Under the supervision of the Director, the teacher will plan and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum and child centered program within a team environment. Curriculum follows TCELS program philosophy, primary caregiving philosophy, and the standards of TCELS in conjunction with State Regulations, VELS , Vermont STARS guidelines for early childhood programs.
Develop and implement a curriculum with creative activities for individual cognitive, physical, social and emotional development included. Curriculum will follow TCELS philosophy and policies as well as Vermont STARS and NAEYC guidelines. Maintain licensing requirements for: training, attendance records, diapering procedure, classroom safety, hand washing, toy washing and all other relevant requirements. Develop relationships with families through daily conversations, phone calls, notes home, parent days, parent conferences and family events.
Maintain records to prepare for and participate in parent conferences. Maintain a clean and organized classroom. Continue professional development through trainings, conferences, workshops, goal setting and annual evaluations. Provide documentation of all training for Individual Professional Development Plan (IPDP). Participate in any other related projects as deemed necessary by the Director.
B.A./B.S. or A.A in Early Childhood preferred C.D.A with 1 year minimum early childhood classroom/group teaching experience OR 2 years early childhood/group teaching experience* and one course in child development given by an accredited institution completed within one year of hire. *Teaching experience must be with the specific age group of children the teacher will be working with. Current certification in Pediatric First Aid AND Infant/Child CPR within 30 days of hire. Ability to maintain visual and auditory supervision of the children at all times, in classroom, outside or in any other settings. Ability to lift, carry and hold children up to 50 lbs. Physically ability to actively participate in all aspects and activities of the program. Ability to communicate in both written and verbal forms on child development. Provide criminal record check information and fingerprints.
TCELS offers flexible schedules, a four day work week and paid time off including the week of July 4th! We cover the costs of Professional Development and offer significant childcare discounts to our full time and part time staff!