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Wellesley Community Children's Center Early Childrens Programs Teachers in Wellesley, Massachusetts

The Wellesley Community Children's Center?s (WCCC) Early Childhood Program seeks new staff members to join our teaching community. Known for teacher longevity and high program quality (currently a QRIS Level 3 and seeking Level 4), the center is located on the picturesque campus of Wellesley College. Founded in 1971, WCCC is a non-profit program run by a board of directors comprised of parents, teachers and members of the community. Our families are members of the Wellesley, Babson, and Olin College and surrounding Wellesley communities. At the Early Childhood program, we care for and teach 90 infants, toddlers and preschoolers. WCCC is well known for its caring, committed and talented professional staff and boasts a remarkably high teacher retention rate. With our emergent curriculum model, we create innovative, dynamic, safe and nurturing classroom communities. In the fall of 2021, we will launch a Preschool Nature Classroom; children in this group will spend three hours of their school day outside exploring the Wellesley College campus and nearby forests and trails. We are looking for teachers who: ? Are passionate about teaching young children ? Have strong communication and collaboration skills ? Possess patience, empathy and a supportive attitude toward children and their families ? Are flexible and able to adapt to program and schedule changes ? Can create and implement emergent curriculum ? Work well as a part of a team Job Responsibilities include: ? Classroom supervision and management ? Observation and assessment of young children ? Curriculum planning ? Design and upkeep of the classroom environment ? Strong writing skills?conference reports, parent communication and newsletters ? Supervision and training of assistant teachers ? Creating and implementing a Personal Professional Development Plan ? Following cleaning and sanitizing procedures Other Qualifications: ? Bachelors or Master?s degree preferred ? Meet EEC teacher or lead teacher requirements ? Have experience working with young children ? Must successfully pass a MA Background Records Check (CORI, SORI, DCF, and Fingerprinting) ? Must be physically able to perform the role of a teacher of young, active children