Early Childhood Assistant Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Brimmer and May School, Chestnut Hill, MA

Brimmer and May School seeks an Early Childhood Assistant Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. We are a caring community of learners committed to maintaining rigorous academic standards while implementing innovative educational ideas. The Early Childhood Assistant Teacher will work collaboratively with the Early Childhood Teachers, the Head of Lower School and the Assistant Head of Lower School, to ensure a developmentally appropriate program for all students. The ideal candidate is passionate about early childhood education and demonstrates the ability to build relationships with children, other teachers, families, and the wider school community.

We seek an individual with a growth mindset who is willing to support the School’s mission, supports student-centered learning opportunities, and has a collaborative spirit. The ideal candidate possesses a deep understanding of the social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development of 4 – 6-year-olds.

Specific Duties/Responsibilities:
-Support classroom teachers in the Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten classrooms to facilitate, present, and reinforce lessons in all subject areas
-Demonstrate a passion for lifelong learning; pursue professional development in all areas of Early Childhood education
-Support the teacher with the management of classroom time, space, and materials for most effective learning
-Attend all Full Faculty and Lower School meetings, Admission events, Community events, and Back to School Night
-Serve on lunch duty/supervise recess/sub blocks

General Responsibilities:
-Punctuality and dependability
-Adherence to all personal policies, procedures, and rules contained in the Brimmer and May Faculty and Staff Handbooks

Reporting: This position reports to the Lower School Head

– Bachelor’s degree required
– Excellent knowledge of child development, latest education theories and practices, and current trends in education and professional development
– Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching and learning

Please send resume and cover letter to Kimberly Formisano, Head of Lower School, KFormisano@brimmer.org

Brimmer and May School

Chestnut Hill, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender