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Tender Tracks is seeking a highly qualified teacher and assistant
for our Tuesday/Thursday and Wednesday 100% outdoor Forest Preschool Programs
for the school year 2017/2018 and beyond.

To apply for either job, please submit the online Job Application.

Teacher’s Position

Requirements:

  • Need at least 3 years teaching with the preschool aged child
  • Must be someone who comes from the heart yet is grounded in self and able to give loving support in challenging emotional situations that arise in young ones
  • Someone who has an ongoing nature connection practice and self care practices
  • You have experience and/or specific training and/or accomplishment in nature awareness or primitive skills
  • Love working with the preschool age child
  • A good understanding of the milestones and developmental stages of a preschooler
  • An ability and willingness to share your needs, comforts and discomforts
  • Able to work well with others
  • A working knowledge of conflict resolution and peace making types of communications
  • A playful attitude
  • Creativity within your skill set and a willingness to share your skills
  • A comfort with working with daily physical and emotional challenges that arise with the preschool child
  • Willingness to do tasks and support the general flow of the day
  • In physically good health
  • A comfort and willingness to take initiative as needed
  • A comfort and willingness to get “down and dirty”
  • Must live in or near Fairfax, CA

Wages:

  • $20-$40/hour, depending on experience & talents

Days and times:

  • Tuesday & Thursday, 8:45 am to 2:30 pm
  • Wednesday, 8:45 am to 1:30 pm

School year:

  • 35 weeks, beginning September 2017 and ending June 2018

Age serving:

  • 3 to 5 year olds

Where:

  • Fairfax, CA

Assistant Position

Requirements:

  • A love of nature
  • Enjoy little children
  • Minimum one year of experience working with preschoolers
  • Have some training and/or deep connection with the natural world
  • Be a generally happy person
  • Be able to take initiative in situations that are not always clearly defined
  • A working knowledge of the developmental milestones of the preschooler, or if minimal, a willingness to read books on this and show your understanding of it or willingness to take a class(s)
  • Willingness to share your needs, comforts, discomforts
  • A working knowledge of conflict resolution and peace making types of communications
  • A playful attitude
  • Creativity within your skill set and a willingness to share your skills
  • A comfort with working with daily physical and emotional challenges that arise with the preschool child.
  • Willingness to do tasks and support the general flow of the day.
  • In physically good health
  • A comfort and willingness to take initiative as needed
  • A comfort and willingness to get “down and dirty”

Wages:

  • from $18-$20/hour, depending upon experience and talents

Days and times:

  • Tuesday/Thursday, 8:45 am to 2:15 pm
  • Wednesday, 8:45 am to 1:15 pm

Program:

  • 35 weeks

School year:

  • September 2017 to beginning of June 2018

Where:

  • Fairfax, CA