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Lead Toddler Teacher

Family Centers’ Early Care and Education program seeks a highly qualified, passionate, professional toddler educator to join our early childhood education team. 
Overview:
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. 
Our Philosophy
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.
Requirements:
Teachers are responsible for monitoring and assessing the educational and social development of each child, planning, and implementing lesson plans, providing effective and supportive classroom management, and other duties as assigned.
Requirements: 
  • Minimum Associates degree in Early Childhood Education (or relevant)
  • Experience working with children
  • Enthusiasm for learning and a passion for education
 
Preferred: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education (or relevant) 
  • At least 12 ECE credits 
  • Head Teacher Certificate
 
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. 
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).

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

Rewards:
Salary commensurate with experience. A suite of benefits including paid time off, medical, vision, dental, FSA/dependent care/HSA benefits, gym membership, and retirement savings plan. The opportunity to work for an employer consistently rated one of the Top Workplaces in Western Connecticut by Hearst Connecticut Media and 4-star rating by Charity Navigator 10 times. 
 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.