As an Assistant Educator working with young children from infancy through one year of age, you would have the amazing opportunity to work along side a skilled Lead Educator caring for each child's unique set of needs. By identifying their temperaments and creating a loving environment you will work to honor each child and their development. Working collaboratively with other colleagues, together you will provide enriching and nurturing learning experiences for these young children as you build strong and positive relationships with them and their families. Using Emergent Curriculum strategies and inspirations of Reggio Emilia practices, your observations of children's play will guide you as you create and implement an ever-evolving curriculum that follow children's interests and discoveries to expand their learning. Training and support will be provided.
Please inquire how you can join our team so we can work together enriching children's lives and becoming leaders in our growing field! We look forward to hearing from you!
Please email cover letter and resume to Crystal and Krysta
ABOUT KID LOGIC LEARNING
Kid Logic Learning is a 5 STAR child care program in South Burlington working towards NAEYC accreditation. We believe in high quality care and education for young children. We honor the value of play and following an Emergent curriculum style with the belief that children are the leaders of their own learning. By creating a supportive and calming environment inspired by the needs and cues of children, we aspire to follow their organic and intrinsic ideas and discoveries to guide our curriculum planning. We strongly believe in positive communication among all teachers, families, and children in effort to work collaboratively towards mutual goals of growth and development. Please contact us if you share in our value to offer all children and families the highest of quality care and enrichment opportunities.
-Responding to each childs feeding, diapering, and sleeping needs, and routines.
-Caretaking responsibilities to includes feeding (bottles and/or solid foods), diapering, and supporting healthy sleep habits.
-Communicating the childs day with their family daily and working collaboratively towards mutuals goals for growth and development.
-Supporting the physical, cognitive, and social-emotional growth and development of infant and one year old children by modeling positive language skills, guiding positive peer play, and offering support during problem-solving experiences.
-Using formal observation systems, such as Teaching Strategies Gold or Ages & Stages, to document childrens physical, cognitive and social-emotional growth and development.
-Using observations to inform and guide curriculum planning. Training and support provided.
-Developing Emergent curriculum that honors the interests presented by the children by observing their play, reactions, questions and curiosities with materials and peers, and creating provocations that extend and build upon their ideas. Training and support provided.
-Willingness to engage with children at their level, and use positive language and discipline strategies. Training will be provided.
-Willingness to continue education and professional development within the field.
-Dependable, adaptable, and flexible with schedules and needs.
-Open to mentoring opportunities and constructive feedback, and open minded to hearing other perspectives in effort to problem solve collectively in a positive and compassionate manner.
-Hold oneself accountable for actions and practice self-reflection skills.
QUALIFICATIONS & CREDENTIALS FOR ASSISTANT EDUCATORS:
-Preference give to candidates who have completed CDA, OR completed Fundamentals for Early Childhood Professionals course, OR 3 college credits in related course.
-Willingness to enroll in Fundamentals and/or related college course within the first 12 months of employment.
Kid Logic Learning offers competitive pay and benefits that include paid holiday time, a paid-time off package, connection with a valued and trusted Retirement planner, as well as opportunities for paid professional development and continued education. Here, you will also have the opportunity to work in a compassionate and professional environment where you can grow and lead in the Early Childhood field. You can be an integral part of children's early learning experiences while working and learning alongside other dedicated professionals who also strive to offer high quality care for young children. Come work with us as we build positive relationships with children, grow our school community, support parents and families, and guide all children's growth and development!