Teachers/Assistant Teachers/Intern Teachers

Lextended Day is looking for people to nurture playfulness in school-age children and understand play is the work of childhood.  We believe children grow from play in social, emotional, and executive areas.  Skills developed including problem solving, developing self-reliance, practicing empathy, and resilience in face of obstacles and adversity. 

We are looking for people with a:

  • 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 our play-based mission
  • Respect for the needs and desires of children combined with an awareness of and attention to the safety of children.
  • Encourage 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:

  • 2:45 pm – 6:00 on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday
  • 11:45 am – 6:00 pm on Thursday (Start times may vary by 15 minutes depending on the site 3 to 5 day commitments are preferred.) 

Qualifications

  • Course work in Education or related field and/or experience with groups of elementary aged children.  
  •  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 to careers@lextendedday.org.  We will contact applicants on a rolling basis. 

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