Children's Center Teachers Williams College Children's Center (WCCC)
Williams College Children's Center is pleased to announce openings for experienced teachers to join our team dedicated to providing quality child care and education. This is a full-time (40 hrs. /wk.), year-round, regular appointment.
The Williams College Children's Center has a warm and inviting program with state-of-the-art facilities developed expressly for early childhood education. The teachers will support the team on nurturing and safe care of children, curriculum development, developmentally appropriate practice, child guidance and relationships with the children, parent/teacher communication, and are part of state mandated ratios of staff to children at the Children's Center, and may be required to cover in any classroom to meet ratios.
The teachers will also support the classroom program and mission and philosophy of the Center to provide high quality early education and care for our college and community families.
Williams College employs individuals who respect, are eager to learn about, and have a willingness to accept the many ways of viewing the world. Individuals with a commitment to working in a culturally competent environment and who reflect the increasing diversity of Williams families and community are encouraged to apply. In your cover letter, please highlight your experience with and commitment to supporting diverse and inclusive communities.
High School diploma with 1 - 2 years' experience in early childhood education, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
A degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with experience in an early care setting, a plus
Candidates must meet the teacher certification requirements established by the Department of Early Education and Care, or be able to obtain within two semesters of beginning employment
Thorough knowledge of early education and care principles
Experience with or desire to learn about curriculum development
A solid background in developmentally appropriate practice
Demonstrate experience working with a collaborative team to create project based emergent curriculum that is responsive to children's interests and strengths as well as enthusiastically participating in school-wide staff inquiry and development
Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, fingerprinting, and education when applicable.
Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.