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Pioneer Valley Regional School District Preschool Teacher in Northfield, Massachusetts

NORTHFIELD Preschool Teacher - Northfield Elementary School Qualifications Licensed (or eligible for licensure) as MA Early Childhood Teacher, PreK-2 Master\'s Degree in Education or related field, preferred At least three years of teaching experience in public education in an inclusive setting, preferred Experience with and commitment to emergent curriculum, preferred Experience with and commitment to outdoor, environmental education US citizenship, residency, or work visa in the United States, required Position Type: Full-time Positions Available: 1 About our school and district: Northfield Elementary School (NES) is a warm, child-centered educational community with just over 200 students in grades PreK-6. NES had been honored as a National Blue Ribbon School, one of only five schools in MA to receive this recognition in 2021-22 from the federal Department of Education. The school has strong educational programming and a positive culture for both children and adults. NES is part of a small, cohesive, and forward-thinking district (PVRSD) in beautiful Western Massachusetts. Nestled along the Connecticut River, and bordering both Vermont and New Hampshire, our district is at the literal crossroads of a tri-state region rich with agricultural and cultural resources. The district serves 650+ students across three schools PreK-12 and has an annual budget of almost \$17 million. The district is in an exciting period of rejuvenation, with an anticipated budgetary focus on hands-on learning, including environmental education on our beautiful campuses. PVRSD is a terrific place to work: Small enough to be manageable, deeply supported by our communities, and located in an area that enables an enviably high quality of life. Our towns encompass pristine forested uplands, classic New England farms, and small town centers that exemplify the best of rural living. For candidates interested in relocating to this area, we note our proximity to major college and university campuses and Interstate Route I91, along with a more affordable cost of housing. Our vision at Northfield Elementary School is to introduce our students to the life-long pursuit of knowledge in a caring, safe, and challenging environment responsive to children\'s learning abilities and needs; and encouraging students to reach their fullest potential. Equal Opportunity Employer Pioneer Valley Regional School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.