Assistant Teacher

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Assistant Teacher

Assistant Teacher - Spanish Speaker Preschool (Intern - Part Time) NOW

Job description

Open Minds Early School is seeking an Assistant Teacher (Spanish speaker) to support our team at our Spanish immersion and Reggio Emilia-inspired preschool for children between the ages of 1 and 5. The Assistant Teacher will work closely with the lead teacher to create a stimulating and developmentally appropriate learning environment for the children in the classroom, in alignment with the Reggio Emilia approach and Spanish immersion methodologies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the lead teacher in the planning and implementation of curriculum in alignment with the Reggio Emilia approach and Spanish immersion methodologies
  • Support the lead teacher in the daily activities that foster the children's physical, emotional, cognitive and social development
  • Provide support and guidance to the children during play and learning activities
  • Help to create a classroom environment that is safe, nurturing, and inclusive for all children
  • Communicate regularly with families to provide updates on their child's progress and to gather information to support learning
  • Collaborate with the lead teacher, program director, learning specialists and other teachers to support the learning and development of each child in the program
  • Attend and participate in meetings, trainings, and professional development opportunities as required


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of experience working in an early childhood education setting
  • Strong understanding of child development and best practices in early childhood education
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative and team-oriented environment
  • Bilingual Spanish-English

The Assistant Teacher will be an important member of the teaching team at Open Minds Early School and will play a vital role in shaping the educational experience of our children. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in a high-quality, Reggio Emilia inspired, and Spanish immersion program, and to grow as an early childhood educator.

Job Types: Part-time, Internship