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Goddard School Lead Two's Classroom Teacher in Auburn, Massachusetts

We currently have an opening in our Two's Classroom (Age 24-36months)! Sign on Bonus! No nights and weekends!   Are you passionate about positively impacting children's lives and making a difference in the world of early childhood education? Are you an energetic, nurturing person looking for a workplace that's supportive and fun? If so, then The Goddard School is the place for you! We offer a premium educational experience in our state-of-the-art facilities that is full of passion and enthusiasm. We are committed to providing a safe, dynamic, and nurturing environment that will allow every child to develop into a joyful and confident learner prepared for success in school and in life.   Apply today and see for yourself what it’s like to work for an employer who knows the heart of our School is our teachers. YOU are a driving force of our culture and you’ll notice the difference right away.   Benefits & Perks of Working at a Goddard School: * Your well-being is important to us! Many of our schools offer medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off and holidays, and childcare discounts. * Your professional development is prioritized! Our own Goddard Systems University is accredited by IACET to provide Continuing Education Units (CEUs).  Plus, many of our schools offer CDA credentials and provide tuition reimbursement.  We also pride ourselves on promoting from within so you can continue to grow your career with us. * You will be a part of a supportive team! Teachers have full support from our directors, including planning or resource time, to be successful in the classroom.  We promise to maintain ratios and ensure you have the resources to make your classroom a success. * We recognize our teachers! We have recognition programs that are offered throughout the year.   Our lead teachers are responsible for coordinating the daily operations of assigned classes. Teachers will plan, present, and evaluate educational and recreational activities for childcare in a safe environment. Teachers work directly with children and parents daily to provide quality customer service.    What’s it like to be a teacher at our School?  * Feel a sense of accomplishment as you experience the laughter and wonder of children participating in activities you planned * Observe children’s interests and work with other teachers to develop creative ideas for an engaging curriculum * Communicate with parents daily, sharing their children’s latest adventures and achievements through a variety of avenues, including mobile apps and personal discussions * Engage with other childcare professionals and continue to grow in your profession Qualifications * Associate or Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred * Child Development Associate (CDA) preferred * 1-2 years of previous experience preferred * Has successfully completed state-required pre-service training * Develops relationships and communicate effectively with children, parents, and faculty members * Ability to calmly address stressful situations professionally while multi-tasking to ensure smooth school operations * Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations. For Infant and Young Toddler Teachers, must be able to properly lift infants into and out of a crib * Meets background check eligibility About Goddard Schools As part of a larger franchise system, in operation for 35 years, we are the premiere spot for early childhood learning for children from six weeks to six years old. We have over 600 franchised Schools with more than 75,000 students in 37 states and Washington D.C. The Goddard School uses the most current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life. All Goddard Schools are held to high standards of education, care, and safety. We are proudly accredited by Cognia and Partnership for 21st Century Learning: A Network of Battelle for Kids.    Compensation: $17.00 - $22.00 per hour

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