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Greater Lawrence Community Action Council Preschool Teacher in Lawrence, Massachusetts

We are looking for a Preschool Teacher to join our team! The Preschool Teacher will assist and implement overall programming and activities and maintain a healthy and safe environment in the classroom that promotes positive child outcomes.

Must be 21 years of age and have an Associate?s Degree or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field three months supervised work experience with toddlers or preschoolers, valid EEC Teacher Certification. Must meet EEC, QRIS & NAEYC Requirements. ? Must be able to work flexible hours according to program needs, be a positive team player, and demonstrate patience, empathy and kindness. ? Must be to perform diaper changing duties. ? Must be able to participate in classroom housekeeping duties in all areas, able to use bleach/cleaning solutions for sanitization purposes, be capable of hearing and seeing the children to monitor their health and safety. ? Must be able to meet the physical demands of an active learning environment which include, but are not limited to bending, sitting, walking, standing for 30 minute intervals and ability to get up and down. ? Attendance at relevant trainings, meetings, Open House/Family Nights and special events required. ? Engage in ongoing staff development to improve professional skills. ? Flexible schedule is required to meet the needs of our children and families; including some evenings/weekends. ? Ability to read, write, and express oneself in English required. ? Bilingual (English/Spanish) desirable. ? CPR and First Aid certificate preferred or ability to maintain CPR/ FA within 30 days of hire. ? Show documented proof of current physical exam, negative TB test and proof of MMR immunity. (Hepatitis B immunity is advisable). ? Must have a suitable CORI, SORI & DCF background check on file prior to employment. ? Must have a suitable fingerprint check completed within the first thirty (30) days of employment. ? Travel may be required for home visits, meetings, training, and off-site events. ? This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds.