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Are you looking to start fresh and are a passionate leader eager to helping young children learn, explore & develop and collaborate with colleagues? Begin your new career by joining a team of motivated and committed educators who want to play a pivotal role in nurturing children and preparing them in becoming lifelong learners. If you are compassionate & collaborative and are looking... at forming lasting relations with children, colleagues, families and the community, The Goddard School in Milton, MA could be the right fit for you.

Our School:

The Goddard School in Milton is a brand-new state of the art premier early childhood center that offers the best preparation for social. Physical and academic success for children from 6 weeks to 6 years. Our regarded and renowned curriculum and philosophy is inspired by Piaget and Erikson and focuses on play-based learning. We want to attract and retain the educators by providing them a supportive & collaborative culture, environment, and tools they need to be successful in their respective roles.

Role Summary:

The Assistant Director at The Goddard School - Milton will have the exciting opportunity to work with the leadership team and educators to create a positive and engaging learning environment. This individual will be responsible for supporting the admin team, leading & grooming educators and collaborating with parents and other team members to ensure children's developmental needs are met. This is a full-time, individual contributor role located in Milton, Massachusetts with a competitive salary and benefits.

• Oversee and support teachers in the program in developing and implementing core and enrichment curriculum
• Support and/or create class and enrichment schedules and maintain appropriate staffing levels per school & state policies
• Support/lead teacher observations, training, coaching and orientation
• Support and/or lead state and Goddard admin requirements including children and faculty files, medication & allergy binders, etc.
• Establishing positive and productive relationships with families
• Understanding and implementing Goddard’s Health & Safety procedures
• Oversee and support classroom functions and operations including daily reports, pictures, Portfolios, etc.
• Communicate appropriately and professionally with both parents and fellow staff members
• Collaborate with other team members to plan and participate in school events and activities
• Follow all health and safety guidelines set by the school and state regulations
• Participate in recommended training programs, conferences and other aspects of professional development
• Other tasks and projects as assigned

• A 2 or 4 year degree in Early Childhood Education or related field (will consider current enrollment in pursuit of a degree)
• Previous admin/leadership experience in a childcare or educational setting
• EEC Certification preferred (prefer DI or higher; Lead Teacher with experience acceptable)
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills with children and adults
• Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively
• Availability to work between the hours of 7:00am - 6:00pm

• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
• 401K Retirement Plan
• Education Reimbursement
• Professional & Career Advancement and Coaching
• Referral and Performance Bonus
• Tuition and Other Discounts

General Qualifications:

Meet state qualifications and those set forth in the national hiring standards including-
• Ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid
• Ability to see and read newsprint, with or without corrective lenses
• Ability to speak and be understood under normal circumstances
• Ability to lift and carry children and other items weighing up to 50 pounds
• Ability to use arms, hands, legs, and feet, with or without corrective devices; this includes the ability to evacuate the building during emergencies
• Ability to handle crisis situations, especially where children are involved
• Ability to respond immediately to emergency situations

EEOC Statement:
The Goddard School - Milton is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law
Milton MA United States


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