Valley Cooperative Preschool in Bradford, VT is looking for a teacher assistant to join our 5 STARS prequalified prekindergarten program. We are looking for someone who is fun, energetic, and enjoys working with children. The assistant teacher will be working alongside our preschool teacher in the morning and assisting the associate teacher in the afternoon. The right candidate would be responsible for planning and implementing curriculum, providing a nurturing and engaging environment and some cleaning duties. The Assistant Teacher supports the Teachers and the Director by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children and assisting in activities to improve the overall care and quality of education. S/he must be able to communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. Assisting the staff in implementing a quality educational program and in developing positive relationships with the children and their parents, the assistant teacher observes and documents children’s interest and progress, and relays that information back to parents and staff.
• High school graduate; Northern Lights Level 1 or 2 Certificate or Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education
• 2 or more years experience working with children birth through grade 3
• CPR/First Aid
• Candidates must successfully pass a background and fingerprint check upon hire