Help Wanted: Grant Park, Candler Park Schools Hiring Early Childhood Education Teachers

Teachers positions at Grant Park Cooperative Preschool and Epworth Day School @ Candler Park.

by Patch Staff

Both the and the Epworth Day School @ Candler Park are hiring educators for the 2012-13 school year.

GPCP, which has campuses both in Grant Park and Cabbagetown, seeks candidates for its teaching staff who have:

  • strong communication and organization skills in addition to being caring, intuitive, and creative.
  • a bachelor’s degree
  • experience working with young children
  • an understanding of early childhood development
  • working knowledge of the Reggio Emilia philosophy to early childhood education.

Interested candidates may fill out the employment application link found at http://gpcp.org/job-openings and send the completed form with a current résumé to director@gpcp.org.


Epworth has positions for preschool teachers. The jobs begin in August and candidates will be interviewed this month and next month.

Epworth seeks qualified teachers who have:

  • excellent communication skills for e-mails and newsletters sent out
  • a strong work ethic
  • positive energy about ECE
  • a focus on teamwork because educators will have a co-teacher and responsibilities will be split 50/50
  • at least 2 yrs experience in a childcare role
  • extensive knowledge of Bright from the Start rules and regulations or the desire to read these and learn
  • a clean criminal background check
  • the ability to lift 30lbs and stand for long periods of time
  • a CDA or higher
  • CPR/First Aid/Fire Safety certification — or willing to become certified in August 2012

The positions are part-time with hourly pay of $11.55 per hour. Work days are MON-THURS from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Teachers are not salaried and are paid only when at work. Pay is received monthly and new hires will undergo a 90-day probationary term.

Applicants should have a CDA, associates degree in an education field, or a bachelor's degree in a related field. Send both a cover letter and a résumé to director@epworthdayschool.com.


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