Children of America
  • 18-Oct-2017 to 17-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • Braintree
  • Braintree, MA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Company

For more than 18 years Children of America has been the trusted daycare leader among families. We believe that every child is unique and deserves the very best in education. Our programming is play-based and nurtures a child's natural desire to learn. We innovate, we teach and we connect, making our learning environments exciting and purposeful. Want to do something that matters? Join the COA team today!

 

Job Description

COA teachers are confident in the classroom and knowledgeable about early childhood education. They find creative ways to help children learn and grow and bring patience and understanding to the classroom every day. They are committed to making their center successful and know that meaningful relationships with children, families, and their team are important to success. They are fully engaged, passionate about their work, and take initiative to create the best COA childcare experience possible.

 

The Preschool Teachers responsibilities include:

  • Know and follow the licensing regulations.
  • Create learning spaces that support and enhance curriculum activities.                  
  • Implement COA's curriculum in a way that is consistent with the unique needs of each child. 
  • Use developmentally appropriate teaching methods. 
  • Come to work on time and ready to give 100% every.
  • Work encouragingly with your team to achieve the center's goals.                      
  • Welcome and engage prospective families who come for a tour. Speak to the features and benefits of our programs. Answer parent questions.
  • Continue to deepen your knowledge of COA's curriculum and implement it in the classroom.                     
  • Incorporate early childhood educational best practices learned through formal education, job training, and experience.
  • Learn to use the technology and systems needed for your job, and be willing to learn new programs, applications, systems, or devices as things change.                      
  • Anticipate what the classroom, center, or your co-workers may need and follow through without prompting.

 

Qualifications:

  • Must meet MA state requirements.
  • Bachelor's degree or associate degree from accredited college or university. 
  • EEC certification stating Lead teacher in infant/Toddler and/or Preschool/Pre-K
  • Two-year's experience working with children birth thru second grade in a group setting. 
  • Strong customer service, organization, and listening skills. Above average on verbal and written skills.
  • Possess skills, attributes and characteristics conducive to and suitable for dealing with customers, vendors, team members, and clients.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications including Excel.
  • Have or willing to obtain SIDS/Shaken Baby, CPR, and First Aid certification.
  • Background check required.

 

*Salary dependent on experience and level of education.

 

We offer a strong & competitive benefit package that includes the following: 

  • Comprehensive healthcare including Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Employee Childcare Discount Program

  • Life, Accident, & Disability Insurance Plan coverage
  • A 401(k) plan

  • Paid vacation, sick time and company Paid Holidays
  • Employee Referral Program and bonus compensation
  • Exclusive discounts at Avis Rent a Car
  •  "Alpha Perks": discounts with retailers, entertainment, hotels, pet insurance, identity theft & prepaid legal services and savings on home and auto insurance.

 

 Children of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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