Lead Preschool Teacher

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Child Care of the Berkshires, Inc.
PO Box 172
210 State Street
NORTH ADAMS, MA 01247

Phone:413-663-6593
Website: ccberkshire.org

Company Description:
Child Care of the Berkshires is a large not-for profit, early care and family support agency, operating a variety of programs throughout Berkshire County, including child care centers, a network of family child care homes, home visiting programs, parent child playgroups, parent education and skill building programs.

Its mission is to promote and strengthen families through the provision of high quality child care services to families whose parents are working or in training or, for any number of reasons, cannot adequately care for the children as well as other types of social and educational services which directly affect families and their well being.

Child Care of the Berkshires employs approximately 75 staff persons and its operating budget is approximately $5 million dollars. Child Care of the Berkshires is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer, with a longstanding commitment to increasing the diversity of the employee community.

Additional Business Name: Norman Rockwell Early Childhood Center

Lead Preschool Teacher
$15.00 - $17.00 Per Hour
Pittsfield
Full Time
Child Care
Bachelor's Degree
Preferred
Up to One Year
Required
EEC Certification
RESPONSIBILITIES:

To plan and implement an educationally sound preschool program which includes nurturing, and meeting the needs of individual children with differing levels of development and emotional needs. The Lead teacher will be responsible for implementing all EEC regulations and assuring the safety and well being of the children at all times. He/she will be responsible for orienting and providing direct supervision to assistants, aides, volunteers and students regarding classroom safety, procedures and responsibilities. Additional responsibilities will include submitting a weekly literacy based lesson plan to the Director, completing progress reports in a timely fashion as outlined by EEC, maintaining materials, equipment and classroom, and carrying out the philosophy
and policies of CCB.

SALARY RANGE:

$15.00 - $17.00 per hour with health, dental, sick, vacation, personal and holiday time,
paid break and 403(b) retirement accounts

CONTACT:

Child Care of the Berkshires
P. O. Box 172
North Adams, MA 01247
Or email hlabonte@ccberkshire.org
QUALIFICATIONS:

B.A. in Early Childhood preferred.
Must meet EEC Lead Teacher qualifications.
Minimally 9 months of experience and child development class.
Must demonstrate dependability, maturity and flexibility.
Must be in good health, free of contagious disease, and have up-to-date immunizations.
Must demonstrate nurturing skills with children, cooperativeness with adults and commitment to
professional development.
Understands and implements developmentally appropriate practices for preschools.