University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Specialist, Education - Per Diem

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Worcester
    Job Location 2 months ago(3/15/2018 3:28 PM)
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  • Overview

    The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMASS Medical) is a group of diverse businesses that make a significant contribution and impact in higher education, medical research, healthcare consulting/delivery and biotechnology throughout the commonwealth and the world. 


    We were recognized by US News & World Report Rankings as one of the best graduate schools for Primary Care Education and rank in the top 10 percent in the nation!  At UMass Medical School, Commonwealth Medicine and MassBiologics, our commitment to excellence, diversity, competitive salary & benefits.  Work-life integration will allow you to build a professionally rewarding career as we work together to positively impact the health of people around the globe. 




    Under the supervision of the Program Director and the Center Coordinator, will assist professional staff playgroup leaders in planning, staffing and cleaning up assigned playgroups.  Will also be responsible for maintaining health, safety and cleanliness of the playgroup environment. 




    • Assists in planning group activities with group professionals. 
    • Responsible for room set up which includes collecting equipment and play materials and setting them up appropriately, setting up snack and table top activities 
    • Responsible for room clean up, putting toys and equipment away properly, vacuuming room, washing dishes and toys and linens as needed
    • Assists professional staff in direct care of children while in playgroup, helping children with separation problems, modeling appropriate parenting and behavior management techniques for parents, assisting children with eating at snack as needed, and engaging children with toys and gross motor activities
    • Maintains clean and safe environment for children in center in both classroom and center space areas
    • Performs other related duties as requested and as time permits




    • High school graduate with a minimum of one year experience working with young children.  Communication and social skills necessary to interact with children with special needs and their families 
    • Must be able to lift and position children weighing up to thirty pounds


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