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Pathways for Children Early Childhood Ed. Teacher Apprentice in Gloucester, Massachusetts

To teach is to touch lives. Would you like to be a part of an organization that is mission driven and committed to the growth and success of their employees and their students? At Pathways, we nurture young children and families and we also invest in our teachers and assistant teachers by offering them mentoring, educational coaching, professional development opportunities, and opportunities to expand their careers if they desire to do so. We have an exciting opportunity for an Early Childhood Education Teacher Apprentice who will gain certification and learn in a supportive classroom atmosphere. The ideal candidate will have a passion for education and a desire to make positive change in children\'s lives while gaining credential\'s in early childhood education. We value collaboration and appreciate open dialogue in all our programs and at all of our sites. Our core values are- respect, trust, collaboration, and opportunity. 20 hours per week program offered in our Beverly, Salem and Gloucester centers Deadline to apply for this opportunity it July 31, 2023. When applying please include a cover letter or personal statement that explains what sets you apart from other candidates. WHAT WILL YOU DO? Under the supervision of the Education Supervisor, this position assists classroom teachers with the day-to-day operations of the Head Start site where they are located. Early Childhood Education Apprenticeship participants will be active contributors to their classrooms as they work towards developing the skills and competencies of a EEC teacher certified educator. Respond with flexibility to changing work assignments Respect and maintain confidentiality Observe classroom setting Ability to respond to direction from appropriate supervisory staff Ability to implement activities in the classroom Attend required meetings and participate in training opportunities to enhance personal and professional growth. Course work includes Child Growth and Development and Introduction to CDA. Complete 480 + hours of classroom time under supervision of certified teaching staff WHAT DO YOU NEED? 18 Years of age or older Highs School Diploma or GED Provide completed physical obtained within the last 12 months and provide proof of MMR and COVID Vaccine Pass CORI, SORI, DCF, and fingerprint clearance Comply with Head Start vaccine and mask mandate Signed Career Development Plan to successfully complete the 9 month coursework WHAT DO WE OFFER? Massachusetts EEC Teacher Certification through Northshore Community College Child Development Associate Credential through Northshore Community College 480+ hours of hands on classroom training Free textbook, materials and Chromebook 15 hours of mandatory MA Department of Early Education and Care training Internal growth! We often hire from within! EOE/AA We strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQ educators from communities that are historically underrepresented to apply

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