LEAP (Language Enrichment Arts Program)

Lexington, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4255413
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 11, 2023
  • Starting Date: To Be Determined

Job Description

The LEAP School seeks enthusiastic, dedicated, loving & caring Full Time Creative Arts Preschool or Toddler Teachers to join our teaching teams in LEXINGTON, BEDFORD & SUDBURY, MA. Positions available to begin this Summer or Fall, 2023. The Language Enrichment Arts Program, founded in 1985, is a non-denominational private preschool. LEAP is a community that supports and values its teachers. Our emphasis on small class size enables teachers to build thoughtful, caring relationships with children. Our model of teacher support and mentoring encourages growth and facilitates a rewarding teaching experience. LEAP promotes a true team approach and teachers are given the freedom, guidance and feedback to create an exciting, creative and fun curriculum. At LEAP you will find beautiful facilities, gorgeous outside play spaces and extensive creative arts and play materials. We are proud to have a record of high teacher retention. If you're a person who loves children and being part of a true team, the LEAP School invites you to explore this opportunity at our schools in Lexington, Bedford or Sudbury, Massachusetts.

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•Commitment to caring for the needs of young children
•Flexibility and desire to collaborate with team
•Classroom management skills
•Good communication skills
•Knowledge of child development
•Ability to develop and present curriculum
•Experience teaching early childhood in a supervised setting
•EEC certification or in the process
•Sense of humor and a desire to continue learning!

The specific details of this position will vary according to the current needs of the program:
•Plan and prepare curriculum
•Develop caring and supportive relationships with all children and their families
•Support other team members
•Insure safety of all children
•Communicate daily with Co-Teachers and the Director
•Monitor children’s progress
•Communicate with parents as needed
•Participate in supervision and team meetings
•Follow the LEAP philosophy
•Care for environment

We offer the following benefits and much more:
•Long Term Disability
•Tuition reimbursement
•Excellent vacation time (5+weeks)
•Weekly supervision and extensive on-going training and support
•Training program for newly hired teachers
•First Aid/CPR Training yearly
•iPads provided to teachers for classroom use
•Curriculum budget for classroom supplies
•Opportunity for Growth

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 42,000 to $ 48,000 Per Year
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Preschool
    Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
  • Employer Description

    Language Enrichment Arts Program, founded in 1985, is a non-denominational private program accredited by Early Education and Care (EEC). The LEAP School is uniquely designed to support the diverse needs of children, from toddler though kindergarten, and their families. We provide a balanced approach to nurturing self-esteem and self-expression in a stimulating and safe environment. Our small class size and low child/teacher ratio allow us the ability to understand and respect each child's individual attributes and needs. Here children are inspired to develop their creative and intellectual abilities while having fun!

    If you're a person who loves children, the LEAP School invites you to explore teaching opportunities at our school in Lexington, Massachusetts. We offer extensive training in a supportive learning environment, small class sizes, art specialists and on-site workshops.

    Our Mission is to foster positive growth in children, parents and teachers through caring, supportive and mutually respectful relationships within a safe, stimulating, child-centered environment. Children, Parents and Teachers represent the three "Seeds of LEAP."

    Every child is seen as a unique individual with gifts. We strive to nurture and develop the emotional, social, physical, and cognitive skills of every child. The Language Enrichment Arts Program (LEAP) encourages self-awareness, self-expression and promotes self-confidence.

    The LEAP faculty is dedicated to establishing supportive relationships with parents. We believe in consistent, open and honest communication. We value parent education, provide parent resources and welcome parent involvement.

    As educators, we are committed to the professional and personal growth of our teaching team. The LEAP School strives to lay the foundation for thoughtful, compassionate, respectful, responsible, and creative lifelong learners. Learn more about us...

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    LEAP (Language Enrichment Arts Program) is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • We are seeking experienced Creative Arts teachers with an Early Childhood background to offer them the opportunity to enrich their minds and teaching methodologies. We offer extensive training in a supportive learning environment, small class sizes, art specialists and on-site workshops.

      We are interested in teachers that possess a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education. You must be EEC TEACHER CERTIFIED or in the process of becoming EEC teacher certified.
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Terri Connelly
    • 210 Marrett Road
    • Lexington, Massachusetts 02421
    • Phone: 781-861-1026
    • Fax: 781-860-9525
    • Email: click here

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