The Burlington Childrens Space is seeking an Infant/Toddler Afternoon Assistant Teacher to work 25 hours per week, with additional on call opportunities. This position includes pro-rated. health insurance, paid sick and vacation hours, and professional development opportunities. All staff have the opportunity to work closely with the HowardCenter as part of a Therapeutic Child Care partnership, collaborate with Head Start and Early Head Start and participate in a new initiative connecting residents at the UVM Medical School with early childhood programs.
The Burlington Childrens Space, housed in the McClure Multi-Generational Center, is an economically and culturally diverse NAEYC accredited program offering early care and education for children from 6 weeks to 5 years old. Programming is based on influences from Reggio Emilia, Italy, the interests and curiosities of the children, and the unique culture and resources of our local community. The Burlington Children's Space is dedicated to serving all populations and tuition is based on a sliding scale.
The Burlington Children's Space is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity and equal treatment to all persons in all employment matters without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, military status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, ancestry, disability, or any other protected category.
Afternoon infant/toddler teachers work Monday through Friday from 12:30-5:30 (with the possibility of working more hours).
This is an hourly position.
Afternoon teachers are responsible for:
*Assist teachers with the implementation of developmentally appropriate curriculum
*Perform daily classroom duties under the direction of a classroom teacher
*Pass information along to classroom teachers
*Ensure safe and proper use of toys and equipment
*Adhere to the BCS program philosophy.
*Assist in completing daily opening and closing duties outlined in classroom checklists
*Share information with parents regarding childrens day professionally
*Maintain health and safety of children as accordance to NAEYC, Early Head Start, and BCS standards.
*Demonstrate knowledge of VT state licensing regulations, Early Head Start, NAEYC, and BCS policies and practices.
According to the Vermont Child Care Licensing and Regulations and Early Head Start, you should have a minimum of a CDA (Child Development Associate) for this position.
Here is the Vermont Child Care Licensing and Regulations for more information: