Nevatim Careers

Substitute Positions

Substitute positions available immediately.

Salary depends on credentials and experience.

EEC Certification is preferred, but not required. If you ARE certified, please include your EEC Certification # and whether you are I/T or PS Certified, T or LT Certified. If you have the requirements (coursework and experience), but not yet certified, please provide that information as well.

Please send the following to: judi@kesherweb.org

 

  • Letter of Interest

  • Resume

  • Type of position (e.g., substitute, FT, or PT)

  • Recommendations are helpful

  • Please include EEC Certification # or information of qualification or in process

  • Date available to start

 
Teacher/Co-Teacher

If you are a kind and caring individual, interested in supporting the social-emotional life of children, this position could be a good fit. You would be working in a team with three other teachers. Upon your arrival, children are at meeting time (singing, sharing ideas, learning more about an exploration, etc.; it varies). They then venture outdoors, come in for lunch, nap, snack and outdoors again. These are all important parts of their day, where social interaction, idea sharing, conversations, creating solutions together, storytelling, and the like, predominate.

Hours: 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. with 1/2 hour paid break

Note: we are a full year program.

Summary of Position: Responsible for the supervision of a safe, nurturing, and developmentally appropriate classroom, including daily teacher responsibilities, adherence to the philosophies and standards and practices as established by NAEYC, Mass. EEC, QRIS, and in accordance with the mission of Nevatim, to provide the required child documentation and record keeping.  

 

Certification/Education:

  • Required:  Mass. EEC Teacher Certification, CPR and First Aid Certification         

  • Preferred: Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education

Experience:

  • Required: Prior successful experience with young children

  • Preferred: Prior successful experience in a teacher position with young children

     

Essential Functions:  These functions are not meant to be all inclusive and they may be adjusted as necessary.

 

Mental Abilities: 

  • Commitment to the goals and philosophy of Nevatim, Mass. EEC, and NAEYC

  • Ability to maintain safety and emotional well-being for the children

  • Ability to observe and respond to the needs of the child

  • Ability to use good judgement in decision making and problem solving

  • Ability to set limits and implement a positive approach

  • Ability to work in a stressful and busy environment

  • Ability to respond to emergencies quickly and safely.

  • Ability to express self effectively in verbal and written communication

  • Have an appreciation and understanding of young children with normative or  behavioral, emotional, learning, or physical disabilities, and diverse family backgrounds

  • Ability to successfully attend to several tasks at once, as well as to maintain focused attention for significant periods of time

 

Required Physical Abilities:

  • Ability to sit on floor, reach, bend  and position self at child’s level for sustained periods of time, every day.

  • Ability to assist or lift a child up to 55 pounds if necessary

  • Stamina to maintain focused attention and activity

  • Ability to perform small-motor / eye-hand coordination tasks

  • Ability to maintain visual and auditory supervision

                                                                                     

Other Essential Functions:

  • Understand, respect and maintain confidentiality and the NAEYC Code of Professional Conduct

  • Understand and implement mandated reporting obligations (in coordination with the classroom Lead Teacher and Director)

  • Work with classroom teaching team to implement an individualized curriculum for each child and the class based on the goals of Nevatim and NAEYC developmentally appropriate standards

  • Work with classroom teaching team to provide appropriate supervision to ensure a healthy, safe and clean learning environment

 

Teacher/Co-Teacher Job Description Continued: 

  • Contribute to the classroom teaching team’s body of information relative to classroom observation, assessment, and individualized planning for each child  and receive any guidance in working effectively towards goals for the children

  • Implement positive guidance strategies consistent with Nevatim philosophy and Behavior Management Plan and practices, and when applicable, in conjunction with any outlined in a child’s IEP 

  • Maintain constructive interaction with parents to best meet the needs of the child and family.

  • Coordinate with other staff in meeting the goals of the program and meeting the needs of the child and family

  • Maintain and submit program documentation as required

  • Attend required meetings, and participate in training opportunities to enhance personal and professional growth in keeping with meeting the Mass. EEC 20 hour / program year training requirement with 1/3 of the hours related to “addressing individualized needs of children”.

  • Participate in open houses on a rotation basis with other staff members

  • Regular attendance

  • Ability to work well with other staff, parents and volunteers and to contribute to a successful team approach 

 

Non-Essential Functions: 

  • Participate in school sponsored parent events

  • Participate in out-of-center, non-professional staff events

  • Performs other reasonably related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or other administrative staff

Supervision:

 

  • Supervision to be received: Meet with the Nevatim Director a minimum of  tri-monthly

  • Supervision to be conducted: None

 

*Mass. Regulations, Mass. Early Learning Standard and Mass. Early Learning Experiences, NAEYC Standards and Mass. QRIS Standards are available in the Nevatim Office

 

PLEASE INCLUDE the following to: judi@kesherweb.org  

  • Resume

  • Please include EEC Certification # or information of qualification or in process

  • Date available to start

Early Morning Part-Time Teacher

Hours: 8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m. 

 

If you are an early riser and interested in a sweet way to begin your day, this could be a good match for you; or if you 

 

You would be spending time with one, two, or three children scheduled for Early Drop Off in quiet activities in the classroom while our Morning Teacher sets up the room for the day.

 

A third teacher arrives at 8:30am and another arrives at 9:00am.

