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The objectives of teaching at The Mead School include: tailoring each student's program to his or her needs, interests and abilities; nurturing life-long learners; promoting independence and dependability; and enhancing the student's social skills and sense of responsibility towards others.

Current open positions are posted below.

The Mead School actively welcomes and seeks diversity in all of our hiring.

Child Care Teachers Wanted

Child Care Teachers Wanted - The Mead School

Positions available immediately in Infants, Toddlers and Preschool.  

At The Mead School, we have always believed that earliest childhood is a critical developmental period, and now decades of evidence proves this fact. Join a team of dedicated, loving and dynamic individuals, and work collaboratively with families to ensure a path of joyful wonder and discovery as children grow and evolve in our Early Learning Center.

We are looking for creative individuals who have a natural talent for making connections with young children. Candidates must be warm, fun-loving, and nurturing; possess a positive energy; enjoy designing activities and playing with children; take direction well; be quick to learn; and must communicate well with others. At least 6 months of experience working with young children in a childcare or preschool setting, and coursework in early childhood are preferred. Hands-on training provided. 

A Child Care career at The Mead School includes: 
  • Competitive salaries

  • Paid time off

  • Medical benefits

  • Retirement savings plan

  • Job-related degree reimbursement

  • Referral bonus

We are currently offering a $1,000 Hiring Incentive* for all qualified teachers, paid after completion of 6 months of employment. Hiring incentive runs through August 31, 2022. *Eligibility requirements apply*. 
 
Contact: Robyn Santagata, Assistant Head of School for
Early Learning: robyn_santagata@meadschool.org

Early Childhood Summer Substitute Teachers Wanted

SUMMARY:
Substitute teachers wanted to work with Infants, Toddlers
and Preschool age students. 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. June, July and August
2022.  Must be 18+ years of age.

Knowledge: Experience working with young children.

Personality: Have a professional manner, enjoy detail work and be very
organized. Candidates must be able to take direction well and be quick
to learn. Should possess a strong positive energy and communicate well
with others. Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills,
trustworthy and maintain strict confidentiality standards.

Duties: Include but are not limited to: working in collaboration with
teaching teams to establish and maintain a physically safe, clean and
healthy learning environment; one that provides a developmentally
appropriate and anti-biased curriculum and supports each child's
emotional, social, cognitive, creative and physical development.

Contact: Robyn Santagata, Assistant Head of School FOR
Early Learning:
robyn_santagata@meadschool.org

Speech and Language Pathologist, Part-time - ON SITE

JOB TITLE: Speech and Language Pathologist
REPORTS TO: Head of School and Learning Specialist/Director of Inclusive Pedagogy

POSITION SUMMARY: The Mead School, founded in 1969, is a small, unique, PreK-8 progressive independent school in Stamford Ct., with class sizes ranging from 5-10 students.We are looking for a part time, innovative Speech/Language Pathologist to support and facilitate the personal, social, and academic development of our pre-k-8 grade students supported by the Nexus program at Mead. Working in cooperation with teachers, parents, and students,  this person will be responsible for providing diagnostic and individual intervention services for students with speech, language and social pragmatic challenges within a progressive inclusion model. Therapist will meet with approximately 12 students individually, small groups or as push in support.

 RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Assess, screen, and evaluate students

  • Support the philosophy and vision of the Nexus at Mead inclusion program

  • Develop and implement goals for students with speech and social pragmatic challenges 

  • Provide direct and consultative therapeutic services related to expressive, receptive, and pragmatic language 

  • Demonstrate knowledge of child growth and development and individual student needs by providing relevant instruction and support

  • Provide consultative services for school staff by sharing and demonstrating specific techniques and working with the  school team to facilitate relevant and consistent interventions for targeted students 

  • Work with student strengths and interests to run social groups with peers

  • Maintain records and information concerning individual students in the prescribed confidential manner and using the records and information only for the purposes for which they are maintained according to FERPA guidelines 

  • Communicate and collaborate with parents and the school community for the purpose of fostering individual student success and growth while engaging the families in the therapy program 

  • Maintain and submit information/records including student progress for all students 

Requirements:

  1. Graduate of an accredited Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) therapy program 

  2. Current state licensure

  3. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

To be considered, interested applicants should submit a resume and letter of interest (explaining why you are interested in the position in this school)  to:

Contact: LAURA CONTE, LEARNING SPECIALIST AND DIRECTOR OF INCLUSIVE PEDAGOGY
LAURA_CONTE@meadschool.org
 

The Mead School's policy is to provide equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Mead School complies with all federal, state, and local laws, which prohibit discrimination because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, and veteran status.