Teacher - Children's Hospital Boston Child Care Center -$2,500 bonus
Boston Children's Hospital
Location: Newton, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 71793BR
Job Summary This Teacher will be responsible for:
Establishing the classroom environment that promotes the health, safety and well-being of all children in the group daily.
Operating with the standard that all BCH, DEEC, and center policies are adhered to daily.
Establishing healthy breakfast and snacks for the children in the group while addressing food allergies per Individual Health Care Plans and family dietary restrictions daily.
Adhering to diapering/toileting policies per the Department of Early Education and Care policies and procedures daily.
Collaborating with teaching team weekly to discuss the development of all individual children to then plan and develop a play based, child led curriculum.
Intentionally promoting equity and inclusion daily by making intentional teaching decisions while developing and implementing curriculum.
Implementing planned curriculum by collecting toys and materials throughout the building to set up and open the classroom daily. Observing and document assigned primary care children daily in advance of writing assessments quarterly or semi-annually depending on the child's age.
As required by the Department of Early Education and Care (DEEC), completing all required developmental assessments every 6 months for children age 15 months to 5 years; every 3 months for infants.
Completing developmental books tracking each child's development. Distributing the Ages and Stages Questionnaire to assigned primary care parents.
Collecting and score said ASQ's using the data to identify any red flags in normal growth and development quarterly or semiannually depending on the age of the child.
Meeting with parents quarterly or semi-annually to discuss developmental assessments.
Developing and maintaining trusting relationships with children daily by engaging in intentional play and actions.
Developing each child's executive function to allow children to manage their thoughts, emotions, and behavior as they pursue goals daily. These include attention, working memory, self- regulation, reasoning, problem solving and approaches to learning.
Documenting formative assessments daily that is used to measure progress towards goals in which educators monitor children's learning to inform and modify real time instruction to improve learning outcomes. Educators refer to these data points while completing formal assessments quarterly or semiannually.
Reporting to team unusual or extreme behavior which may indicate emotional, developmental or physical problems as it happens. Helps to plan and implement interventions for children with extra needs as needed.
Maintaining annual professional qualifications registration with DEEC. Complete 20 hours of professional development annually with a 25% focus on special needs.
Attending monthly staff meetings in accordance with DEEC regulations. Completing mandatory Background record check every 3 years including CORI, SORI, DCF, and fingerprinting.
Communicating daily with parents reporting about each individual child's day through written daily notes and spoken words (Infant - Preschool). Complete weekly classroom reports to be shared to parents in weekly newsletters (Preschool).
To qualify, you must have:
Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education preferred
High School Diploma/GED required
One year relevant experience required.
Department of Early Education and Care Certification required. First Aid/CPR Certified required.
**** This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus.****
**** Sign on bonus $2,500****
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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.