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Massachusetts Employer Lead Teacher in Boston, Massachusetts

Supervisory Responsibilities Lead Teacher will provide direct supervision to the following positions: Teachers Teacher Assistants Volunteers The Site Director will ensure: Effective time management of all direct reports Review and approve all timesheets and requests for time off Provide regular supervision through individual meetings with direct reports on a weekly basis Provide direct reports with ongoing feedback on progress as well as any performance concerns Perform an annual written performance review with each direct report Participate in the hiring and training of staff as necessary Please note: Must have the EEC Director l, Director ll certification Duties/Responsibilities Plan and execute enrichment and academic programs to meet the needs of the students Manages all site operations ensuring compliance in all related areas including the Massachusetts Department of Early Education & Care (EEC) licensing procedures Builds relationships with and among families and members to encourage their interest and involvement in the program. Proactive communication with families to minimize concerns as best as possible Assumes full responsibility of the program site. Responds to inquiries and solves problems in a timely manner Responsible for fulfilling enrollment goals Ensure the program environment, facilities and equipment for children are safe, clean, adequately equipped, well maintained, and attractive Coordinates developmentally appropriate curriculum schedules and maintains MA EEC regulations Monitors and observes the daily operation of the classroom for safety, positive interaction and productive educational activity Oversees performance of classroom teachers and assistants; performs and prepares the employee performance evaluations on an annual basis Addresses, monitors and documents issues, concerns and problems that may arise with students Develops and maintains a positive and confidential relationship with the parents of every child, including thorough communication about the program and each child?s progress Supports teachers in completing children?s evaluations Ensure all childrens and staff files are updated based on EEC regulations Orientates new employees using the classroom orientation packet to review policies, procedures and organization-wide rules and regulations Responsible for communicating with classroom teachers and school administration to ensure successful partnership. Conducting monthly quality observations and checklists on classrooms and teachers to ensure the program is meeting the standards of the state and organization. Participates in required training programs, conferences, courses or other aspects of professional growth Plans and Attends staff meetings as required Willing to jump in and performs teacher responsibilities if needed Support with lunch/recess duties and school support if needed Performs other related duties as assigned Required Skills/Abilities Strong program development skills Strong supervisory skills Ability to multi-task and adapt to a changing environment Ability to work as a leader and as part of a team Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, including group presentation skills Ability to set and manage toward ambitious yet attainable programmatic outcomes Strong customer service and follow-up skills Leadership and teaching skills Strong relationship building and influential skills Strong team building and motivational skills Budget and strategic planning skills Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Excellent analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills. Education and Experience Bachelor\'s degree preferred EEC Lead Teacher/ D1/DII required At least 2-3 years of supervision and management experience in industry