Ascension Childcare is a 5 STAR, NAEYC accredited, and dynamic school serving 80 children in Chittenden County. We are seeking a floating Early Education teacher to join and complement our team in offering developmentally appropriate, supportive, and engaging care to children and their families. Our center offers a unique learning environment that includes spacious classrooms, a large natural playground, regular enrichment activities including dance and music, hikes on nature trails, and a large indoor gross motor space. We offer a supportive environment for children, families, and teachers. We have fun; we work hard, and are passionate about achieving excellence in serving children. We are humbled by our responsibilities and in the opportunity to make the world a better place.
Provide a physically and emotionally safe classroom environment.
Support emergent curriculum, incorporating inquiry and observation to spark young children's imagination, interests, and understanding of the world around them.
Work with teaching teams in providing consistent classroom management.
At least one year of experience in early education.
Experience with children ages birth - 5.
Excellent organizational skills, a willingness to learn and be flexible, have patience of steel, and kindness.
Understanding of developmental milestones and developmentally appropriate practice.
Experience with children of all backgrounds and abilities, including those impacted by chronic health or learning differences.
Generous time off
Paid training time
Pay is based on experience and education
Annual $2000.00 benefits stipend
Coaching, mentoring, and educational opportunities to support leadership and personal growth in the profession.