Do you have experience caring for young children? Would you like a generous benefits package that includes a gym membership option and undergraduate and graduate tuition benefits for you and your family members? The Early Learning Center at Saint Michael's College is looking for an Early Childhood Teacher to join this welcoming community. The position is regular full-time starting at the end of May. Duties will include curriculum planning, assessment and observation of children, working in conjunction with other teachers and families, direct care and ensuring safety for children aged 3-5 years.
High quality care and education for children is provided
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Plans and conducts developmentally appropriate activities and assessments for children
Sets and maintains staff-agreed upon limits for children
Supervises teaching assistants, trainees, volunteers, practicum/work-study students, provides feedback and resources
Participates in communication with parents including notes home, phone calls, etc.
Keeps informed of current issues in the field of Early Childhood Education, including 5 hours of training (as defined by the Vermont Early Childhood Program Licensing Regulations) per year
Designs the environment to be conducive to childrens development and beneficial for working with other teachers
Keeps childrens space looking neat, puts materials away when children/caregivers are through with them
Participates in staff meetings, extracurricular activities and in-service training
Sees the value of cultural, ethnic, gender, and other individual differences in people. Helps to create an environment of learning about, valuing, encouraging, and supporting differences
An offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and pre-employment physical screening as well as a fingerprinted background check through the State of Vermont Child Development Division.
Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k), generous paid time off, employee and dependent tuition benefits, and discounted gym membership.