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At USES, we value diversity in every setting and are committed to building diverse networks of individuals with various backgrounds, skill sets, and perspectives who share our vision for disrupting the cycle of poverty. Browse the job opportunities below to start your career at United South End Settlements.
United South End Settlements (USES) is seeking a full-time Director of Early Education and Out of School Time to join our growing team. This is an exciting time for USES as we are in the 2nd year of our strategic growth plan. The Director will have overall responsibility for our Early Childhood Education and Out of School Time (club48) programs, directly supervising an Assistant Director for each program and our STEAM and Arts Integration Coordinator.
The Infant/Toddler Teacher works directly with infants/toddlers aged 3 months to 2.9 years of age from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Infant/Toddler teachers are responsible for direct supervision of children, small group instruction, and providing a nurturing atmosphere to enhance the children's educational and social development. S/he is expected to conduct and document observations, use screening and assessment tools, and work with a co-teacher to develop and plan theme-based curriculum. Infant/Toddler teachers are expected to work closely with families to promote family program involvement. This job is full-time, 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday.
Teachers teach in teams with low child-to-adult ratios. We offer rich and compressive individual/family health, dental, and vision coverage, 2-plus weeks’ vacation per year, tuition reimbursement, and competitive salaries. Fulltime Classroom teachers work 35-hours per week and these positions require:
• DEEC infant/toddler certification.
• CDA or Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field is preferred.
• Experience with observation and screening and assessment tools a major plus.
Reporting to the Director of Early Childhood Education, the Full-Time Preschool Teacher will work in various classrooms as needed. The children range in ages from 2 years 9 months to 6 years. The position is full-time (35 hours/week) Monday through Friday.
Reporting to the Director of Early Childhood Education, the ECE Floating Teacher will work in various classrooms as needed. The children range in ages from 2 years 9 months to 6 years.
This position reports directly to the Director of Early Childhood Education. This position will assist ECE Teachers in our preschool, toddler and infant classrooms. This position is on an "on-call" basis. Individuals would be on the ECE substitute list and contacted when coverage for a shift is needed. This can be a week long assignment or assignment on a daily basis.
Assistant Group Leaders report to the Director of Club48 and are responsible for assisting with the daily planning and implementation of small group activities, including daily STEAM activities, and direct supervision of children 5 to 12 years of age. Assistant Group Leaders actively participate in both small and large group activities and step into to cover classrooms while Group Leaders are on break. Assistant Group Leaders work 25 hours per week and up to 35 hours week during school vacations and summer.
Group Leaders report to the Director of Club48 and are responsible for the daily planning and implementation of small group activities, including daily STEAM activities, and direct supervision of children 5 to 12 years of age. Group Leaders actively participate in both small and large group activities. Summer Group Leaders work 35 hours per week and must be available from the beginning of June through the end of August.
The broad goal of the youth programs at USES is to meet the individual needs of children and families by providing physical, intellectual, emotional, and social experiences. Under the supervision of the Director of Early Childhood Education, the Food Service Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the food-service program including the implementation of all applicable health, sanitary, and safety regulations, menu creation, inventory management, delivery, and clean-up for meals as described below.
USES seeks part-time Research Interns to support its research activities. Research Interns will research and synthesize the latest research on one or a small portfolio of topics. This position is suitable for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students seeking a project for academic credit through an independent study; one position is available for a stipend. Topics include (but are not limited to) intergenerational poverty, relationship between poverty and stress at home, youth and poverty, and more. Applications are being considered for summer and fall positions with a commitment between 10-15 hours per week.
The mission of United South End Settlements is to harness the power of our diverse community to disrupt the cycle of poverty for children and their families.
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USES is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We believe that tolerance of diversity and inclusion is not sufficient but that we are most effective when we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our services, and our community. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.
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