Clubhouse Kids

Early Education Substitute Teacher

Reference ID : 111370
Location : Morrisville, VT
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Flexible



Clubhouse Kids is seeking Per Diem Substitute Teacher(s)!

Clubhouse Kids is a 5-Star center-based childcare and preschool that serves children ages 6 weeks through 5 years. Our center is an Early Head Start partner program and an Act 166 Partner Preschool site.

Substitute teachers are valued members of our work team and support all 6 of our early childhood classrooms.

This position is per diem, based on current staffing needs.


General Responsibilities

  • Adhere to all Vermont Public Health, Headstart, and Child Care Licensing Regulations
  • Being responsible for the care, supervision and management of a class of children between the ages of 6 weeks-5 years old
  • Being flexible and able to float amongst all classrooms to provide coverage when and where it is needed throughout the shift (coverage for breaks, meetings, and substituting for teachers who are absent)
  • Implementing the weekly curriculum and emergent curriculum within the routines of the daily schedule with validity
  • Maintaining the classroom environment as per Early Head Start and CDD Child Care Licensing Requirements
  • Supervising and playing with the children at all times during the day and maintaining strict child to teacher ratios in accordance with the Early Head Start and VT Child Care Licensing Regulations
  • Using positive behavior approaches and strategies to support all children
  • Maintaining neutrality and a calm demeanor when supporting children’s behaviors and emotions
  • General classroom and building cleaning such as washing windows and doors, doorknobs, sinks and faucets, and cleaning and organizing storage spaces and counters/shelves.
  • Following and adhering to all Clubhouse Kids and CDD Child Care Licensing illness and emergency procedures
  • Completing required classroom paperwork and documentation


  • Using appropriate communication and language while on-site at Clubhouse Kids. Swearing, profanities, and prejudice/discriminatory language is strictly prohibited at Clubhouse Kids
  • Greeting all families daily in a friendly/kind manner
  • Communicating with families via multiple avenues including through brightwheel, email, phone, and in-person
  • Communicating with co-workers and program directors via multiple avenues including through brightwheel, over radios, email, phone, text, and google chat.
  • Communicating any child-specific concerns or observations with program directors first, in order to develop a timely and professional plan to address it with parents/ guardians
  • Approaching difficult and hard conversations with families in the best interest of the child’s development and learning
  • Keeping professional boundaries and respecting communication and feedback preferences


  • Being able to leave home and personal issues at the door and put the children’s needs and safety first
  • Adhering to the Clubhouse Kids professional dress code
  • Maintaining respectful communication with all Clubhouse Kids staff
  • Obtaining required annual professional development hours in accordance with the Vermont Child Care Licensing Regulations and Early Head Start requirements.
  • Keeping your staff file and Bright Futures Information System information up-to-date
  • Actively participating in supervision meetings
  • Attending and participating in monthly team meetings and staff professional development days that are scheduled into the annual calendar. PLEASE NOTE: Our PD days are 8:00am-4:00pm.


  • Must pass a background check
  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age,
  • Must be a high school graduate or have completed a GED
  • If substituting for 30 or more days consecutively, you must have completed OR be willing to complete the "Fundamentals of Early Education" course within 12 months of employment (course paid for by employer)

Nice To Haves

  • 1 or more years working in the early education/ childcare field


  • Paid Monthly Professional Development Opportunities
  • Yearly Bonuses
  • Annual Cost of Living Raise
  • Positive, Professional, Safe & Inclusive Workplace Culture!

Salary : $17 to $25/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Flexible
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Morrisville, VT

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