English Speaking Early Childhood Educators (m/f/d) for FRÖBEL centres in Germany

Do you believe that as many children as possible should have the opportunity to grow up in a bilingual educational environment? Is it important for you that children‘s first contact with a foreign language is good fun and linked in with their interests?

If yes, then get in touch! We are looking for qualified English speaking early childhood education professionals to help implement the FRÖBEL focus “Bilingual Education” at our FRÖBEL centres in Germany.

English Speaking Early Childhood Educators for FRÖBEL centres in Germany (m/f/d) 

FRÖBEL is Germany's largest not-for-profit provider of early childhood education and  care, with centres across Germany, Poland and Australia. FRÖBEL operates more than 200 nurseries, kindergartens and after-school clubs, as well as other facilities in ten federal states. More than 4,300 employees work together to achieve the best education, upbringing and care for more than 18,200 children. 

For more information please visit: https://www.froebel-gruppe.de/en/ 

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 a native speaker of English, or do you speak English at native level? 
  • Are you in the process of learning German and have achieved level B2? 
  • Are you a state-certified educator (staatlich anerkannnte*r Erzieher*in) or do you have a Bachelor in Early Childhood Education?
  • Are you interested in working as part of a team to implement an in-house bilingual education concept?

Then we would like to hear from you.

Please note that the profession of nursery/kindergarten teacher/educator is regulated by the individual federal states in Germany. This means that legal stipulations regarding the recognition of foreign qualifications differ throughout the country. Due to the regulations we are only able to employ either qualified early childhood teachers/educators or individuals who are studying or doing a training programme towards that qualification. If you are interested in becoming an early childhood teacher/educator in Germany you can find useful information here: https://fachkraefteoffensive.fruehe-chancen.de/wege-in-den-beruf/. Please note that most programmes require at least B2 level German language skills.

We are offering:

  • Innovative team-based work practices that enable the children in our centres to encounter new languages at an early age,
  • Intensive guidance from English-speaking consultants and in bilingual education working groups,
  • A responsible and varied job with an innovative employer that focuses on Children’s rights, 
  • Room to develop your own ideas and projects,
  • Further education programmes with more than 600 FRÖBEL-financed training opportunities,
  • Continuing professional development and career opportunities through specialisation as multiplier for certain educational areas or as 2IC (second-in-charge) and centre manager or early childhood education specialist consultant for a FRÖBEL region,
  • Job shadowing and exchange opportunities with FRÖBEL centres in Germany and abroad,
  • A salary according to the FRÖBEL in-house wage agreement, the only collective wage agreement that takes further training and education into account for advancement, guarantees fixed preparation and follow-up times and offers a reduction in working hours for older employees,
  • A company pension scheme of 4% paid by the employer, as well as an annual bonus payment,
  • Up to 44 Euro monthly in addition to your salary via our FRÖBEL-BenefitCard (after the probationary period), as well as
  • Discounted memberships with fitness providers and other employee discounts.

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

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.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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