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Afternoon Care Teacher

Description
The Early Learning Center at Fay School (ELC) seeks a dynamic and flexible early childhood educator to engage children ages 2 years 9 months through 5 years in developmentally appropriate activities in this high-quality program. The Afternoon Care Teacher works closely with Lead Teachers, Assistant Teachers, Teacher’s Aides, and the Associate Director of the Early Learning Center to provide and maintain a nurturing, consistent environment that meets the children’s cognitive, emotional, social, and physical needs.
 
Qualifications
Strong candidates should have experience working with young children, and early childhood classroom experience is preferable. Candidates should have strong verbal communication skills and enjoy working in a shared and cooperative environment. Having completed coursework from an accredited higher education program in child development, psychology and/or early childhood education is ideal. The ELC seeks candidates who will reflect and enhance the racial, ethnic, cultural, and gender diversity of the Fay School community.
 


Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the mission, philosophy, and core values of the ELC
  • Assisting in the planning and implementation of educational activities and experiences under the guidance of the Lead Teacher and Assistant Teacher
  • Maintaining strong partnerships with families
  • Preparing and maintaining a classroom environment that supports inquiry and discovery
  • Assuring a safe and secure classroom environment
  • Engaging in ongoing professional development through attendance at conferences and participation in early childhood courses
 
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume via email with the subject line “ELC Afternoon Care Teacher” to fayjobs@fayschool.org.
 
 
Fay School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic background, age, disability, or military service in its hiring, employment or other programs and activities.