Resident Teacher and Graduate Student - Boulder Journey School
The Boulder Journey School Teacher Education Program is a unique, one-year paid residency opportunity where you can study Reggio-inspired coursework in an early childhood classroom. During this one year, you will earn your MA in Early Childhood Education from University of Colorado Denver, Colorado Teaching License, and Director Qualification at a significantly reduced tuition rate (non-residents are granted in-state tuition and there is a stipend opportunity for those that are eligible). For more information please visit: https://www.
During the year, Resident Teachers:
Work alongside a Mentor Teacher in a classroom
Design and engage in opportunities for leadership and advocacy in the field of Early Childhood Education
Engage in ongoing collaboration and reflection on teaching practice with a cohort of peers
Co-construct a contextual curriculum with children and adults
Innovate new early childhood practices
Participate in a Study Trip to Reggio Emilia, Italy
Bachelor’s Degree in any field, and a desire to be part of progressive community focused around lifelong learning and advocacy for Early Childhood Education.
Start date for residency: August 7, 2023
Please note, there is a summer online course that starts June 2, 2023, but can be taken from any location.
Please click on the following link for application instructions: https://boulderjourneyschool.
Teacher Education Program Coordinator
|Job Category||Internship, Teacher|
Early Childhood; Toddler Teacher & Preschool/Pre-K Teachers JCC Early Learning Center 50 Sutherland Rd Brighton, MA 02135
Are you a caring preschool educator who is ready for an exciting new opportunity in a warm, dynamic community? JCC Greater Boston, Brookline campus’s Early Learning Center is in a very pleasant facility with both indoor and outdoor play spaces. It is a midsized school with +/- 50 children (five classrooms). Preschool Teachers are drawn to work at the JCC Brookline for a variety of reasons: the teamwork, opportunities for professional development, the child-oriented approach, better pay and benefits (including a variety of discounts for children), easy access by public transportation (B, C and D lines), free on-site parking, planning/break time, and, in many classrooms, improved teacher/child ratios. This posting is for a full-time, salaried Teacher. There are upcoming opportunities in the Toddler and Pre-K classrooms with 9:30am-6pm & 8am-4pm positions available. The starting salary for these position are $43,570-51,000. The salary offered will ultimately be determined by the scope of the position, the candidate’s relevant experience, and internal equity.
JCC Greater Boston is deeply committed to valuing and celebrating the uniqueness of each constituent. We welcome staff and participants from diverse backgrounds. While being proudly Jewish, we strive in every way to provide an open and welcoming setting for all, irrespective of personal practices, beliefs or background. We are guided by JCC Greater Boston core values – Belonging, Joyfulness, Collaboration and Transformation - which resonate with many who do not identify as Jewish.
JCC Greater Boston is a leader in early childhood education and has 4 NAEYC accredited centers in the Greater Boston area based on developmentally appropriate practices. While united structurally and pedagogically, each school has a unique personality, shaped by the community needs and staff vision. Our children come from diverse backgrounds.
If you are committed to the field of Early Childhood Education, value collegial and collaborative work environments, then we encourage you to apply. JCC Early Learning Centers are places where preschool teachers are encouraged to bring their passion for children, creating wonderful memories while building character and providing valuable education. Our curriculum is characterized by understanding the unique needs of each child, co-creation with the children, building a vibrant classroom community and strong partnerships with the parents.
In addition to a rewarding career where you help shape children’s futures, the JCC Greater Boston provides competitive exempt compensation packages for full time salaried teachers. Benefits include:
- Competitive salary (This position will pay in the range of $43,570-47,500 as a starting salary. The salary offered will ultimately be determined by the scope of the position, the candidate’s relevant experience, and internal equity.)
- Health insurance
- Flexible spending account
- Group life insurance
- Long term disability
- 403(b) retirement plan
- Support of a child development specialist
- Discounted child care at Early Learning Centers
- Discounted camp tuition (50-100%)
- Generous paid time off
- A free membership to the JCC Greater Boston facility in Newton – offering virtual and in person programs including indoor swimming, many fitness classes and workout facilities as well as discounts to many JCCGB events, classes, outdoor pool and more
- Engaging professional development opportunities including 7 development days per year
- Create a safe and nurturing environment where children can play, learn and take risks
- Maintain full responsibility for smooth running of classroom environment
- In partnership with Early Learning Center Directors and peers, co-create a collaborative, dynamic, positive, and innovative classroom culture.
- Work in partnership with JCC leadership and other departments to support JCC Greater Boston organizational goals and model JCC values
- Partner and communicate with families with a shared desire to provide the best care and education for the children
- Design and implement curriculum
- Complete observation and document assessments regarding children’s progress
- Adhere to all EEC regulations as well as NAEYC guidelines
- EEC certification required
- A love of children and a strong desire to make a difference every day
- Strong organizational skills including teamwork, relationship building skills, the ability to multitask, the ability to manage situations effectively and diplomatically
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability and commitment to build strong relationships with families, co-workers, ELC leadership, and JCCGB colleagues
- Commitment to create and foster a dynamic environment where play and learning are a top priority
- Computer literate
- JCC Greater Boston requires that new employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 at time of hire. The JCC will consider requests for medical or religious exemption that do not pose undue hardship or a direct threat to health or safety
Purpose: To support the successful operation of SolBe Learning’s first center in Boston and assist ownership in the design of programs, policies, and procedures that will support its success.
This position works in partnership with the current Director. Together, the directors share the responsibilities outlined below.
