Part Time Pre School Teacher
Family Centers’ Early Care and Education program seeks highly qualified, passionate, professional educators to join our early childhood education team. We are seeking Part-Time Teachers to work in our infant & toddler center and preschools. Flexible morning and afternoon shifts available with after-school opportunities for eligible high school or college students!
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 in early care and education programs.
We accept each 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.
Family Centers' Early Care and Education program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Accreditation by NAEYC is widely recognized as a distinction of the highest quality early care and education programs. Only eight percent of the nation's preschools earn NAEYC's stamp of approval. Family Centers' Early Care and Education program is one of two full day-full year program in Greenwich that maintains NAEYC accreditation.
- High school diploma
- Earned or working towards an Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education (or similar)
- Candidates with a Child Development Associate certification (CDA) will be considered
- Have experience working with young children
- Have enthusiasm for learning and a passion for early education
- Ability to lift and move 25 pounds on a regular basis and up to 50 pounds occasionally
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.
Salary commensurate with experience. A suite of benefits including generous paid time off, medical, dental, vision, tax-free spending accounts, disability, life and AD&D insurance. Additional benefits include an employee assistance plan, pet insurance, critical accident and illness, wellness services, tuition reimbursement, and retirement savings. The opportunity to work for an employer consistently rated one of the Top Workplaces in Western Connecticut by Hearst Connecticut Media and a perfect 100 Encompass rating by Charity Navigator 10.
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.