Infant Teacher ($1,000 Sign-on Bonus)

LMACCC - Boston, MA

Full-time$16 - $19 an hour
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$1,000 Sign-on Bonus*

The Longwood Medical Area Childcare Center (LMACCC), located in the Longwood area of Boston, is looking for a full-time Infant Room Teacher to work a Monday through Friday schedule from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Essential Functions

  • Provide a safe and quality environment that appropriately meets the social, emotional, physical and cognitive needs of young children
  • Assist the Infant/Toddler Program Coordinator, when appropriate, in the supervision and the general maintenance of all aspects of the classroom program
  • Be involved with planning and implementing daily activities and curriculum to help promote positive social, emotional, physical and cognitive development
  • Foster positive relationships, interactions and communication between staff and parents, parents and children, and children and their peers
  • Serve as a cooperative and supportive member of a team, both in the classroom and in the Center

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

  • High School Diploma/GED. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Infant/Toddler EEC certification.
  • Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices. Previous professional teaching experience preferred.
  • Outstanding customer service skills, and the ability to multi-task and manage multiple situations effectively.
  • Strong organizational skills and team player skills. Demonstrated flexibility, adaptability, and openness to new ideas and/or approaches.
  • Excellent communications skills with the ability to speak, read, and write English.
  • Ability to physically lift a minimum of 35 pounds, participate in physical activity including walks with children, maintain full sight and sound supervision of children at all times to ensure their safety and work both indoors and outdoors.

Compensation and Benefits
Pay rate is up to $18.80 per hour (with Bachelor’s degree; working a 10-6 schedule). Hourly rate commensurate with experience. The LMACCC offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurances, a subsidized MBTA pass or free off-site parking, 3 weeks of vacation, 11 paid holidays, paid sick time, individual 403(b) retirement plan, flexible spending accounts, and education assistance and tuition reimbursement programs. *New employees that are sign-on bonus eligible are paid after 3 months of active employment if they are in good performance standing at the time of payment.

About the LMACCC
LMACCC was established in 1982 to meet the employees’ needs of Longwood Medical and Academic Area institutions. The Center provides full-time and part-time care for 96 children from 2 months to 5 years in a caring and nurturing environment that supports each child's social, emotional, physical and cognitive development. Respect for children, families, and diverse cultures are an integral part of the curriculum, which is designed to promote each child's emerging self-confidence and self-esteem. For more information about the LMACCC, visit http://www.lmaccc.org. The LMACCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.30 to $18.80 /hour

Experience:

  • teaching: 1 year (Preferred)