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Beth Israel Lahey Health Teacher--Winchester Hospital Day Care Center--Per Diem in Winchester, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Per Diem

Scheduled Hours:


Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Contributes to the Hospital’s mission by planning and implementing safe and developmental classroom curriculum for the children of the Winchester Hospital Child Care Center. This educator staff position will have an impact on parent's satisfaction by creating a safe and nurturing environment.

Job Description:

  • QUALIFICATIONS Education Required: High School Diploma or equivalent Education Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field Experience Preferred:

  • Prior experience working in a licensed childcare facility

  • Experience in a full day program.

  • Experience in a National Association Education Young Children (NAEYC) accredited center. Other Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Must be at least 21 years old and meet the requirements of the Department of Early Education and Care within one month of hire

  • Excellent conflict resolution skills.

  • Able to build positive relationships with children, their parents, and staff

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Current CDA or completion of certification within 1 year of hire.

  • Within the first 60 days of employment, must obtain:

  • Child Abuse Prevention Training

  • Blood Born Pathogen Training

  • Sexual Harassment Training LIFE SUPPORT CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: First Aid and CPR certified JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Keeps the safety of the children as a first priority.

  • Emphasizes the emotional well-being of the children, families and staff

  • Continually monitors the children and environment

  • Executes infection control protocols.

  • Follows allergy cautions

  • Adheres to other safety and court mandated requirements.

  • Provides for the care of children in a warm, supportive and engaging environment.

  • Fosters an atmosphere that is family-friendly, age appropriate, and inclusive.

  • Acts as a role model for the children and family members

  • Uses positive and constructive methods of behavior management.

  • Designs age-appropriate classroom space and learning stations.

  • Prepares the classroom for intended curricula

  • Monitors and requests supplies and materials

  • Removes unsafe equipment from use and notifies the director for repairs if appropriate.

  • Plans and implements a well-balanced curriculum of specific, planned learning experiences that support their social, emotional, physical, cognitive and language development.

  • Provides for development, interest and temperaments of individual children

  • Incorporates culturally sensitive elements to the curricula.

  • Recognizes and adjusts for learning and other disabilities without excluding children from the group

  • Partners with parents, keeping them updated about their children’s development and issues. Works together to achieve children’s developmental goals.

  • Is sensitive to the diverse needs of each family.

  • Writes periodic assessments of each child and shares with family members.

  • Educates parents and children on Center policies, practices and expectations.

  • Communicates effectively with the child development team

  • Fosters a culture of continuous learning and improvement and quality.

  • Immediately addresses concerns about safety and interactions with children to fellow staff members

  • Escalates continued concerns to the Director.

  • Functions effectively in crisis situations.

FLSA Status:


As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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