• Have the personal qualities to work with school-age children and the ability to relate well to parents, staff, and the
    community in children the children live.

a). Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Guidance, Human Services, Physical Education, Recreation, Child Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, or Child Care, and have six months of experience working with children, or have a Bachelor’s Degree in any field of study listed in 102CMR 11.07 (3) (b) and have one year of experience working with school-age children or, have a high school diploma or equivalent and have three years of experience working with school-age children.


  • Plan, develop and implement the daily program designed to meet the social-emotional cognitive, and physical needs of the children.
  • With the Program Administrator, evaluate the program in reference to programmatic, individual, and children’s developmental needs.
  • Provide a safe and nurturing that promotes curiosity, a love for learning and meets children’s developmental needs.
  • Keep the classroom, equipment, and supplies clean and in order.
  • Communicate with the Program Administrator about supplies needed to operate the program.
  • Supervise Group Leader, Assistant Group Leader, and other auxiliary personnel.
  • Attend professional development opportunities to support professional growth and meet the EEC regulations.
  • Train and supervise volunteers within the program.
  • Plan and implement program staff meetings in conjunction with Program Administrator.
  • Maintain positive relationships with other occupants sharing space with the program.
  • Access community and program resources to supplement and develop the OST program.
  • Maintain program records as required.
  • Maintain positive working relationship with parents, staff and other adults within the program.
  • Communicate with the Program Administrator, or other designated personnel, pertinent information related to families and children.
  • Maintain ongoing communication, with all staff members, and the Program Administrator, to ensure seamless operation of the program, to build positive relationships and to address any needs of the children, program and families.
  • Work, in partnership, with outside specialists to support children’s IEP’s and ongoing developmental needs.
  • Attend staff and family meetings, as required.


Job Type: Full- Time, 30-40 Hours weekly

Pay: $17.90 per hour

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Springfield, MA 01118: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

LOCATION: 1590 Sumner Ave, Springfield, MA – (In person)