• Guide enrolling families through the enrollment process; including paperwork, initial visits, and transition to care
• Engage and develop parents in partnership program with classroom educators
• Work alongside Marketing Director to create family programming
• Communicate with families, including responding effectively to conflicts and concerns • Supervise day-to-day operations of the program, including covering in the classrooms as needed • Ensure safe environment that is compliant with licensing and regulations
• Supervise staffing, including hiring and dismissal
• Engage in authentic leadership practices to create a positive work climate
• Manage HR functions including employee timesheets, preparation of payroll reports, educator scheduling, and employee reviews
• Facilitate communication and alignment with educators and program goals, including monthly meetings • Recruit, hire, and onboard educators who embody SolBe values and core dispositions • Oversee and support continual educator development
• Ensure integrity of the program’s approach is evident in classroom practices
• Review educator lesson plans, checking quality against the SolBe education standards • Observe and coach educators, ensuring that SolBe teaching practices and interaction guidelines are being met
• Purchase and ordering of school wide materials
• Perform additional duties as requested by the school Director
SolBe Core Dispositions
• Reports to school director
• Director EEC Certification
• Bilingual and biliterate in English and Spanish • Experience with Reggio-inspired program
Our Purpose: Creating space for life, work, and play.
Our Vision: Thriving humans living vibrantly in globally nourishing communities.
• Provide responsive and respectful care for children in designated groups, including supporting children emotionally, assisting with toileting or diaper-changing, dressing, feeding, and offering comfort.
• Collaborate with the classroom team to ensure supportive and challenging growth opportunities for children, including opportunities to socialize and make friends, develop skills of self-expression, and engage with activities and content of interest to the child and group. Work with SolBe Lead educator to create and implement a weekly curriculum to address these goals.
• Complete assessment of children's development through the use of observational tools, documentation and reflection. Communicate children’s development to families.
• Use Brightwheel (our classroom management app) to record children’s attendance, activities, details of their day, and assessment information.
• Engage in regular, respectful, and sensitive communication with parents, including daily updates via Brightwheel, conferences, center displays of children’s work and photographs.
• Light custodial duties, including sweeping, washing/sanitizing of table surfaces and equipment, laundry.
• Meet requirements for ongoing education, including 20 hours of training annually as required by DEEC, maintain update-to-date CPR and First Aid Training, and other professional development as required by SolBe.
• Perform additional duties as requested by the administrative team.
• To engage in our work as a professional, including continuous learning and growth in the ECE field. • To use and model respectful speech and sympathetic listening in all areas of group collaboration and conflict management with families, colleagues and children.
• To arrive on time for scheduled work, and in cases when that’s not possible provide notice of absences to ensure that proper coverage can be arranged.
Our Core Values:
Apprentice Educators are,
• Inventive—We are building something new: an early-learning ecosystem of continual improvement. We actively experiment with, and act positively to understand and improve any challenges we encounter. We take calculated risks, are unafraid of failing, and are committed to learning in all its forms. We believe in the combination of creativity and entrepreneurship. Magic happens at the intersection of seemingly disparate disciplines.
• Inclusive—We understand the importance of social fabric and relationships, and we ensure that those in our community have a voice and are recognized for their humanness. We value families as partners in a shared enterprise. Our approach to education embraces social and emotional learning, music, art, nutrition, mindfulness, and discovery in the physical world.
• Adaptable—We maintain an open mindset and cultivate a flexible
approach that is responsive to changing needs, evolving circumstances, and promising ideas. We see challenges as an opportunity for growth. We adapt programming to children’s and families’ needs: to meet people where they are. We encourage growth in individuals’ capacity to learn, unlearn and relearn.
• Accountable—We take responsibility for our choices and our outcomes. We hold our educators to high standards and expect the same from them in return. We believe in expressing our values through direct
• Work requires close visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e. light custodial duties, snack distribution, classroom set-up and safety, general supervision and wellbeing of participants) or to make general observations of facilities, participants or environment. • Ability to lift 35+ pounds.
• Ability to push a crib or stroller with approximately 80-100 pounds of weight.
• Must be able to climb, stoop, reach, stand, lift, feel, communicate appropriately, and be capable of repetitive motion for the entirety of shift. Able to physically respond quickly in an emergency. • Assist in classrooms, field trips, and outdoor explorations, as needed.
• Understand the risk of exposure to blood and bodily fluids and use universal precautions in such instances.
INFANT/TODDLER & PRESCHOOL LEAD TEACHER, HR Children's Center
- Job Description
- The Children's Centers philosophy is based on blending a variety of early childhood educational philosophies and approaches, including Montessori, Reggio Emilia, and Constructivist. Children at the Center are viewed as active participants in their own learning, making choices and seeking out experiences that further their development. Educators at the Center strive to create a safe, nurturing, and stimulating environment that supports children as they learn and grow at their own pace through play-based and child-centered experiences. Educators at the Center believe in viewing each child as an individual, and they understand the importance of getting to know each child and meeting them where they are developmentally. The Lead Teacher role has the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety and well-being of all the children in their classroom. In addition, the Lead Teachers role is to support the mission and philosophy of the Center, provide a nurturing, consistent, developmentally appropriate environment that meets the cognitive, emotional, social and physical needs of young children, develop and maintain family relationships, collaborate with co-teaching team, and take part in continuous professional development. The Lead Teacher must abide by all EEC licensing standards, and all policies and procedures set forth in the employee handbook.
- Required Skills
- Lead Teacher Certified by MA Department of Early Education and Care (EEC)
- Bachelor's degree or Associate's Degree in child development, early childhood education, or a related field
- Minimum 2 years of experience in an early childhood setting
- Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work cooperatively and communicate well with others
- Reliable and conscientious
- Computer skills (MS Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook, Kaymbu, COR Advantage)
- Willingness to increase knowledge in the field
- Certificate of CPR and first aid training (recommended)
- Organized, ability to multitask
- Ability to work independently
- Attentive to confidentiality of records and other information
- Job Location
- BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States
- Position Type
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