The Early Learning Center at Fay School (ELC) seeks a dynamic and flexible early childhood educator to engage children ages 2 years nine months through 5 years in developmentally appropriate lessons and activities in this high-quality program. Assistant Teachers work closely with Lead Teachers, Teacher’s Aides, and the Assistant Director of the Early Learning Center to provide and maintain a nurturing, consistent environment that meets the children’s cognitive, emotional, social, and physical needs. This is a full-time, 12-month position and is eligible for benefits. Campus housing may be available.
Supporting the mission, philosophy, and core values of the ELC
Planning and implementing educational activities and experiences under the guidance of the Lead Teacher
Conducting child observations and developmental assessments
Preparing lesson plans, reports, and portfolios under the guidance of the Lead Teacher
Conducting conferences with parents under the guidance of the Assistant Director of the Early Learning Center and Lead Teacher
Maintaining strong partnerships with families
Preparing and maintaining the classroom environment that supports inquiry and discovery
Assuring a safe and secure classroom environment
Engaging in ongoing professional development through attendance at conferences and participation in early childhood courses
Salary to be determined based on experience. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references via email with the subject line “ELC Assistant Teacher” to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fay School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, genetic background, age, disability, or military service in its hiring, employment or other programs and activities.
Ideal candidates will have at least three years of classroom experience in an early childhood program. An associate’s degree in child development, psychology and/or early childhood education is required; a bachelor’s degree is preferred. Candidates should have strong verbal and written communication skills and enjoy working in a shared and cooperative environment. The ELC seeks candidates who will reflect and enhance the racial, ethnic, cultural, and gender diversity of the Fay School community.
About Fay School
Founded in 1866 and located 25 miles from Boston in Southborough, Massachusetts, Fay School is an independent, coeducational day and boarding school for students in Kindergarten through Grade 9. The School's boarding program (grades seven through nine) serves students from across the United States and 20 foreign countries. Fay School is the oldest junior boarding school in the country. The Early Learning Center at Fay School is an early childhood program for children ages two years, nine months through age five.
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