Wellesley College Assistant Teacher/Intern (2 Openings) in Wellesley, Massachusetts

Wellesley College

Posting Number A385
Job Title Assistant Teacher/Intern (2 Openings)
Employee Group Administrative
Job Type Part Time
FLSA Non-Exempt
Salary Range From
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Department Child Study Center
Assists the Lead Teacher in classroom management and curriculum planning as designated. Develops relationships with up to 16 children in the classroom, and to a lesser extent, with all children in the school. Interfaces with parents, Wellesley College faculty, and students. Assists in the implementation of student research at the Child Study Center and at the Science Center. Is responsible for management of the classroom in the absence of Lead Teacher. Assists the Lead Teacher in supervision of student teachers, work study students, and classroom volunteers. Assists Lead Teacher in room arrangement and environment design. Participates in evaluation of classroom activities and children's behavior. Attends designated team, staff, intern, planning, clinical consultant, parent education, and other ad hoc meetings, as well as workshops and seminars. Maintains journal of teaching and learning experience. Participates in parent conferences. Assists in writing conference and progress reports. Participates in annual set-up of classroom and inventory at close of school year. Reads assigned materials in Child Psychology and Early Childhood Education. Schedule: 29 hours per week, 9 month position
Requirements: Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (DEEC) Preschool Teacher Certification. We will accept applications from candidates who meet MA state licensing requirements for a Teacher (3 credits in a DEEC-approved course in child development and 9 months experience). A high school diploma is required; a Bachelors degree is preferred. Knowledge of child development and early childhood education. Fluency in English language. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Physical capacity to care for young children. Must be able to work effectively in a culturally diverse environment.
Posting Date 02/27/2017
Close Date 04/07/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
EEO/Affirmative Action Statement
Wellesley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Wellesley College and all its subcontractors shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that Wellesley College and all of its subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.

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Will this position accept reference letters? Yes
Number of reference letters required? 2
Maximum number of reference letters allowed? 3
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  2. * How did you hear about this position?
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  3. * How many years of experience do you have in this role?
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    • 2 years
    • 3-5 years
    • 5-10 years
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Writing Sample
  2. Supplemental Document 1