Preschool Teacher

Job Type

Full Time

Published

10/03/2018

Address

58 Berkeley Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02116
United States

Description

POSITION                              Preschool Teacher

PROGRAM                              Early Education Center

REPORTS TO                         Preschool Assistant Director

LOCATION                              58 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA 02116

 

Ellis Memorial (“Ellis”) is a Boston-based nonprofit providing inner city working families with high quality early education and care, out-of-school time programs for youth, and an adult day health program for the elderly and disabled. The goal of all Ellis programs is to engage, educate and empower. Learn more about us at www.ellismemorial.org.

 

The Teacher is responsible for supervision of his/her children's group as well as the design and implementation of day to day activity and learning plan. The Teacher will provide planning and execution of appropriate reading readiness experiences for each curriculum group, as well as to provide planning and execution of appropriate art, music, literature, science, etc. activities.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide planning and execution of appropriate reading readiness experiences for each curriculum group
  • Provide planning and execution of appropriate art, music, literature, science, etc. activities
  • Maintain records of progress of each child's growth and development
  • Maintain communication regarding child's growth and development with staff members, Program Director and parents
  • Maintain classroom and all educational equipment and materials
  • Maintain records of all accidents, concerns regarding children, unusual behavior of children, suspected incidents of abuse and/or neglect and communicate information to Program Director
  • Ensure adequate nurturing of child’s developmental tasks, including any special needs mandated by Protective Services
  • Schedule and participate in all staff/parent meetings
  • Knowledge of all emergency procedures
  • Assist Lead Teacher with progress reports
  • Participate/attend monthly staff meetings/workshops
  • Participate in Individual (1:1) meetings with program director every 2-months
  • Provide clothing changes and supervise toileting on a regular basis and as needed

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have minimum of Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least one year work experience with appropriate age group
  • DEEC certification for age appropriate group
  • Certified in First Aid and CPR for children
  • Able to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to practice effective time management, organizational skills, priority management and analytical ability
  • Sensitivity to multi-cultural issues, multi-cultural training preferred
  • Good role model
  • Sound personal judgment, initiative and resourcefulness
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
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Competitive benefits package including vacation and sick time, health insurance, dental insurance, and 401k. Please submit résumé and cover letter to hr@ellismemorial.org.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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