Neighborhood Schoolhouse

Neighborhood Schoolhouse Lead Teacher, Infant/Toddler Classroom

Reference ID : 51131
Location : Brattleboro, VT
Category : None
Job Type : Full Time



Neighborhood Schoolhouse is hiring for our infant/toddler classroom! This classroom will provide high quality early care and education for children ages 6 weeks-2 years. Ability to meet the needs of children across a wide developmental spectrum while maintaining a calm, nurturing attachment-focused environment is key.


This teacher's role is to lead the classroom while implementing a rich and equitable learning environment where communication is key. She/He/They will be responsible for implementing lesson plans and quality care for every child in a developmentally appropriate manner, ensuring opportunities for creative growth while promoting all areas of developmentally appropriate practice including, but not limited to: social-emotional, cognitive, physical and speech/ language skills in a child-centered, nature-based learning environment, while maintaining state child care licensing regulations, all while having fun and bringing positive energy to the classroom and team!


Qualifications: As stated in the Vermont Child Development Division Regulations:

Lead ECE Teacher must be: At least 20 years of age, is

a high school graduate of has completed a GED and meets at least one

of the following qualifications, along with at least 12 months of experience working with children or in a similar field:

* VT Career Ladder level 3 certificate

*An Associate degree from an accredited college, majoring in

Early Childhood Ed, or Human Development, or Elementary Education or Child and

Family Services

*A Certificate of Completion from the Registered Child Care

Apprenticeship Program

*A Child Care Certificate from the Community College of VT with

12 months experience

*Successful completion of 21 college credits with an early

childhood or school-age focus 

Nice To Haves

We are a school community who loves the outdoors. All applicants must share a love for the outdoors and be prepared to teach and assist outside in all types of New England weather!


Paid time off, including sick and vacation, retirement plan with company match, vision, dental, access to Employee Assistance Plan (EAP), and other fringe benefits.

About Us

The Neighborhood Schoolhouse is a small, independent school in Brattleboro, Vermont. We have been inspiring a life-long love of learning through an emphasis on the arts, nature-based environmental education, and social-emotional skills since 1980. At Neighborhood Schoolhouse you will find few desks, but many tables, rugs, and learning stations where the students work and play together. The freedom we give students to move while learning aids their social development, builds community and trust, and boosts comprehension and retention. Our campus adjoins a protected 400-acre forest, where even the littlest learners explore and play. Our grounds, our gardens, the surrounding Vermont forest, and our beloved community are all part of what make Neighborhood an ideal place to grow.

Salary : $35,000 to $40,000/Yr
Minimum Education : Associate
Job Type : Full Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : 2 Yrs
Location : Brattleboro, VT

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