Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
This is a full-time teacher position predominately scheduled from 9:30-5:30, with the duties of planning activities for the extended day program in the afternoon. The float portion of the position is to provide coverage to three pre-k classrooms as needed. The position will be assigned to the Assistant Director's (AD) team and assist and operate as a member of that team. The AD will assign the float teacher to other classroom teams to substitute when necessary. This position will plan activities for the extended day program and assist other teachers in closing the center at 5:30 p.m.
The Extended Day and Float Teacher works as a part of a classroom teaching team as a substitute or additional teacher, cares for and teaches children in the assigned class while creating a safe nurturing environment for all children. The Extended Day and Float Teacher works effectively with parents and families to foster each child's growth and development, assist teachers in observing, assessing and documenting children's progress, plans and implement developmentally appropriate activities with closing teachers for Extended Day. In addition, the Extended Day and Float Teacher assures that activities and materials are developmentally appropriate and anti-biased, utilizes and supervises work study students assisting in afternoon activities and will communicate and consult with appropriate Center staff and possibly parents on any concerns. The Extended Day and Float Teacher will attend and participate in Center meetings, events, conferences, etc., abide by the schedules and work rules of the Center and University, including the ability to be flexible and adapt to changes in routine operations.
Hiring Range: $40,350 - $50,450; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Associates or BA degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education, compatible philosophy regarding Early Childhood educ. and Center's mission, knowledge and ability to plan, implement and document and assess the effectiveness of developmentally appropriate curriculum goals based on MA Early Education Guidelines and Frameworks. Ability to work independently and cooperatively.
Two plus year's preschool teaching experience (ages 3-5),
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
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Internal Number: 2062
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Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.