Employment

Please contact Fessenden Children’s Center Director, Valda Gabriel, with any questions regarding our open positions at childrenscenter@fessenden.org.

Visit fessenden.org/about/employment to learn about benefits and other careers at Fessenden.

OPENINGS

Substitute Teacher

Fessenden Children’s Center is looking for Substitute Teachers to join our team. Responsibilities will include implementing daily activities that assist the children with mastery of age-appropriate developmental milestones. A teacher must have great love and patience for children. Qualifications needed to teach them effectively include knowledge of best practices and developmental milestones as well as the ability to engage them and earn their love and trust.

Responsibilities

  • Help to implement a nurturing and creative program 
  • Employ a variety of educational techniques to facilitate achievement of age-appropriate developmental milestones
  • Supervise nap and snack times to ensure that children are safe at all times
  • Communicate with parents as needed
  • Collaborate with other educators; a team player
  • Maintain a clean and tidy classroom consistent with health and safety regulations as required by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC)

Skills

  • Excellent understanding of the principles of child development and educational methods
  • Familiarity with EEC safety and sanitation guidelines for classrooms
  • Excellent communication and instructional skills
  • Cool-tempered, friendly, reliable and flexible
  • A balance between a creative mind and a practical acumen

Applicants must be available to work between the hours of 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday. Applicants are also required to complete a CORI/SORI/DCF and fingerprinting background records check.

If you feel as though you are the person we are looking for, please complete an application through the link below:

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

Infant/Toddler Teacher

Fessenden Children’s Center is looking for a Part-Time Infant/Toddler Teacher to join our team. You will plan and implement daily activities that assist the children with mastery of age-appropriate developmental milestones. A teacher must have great love and patience for children. Qualifications needed to teach them effectively include knowledge of best practices and developmental milestones as well as the ability to engage them and earn their love and trust.

 

Responsibilities

  • The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Develop a nurturing and creative program suitable for toddlers
  • Employ a variety of educational techniques (sensory exploration, music, and stories) to facilitate the achievement of age-appropriate developmental milestones
  • Observe and document each child’s growth and development and report to parents
  • Organize nap and snack hours and supervise children to ensure they are safe at all times
  • Communicate with parents daily to build compassionate and trusting partnerships
  • Collaborate with other educators; a team player
  • Maintain a clean and tidy classroom consistent with health and safety regulations as required by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC)
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Schedule

Monday to Friday, Between the hours of 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with EEC safety and sanitation guidelines for classrooms
  • Certification in first aid, CPR, and AED
  • Valid EEC Infant / Toddler Teacher certification

 

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Excellent understanding of the principles of toddler child development and educational methods
  • Excellent communication and instructional skills
  • Proficient in speaking, reading, and writing in English 
  • Cool-tempered, friendly, reliable, and flexible
  • A balance between a creative mind and a practical acumen
  • Critical thinking skills and the ability to problem solve
  • Excellent accuracy, attention to detail, and customer service
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to establish and manage multiple priorities
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Successful criminal background checks including CORI/SORI/DCF and fingerprinting background records check

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. The requirements for performing the duties of this position include: 

  • Lifting 50lbs
  • Sitting on the floor
  • Pushing and maneuvering a stroller with up to four children
  • Cleaning and disposing of bodily waste and fluids

If you feel as though you are the person we are looking for, please complete an application through the link below:

INFANT/TODDLER TEACHER

To inquire about any of the above positions, please click the embedded links to fill out the online application.

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