Teacher - After School Program

Wellesley Hills

The Wellesley Community Children's Center (WCCC) After School Program seeks qualified teachers to join its team for the 2021-22 school year! Founded in 1971, WCCC's After School Program operates six sites within the Wellesley Public Schools and has traditionally enrolled more than 300 children each year. With our emergent curriculum model, we create innovative, dynamic, safe and nurturing site communities where children thrive. Requirements: Candidates must have experience working with children aged 5 to 11, experience in a large group setting desired. Bachelor's degree or degree in progress with relevant experience preferred. Teachers must be physically able to perform the role of a teacher to young, active children. Employment offers are contingent on successful passing of a MA Background Records Check (CORI, SORI, DCF, and Fingerprinting). WCCC requires all staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as well as MMR. Duties: Our ideal candidate is ambitious, creative, caring, and passionate, with professional experience working with elementary school-aged children. Responsibilities include ensuring the safety and well-being of children in the program, providing general program supervision, creating and implementing activities, and guiding and supporting children in their development of interpersonal skills. Desire to work in a fast-paced environment as part of a team is a must. We are especially interested in hiring teachers who possess special skills in the following areas that they can bring to our programs: art, music, theatre, sports, STEM, robotics, dance, or other enrichment specialties. Schedule: Part-time positions available, we are interviewing candidates available for any or all of the below hours: Monday: 2-6pm Tuesday: 2-6pm Wednesday: 11am-6pm (10am-6pm first Wednesday of each month) Thursday: 2-6pm Friday: 2-6pm These hours include one hour of paid planning time daily. We also have full-time 'combination teacher' positions for those who are interested in working in our Early Childhood Program. Department of Early Education & Care (EEC) infant/toddler and/or preschool certification a plus. We are open every day the public schools are open and operate full day programs on Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, February break, Good Friday, and April break (hours are subject to change on these days). There are occasional out of work events where your attendance will be encouraged, such as our Haunted House, FUN RUN, and Family Night

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