Early Learning Center at Saint Michael's College


Infant/Toddler Teacher

Reference ID: 2390
Location: Colchester, VT
Category: Education/Training
Job Type: Full Time
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Summary


Early Learning Center at Saint Michael's College

Infant/Toddler Teacher

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 as soon as possible. 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 0-3 years.

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Duties


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 12 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


Secondary Responsibilities:

  Holds individual parent conferences 2 times per year, and as needed, and serves as a resource for parents

  Familiarizes oneself with emergency procedures, locations of fire exits and first aid kits

  Attains appropriate knowledge of Vermont Licensing Regulations and NAEYC accreditation criteria

  Participates in annual CPR certification

  Contributes to writing monthly newsletters with other staff members

  Attends meetings of the advisory board on rotational basis

  Reports suspected abuse or neglect to the appropriate agency

  Maintains materials with the assistance of other staff

  Performs individual child developmental assessments and screenings


Requirements


Requirements:

       Strong communication and interpersonal skills

       Demonstrated ability to work with infants and toddlers in a group setting

       College-level course work in Early Childhood Education or Child Development required (at least 21 credits)

       First Aid and CPR Certification


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.


Nice To Haves


Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field

Vermont State Teaching License with Early Childhood Education Endorsement


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: Associate
Job Type: Full Time
Category: Education/Training
Minimum Experience: 2 Yrs
Location: Colchester, VT