Lead Teacher for The Early Learning Center

  • Deerfield Academy
  • Deerfield, CT, USA
  • Oct 25, 2020
Full time   Education: Jobs K - 12

Job Description

Lead Teacher for The Early Learning Center

The Early Learning Center at Deerfield Academy is seeking a Lead Preschool Teacher. The Center consists of two classrooms, one of preschool aged children and the other of toddlers, 15 months+. This is a Group II position, working 40 hours/week during the academic year and 4 -8 weeks during the summer.

Responsibilities will include developing and implementing age appropriate curriculum for preschoolers, preparing lessons and materials for classroom, ensuring the health and well-being of children in care, monitoring children’s progress and behavior, attending early childhood conferences or classes, first aid training and CPR certification training, supervising volunteers or student interns, and other duties as requested.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Qualifications should include an Associate’s Degree in a related field, EEC Lead Teacher certification required, 3-5 years’ experience teaching in the field of early childhood with preschoolers, knowledge of early childhood development, excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to establish rapport with parents, colleagues and children, the ability to work effectively within a teaching team and the ability to lift 30+ lbs.  Successful candidates will be energetic, patient, and love being with children.

All Lead Teachers are subject to criminal background checks as well as fingerprinting for EEC and MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).

Application Details

Deerfield Academy does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, age, disability, status as a veteran or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard, or any other classification protected under state or federal law.

Equal Opportunity Employment Policy

Deerfield Academy is a private, coeducational boarding school located in western Massachusetts with 650 students and 130 faculty. The Academy was founded in 1797 and has no religious affiliation.

Deerfield Academy is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity Employment and nondiscrimination against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, age, disability, status as a veteran or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard, or any other classification protected under state or federal law.

 

When inquiring or applying for positions at the Deerfield Academy, please also reference AcademicCareers.com