Children's Center Teacher Trainee

Williams College
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 25, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education, Special Education, Teacher Education, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Human Development & Family Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time

Opening Details

Williams College Children’s Center is pleased to announce training opportunities for those interested in developing a career in providing quality child care and education. This is a full-time, year-round, regular appointment. The Williams College Children’s Center has a warm and inviting program with state-of-the-art facilities developed expressly for early childhood education.

Williams College employs individuals who respect, are eager to learn about, and have a willingness to accept the many ways of living in the world. Individuals with a commitment to working in a culturally sensitive and enriching environment and who reflect the increasing diversity of Williams families and community are encouraged to apply.

Who We Are?
  • We are energetic, passionate teachers who believe children are capable and active learners
  • We believe relationships between children, teachers, and families are essential to and the foundation of all early childhood learning
  • We believe the environment, both the classroom and the natural, support, guide, and enhance children’s exploration and discovery
  • We believe we are all learners together
Who We Are Looking For?
  • Someone who is excited to learn about and respond to children’s interests and strengths
  • Someone who enjoys being part of a team and working collaboratively and who is ready to enthusiastically participate in school-wide inquiry and development
  • Someone who believes children learn best through play and project-based emergent curriculum
  • Someone who is enthusiastic to interact with children, families, and staff from a wide variety of backgrounds
What We Have to Offer?
  • Full coverage of Child Development coursework enabling you to obtain your teacher certification
  • Pays $16.75 per hour with generous benefits including health and dental care, tuition support, and other great incentives as an employee of Williams College
  • Commitment to advancing our teacher’s professional practice, development, education, and career in early childhood education
  • Teaching teams of three teachers in each classroom with regular scheduled team planning time, teacher preparation time, and support meetings with directors
  • Eligible for promotion to Children’s Center Teacher upon obtaining certification with pay starting at $17.50 per hour

  • Education or experience in early childhood education beneficial but not required
  • Candidates must meet the teacher certification requirements established by the Department of Early Education and Care within 12 months of beginning employment
  • Some knowledge of early education and care principles and developmentally appropriate practices
Application review is ongoing. Pay is $16.75 per hour. Job band 17. Please visit to apply.

Conditions of Employment

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email at

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