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

Boston, MA, US
Oct 18, 2019
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.

  • 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

  • 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.
  • Ability to speak a second language
  • Prior experience working in urban education

Job Type: Stipend position

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