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Goddard School Childcare Assistant Teacher in Milton, Massachusetts

Overview: Are you looking to start fresh and are passionate about helping young children learn, explore, develop and achieve their maximum potential?  Begin your new career by joining a team of motivated and committed educators who want to play a pivotal role in nurturing children and preparing them in becoming lifelong learners.  If you are compassionate & collaborative and are looking at forming lasting relations with children, colleagues, families and the community, The Goddard School in Milton, MA could be the right fit for you. Our School: The Goddard School in Milton is a brand-new state of the art premier early childhood center that offers the best preparation for social. Physical and academic success for children from 6 weeks to 6 years.  Our regarded and renowned curriculum and philosophy is inspired by Piaget and Erikson and focuses on play-based learning.  We want to attract and retain the educators by providing them a supportive & collaborative culture, environment, and tools they need to be successful in their respective roles. Role Summary: The Assistant Teacher at The Goddard School - Milton will have the exciting opportunity to support a group of young learners and create a positive and engaging learning environment. This individual will be responsible for supporting primary teachers in providing nurturing, safe and high-quality care to children, while also collaborating with parents and other team members to ensure children's developmental needs are met. This is a full-time, individual contributor role located in Milton, Massachusetts with a competitive salary of $17 to $20 per hour. Responsibilities: * Implement and Support dynamic and developmentally appropriate curriculum for children * Advance physical and intellectual competencies by adapting program activities to meet needs of children * Create a warm, nurturing, and safe environment for children to learn and grow * Communicate appropriately and professionally with both parents and fellow staff members * Capture and communicate child's daily activities and progress * Collaborate with other team members to plan and participate in school events and activities * Follow all health and safety guidelines set by the school and state regulations * Continuously engage in professional development opportunities to stay current with best practices in early childhood education Requirements: * A 2 year degree in Early Childhood or related field or a high school diploma/GED with experience in childcare or educational setting * Strong communication and interpersonal skills with children and adults * Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively * Availability to work between the hours of 7:00am - 6:00pm Benefits: * Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance * PTO * 401K Retirement Plan * Education Reimbursement * Professional & Career Advancement and Coaching * Referral and Performance Bonus * Tuition and Other Discounts General Qualifications: Meet state qualifications and those set forth in the national hiring standards including- * Ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid * Ability to see and read newsprint, with or without corrective lenses * Ability to speak and be understood under normal circumstances * Ability to lift and carry children and other items weighing up to 50 pounds * Ability to use arms, hands, legs, and feet, with or without corrective devices; this includes the ability to evacuate the building during emergencies * Ability to handle crisis situations, especially where children are involved * Ability to respond immediately to emergency situations EEOC Statement: The Goddard School - Milton is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.