WATERTOWN CERTIFIED TODDLER TEACHER

Little Sprouts Watertown

Little Sprouts

Watertown, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3012725
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : November 29, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

OVERVIEW
Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of children and lead a winning team? We are inspired by passionate, motivated individuals that share our enthusiasm for early education and child care of the highest quality. If you are a self-starter that can create meaningful relationships with co-workers and families, exciting growth opportunities await you at Little Sprouts. Must be collaborative, confident and compassionate. We value team members that embrace positive energy to make extraordinary differences in the lives of children and families.

OUR TODDLER CLASSROOMS
In the dynamic environment of our toddler classrooms, children begin to acclimate to a schedule within a whole group setting. Through a combination of personalized instruction and small group time, teachers advance toddlers’ resourcefulness, critical thinking skills, and capacity for compassion. Our toddler Budding Scholars™ approach includes a balance of child-directed and teacher-initiated opportunities. Hands-on learning and play keep toddlers actively engaged and continuously interested in understanding more about themselves, their friends, their family, and the world around them.

TODDLER TEACHER RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Inspire, guide, and support children ages 15 months through 2 years and 8 months.
  • Plan daily lessons consistent with the Budding Scholars™ approach to learning to develop children across four key domains: Citizen, Scholar, Mind, and Body.
  • Promote empathy in children through warm hugs, smiles, nurturing language, and positive guidance.
  • Ensure fundamental care is provided to children throughout the day.
  • Read frequently to children to help toddlers explore new concepts and language.
  • Use singing and sign language to effectively communicate with pre-verbal children.
  • Design and implement sensory activities to examine various dimensions of sight, touch, smell, and sound.
  • Create meaningful connections with children to enhance the foundation for social-emotional skills.
  • Aid children in the development and strengthening of both large and small muscle groups.
  • Promote self-help skills, including hand-washing, teeth brushing, self-feeding, coordination, and toilet training.
  • Administer and evaluate several guidance tools and assessments to help individualize the curriculum to each child.
  • Maintain Department of Early Education & Care (EEC) regulations at all times to ensure excellence and compliance.
  • Uphold the vision, professionalism and philosophies of Little Sprouts Early Education & Child Care.
INCENTIVES
    Competitive wages and comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, and pet insurance.
  • Advanced curriculum support, including education coaches, mentor teachers, and music therapists at every school.
  • Performance and tenure bonuses.
  • Tuition reimbursement and educational stipends.
  • Paid professional development and training.
  • Career advancement and coaching through the Little Sprouts Leadership Academy.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Preschool
    Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
  • Welcome to Little Sprouts Watertown!

    Located on a quiet side street near the Arsenal Yards and Soldiers Field Road, Little Sprouts Watertown is a modern gem designed specifically to inspire a love of learning. Our spacious, brightly-colored classrooms provide plenty of room for your child to discover new adventures and meet new friends. Intentionally crafted with your child in mind, our Watertown school embraces playful learning in a child-centered environment surrounded by love.

    Attached to the school, two private playgrounds provide a means for your child to expend some of that seemingly limitless energy. Our toddler and preschool play spaces provide safe, developmentally-appropriate areas for your child to enjoy spending time outside. As a bonus, our Watertown school also boasts an indoor play area for your child to play and run during rainy days or cold winter months.

    Warm and inviting from the moment you walk in, Little Sprouts Watertown is a community gathering place where your child’s imagination will soar with our happy, dedicated teachers and extraordinary Budding Scholars™ curriculum. Providing award-winning early education and child care to infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and pre-kindergarten children, Little Sprouts Watertown creates the ideal environment for your child to learn, grow, and make new friends. Learn more about us...


    Job Requirements

    • REQUIREMENTS
      • Teacher-certified by the Department of Early Education and Care. (college degree a plus)
      • Must be able to stand on your feet for up to 90% of the day, capable of lifting up to 30 pounds, able to sit on the floor and crouch down, and perform all activities with the children including running, jumping, etc.
      • Must be able to work a full-time schedule.
      QUALIFICATIONS
      • Actively exhibit a passion for early education and an enthusiasm for learning!
      • Demonstrate exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills.
      • Deliver required paperwork and lesson plans on time and to completion.
      • Respond to changing work environments by demonstrating flexibility with schedules, teamwork, and families.
      • Display excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    Contact Information

    • Little Sprouts Careers
    • 354 Merrimack Street
    • Building 1, Suite 280
    • Lawrence, Massachusetts 01843

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