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Preschool Teacher

Company: Treehouse - A First Step Learning Center, Inc.
Location: East Longmeadow
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Treehouse - A First Step Learning Center in East Longmeadow has an immediate need for a full-time (40 hours/week) co-teacher or strong Assistant Teacher for one of our Preschool Classrooms. The ideal candidate will already have or be eligible for EEC teacher certification for Preschool.Must be available daily 8-4:30We follow a modified school year calendar - we are closed for school vacation weeks February, April, and December each year as well as 2 weeks in the summer.Seeking a Teacher with experience preparing and delivering classroom activities, communicating with staff and parents, ensuring that the classroom space is a safe, welcoming, and engaging place for young children to learn and grow. To be a successful teacher you should be creative, energetic, and able to encourage self-expression. We are looking for someone who loves teaching and is able to offer a balance of structured activities along with having fun both indoors and out - we especially embrace the Outdoor Classroom! The teacher must be attentive to children's social / emotional needs and development. Top candidates will have evidence of a passion for early childhood development and a commitment for meeting children where they are at.Maximum classroom size 15 with a minimum of 2 educators.Minimum qualifications for this position: minimum of 1 years of classroom or similar setting experience or education with children age 2.9-5. Priority given to those with EEC certification; or we can help candidates who are eligible for certification through theDepartment of Early Education and Care Massachusetts. calm, patient, and loving personality - must have the ability to remain calm with children even in their most challenging moments. ability to work under supervision of Director/Assistant Director or a classroom Lead Teacher ability to implement curriculum, activities, and routines including circle time, structured lessons/activities, snack and meal times, light cleaning, diaper changes and potty training able to commit to employment for a minimum of a year or longer to provide stable environment for children enrolled in care EEC Essentials Training Certificate or a candidate must be willing to complete this free short online training as required by The Department of Early Education and Care current Pediatric CPR/First Aid certification or willingness to obtain within 30 days of hire physically able to lift 50 pounds a Massachusetts background check including fingerprinting is required prior to beginning employment, as well as medical clearance from a physicianPlease apply with a resume or a cover letter outlining your qualifications. Serious inquiries only, please.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $16.00 per hourBenefits: Paid time offSchedule: 8 hour shiftLicense/Certification: CPR Certification (Preferred) EEC Certification or eligibility for certification (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Treehouse - A First Step Learning Center, Inc., Springfield , Preschool Teacher, Education / Teaching , East Longmeadow, Massachusetts

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