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Toddler and Preschool Classroom Lead Teacher

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A Teacher/Lead Teacher is responsible for supporting the classroom manager and/or Senior Lead Teacher with the daily operations of the classroom.

Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Manage and coordinate all aspects of the classroom, including daily schedule, program, curriculum, activities, meals, and hand washing and bathroom needs.

·       Lead and supervise classroom staff in creating and maintaining a safe, positive learning environment with the goal of each child reaching their highest potential.

·       Develop, lead, and manage programming, activities, projects, and interactions that facilitate curriculum goals.

·       Use the assessment tools to chart progress and develop individualized lesson plans that facilitate growth in each core area.

·       Work with liaisons and child specialists to support children with special needs; including classroom adaptations, attending meetings, recording and assessing progress and regular communication with parents and providers.

·       Responsible for inputting Efforts to Outcomes data for agency.

·       Ensure that children have updated progress reports.

·       Ensure that classroom staff members, policies, procedures and practices are adhering to all EEC, NAEYC, and Bureau of Nutrition regulations.

·       Responsible for managing and/or recording: Teacher-Child Ratios, Attendance, Bureau of Nutrition Attendance, Injury/Incident Reports, Diapering and Bathroom Procedures, Medication Log/Consents, Sick Policy.

·       Help coordinate staffing and manage coverage in classrooms at all times.

·       Ensure that all teachers interact in a positive, appropriate and professional way with families, co-workers, and the community.

·       Help facilitate parent conferences to communicate assessments, goals and learning plans for each child.

·       Promote and facilitate parent engagement; volunteer opportunities, family nights, potlucks, and graduation.

·       Evaluate effectiveness of classroom design and quality of classroom materials.

·       Responsible for organization, cleanliness, and communicating maintenance needs of the classroom.

·       Participation in agency wide meetings, events, planning days, professional development.

·       Promote professionalism and healthy communication among staff.

·       Handle conflict as it arises and seek out solutions.

·       Follow guidelines and expectations as outlined in Personnel Policy.

Qualifications:

Candidates must demonstrate a passion for working with children, be well versed in EEC policies and regulations, and have experience using an evidence-based curriculum. It is preferred that candidates have or are working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field and be EEC certified.

Cambridge Residents are strongly encouraged to apply. Lived experience and understanding of diverse communities are highly valued in a candidate and we encourage you to apply even if you don't fit all the listed requirements. East End House is an equal opportunity employer. We are strongly committed to building an inclusive and anti-racist community.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 - $18.00 per hour

A Teacher/Lead Teacher is responsible for supporting the classroom manager and/or Senior Lead Teacher with the daily operations of the classroom.

Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Manage and coordinate all aspects of the classroom, including…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
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    Full Time Schedule
  • Experience Level
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    Intermediate
Compensation
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USD $15 - USD $18
/ hour

Benefits

East End House provides health and dental insurance, retirement savings account, paid time off, opportunities for professional development and education, and other benefits.

East End House provides health and dental insurance, retirement savings account, paid time off, opportunities for professional development and education, and other benefits.

Location

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On-site
105 Spring St, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA

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Instructions:

If you have the skills and passion, apply online, send your cover letter and resume to christine@eastendhouse.org, fax it to 617-868-3616, or mail it to East End House, 105 Spring Street, Cambridge, MA 02141.

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