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Assistant Teacher

Cheshire, MA, USA

Job Type

Early Education



About the Role

The Assistant Teacher aids the Lead Teacher or Teacher in delivering daily lessons and managing the classroom. This position helps to support the development of children aged 1-5 by providing care, assisting in educational activities, and maintaining a nurturing environment. The Assistant Teacher collaborates with other staff and families to ensure the success of each child.


-Experience in a similar role
-Strong communication and organizational skills


-Assist in implementing daily lessons and activities that promote holistic development
-Support classroom management and discipline to create a positive learning environment
-Communicate with families and other staff to support the child's progress
-Maintain compliance with EEC standards and other relevant regulations


  • EEC Teacher certification

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field (or equivalent experience)

About Youth Center Inc.

Youth Center Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering young individuals through comprehensive programs that promote learning, growth, and community engagement. With over 50 years of service to the community, we provide a wide range of educational, recreational, and support services designed to meet the diverse needs of children, teens, and families. Our mission is to foster a nurturing environment where participants can thrive academically, socially, and emotionally, equipping them with the skills they need for future success.

At Youth Center Inc., diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) are integral to our mission and daily operations. We celebrate the diversity of our community, recognizing that each individual's unique background and perspective enriches our programs and services. We strive to create an inclusive environment where all participants, staff, and stakeholders feel welcomed, valued, and respected. Our commitment to equity ensures that everyone has access to the opportunities, resources, and support necessary to achieve their full potential. Through continuous learning and collaboration, we work to dismantle barriers and create a culture of belonging for all.

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