At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Child Care Center and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Teacher will be responsible for:
Overseeing 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 wellbeing of children. Prepares healthy snacks, feeds and diapers children.
Working 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. Conducts yearly 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 enforces Center policies when necessary. 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.
Working individually and as a team to bring about a positive learning and work environment. Attending appropriate staff meetings, parent functions, advisory meetings and 20 hours of required inservice training.
Assuming responsibility for the leadership of the team, daily classroom activities and parent communication in the absence of the lead teacher.
Opening or closing the Center as needed; and assuming responsibility for Center at the beginning or end of the day in the absence of lead teacher or Director.
To qualify, you must have:
The level of knowledge typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field and one to two years' experience.
The analytical skills to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles.
The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.
Bachelor's Degree Preferred
D.E.E.C Infant Toddler/Teacher Certified
Flexibility in working between the hours of 6:30am-6:00pm
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, cell phone plan discounts 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.
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.