YMCA of Greater Boston Early Education Teacher in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

Come join our talented team in our Roxbury Tenants of Harvard site (Longwood Medical Area) as a Certified EEC Early Education Teacher! The YMCA of Greater Boston is seeking professional and engaging teachers for our Child Development Program. The YMCA of Greater Boston is dedicated to providing excellent family-centered infant, toddler, preschool, and afterschool care. We’re looking for EEC certified teachers to run our program.

Our Teachers

  • Keep safety of children as a first priority. Emphasize personal safety and emotional well-being with the children, families, and other staff at all times.

  • Plans and implements age appropriate curriculum that fosters children’s development.

  • Provides differentiated instruction to meet the individual needs of children in the classroom.

  • Conduct child assessments and provides feedback and recommendations to parents and caregivers.

  • Lead by personal example, help to interpret the quality of the YMCA character values of children, staff, and families. Are positive healthy role models.

  • Uses positive and constructive methods of behavior management and ensures that all staff do the same.

  • Supervise children to ensure safety and appropriate behavior and guide transitions smoothly.

  • Collaborate with the co-teacher in the design of the classroom space. Are responsible for making sure that materials are ready for use and put away at the end of the day.

Employee Benefits

  • Highly Competitive Salaries

  • Health & Dental Coverage

  • YMCA Retirement Fund (403b)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Discounted Program Fees

  • Free YMCA Membership

Requirements

What we’re looking for

  • You are detail oriented. You possess and utilize excellent organizational skills. You follow all regulations to make sure that children are happy, safe, and healthy.

  • You are mission driven. You are committed to carry out the mission and goals of the YMCA.

  • You are a people person. You have good human relations skills to facilitate positive relationship with community agencies, staff, families, and program participants.

  • You love working with kids. You enjoy creating amazing educational experiences to help them learn and grow.

  • You are at least 21 years old and meet the requirements for Department of Early Education and Care. Must have certified card from EEC.

  • You are able to become First Aid and CPR certified within first six months of employment.

  • You will obtain Child Abuse Prevention Training within the first 60 days of employment, Blood Born Pathogen Training, and Sexual Harassment Training within the first 60 days of employment.