Early Learning Center at Saint Michael's College


Preschool Teacher

Reference ID: 2389
Location: Colchester, VT
Category: Education/Training
Job Type: Full Time
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Description

Summary


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.


Duties


Major Objectives:

   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


Requirements


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


Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k), generous paid time off, employee and dependent tuition benefits, and discounted gym membership.



Minimum Education: Bachelor's
Job Type: Full Time
Category: Education/Training
Minimum Experience: 1 Yr
Location: Colchester, VT