Be part of a welcoming, relationship-centered early childhood program serving infants, toddlers and preschool children ages 6 weeks to 6 years. The ELC is a full day, year-round early childhood program.
This position gives candidates priority to cover for classroom educators taking leave time over the summer and days/weeks/months throughout the year. Some working opportunities are planned in advance while others are needed to cover an absence the day of. Our highly qualified staff provides the training and support for our substitutes within each classroom.
This position is full day, part day. Opportunities for professional development training are available.
The Early Learning Center (ELC) maintains a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organization. The ELC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and ancestry, place of birth, veteran status, age, or national origin.
The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list. The scope of the job may change from time to time as necessitated by business demands.
Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or have completed a GED. A satisfactory fingerprinted background check is required prior to hiring.
The ideal candidate has experience working and caring for young children in an educational setting or enrolled in a degree program in education or a related field. Pediatric first aid and CPR certification are also a plus.
The Early Learning Center (ELC) is a non-profit early childhood program created in partnership with families, educators and members of the community. The Early Learning Center is a fully licensed, center-based program located at Fort Ethan Allen in Colchester, providing care and education for 40 children ages 6 weeks to 6 years. We believe that children are competent learners from birth. We value children's natural curiosity and individual ideas and we facilitate children's learning through a developmentally appropriate, play-based, emergent curriculum. Our center is committed to providing the very best early childhood education experience for every child and family in our care. Welcome to our community!