Assistant Teacher, Early Childhood Education

  • Boston, MA


: $87,545.00 - $58,980.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Education - Excluding Post Secondary

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The mission of United South End Settlements (USES) is to harness the power of our diverse community to disrupt the cycle of poverty for children and their families. USES believes families have the best chance of reaching their potential when they have long-term, holistic support. Our goal is to empower families in the South End and the surrounding areas to stabilize, achieve economic mobility, and become more resilient through access to resources and connections to a diverse social network. We have integrated our programs and implemented new initiatives to support the whole family, providing children and youth with early childhood education, club48 after-school programs, and Camp Hale, a summer camp on Squam Lake in New Hampshire. We also support parents and caregivers to identify and pursue goals important to their family through one-on-one coaching and provide job training, placement, and career development. We value diversity in every setting and are committed to building diverse social networks of individuals with various backgrounds, skill sets, and perspectives who share our vision for disrupting the cycle of poverty. To learn more, please visit our website Core ValuesCommunity: We believe in engaging the entire community as a catalyst in our model of service that helps children and their families build strong, trusting and mutually beneficial relationships.Diversity: We believe that we achieve the greatest positive impact on children and their families when we include people from various backgrounds, skill sets, and perspectives in disrupting the cycle of poverty.Opportunity: We believe that all people have potential and deserve access to top quality educational and economic opportunities.USES Organizational Norms and BehaviorsCollaboration: Finding ways to Work Together with each other and across our departments and positionsPositivity: Having a \"Can Do\" Attitude even when things are tough or stressfulTransparency: Having Open Communication by sharing successes, challenges and ideas with each otherExcellence: Doing the Best We Can all the time with everything we doWhat you will do: Reporting to the Director of Early Childhood Education and Out of School Time, the Early Childhood Education Teacher Assistant will work in various classrooms as needed with children ranging from three months - six years of age. Work closely with classroom teachers in implementing curriculum with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) Incorporate creative play and sustain a care giving environment with fellow teachers Engage with and build rapport with children's families Become well versed in other support services offered throughout agency for families Track, record, and report on children progress and behavior Support and follow nutritional guidelines Complete other duties as assigned What are we looking for: Have a deep commitment to USES's mission and core values Experience and/or knowledge of Department of Early Education Care strongly preferred Must be able to maintain a daily routine for children in compliance with the ECE hygiene and care standards Excellent communication skills, attention to details, energetic and fun Bachelor's, CDA or Associates Degree in ECE or a related field is preferred Must be able to climb, stoop, reach, stand, lift, feel, talk, hear, and be capable of repetitive motion Position requires exerting up to 30 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly Work requires close visual acuity What you will love: Developing your skills alongside an experienced ECE Director who supports teachers and staff while being surrounded by leadership team and an administrative team to help with anything you need An opportunity to draw on your own experiences, as well as learn and teach new skills, that will enhance your professional development An opportunity to work with children and be a crucial factor in supporting their developmental phase Autonomy to implement new strategies and ideas in collaboration with the ECE Director and cross functional team members Quarterly Professional Development A positive organizational culture with focus on collaboration, transparency, excellence and growth Competitive salary and benefit offeringsUnited South End Settlements has Competitively Generous Benefits:3 Weeks' Vacation to Start12 Holidays plus day after Thanksgiving, 1 Floating Holiday3 Personal Days12 Sick Days4 Professional Development DaysHealth PlanHealth Reimbursement Account - 100% Employer PaidDental PlanVision PlanFlexible Spending Accounts403(b) Retirement Savings PlanGroup Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment/Short Term Disability - 100% Employer PaidEmployee Assistance Program The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal function of the job identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.
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