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Goddard School Childcare Lead Infant Teacher in Milton, Massachusetts

Overview: Are you looking to start fresh and are passionate about working with 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. Responsibilities: * Planning and implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum * Advancing physical and intellectual competence by adapting program activities to meet the individual needs of the children * Communicating appropriately and professionally with both parents and fellow staff members * Providing positive guidance by supporting social and emotional development * Establishing positive and productive relationships with families * Ensuring a well-run program by developing lesson plans and building teamwork * Understanding and implementing Goddard’s Health & Safety procedures * Arriving each day with a positive outlook and a great sense of humor Requirements: * A 2 or 4 year degree in Early Childhood Education or related field (will consider current enrollment in pursuit of a degree) * Minimum of 18 ECE credits * EEC Certification preferred (will work with you to get certified) * Must be able to work between the hours of 7:00AM – 6:00PM * Strong written and verbal communication skills General Qualifications: Meet the 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 Benefits: The Goddard School of Milton offers full time employees competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package including: * Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance * PTO * 401K * Education Reimbursement * Career Advancement and Coaching * Bonus * Discounts   The Goddard School of Milton is an EOE