Stonewood School North

PreK Teaching Staff - Flexible Hours (FT or PT), Includes Large Outdoor Classroom, and 90% Reduced Rate Family Childcare!

Reference ID : 34780
Location : Shelburne, VT
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Part Time

Description

Summary


Stonewood School North is now hiring a prekindergarten teacher to join our inclusive, mixed age, Act 166 licensed classroom. We are a trauma informed, therapeutic program and work closely with community partners to support at-risk families. Children's ages range from 3-5 years old. This is a great opportunity if you are interested in making a difference in your community and learning more about human services and inclusive education!


This class also includes an assistant and a float aide when for approximately 15 students (great staff:child ratios and lots of support!). Other staff have been with children for up to 2 years since infancy, and we are looking for a strong leader to guide this group to academic and social/emotional success!

 

Hours for this position are flexible but require at least a 8-10am shift M-F. Opportunity for full time, salaried work is also available for the right candidate.


At Stonewood School North, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect for all children and their families, and for our teaching teams. Please see our webpage at www.stonewoodschoolnorthvt.com for information about our philosophy, history, and classrooms.

 

Applicants must have at least two years of experience working with children 3-5 years old, and preference for a valid VT teaching license in early childhood education and/or early childhood special education will be given. Stonewood is happy to help applicants understand qualifications for a teaching license, and/or support the process of licensing for qualified individuals. Please contact us if you think you may qualify for a teaching license and are interested in applying!


We offer lots of paid time off (80 hours per year + 1 additional day per month for full time employees), flexible scheduling, and 90% reduced cost childcare to our employees. Our school also closes for snow days and most holidays (including a week for Christmas and New Years), all of which are paid days off for staff.


We are an equal opportunity employer, and are passionate about the diversity of our center.

If you are interested in this position, please apply with a resume and cover letter, or send resume and cover letter to stonewoodschoolnorth [at] gmail.com.


Duties

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and implement educational curriculum by developing classroom activities based on developmentally appropriate practices and Vermont early learning standards
  • Lead by example; encourage teaching team success through modeling and coaching.
  • Plan individual and group age-appropriate activities to actively engage children and encourage social, emotional, and cognitive growth.
  • Maintain frequent communication with parents through informal discussions, daily sheets, journals, portfolios, progress reports, and family-teacher conferences.
  • Provide documentation and assessment of student's learning through the use of the Teaching Strategies Gold platform.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 1 years of professional child care or prekindergarten experience.
  • At least 20 years old.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
  • High energy and the ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.
  • A strong understanding of child development and developmentally appropriate practice
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, interpersonal, and professional skills.
  • Must clear full background check and fingerprinting.

Nice To Haves


Teaching License


Benefits


Stonewood School North provides 90% reduced cost childcare to our employees, space permitting. We also offer gracious paid time off, flexible scheduling, support with professional development, higher education, teaching licensure, and a wonderful working environment!



Salary : $16.50 to $19/Hr
Minimum Education : Associate
Job Type : Part Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Shelburne, VT

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