The National Child Research Center (NCRC) seeks a skilled and creative directing (Lead) teacher for a full-time position, working with 2-5 year olds, for the 2023-2024 school year. NCRC is also seeking applications for resource (assistant) teachers for the 2023-24 school year.
Directing teachers are required to have an undergraduate degree in early childhood education, early childhood special education, or a closely related educational field such as elementary education or child development. Resource teachers are required to have a CDA or an AA in any subject, ideally with some experience working with young children.
(preferred) Graduate degree in early childhood education, special education, or a closely related educational field is preferred
A demonstrated commitment to inclusive education
Experience working with young children and/or children with special needs, ideally in an emergent, play-based program
A positive outlook, willingness to collaborate, and commitment to learning
How to Apply
NCRC offers competitive salaries at or above AISGW median for schools of our size, generous school vacations and paid time off, benefits, and professional development opportunities. Please explore our website to find out more.
Interested candidates should submit the NCRC Application for Employment, a letter of interest, current resume, references, and statement of educational philosophy to Jobs@ncrcpreschool.org Please list the position title in the subject line of your email.
About National Child Research Center (NCRC Preschool)
Founded in 1928, NCRC is the oldest continuously operating preschool in the District of Columbia. NCRC provides a collaborative approach to preschool education in an environment that nurtures the whole child, fosters partnerships with families, and is committed to the inclusion of children with special needs. Located in the historic district of Cleveland Park, Washington DC, NCRC is home to a collaborative, committed, and dynamic professional learning community. We utilize an emergent, play-based curriculum and include children who have special needs or benefit from additional support. Our faculty includes a speech pathologist, counselor, occupational therapist, and pedagogista who participate in all aspects of the program. The NCRC faculty, with the support of our director of diversity, equity, and community, works thoughtfully and intentionally towards equity; we seek and celebrate the diversity within and beyond our school.