Assistant Teacher, Early Learning Center

Staff / Full-Time

Fay School, Southborough, MA

Beginning August 2022


The Early Learning Center at Fay School (ELC) seeks a dynamic and flexible early childhood educator to engage children ages 2 years nine months through 5 years in developmentally appropriate lessons and activities in this high-quality program. Assistant Teachers work closely with Lead Teachers, Teacher’s Aides, and the Assistant Director of the Early Learning Center to provide and maintain a nurturing, consistent environment that meets the children’s cognitive, emotional, social, and physical needs. This is a full-time, 10-month position and is eligible for benefits.


Ideal candidates will have at least three years of classroom experience in an early childhood program. An Associate’s degree in Child Development, Psychology and/or Early Childhood Education is required; a Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Candidates should have strong verbal and written communication skills and enjoy working in a shared and cooperative environment. The ELC seeks candidates who will reflect and enhance the racial, ethnic, cultural, and gender diversity of the Fay School community.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the mission, philosophy, and core values of the ELC
  • Planning and implementing educational activities and experiences under the guidance of the Lead Teacher
  • Preparing and maintaining the classroom environment to support inquiry and discovery
  • Conducting child observations and developmental assessments
  • Preparing lesson plans, reports, and portfolios under the guidance of the Lead Teacher
  • Conducting conferences with parents under the guidance of the Assistant Director of the Early Learning Center and Lead Teacher
  • Developing strong partnerships with families
  • Assuring a safe and secure classroom environment
  • Engaging in ongoing professional development through attendance at conferences and participation in early childhood courses

Salary to be determined based on experience. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references via email with the subject line “ELC Assistant Teacher” to

 Fay School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic background, age, disability, or military service in its hiring, employment or other programs and activities.

Fay School

Southborough, MA
Elementary, Middle School, High School
Boarding, Day
All Gender