English Speaking Early Childhood Educator (m/f/d) for education and care service Freudenberg

We are currently looking for a qualified English-speaking education professional to help implement the Fröbel focus “Bilingual Education” at our education and care service Freudenberg in Berlin-Friedrichshain.
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To support the team at our Fröbel kindergarten Freudenberg, we are looking for an 

English speaking early childhood educator (m/f/d)

who will work with children from 0-6 years with a working time of 30 - 35 hours per week.

About our facility
At our Fröbel kindergarten Freudenberg, a dedicated, humorous and creative team looks after 90 children from one to six years of age. Our pedagogy is characterised by openness, participation and individualisation. Our educators respond to the needs and interests of the children by incorporating these into their everyday educational activities. A stimulating environment with a variety of materials promotes the children's educational and developmental processes.

With us, you can play a creative role in shaping the children's everyday lives. With our vision of “One House”, we are also happy about your willingness to work in a rotation system, in both, the kindergarten and also the nursery areas. You are welcome to contribute your personal passion for music, drama or another creative skills into the day-to-day pedagogical work and implement our special focus on bilingual education together with us. There are large and open room structures on two floors, which provide the children and educators with the appropriate space and framework for creative ideas. In addition, our own garden offers the children space to play and discover. We are also working towards becoming a "workshop" daycare center. It gives the children space and the opportunity to express themselves, experiment and tinker with curiosity, creativity and creative power. Further information can be found at https://freudenberg.froebel.info/.

Your responsibilities would include: 

  • Supporting all aspects of early childhood education and care in English, 
  • Being in charge of (or supporting according to experience and qualification) the settling-in process, 
  • Planning, implementing and documenting pedagogical processes and daily routines (as part of a team),
  • Completing (or supporting according to experience and qualification) structured observation and documentation of the children’s development and educational processes, 
  • Developing successful cooperation with parents.

Do you fulfil the following requirements?

  • Are you in the process of learning German? Proven German language skills on at least level B1 are a requirement for this position.
  • Are you a state-certified educator (staatlich anerkannnte*r Erzieher*in) or do you have a Bachelor in Early Childhood Education or similar qualification? Are you interested in developing your professional skills?
  • Would you like to learn more about education policies in Germany and how these are being implemented in practice?
  • Do you believe that children should have opportunities to encounter foreign languages at an early age and that they should define their own learning experience?
  • Are you interested in working as part of a team to design and implement an in-house bilingual education concept?

Then we would like to hear from you.

If you are a native speaker of English but not (yet) a qualified early childhood teacher/educator and you have proven B1 level German language skills, you could contact the Senat, to apply as a so called "Native-Speaker-Quereinsteiger*in". You can find more information on that here: https://www.berlin.de/sen/jugend/fachkraefte/quereinstieg-erzieherberuf/#nativespeaker.

We offer you:

  • Children's Rights Focus: Innovative employer committed to advocating for children's rights.
  • Collective Bargaining Agreement: Fair compensation and many benefits according to our Fröbel house contract.
  • More Free Time: 33 vacation days plus additional paid leave on December 24 and December 31.
  • Flexible Additional Benefits: Choice between the Deutschlandticket and the Fröbel BenefitCard, or a mobility allowance for a JobRad (bicycle as part of job commuting benefits) – prorated for part-time.
  • Securing the Future: Company pension plan at 4%.
  • Financial Bonus: Monthly supplement of up to 62 euros and an annual special payment.
  • Training and Development: Innovative personnel development with onsite seminars, live online seminars, and e-learning courses.
  • Professional and Leadership Careers: Opportunities for advancement through specialization as a multiplier for special educational areas or as a coordinator with deputy management functions up to kindergarten management or specialist consulting.
  • Strong Cohesion: Central welcome day and regular team days to strengthen collaboration.
  • Professional Support: Central resources, e.g., for child protection, crisis management, and family education.
  • Networking: Opportunities for job shadowing and Erasmus trips.
  • Online Curriculum: Receive a 733 euro allowance for completing our online curriculum within the first six months.
  • Bonuses and Discounts: Up to 600 euros for successful referral of a professional and access to discount portals Corporate Benefits and Benefits.me for fitness, shopping, and more.
  • *Eligibility after six months (probation period) according to HTV

 

If you are interested and you fulfil the requirements outlined above, please submit your application via the application link "Jetzt online bewerben!" below.

We look forward to hearing from you!

 

If you have any questions before submitting your application you can address them to Ms Christine Schneyer via email: recruitment@froebel-gruppe.de or phone: +49 172 10 47 391.