The Early Learning Center at Fay School (ELC) seeks an experienced, dynamic, and flexible early childhood educator to coordinate a high-quality program that engages children ages 2 years nine months through 5 years in developmentally appropriate lessons and activities that meet the children’s cognitive, emotional, social, and physical needs. The Assistant Director oversees a team of Lead Teachers, Assistant Teachers, and Teachers’ Aides. This position reports to the Director of the Early Learning Center. This is a maternity leave position and is not eligible for benefits.
Coordinating the implementation of educational programs and activities
Overseeing classroom operations
Providing various forms of classroom support, including teaching
Assisting with parent conferences
Conducting child observations and developmental assessments
Supervising the preparation of lesson plans
Reviewing reports, portfolios, and conferences with parents
Maintaining strong partnerships with families
Providing support in the preparation and maintenance of the classroom environment
Assuring that all classrooms provide a safe, secure, and nurturing environment
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 Director, Maternity Leave Replacement” 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.
The ideal candidate will have at least three years of classroom and supervisory experience in an early childhood program, as well as experience implementing curricula and educational activities that foster inquiry, problem solving and discovery learning. A bachelor’s degree in child development or early childhood education is required; a master’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.