some areas and excellent professional development opportunities.

Candidates should send their letter of application, CV and a recent photograph to the Principal of the Caviglia campus, Jennie Devine and  jobs@stlouisschool.com and to jdevine@stlouisschoolapps.com.

Please send your email with the relevant position as your subject line. Due to difficulties in obtaining visas we only accept applications from people who have a passport or citizenship from an EU country.

More about St. Louis School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: via Caviglia, Milan, 20139, Italy. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +39 2 55231235