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Atelier Lead Learner for the Early Years (Pinheiros)

St. Nicholas (Pinheiros) is seeking to appoint an Atelier Lead Learner for late July. Those who are interested should apply until June 3rd.

Job description:

  • Maintain a special and individualised perspective towards adults and children

  • Bring in proposals and experiences that allow connections with different contexts and materials

  • Observe, understand, and record children’s experiences and strategies

  • Follow up the projects’ processes alongside the lead learners’ teams (teachers’ teams) and also plan the transdisciplinary themes collaboratively

  • Support the investigations and the organisation of the transdisciplinary contexts

  • Establish connections with the PYP, pedagogical and artistic theories

  • Be a mastermind and promoter of new pedagogical hypotheses

  • Capture and take to school interesting (multi)cultural flows for experimentation with the young learners

  • Dialogue directly with lead learners (teachers)

  • Mediate the teams, facilitating a collaborative work among the lead learners (teachers) 

  • Curate materials, pedagogical and artistic resources

  • Support the design of spaces and the organisation of materials considering a sense of aesthetics

  • Have weekly meetings with the pedagogical leadership.


Successful candidates are expected to have:

  • A great passion for learning

  • Fluency in English

  • Ability to communicate assertively and with respect

  • Creativity

  • Reflection

  • An affinity for arts to design materials

  • Master themes related to the visual arts and/or be open to explore

  • Enjoy handcrafted work



  • Education/Pedagogy Degree

  • Visual Arts (highly desirable) 


Understanding of:

  • Arts techiniques
  • Body movement
  • Reggio Emilia Approach


Please send your curriculum vitae, cover letter and the names of three references to by June 3rd.

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