Stepping Stones Children's Center Inc

Early Childhood Education Team Teacher

Reference ID : 34702
Location : Burlington, VT
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



Stepping Stones Children's Center is a small, private preschool, seeking a teacher for 40 hours per week. We are inspired by the schools of Reggio Emilia, NAEYC Accredited and utilize an emergent, play-based approach to curriculum. We are seeking a team member to be a part of our strong community. Someone who is passionate about teaching young children, happy to be outdoors every day and looking forward to forming strong, lasting relationships with children, families, and co-teachers. 

An ideal candidate would be qualified for at least a Teacher Associate role according to the Vermont State Licensing Regulations, although we will consider a teacher assistant who is working towards this level.


 Develop, document, and reflect upon emergent curriculum to meet developmental goals and activities

 Have respectful communication with families, children, and co-workers

Love to laugh every day

 Follow all licensing guidelines

 Advance your personal professional development and keep records in BFIS and a physical portfolio

 Provide a safe, thriving, loving, and respectful environment for all students in the center

 Maintain center cleanliness and organization

 Work extremely well as a member of a collaborative teaching team

 Use TSG and other forms of assessment to formally asses the children in your core group twice per year


  • Associates or Bachelors degree
  • Great sense of humor and a passion for working with young children
  • 1 year of teaching experience
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to build relationships effectively and professionally with families and students
  • Experience developing and implementing curriculum
  • Physical ability to handle frequent sitting, stooping, bending, pushing, pulling, and moving throughout the room, as well as lifting children and other physical requirements of teaching
  • Ability to maintain a safe and confidential classroom environment
  • CPR/First Aid certified, or willing to gain such certification upon employment
  • Pass complete background checks
  • Proficient in English
  • Exceptionally reliable

Nice To Haves

Vermont teaching license

Strong work ethic


Signing bonus

Opportunities to travel for conferences, paid vacation and sick time.

Free meals each day

Paid Professional Development

Free Parking

No need to wear fancy clothing (except for certain parent meetings).

Salary : $17 to $22/Hr
Minimum Education : Associate
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Burlington, VT

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