2024-2025 School Year Teaching Associate: Early Childhood

The Barstow School is seeking a certified Early Childhood Teaching Associate who provides an additional presence in one of our early childhood classrooms. Teaching Associates assist the lead teacher with the supervision of students, lead large and small group lessons and activities, as well as work with individual students.
Exemplary teachers are Barstow’s greatest asset.  Candidates must exhibit pride in their profession and competency in their subject matter.  In all aspects of life, candidates must be conscious of their position as role models for students.
 
Successful candidates will combine a caring and understanding attitude with consistency, fairness, and creativity.  Ever conscious of the child’s self-esteem, they should be generous with praise and demonstrate an awareness of the developmental stages of their students, thus fostering mutual respect. Successful candidates must be skilled at working collaboratively with and taking direction from a lead teacher.
 
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, application, and resume to the Director of Early Childhood, Minka Rudman, at minka.rudman@barstowschool.org.
 
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS
The ideal candidate for this position will possess:
●          A bachelor’s degree in education.
●          Excellent organization, communication, and teambuilding skills.
 
ABOUT THE BARSTOW SCHOOL
Located in Kansas City, Missouri and founded in 1884, The Barstow School is a co-educational school where students in preschool through twelfth grade develop in a challenging educational community. As originally stated by Mary Louise Barstow, the objective of the school remains “to promote sound scholarship and to give symmetrical development to mind, body and character.”
 
The Barstow School admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law in the administration of its educational and admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, or athletic and other school-administered programs.
 
This policy of nondiscrimination governs the hiring of employees as well and includes the administration of all benefits and policies throughout the term of employment.
 
ABOUT THE DAN AND CASSIDY TOWRISS IDEA SPACE
Powered by The Barstow School, The Dan and Cassidy Towriss IDEA Space is an innovative learning center where students and educators explore science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) through hands-on experiences. For more information contact: IDEA Space KC.
 
ABOUT BARSTOW GLOBAL ONLINE
Barstow Global Online meets the growing demand for a non-traditional education and adds the proven value of a degree from The Barstow School. BGO is an accredited online school for students in kindergarten through grade 12. For more information contact: Barstow Global Online.
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