- Intentionally prepared to promote young children’s learning
- The environment acts as the third teacher.
- Resource rich, safe, organized and aesthetically inviting.
- Provides a setting where children play, move and create.
- Offers children a variety of challenging and constructive experiences.
- Foster strong relationships with their students.
- Facilitators, collaborators, researchers and learners.
- Creative and Innovators.
- Perceive their children as individuals full of potential.
- Plan high quality learning experiences that meet all children’s needs.
- Observe, document, analyze, and communicate children’s growth and development.
1.-We will maintain a positive tone at all times.
2.-We will act as resourceful teachers in order to attempt to solve problems before we make a complain. If you need help, dont hesitate to ask.
3.- We will begin and end our meetings on time and stay fully engaged.
4.- We will be respectful of all perspectives.
1.- Be committed to students and their learning. We are here for our children. Their leaning and their well being will always be our priority for every decision and action we take.
2.- Know the subjects you teach and how to teach it to students. Learning and getting better is part of your own Professional Development.
3.- Are responsible for managing and monitoring student learning (observations, portfolios, formative and common assessments). Teachers are expected to share this information to relevant people in a timely manner to make adjustments, create and improvement plan, involve parents, etc.
4.- Be resourceful and creative.
5.- Be part of learning community, share knowledge and attend PD´s. Teachers are expected to share their knowledge and contribute to create a learning community.
6.- Come to work everyday. If you are ill, notify the night before (Follow HR procedures)
7.- Reflect a professional image at all times, dress and behave like one.
8.- Complete lesson plans, duties and deadlines without reminders. Duties are considered part of your teaching load periods. Therefore you need to be prepared and on time. Skipping one or coming late to one is like not showing up on time to one of your classes.
9.- If you are faculty and a parent, be a faculty member first.
10.- NO PHONE USE when children are under your care.
11.- Expected to develop a discipline plan in your classroom. It will reflect on your ability to teach and manage your class.
Someone in your grade level team- Share your teaching goals for this year.
Someone you have never worked with before- Share your most successful moment last school year.
Someone from a lower level than yours- Share wise, thoughtful and meaningful advice.
Someone you would like to get to know better this year-Share what you felt where your strenghts and weaknesses teaching last ywar.