About Little Sprouts: So much more than daycare, Little Sprouts is an award-winning early childhood education program because we select the best teachers around. As a growing organization, we are always looking to add talented, energetic, positive, honest, and fun people to our teaching team. We seek teachers who embrace positive energy to make extraordinary differences in the lives of children and families. As an organization that provides advancement opportunities and paid training, we offer careers - not just jobs - to Little Sprouts staff.
There are a number of open positions at our schools, including certified and assistant teaching jobs, in infant, toddler, preschool and pre-K classrooms.
Core Teaching Responsibilities
Provide high quality emotional and physical care to children to support their development of social-emotional and motor skills. Plan developmentally-appropriate daily lessons, consistent with our curriculum, to support cognitive and language development using singing, sign language, and sensory activities. Administer assessments and share feedback with parents. Develop detailed daily reports on each child (i.e., for infants and toddlers). Maintain Department of Early Education & Care (EEC) regulations at all times to ensure quality and compliance in a licensed childcare facility. Uphold the vision, professionalism and philosophies of Little Sprouts Early Education & Child Care.
For certified (i.e. non-assistant) teaching positions: you must be teacher certified by the State Department of Early Education and Care. (College degree preferred but not required.) For all teaching positions (certified and assistant): you must be able to stand on your feet for up to 90% of the day, lift up to 30 pounds, sit on the floor, crouch down, and perform all activities with the children including running, jumping, etc. You must also have reliable transportation to and from work. For all teaching positions (certified and assistant, unless otherwise stated): you must be able to work a full-time schedule (35+ hours) all year, plus paid overtime when required.
Competitive wages and comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, and pet insurance. Advanced curriculum support in the form of education coaches, mentor teachers, and music therapists at every school. Our team is here to support you learn and grow as an educator! Annual performance and tenure bonuses. Tuition reimbursement to support ongoing education and learning. Paid professional development and training. Paid time off on major holidays and snow days. Career advancement and coaching; most of our senior team began their careers with us as Little Sprouts teachers! Being a member of a fun-loving, family-oriented culture where we celebrate our work at our annual CHILD conference, in the weekly emails to all staff from the CEO, and through other special events organized at our schools.
Associated topics: associate kindergarten teacher, baby, daycare, early education, kindergarten, nursery education, pre kindergarten, preschool, preschool teacher, toddler
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