For 25 years, Horizons for Homeless Children has championed the needs of homeless children in Massachusetts and their families. Our mission is improving the lives of these children and helping their families succeed by providing high-quality early education, opportunities for play, and comprehensive family support services. To support our mission, we also advocate on behalf of young children, train educators and human services providers, and research the impact of early education on homeless children. Our vision is that every homeless child will have the opportunity to learn, play, and thrive. Today, we provide services to more than 2,500 homeless children each week in Massachusetts, and we are recognized as a national leader in the education of homeless children.
We are seeking enthusiastic Teachers for children ages 0-6 in our NAECY-accredited Child Care Centers, located in Dorchester, Roxbury, and Jamaica Plain. We have openings for all age groups - Preschool, Toddler, Infant, and Floating!
As a Teacher with Horizons, you will be an integral part of our shared mission of helping children. As you work with our children on the \"front lines\" every day, you will:
Collaborate with a talented, dedicated team of early childhood professionals like yourself. Teach with high teacher to student ratios in each classroom, ensuring that our children get the individualized attention that they need. Develop your professional career through mentorship from your Directors and teamwork with your peers, in addition to ongoing trainings in current topics in your field, and financial support for your own continuing education. Nurture and inspire children who need it most, knowing that you are impacting the lives of children and families each and every day that you go to work at Horizons.
BA Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field highly preferred; Associates or CDA with high-quality teaching experience will be considered MA EEC Teacher Certification required Professional, sensitive, and enthusiastic team player, committed to working with homeless families Flexible and willing to work all three shifts 8am to 4pm, 9am to 5pm or 10am to 6pm Experienced with homeless or at-risk populations preferred Additional language skills, especially Spanish fluency, preferred Able to lift up to 50 lbs
At Horizons, we support our employees in their lives both at work and at home, providing excellent benefits including generous time off, health and dental insurance plans, retirement savings options, and more. Our salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience.
Horizons for Homeless Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity in our workforce. Associated topics: assistant preschool teacher, associate kindergarten teacher, baby, daycare, daycare teachers, early, early education, preschool, preschool assistant teacher, toddler
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