 

When our other children start arriving at 8:30am, along with our other teachers, you would be greeting and helping them settle into their morning. This is an exploration time in the classroom when the children are choosing activities of interests. Teachers enter into play, guide play, or quietly observe nearby depending on the needs of the children.

We are a full year program.

Experience/credentials required:

  • Prior successful experience with young children

  • EEC Certification is preferred, but not required. If you ARE certified, please include your EEC Certification # and whether you are I/T or PS Certified, T or LT Certified. If you have the requirements (coursework and experience), but not yet certified, please provide that information as well.

 

Essential responsibilities/requirements:

  • Responsible to adherence to the philosophies and standards and practices as established by NAEYC, Mass. EEC, QRIS, and in accordance with the mission of KESHER.* 

  • Support the children and teachers maintain an engaging and positive environment.

  • Ability to maintain safety and emotional well-being for the children

  • Ability to observe and respond to the needs of the child

  • Ability to use good judgment in decision making and problem solving

  • Ability to set limits and implement a positive approach

  • Ability to work in a stressful and busy environment

  • Ability to respond to emergencies quickly and safely.

  • Ability to express self effectively verbally  

  • Have an appreciation and understanding of young children with normative or  behavioral, emotional, learning, or physical disabilities, and diverse family backgrounds

  • Ability to successfully attend to several tasks at once, as well as to maintain focused attention for significant periods of time

 

Required Physical Abilities:

  • Ability to sit on floor, reach, bend  and position self at child’s level for sustained periods of time, every day.

  • Ability to assist or lift a child up to 55 pounds if necessary

  • Stamina to maintain focused attention and activity

  • Ability to perform small-motor / eye-hand coordination tasks

  • Ability to maintain visual and auditory supervision

 

Other essential functions:

  • Maintain constructive interaction with parents to best meet the needs of the child and family.

  • Regular Attendance

  • Ability to work well with other staff, parents and volunteers and to contribute to a successful team approach 

  • Understand and implement mandated reporting obligations (in coordination with the teaching staff and Director

  • Implement positive guidance strategies consistent with KESHER philosophy and Behavior Management Plan and practices, and when applicable, in conjunction with any outlined in a child’s IEP 

 

*Mass. Regulations, Mass. Early Learning Standard and Mass. Early Learning Experiences, NAEYC Standards and Mass. QRIS Standards are available in the Nevatim Office.

 

PLEASE INCLUDE the following to: judi@kesherweb.org  

  • Resume

  • Please include EEC Certification # or information of qualification or in process

  • Date available to start

Late Afternoon Part-Time Teacher

Hours:    4:15pm – 5:30pm

            

If you are looking for a delightful way to earn some extra income and have time to spend with children in the last hours of the day, this could be a good match for you.

 

Our children will be finishing snack and getting ready to go outside. You would be supporting two other teachers in this process, and then supervising and engaging with the children in outdoor play.

 

Our standards of professionalism are listed below. You are not required to be EEC Certified for this position.

 

We are a full year program.

Experience/credentials required:

  • Prior successful experience with young children

  • EEC Certification is preferred, but not required. If you ARE certified, please include your EEC Certification # and whether you are I/T or PS Certified, T or LT Certified. If you have the requirements (coursework and experience), but not yet certified, please provide that information as well.

 

Essential responsibilities/requirements:

  • Responsible to adherence to the philosophies and standards and practices as established by NAEYC, Mass. EEC, QRIS, and in accordance with the mission of KESHER.* 

  • Support the children and teachers maintain an engaging and positive environment.

  • Ability to maintain safety and emotional well-being for the children

  • Ability to observe and respond to the needs of the child

  • Ability to use good judgment in decision making and problem solving

  • Ability to set limits and implement a positive approach

  • Ability to work in a stressful and busy environment

  • Ability to respond to emergencies quickly and safely.

  • Ability to express self effectively verbally  

  • Have an appreciation and understanding of young children with normative or  behavioral, emotional, learning, or physical disabilities, and diverse family backgrounds

  • Ability to successfully attend to several tasks at once, as well as to maintain focused attention for significant periods of time

 

Required Physical Abilities:

  • Ability to sit on floor, reach, bend  and position self at child’s level for sustained periods of time, every day.

  • Ability to assist or lift a child up to 55 pounds if necessary

  • Stamina to maintain focused attention and activity

  • Ability to perform small-motor/eye-hand coordination tasks

  • Ability to maintain visual and auditory supervision

 

Other essential functions:

  • Maintain constructive interaction with parents to best meet the needs of the child and family.

  • Regular Attendance

  • Ability to work well with other staff, parents and volunteers and to contribute to a successful team approach 

  • Understand and implement mandated reporting obligations (in coordination with the teaching staff and Director

  • Implement positive guidance strategies consistent with KESHER philosophy and Behavior Management Plan and practices, and when applicable, in conjunction with any outlined in a child’s IEP 

 

*Mass. Regulations, Mass. Early Learning Standard and Mass. Early Learning Experiences, NAEYC Standards and Mass. QRIS Standards are available in the Nevatim Office.

PLEASE INCLUDE the following to: judi@kesherweb.org  

  • Resume

  • Please include EEC Certification # or information of qualification or in process

  • Date available to start

 
 
 

(617) 440-6014

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