Careers

Make a positive career move while making a difference in a child’s future! Stars has a history of providing high quality child care, education, and youth development programs to children and families throughout the South Shore. We work hard to provide opportunities and support for staff career development through our career lattice and intentional mentoring. Longevity of staff is unusually high throughout our programs. Stars is a great place to work!

Current Openings

Full Time

Lead Preschool Teacher (Weymouth)

The Lead Teacher oversees the education of each of their children in the classroom, developing an environment and curriculum that supports optimal development. The Lead Teacher works with the Center Director to plan and implement all center programs and to supervise and support their classroom staff. They may assume responsibility for the center in the absence of the Center Director. 

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Full Time

Floating Teacher Assistant (Quincy)

As a member of the teaching team, provides developmentally appropriate care to each child. Assumes responsibility for classroom in the absence of Lead Teacher and Teacher. 

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Full Time

Teacher Assistant (needed in Weymouth and Quincy)

As a member of the teaching team, provides developmentally appropriate care to each child. Assumes responsibility for classroom in the absence of Lead Teacher and Teacher. 

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Full Time

Grant Manager (Weymouth)

The Grants Manager is responsible for researching grants and the creation of grant proposals and related materials that support the SOUTH SHORE STARS’ programs needs and the development team’s strategic fundraising goals. 

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Part Time 

School Age Group Leader (needed in Weymouth, Quincy and Randolph)

As a member of the center team, help develop and maintain a safe, nurturing, creative, fun, developmentally appropriate program. The Group Leader is responsible for the operation in the absence of the Center Director. Forty-four week, school year position.

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Part Time 

Educational Tutor (needed in Weymouth, Quincy and Randolph)

Tutors will facilitate one-on-one or small group lessons that cater to the needs and goals of students enrolled in South Shore Stars student programming. 

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* All non-Early Head Start employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination status or be subject to COVID-19 testing at the employee’s own cost. All Federally funded employees, including, but not limited to Early Head Start, must be vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination status. South Shore Stars maintains the right to update this requirement at any time and require vaccination for all employees. Employees may request more information about this policy and potential accommodations.

* All South Shore Stars employees should be able to lift at least 40 lbs and work in a non-sedentary environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

South Shore Stars is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and agency need.

Mission

South Shore Stars provides comprehensive early education and youth development programs that enhance the optimal growth of children from economically and culturally diverse families, using a family support approach in collaboration with schools and other service providers.

Four core goals form the foundation of our work:

  • Enable parents to work
  • Help each child reach their full development potential
  • Facilitate positive youth development
  • Improve academic achievement for students at-risk of academic failure