Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. - Boston, MA

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February 15, 2013


Head Start and Children's Services - Citywide

Assist Teachers with the care and education of preschool children at the local Head Start center. Provide the children with a nurturing, safe and healthy environment and individualized learning experiences to help them develop socially, intellectually, physically and emotionally in achieving social competency. Develop activities and strategies to involve parents in the educational aspects of the program to increase their understanding of child development and enhance their role as the principal influence in their child's education and development. Record classroom activities and engage in ongoing staff development trainings. Provide classroom coverage as needed. Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum of a high school diploma/GED, with nine months of relevant experience working with preschool children required. Must have an active preschool Child Development Associate credential or be enrolled in a CDA credential program that will be completed in two years. Must be EEC Preschool Teacher qualified. Good interpersonal skills required. Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a teaching team, with program staff and with parents required. Must be able to maintain confidentiality and work in a professional manner. Bilingual in a language spoken by families served by ABCD preferred. Must be able to engage in physical activities while attending to the needs of the center’s preschool children and/or moving classroom equipment. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Please note: there are forty-three (43) week school year positions and fifty-two (52) week positions available.

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