Pre School Teaching Staff
Family Centers’ Early Care and Education program seeks passionate and professional individuals to join our early childhood education team. Flexible part-time morning and afternoon hours are available! This position is perfect for anyone pursuing an education major, or other relevant course of study that includes working with children and families. Join our dedicated team of professionals if you are looking for a memorable and meaningful experience!
Our programs provide full-day/full-year care and offer the highest quality education and development opportunities for young children ages six weeks to five years at four sites in Greenwich, CT. Each school is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) which is widely recognized as a distinction of the highest quality early care and education programs.
We accept each young child as a unique and valuable individual and group member, honoring and respecting family language and cultures. Our curriculum, goals and objectives guide our staff's ongoing assessment of children's progress, while facilitating each child's individual growth and language acquisition and cognitive, social-emotional, physical, and creative domains.
Part-Time and Substitute Teachers are responsible for monitoring each child, implementing lesson plans, providing effective and supportive classroom supervision, and other duties as assigned.
- Experience working with children
- Enthusiasm for learning and a passion for education
- Associates degree in Early Childhood Education (or relevant)
- At least 12 ECE credits
About Family Centers:
Family Centers is a private, nonprofit organization offering education, health and human services to children, adults, and families in Fairfield County. More than 200 professionals and 1,200 trained volunteers collaborate to provide our communities with a wide range of responsive and innovative services. Through our three Centers of Excellence, more than 21,000 children, adults, families, and communities receive the care, encouragement and resources needed to realize their potential. Family Centers is consistently rated one of the Top Workplaces in Western Connecticut by Hearst Connecticut Media and 4-star rating by Charity Navigator 10 times.
Family Centers is a United Way, Community Fund of Darien and New Canaan Community Foundation partner agency, and is a member of the Connecticut Council of Family Service Agencies and the Alliance for Children and Families. The agency is also accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), The Joint Commission, licensed by the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health, and is a Department of Children and Families-licensed child psychology center.
Special Note: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our community and beyond, it is Family Centers’ commitment to the safety of employees, contractors, volunteers, patients, clients, and student interns, by requiring proof of vaccinations for COVID-19 (or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file).
For more information, please visit http://www.familycenters.org or our LinkedIn page
Family Centers is an EOE and offers a competitive salary, training, and generous benefits package to eligible staff.