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This Lead Teacher will be responsible for:
Per DEEC regulations, oversees the welfare, health and safety of the children in the group.
Responsible for insuring that all adults carry out Center policies regarding the safety and well-being of children. Prepares healthy snacks, feeds and diapers children.
Collaborating with teaching team to plan age appropriate daily activities, classroom routines and classroom design.
Conducting daily activities. Prepares and selects appropriate materials, and helps to foster and facilitate play between children.
Developing trusting relationships with children. Reporting to team unusual or extreme behavior which may indicate emotional, developmental or physical problems. Helps to plan and implement interventions for children with extra needs.
Developing partnerships with parents and educates families on child development issues. Conducting bi-annual conferences with parents and arranges for additional parent conferences as needed. Maintains confidentiality in matters pertaining to the status, development and finances of individual children and families.
Communicating daily with parents about children's activities, and follows all center policies/procedures. Making frequent informal observations of children's progress and shares them with teaching team. Preparing written progress reports on each child every six months. Infant groups every 3 months.
Responsible for requesting supplies to ensure proper functioning of classroom. In the absence of the Lead teacher, responsible for all agency compliance as it relates to the classroom.
As required by DEEC, completing all developmental assessments and developmental books on assigned children.
To qualify, you must have:
Bachelor's Degree required
Three to five years of professional teaching experience with infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
Department of Early Education and Care Certification required. First Aid/CPR Certified.
Early Childhood Education or closely related field preferred
The analytical skills to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles.
Excellent communication skill both orally and written.
The ability to provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations
40 hours per week
Location: 145 Wells Avenue, Newton, MA
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Internal Number: 3152750
About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.