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Boston College Lead Teacher at Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.

Job Description

Position Summary

This position is responsible for growing the graduation rate of the College by providing leadership to a program that offers Pine Manor College students the opportunity for field-work experience in the area of Early Childhood Education: Health and Leadership. This role is for PINE MANOR COLLEGE and by applying, you understand you are an applicant of PMC and not Boston College

Position Scope

Lead Teacher at the Pine Manor Child Study Center

Teachers are responsible for implementing curriculum and assisting the Lead Teacher with the overall management of the classroom. Teachers supervise the children, plan activities, interact with families and interact with other team teachers. All Teachers will meet the Dept. of Early Education and Care qualifications for state certification.

Responsibilities:

Meet weekly with team teachers to discuss curriculum, plan, assess, and set goals for the program based on assessment of children.

Set up room each morning and/or afternoon with activities for choice time

Greet families at the beginning and/or end of the day

Assist children with toileting and diapering and help children dress appropriately for the weather

Interact with children and assess each child’s progress

Help the Lead Teachers with supervision of student teachers from Pine Manor College

Supervise outdoor play with other team teachers

Help with snack preparation, serving, and cleanup

Organize curriculum materials daily

Write a weekly curriculum plan with the other teachers in the team

Attend Staff Meeting once/week

Responsible for the general maintenance of the classroom, assisting in disinfecting tables, sweeping floors, reporting any broken or damaged materials and supplies to the Director

Write progress reports every 6 months for half of the children in the class

Report any suspected abuse or neglect to the Director

Communicate Daily with Team Teachers

Attend outside trainings, workshops, conferences to assist with career development including CPR and First Aid Training as required by EEC

Meet with the Director annually to discuss staff evaluation and set career goals

Assess the program with the team at least annually

Qualifications

Teachers must be at least 21 years of age or they must have a high school diploma or equivalent and have successfully completed 3 credits in Child Growth and Development and the amount of work experience combined with education as described by the Dept. of Early Education and Care. Prior experience working with children ages 3-5 is preferred. Team work and strong oral communication skills are essential. Working conditions include lifting 2 and 3 year old children at times, but minimally, and sitting on the floor and in pre-school sized chairs at various times throughout the day. Teachers will help Lead Teachers with the following duties and responsibilities:

Apply Now by sending your resume to

Davida Bloom

Child Study Center Director

Pine Manor College

400 Heath Street

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

617-731-7039 office

dbloom@pmc.edu

Pine Manor College will require all students, faculty, and staff to be fully vaccinated (with FDA-approved COVID vaccines with emergency use authorization or World Health Organization (WHO) emergency use listing-approved vaccines) against COVID-19 before participating in any on-campus activity related to the 2021-2022 academic year. Exemptions will be granted for legitimate religious and medical reasons.

Requirements

Special Requirements

Selected candidate will be subject to a Personal and Criminal background check prior to employment.

Interested parties should send their cover letter and resume to dbloom@pmc.edu. No phone calls please.

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees

  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements

  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Low-Cost Life Insurance

  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans

  • Paid Holidays Annually

  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay

  • Additional benefits can be found on https://www.bc.edu/employeehandbook

Boston College conducts background checks including education, and verifies COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/nondiscrimination .

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