Family Service Association is a comprehensive private, non-profit social service agency dedicated to the development and implementation of services designed to provide strength and support to individuals and families throughout southeastern Massachusetts. Headquartered in Fall River, Family Service Association strives to increase the capacity of individuals and families to cope with the stresses of family life and interpersonal relationships in a positive, productive and health-improving manner. This agency is a leading provider of professional social services in the South Coast region of Massachusetts, with a 125-year tradition of high quality.
Our WORD Program is seeking a full time (35 hours per week) EEC Assistant Teacher. The EEC Assistant Teacher will assist the Preschool Teacher and Preschool Director in the day to day functioning of the Preschool program and ensure the safety and well being of the children at all times. The EEC Assistant Teacher will remain alert to the needs and/or problems of the children as individuals and as a group.
Responsibilities include supervision and safety of the children; cleanliness and decorating of classrooms; maintaining equipment and preschool property; interacting with children at lunch and snack time; sit with children and model good manners and nutrition habits; use positive approach to help children behave constructively through redirection, planning ahead, encouragement of appropriate behavior and pro-social skills and follow through with any assignments as instructed by the Teacher or Directors.
Applicants must be at least 16 years of age, or have a high school diploma or equivalent and must work at all times under the supervision of a Teacher. Previous childcare experience preferred.
The schedule is Monday through Friday, first shift hours (start time will vary based on program schedule).
This is a benefits eligible position. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, short term, long term and life insurance, 403(b), flexible spending account and a generous time off package.
Family Service Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.