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Massachusetts Employer EEC Certified Preschool Teacher in Lawrence, Massachusetts

OVERVIEW: Join our vibrant team at the heart of Greater Lawrence, making a difference in the lives of children and families through our Learning Centers! As a member of our passionate group, you\'ll play a vital role in providing top-notch early education and child care programs that leave a lasting impact. At our centers, we don\'t just offer ordinary programs, we create extraordinary experiences that spark joy and ignite curiosity. From exciting, developmentally appropriate learning activities to wholesome meals and invigorating physical play, we strive to make every moment an opportunity for learning. But it\'s not all fun and games! We are driven by a deep commitment to fostering the healthy development of every child under our care. Through engaging social learning experiences and personalized attention, we empower young minds to flourish and reach their full potential. If you\'re passionate about helping young hearts and minds thrive, come join us in our mission to build a brighter future, one child at a time. Embrace the joy of learning, as you make a real and meaningful difference in the Greater Lawrence community! DUTIES: Be the guardian of our little ones\' well-being, ensuring their health and safety while they explore the wonders of our classroom environment. Lead with compassion, guiding and training aides, volunteers, and interns to create a nurturing classroom atmosphere; Collaborate closely with our age-level leads to craft age-appropriate daily activities, establish engaging routines, and design a captivating classroom space; Embrace the joy of learning and play as you conduct daily activities, hand-pick stimulating materials, and encourage meaningful interactions between our curious learners; Cater to every child\'s emotional, intellectual, and nutritional needs, and should you ever encounter challenges, lean on the Program Director for support in the referral process.; Build trustful connections with each child, using your keen eye to recognize any signs of emotional, developmental, or physical concerns, which you\'ll report to the team and support with targeted interventions; Nurture strong partnerships with parents, offering insights on child development matters, and holding yearly conferences to discuss the progress, development, and finances of each individual child and their family; Keep the lines of communication open with parents, sharing daily updates on children\'s activities, and enforcing Center policies with care and understanding when needed; Observe children\'s progress regularly, share observations with the Curriculum team. Craft comprehensive progress reports every six months (three months for our infant classrooms). Foster a positive learning and work environment, working both independently and collaboratively to ensure a fulfilling experience for everyone involved; Attend staff meetings, parent functions and advisory meetings, and compensated in-service trainings; All other duties as assigned by your supervisor. REQUIREMENTS: Uphold a passionate belief in The Community Group\'s mission, values, and educational model; Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care Lead Teacher Certification Must be at least 21 years of age Associate or Bachelor\'s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, Current First Aid and CPR certification preferred; Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus; ability to communicate effectively both orally and written. Strong interpersonal skills; and completed CORI, SORI and fingerprint scan in accordance with regulations set forth by the Department of Early Education and Care. Ability to demonstrate skills in collaborative planning and problem-solving Ability to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills This is a partial job description. Please contact our recruiters for more details.