Teachers/Assistant Teachers/ Intern Teachers

We look for people to nurture playfulness in school-age children. and understand play is the work of childhood and children benefit from it in social, emotional, and executive areas of growth including problem solving, developing self-reliance, practicing empathy, and resilience in face of obstacles and adversity. 

What we are looking for in our team members:

  • Love of children and a desire to focus on and interact with the children at all times
  • Excitement about the creation and implement of activities that reflects the play-based mission and vision of Lextended Day.
  • Respect for the needs and desires of children combined with an awareness of and attention to the safety of children.
  • Model healthy habits for children including cooperation, compassion, making nutritious choices and being physically active throughout the day.
  • Coach and mentor children to plan/complete their homework and make good decisions about choices in their day.
  • The ability to handle challenging behaviors in a way that encourages children to learn from each other and the situation.
  • A thirst for professional development. 
  • Commitment to the care of children including the understanding that both the weekly schedule and the yearly commitment matters to the well-being of children and the cohesion of your team.

Hours:

  • Start times may vary by 15 minutes depending on the site.
  • 2:45 pm – 6:00 on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday
  • 11:45 am – 6:00 pm on Thursday

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field or experience with groups of elementary aged children or willingness to learn.  
  •  Desire to plan fun and engaging activities for children ages 5-11
  •  Willingness to develop professionally
  • Highly dependable with a strong work ethic
  •  Enthusiastic, helpful, positive attitude

To Apply: Please send a resume and 3 references to careers@lextendedday.org. References will not be contacted without the applicant's permission.

We will be on contact with applicants on a rolling basis. 


If you have questions, feel free to call our main office at 781-862-8072 

Equal Opportunity Employer