STIPEND OPPORTUNITY: Office Of English Language Learners Child Care Job Opportunity

Location
Boston, MA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 18, 2019
Ref
16942
Grade Level
Early Childhood
***This is a stipend position that is ONLY eligible to current BPS employees.

Reports to: Family Resources Specialist
Position Duration: School Year 2019-2020
Location: Bolling Building Central Office

Position overview:

Boston Public Schools Office of English Learners is seeking a few BPS paraprofessionals to work as childcare providers at the DELAC conferences for the school year of 2019-2020. Childcare Providers will oversee the safety, the activities of the children whose parents are attending the conference while also motivating them to use their mental capacities and exercise their imagination.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Design and follow a full schedule of activities and discover suitable lessons material
  • Balance your instruction between logical and social exercises
  • Provide basic care and activities
  • Use a wide range of instruction methods (stories, media, drawing, etc) to enhance the child's abilities
  • Observe children's interactions and promote the spirit of peace
  • Identify behavioral problems and determine the right course of action
  • Collaborate with other colleagues
  • Adhere with paraprofessional childcare standards and safety regulations as established by the Boston Public Schools

EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Proven experience as a classroom paraprofessional
  • Excellent knowledge of child development and up-to-date education methods
  • Methodical and creative
  • Patience, flexibility, and love for children
  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Certificate in first aid and CPR
  • Ability to work and stand for extended periods
  • May require bending, stooping.
QUALIFICATIONS - PREFERRED:
  • Ability to speak a second language
  • Prior experience working in urban education

Job Type: Stipend position

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