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Licensed Preschool Teacher

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Elizabeth Peabody House
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Somerville, MA
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Publicado há 22 dias

About The Elizabeth Peabody House

For more than 120 years, The Elizabeth Peabody House has supported local families in reaching their full potential. Founded in 1896 in honor of Kindergarten pioneer Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, the Somerville nonprofit has a proud history of meeting the needs of diverse families through education, enrichment, and family services. Today, the organization is known as a nimble innovator, responding to the evolving context of its community in the 21st century. EPH is an inclusive community hub, providing preschool, afterschool, summer camp and a food pantry to local families, some for generations. Learn more at www.teph.org and on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

The mission of EPH is to support families in our community and enable them to thrive through early childhood education, youth development and enrichment, and food security.

The Elizabeth Peabody House (EPH) is seeking experienced, DEEC qualified teachers for full-time  positions in its Preschool program. Starting pay for DEEC qualified teachers is $21 per hour. 

About the Program: 

EPH preschool provides a developmentally appropriate preschool experience where children are  encouraged to make choices and grow in a safe, supportive and nurturing environment. The program  provides a developmentally appropriate curriculum based on the needs and interests of the children with  an emphasis on developing language, literacy and social emotional skills. The interest areas provide  children with the opportunity to make choices and learn through play: block area, dramatic play area,  language/literacy areas, writing center, science area, math area, gross motor area, and art area. The  teaching staff supports the child's play and development through creative and emergent curriculum. The  program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).


Program Goals:

The EPH Preschool provides a quality program to preschool children by offering developmentally appropriate activities and experiences. Children develop self-esteem, social skills, emotional skills, language skills, literacy skills, cognitive skills, motor skills, self-help skills, school readiness skills and other life skills. The program seeks to meet the needs of the children and their families by developing continuity of care between school and home.


Responsibilities: 

  • Provide a warm, nurturing, safe and child-focused environment where children are encouraged to develop developmentally appropriate skills.
  • Engage children in structured and unstructured skill-building activities
  • Spend majority of teaching time interacting with children on their level
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills
  • Demonstrate an ability to work with a team, toward the program goals of the EPH Preschool
  • Demonstrate excellent teaching skills through the implementation of curriculum
  • Participate in curriculum development
  • Contribute to weekly classroom newsletter
  • Assist with meal times and other care-taking responsibilities
  • Ensure that all DEEC, NAEYC, state, local and agency regulations, policies, philosophy and procedures are implemented and followed.
  • Assist with maintaining all program records, files, logs and documentation
  • Other responsibilities as required


Qualifications:

  • Must be EEC Preschool Teacher Certified
  • Must have Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field
  • Preferred Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Candidates in pursuit of ECE degree or Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential may be considered with extensive experience.
  • Minimum of 6 months to 1 year of teaching experience with Preschoolers (ages 2.9 to 5 years)
  • An understanding of cultural competence issues as relevant to childcare beliefs and practices of various cultural and socio-economic populations desired
  • Must maintain positive and nurturing child interactions at all times and is responsible for completing child assessments and observations on primary children
  • Must possess a love for children, patience and a sense of humor
  • A belief in and passion for the work and mission of EPH
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. 

About The Elizabeth Peabody House

For more than 120 years, The Elizabeth Peabody House has supported local families in reaching their full potential. Founded in 1896 in honor of Kindergarten pioneer Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, the…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
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    Carga Horária Integral
  • Data de Início
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    8 de agosto de 2022
  • Educação
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    Diploma de Tecnólogo Requerido
  • Nível de Experiência
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    Intermediário
Compensação
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USD $21 - USD $23
/ hora

Benefícios

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement

Localização

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Presencial
Somerville, MA, USA

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Please submit a resume and cover letter to Operations Director Sheri Rios-Graziano at sgraziano@teph.org to apply.

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