LEAD TEACHER

Maple Tree Learning Center ( learn more )

Jefferson, MA ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3169256
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 5, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Unique, exciting opportunity! Small group childcare center seeking experienced, motivated, Lead Preschool Teacher. We are looking for an individual to join our team of dedicated, energetic, creative and caring Early Childhood Professionals.

Successful candidate will:
Establish and maintain a safe, healthy and nurturing learning environment
Design an age appropriate room arrangement to support the goals and developmental level and needs of the children in the classroom
Ensure that classroom equipment is safe and in good condition
Professional communication between administration, staff, children, & families
Attendance at family events, training sessions, conferences, meetings, etc.
Promote healthy eating practices at lunch and snack times
Ensure that children are always within state ratio requirements
Perform nominal cleaning responsibilities (eg, spills) immediately
Perform major cleaning during times when children are not present
Perform regular classroom cleaning and sanitizations tasks as needed throughout the day
Post and adhere to a classroom schedule and routine that meets the needs of the children to promote a variety of and includes a routine and learning opportunities
Prepare a Daily Activity Report for each child
Maintain a portfolio for each child
Perform child observations and documentation for children’s in their portfolios
Plan and implement activities to develop foster children’s self-esteem and social skills
Advance children’s physical and intellectual competence
Adapt program to meet the individual needs of each child
Interact Engage with the children to support play curiosity, exploration and learning through play and meaningful interactions
Plan and implement activities to enable children’s feeling of security
Encourage empathetic and respectful feelings for others, as well as the environment, through positive modeling
Create a print-rich environment in order for children to learn about books, literature and writing
Encourage creativity through art, music, dramatic play and blocks
Commitment to making a positive change and building others up to reach their greatest potential.
Qualified candidate will work full time, 35 hours a week
Montessori knowledge/training a STRONG PLUS!

Please send resume with salary requirements to mapletreeclubhouse@gmail.com, to Laurie

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Preschool
  • Job Requirements

    • Candidates must have:

      Minimum of Associates Degree, or CDA; Bachelor’s preferred
      Experience with Montessori materials
      Strong with working Demonstrated ability to work independently to create and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum
      Knowledgeable of EEC Regulations
      EEC Lead Teacher Certification
      Physical capability to perform all required tasks by the state to successfully perform duties as Lead Teacher including but not limited to:
      Ability to lift and carry children or other items weighing up to 50 lbs
      Ability to use arms, legs, hands, feet, fingers, toes with or without corrective devices
      Ability to handle crisis situations especially where children are involved
      Ability to respond immediately to emergency situations
    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Laurie Nunn
    • 80 Mason Road
    • Jefferson, Massachusetts 01522

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