Join our team at United South End Settlements

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.

Director of Early Education and Out of School Time

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.

Early Childhood Education Infant Classroom Teacher (10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)

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.

Early Childhood Education Toddler Classroom Teacher (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)

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.

Early Childhood Education Preschool Teacher (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

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.

Early Childhood Education Floating Teacher

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.

Early Childhood Education Substitute Teacher

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.

club48 Assistant Group Leader

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.

club48 Substitute Group Leader

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.

Food Service Coordinator (on call)

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.

Research Intern

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.