YMCA of Greater Boston Infant Teachers (Starting Pay- $18 to $20 per hour!) in Boston, Massachusetts
Are you a professional, caring, warm, nurturing, and experienced early educator with a specialization in Infant Care, looking to take your career to the next level? Then look no further! We want you to join our team that is invested in creating a safe, nurturing environment for our babies and young children. In this role, you will work alongside other dedicated teachers to assist young children in obtaining their developmental milestones.
Why choose the Y? At the Y, you will be surrounded by other professional, caring, warm, nurturing and experienced early educators who share the same passion. In addition, we will provide you with a respectful workplace, opportunities for professional development, and fulfillment knowing that you make an impact every day, in an agency that has been supporting youth development, healthy living and social responsibility for over 170 years. We've got what you're looking for!
Multiple opportunities available in Boston, the Greater Boston Area, Waltham, Woburn and Reading!
Starting pay is $18 to $20 per hour, depending on education, experience and certifications
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.
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. You must have a certification 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.