Members to NAGC can receive three publications -- Parenting for Gifted Children, Teaching for High Potential, and the academic journal, Gifted Child Quarterly. All are available through the mail and online.
Teacher - Children's School- (One or more positions) (Part-Time) - Quinsigamond Community College
Quinsigamond Community College
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 152996
Location: Worcester, MA Category: Other Posted On: Sun Sep 11 2022 Job Description:
This is a part time union position , working directly with children in the classroom from Monday through Friday. Hours are determined by the need of the Children's School (open 7:00-5:15) and availability of the staff and the salary is $30.03 per hour.. The Teacher is responsible for the education, care and safety of children.
Supervision Received Reports to Director of the Children's School. . Supervision Exercised The part time Teacher participates in the educational experience of the student teachers in the Early Childhood Education Program.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintain the Children's School Program with the lead teacher according to standards, philosophy and environment as embraced by the Early Childhood Education Department, and plan with the faculty and staff of the Children's School for the implementation of major changes in the curriculum and/or new developments in the Program.
Serving as a model preschool teacher, that reflects the ECE Department's "Conceptual Framework", to students of the Early Childhood Educational Programs and other QCC departments.
Provide high quality education and care for children as scheduled
Provide for the safety and well being of children in the Child Care Program.
Providing a safe environment for all in the Children's School
Extend hours of teaching as requested and under unusual circumstances to maintain state ratios
Discuss with the lead teacher any special individual concerns of parents and/or children as they arise.
Maintain on-going written or computerized reports and records as required by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) regulations, the National Association for the Education of Young Children, and other regulatory agencies regarding each child's progress and welfare.
Attend the Quinsigamond Children's School Parent's Nights and other center or college related events as scheduled.
Notify the designated teacher or update the supply list for consumable and non consumable needs.
Meet regularly with Child Care staff and with the Children's School faculty/staff to discuss routine functioning and specific issues pertaining to the delivery of the Children's School Program.
Maintain a clean, safe environment for children in all areas of the Children's School including but not limited to documentation boards, displays, cleaning tasks, changing the environment etc.
Report any inadequacies of potentially harmful situations of facility or equipment to the full time Teacher, Lead Teacher, Director or designee.
Participate in local and regional Early Care and Education conferences, workshops or seminars.
Acquire and maintain required training including hours required by EEC, CPR and first aid training.
Assume the Teacher responsibilities in his/her absence.
Actively support the teaching and learning process; practicing honesty and integrity in and out of the classroom; strive to create and support a student-centered environment while fostering academic innovation and excellence.
Work actively with other areas of the college to ensure a spirit of college wide collaboration, collegiality, civility, and teamwork. Respect the function of dissent in an academic institution while advancing a collegial atmosphere of campus collaboration.
Embrace the ideals of diversity and inclusiveness and support the equal rights of all people by advancing the understanding and appreciation of differences including age, race, gender, ability, religious convictions, socio-economic status, ethnic heritage, or sexual orientation.
Provide flexible, responsive and high quality service to all, be they students, community, or staff, and continuously assessing processes and procedures and revising accordingly.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications 1. Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education *. 2. One year of preschool classroom teaching. 3. Meets the QCC Technical Performance Standards (see current catalog) * Must enroll in and complete a Bachelor's degree program in Early Childhood Education (or related field if approved by the Dean of the School of Humanities and Education). Bachelor's program must be completed within five (5) years of employment date in this position with the College.
Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education.
Three years of preschool classroom teaching experience.
Lead teacher certified.
Experience with supervising or mentoring early childhood student teachers.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Diversity, inclusion, and equity are core values at Quinsigamond Community College. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive, respectful, and equitable environment for all students, staff, and faculty. Every member on our college campus enriches our diversity. We support inclusion and are dedicated to ensuring equity in access to opportunities.
Quinsigamond Community College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
COVID Vaccination Requirement
All Quinsigamond Community College students, faculty and staff are required to be fully vaccinated by January 3, 2022. Accordingly, initial employment is dependent upon receipt and verification of full vaccination status records; details of how to fulfill vaccine record verification requirements will be provided during the hire and onboarding process.
Quinsigamond Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity and expression, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
QCC was established in 1963 to provide access to higher education to residents of Central Massachusetts. Since the early 60s, enrollment has grown from 300 to over 13,000 full and part-time day and evening students served. Over 120 associate degree and certificate career options in Business, Healthcare, Technology, Liberal Arts, and Human Services. The College also offers a wide variety of non-credit courses, workshops, and seminars through its Center for Workforce Development and Continuing Education. In addition, over 300 noncredit and nearly 35 credit courses are offered online.In addition to its main campus on West Boylston Street in Worcester, the College has program locations in downtown Worcester at its Healthcare and Workforce Development Center, at the Senior Center in Worcester (Hospitality & Recreation Management), Burncoat High School in Worcester (Automotive Technology), and in Marlborough at Assabet Valley, and Southbridge.QCC is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or services, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the college academic community.