Boston's Bridge to Excellence, Inc. provides enrichment programming that empowers youth from distressed areas to become leaders of change in their communities, as they become proficient academically, while building 21st century skills to reach their full potential in a global society. Understanding the need to get a “head start”, Boston’s Bridge to Excellence maintains creative, and academically rigorous preschool programming serving children ages 4 to 13-years-old. Located in several Boston Public Schools and Charter Schools our rigorous program arises from the need to help children gain the skills they need early in their growth and development so they may become proficient by third grade, and on a trajectory to living successful lives. We value young children as capable, and resourceful, and families as engaged partners.
JOB EXPECTATIONS BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL TEACHER
Keep safety of children as a first priority. Provide students with academic support. Use positive methods of child guidance and redirection. Supervise children to ensure safety and appropriate behavior and manage transitions smoothly. Work to meet daily duties/needs of the program, including ensuring that materials are ready for use and put away at the end of the day. Implement academically rigorous curriculum, and differentiate as needed. Greet all parents in a friendly and welcoming manner. As appropriate, participate in events and, or celebrations. Attend all staff meetings, and training sessions. Teach engaging project-based lessons to 13 students five times per week, and conduct written student observations. Abide by established EEC/BBTE school age policies, procedures, regulations, and guidelines. Co-teaching a weekly elective class, and perform other duties as required by supervisor.
Completion or in process of attaining a Bachelors from a community college or university in Early Education and Care, or related field is preferred. Minimum of six months experience working with school-aged children (with Bachelor’s) or minimum of one year experience working with school-age children (without Bachelor’s.) Knowledge and experience with the Department of Early Education and Care regulations and QRIS Standards. The ability to develop positive, effective working relationships with, staff, children & families, volunteers, school administrators, members, community leaders and other agencies are critical to this position.
Boston’s Bridge to Excellence is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
The above description reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal function of the job identified, and shall not be considered a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job. Boston’s Bridge to Excellence is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, Web results, toileting, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.
T-Accessible, Close to Train stations and MBTA buses. CPR/First Aid Certification 2019-2020 Required.
Teacher, Group Leader, After School, Schools, Children