The Early Education and Early Learning Centers provide an innovative, high quality, full day early education program designed to meet the needs of the young children and their parents in the Boston Public Schools. School staff will work and plan together to create an educational environment in which quality and continuity are key. On-going staff development for all members of the Centers will be an integral part of the program to support and reinforce the curricula and the philosophy.
1. Collaborates with classroom teacher to implement enrichment activities which reinforce the daily instruction of developmentally appropriate early childhood experiences.
2. Implements agreed upon activities, as evidenced in daily lesson plans, using a variety of materials for children ages 3 to 7 which integrate the curriculum areas.
3. Provides opportunities for children to develop self-help skills including zippering, buttoning, tying shoes, using eating utensils, hand washing and using the bathroom.
4. Adheres to school-wide discipline and reporting procedures.
5. Maintains a classroom climate conducive to learning.
6. Works under the direction of the teacher/specialist to support the school's academic program.
7. Fosters open communications with parents and staff.
8. Provides supervision of the following routines: snack, rest, and outdoor/indoor play.
9. Promotes personal hygiene (including changing children when necessary).
10. Supervises bus boarding to ensure children are on the correct bus and belted safely in their seats.
11. Participates in ten (10) hours of paid professional development beyond the workday.
12. Performs other related duties as requested by the Principal.
1. High School Diploma or GED
2. Forty-eight (48) Credit Hours of College Coursework or an Associates Degree, or a passing score on one of the two following Formalized Standardized Assessments: ParaPro Assessment (http://www.ets.org/parapro/ ) or WorkKeys Certificate of Proficiency for Teacher Assistants (http://www.act.org/workkeys/profcert/index.html ).
3. Minimum of two years experience working with young children
Current authorization to work in the United States - Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employment
1. Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education
2. Minimum of two years experience working with young children or a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education
BTU, Contractual hourly rate
Please refer to the Salary Information section on the Career Site for more information on compensation. Salaries are listed by Union and Grade/Step.
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