Join The Team

We are hiring creative & collaborative teachers, coordinators and project managers who inspire constructivist and project-based learning in the essence of Reggio Emilia communities. AlbertEinsteinInnovators and entrepreneurs will grow with us. Staff & Faculty collaboration and well-being is a priority for us. TKG is currently hiring for the following positions:

Acorn Teacher (ages 5)

Our Acorn’s teacher is a creative educator responsible for preparing whole-child lesson plans.  This educator is passionate about learning and can encourage students and families to think and explore as learners.  This teacher is comfortable with Common Core Standards, how to implement them developmentally and is an innovator who combines best practices and protocols of constructivist and project-based learning (PBL).  

This person is a creative educational professional who is competent at creating ambitious lesson plans in partnership with the students and can formally and informally assess students’ comprehension based on the TKG Learning Trajectory as well as the individual student’s developmental capacity within their Zone of Proximal development.

Enrichment Teachers (ages 5-13)

TKG is looking for educators of all realms – from academic to spiritual to help us build a rich & diverse enrichment program to serve the growing flex-school community. We invite you to visit us and share your passions – cooking, design, mindfulness, sports…and ???

*Substitute Teachers (all ages)

We are looking for people who want to support our community, part-time. We can guarantee at least two hours per month between Sept and June (to care for students during our monthly parent meetings) with an expectation of at least one full-day per month to cover teachers or parent-teacher work days. NVC, P.E.T. or collaborative communication experience is requested or a willingness to train with us.

*Summer Camp Specialists

Do you have something you want to share with the south bay community? Let’s collaborate on integrating you to one of our cool camps.



To Apply, please submit:

  1. Resume/CV with a short introduction
  2. Visual or written representation of your Educational Philosophy
  3. Video Introduction (optional)

Deliver to:

Trish Valdez, Business Manager

TKG

learning@KnowingGarden.org

or

4733 Torrance Blvd
Box #324
Torrance CA 90503

 

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