Full Time Certified Infant Teachers
Join our newly expanding Brighton team!
Think about what you expect from an early childhood employer … now think Bigger. At Little Sprouts, We’re Onto Something Big… and we want the Biggest Talent to Join Our Team!
When we first opened Little Sprouts in 1982, we knew we were onto something big. We recognized the importance of giving children an early start in education – and the amazing impact it can have on their lifelong development. Today, we continue to be an innovator in early childhood education, nationally recognized by the US Department of Education, receiving the “Preschool Centers of Excellence” award nine years in a row. We are a group of humanitarians, we trust in the power of literacy to change the world; social, emotional, intellectual and physical literacy for children, youth, teachers and families. We believe in the commonality of humanity. We embrace that unity is best achieved by celebrating diversity. Little Sprouts has 11 schools in Massachusetts supporting families that reflect 32 cultures speaking 23 languages from all walks of social, economic, religious and ethnic backgrounds.
Little Sprouts is looking for experienced, fun loving educators that are big on making joy and laughter part of the lesson plan.
Educational Requirements :
Must be Teacher certified by the Department of Early Education and Care
Applicant should either have an Associates Degree or a degree in a related field.
Be able to stand on your feet for up to 90% of the day
Capable of lifting up to 30 pounds
Sit on the floor and scrunch down to meet any child’s needs
Perform all activities with the children, including running, jumping etc.
Summary of Position:
Plan daily lessons a week in advance that bring to life Little Sprouts’ curriculum and
are individualized for every student in your classroom
Adhere to all EEC regulations
Demonstrate NAEYC standards within the classroom and school
Display excellent verbal and written communication skills
Encourage problem solving and practice positive behavior guidance
Promote empathy in children through warm hugs, smiles, and appropriate touches
Modulate tone of voice and manner at all times and take steps to avoid inappropriate behavior Support awareness of “fair” and “unfair”
Make the anti-bias and anti-favoritism perspectives evident throughout the classroom
Complete all paperwork in a timely fashion
Establish strong parent and family relationships
Must be able to multi-task
Candidate must be flexible and be able to respond to change as needed
Exhibit excellent organizational skills
Uphold the vision and philosophy of Little Sprouts
Hours will vary between the times of 6am - 6 pm
In addition to competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package, we also offer:
· Performance Bonuses, tenure bonuses
· Tuition reimbursement and educational stipends
· Advanced curriculum support, including literacy coaches, mentors and Music TheraPLAY and Movement classes for every school
· Career advancement through our Leadership Academy
Paid Professional Development
**** Sign On Bonus for this Postion through April 2012****
Candidates need to be EEC Certified, and be able to work a full-time schedule. If you are interested in joining our team, please apply online at www.littlesprouts.com (preferred method), or forward your resume to us via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .