Ascension Childcare, Inc

Preschool Teacher

Reference ID : 51439
Location : Shelburne, VT
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



Ascension Childcare is a high quality early childhood education program, serving 60+ children in Shelburne, Vermont.  We are five STAR rated, NAEYC-accredited, and SEED & Sew Certified. We are committed to implementing anti-bias education and strongly value each individual who makes up our community.  We have a team environment that not only sparks curiosity and promotes life- long learning for children, but for teachers too.  Our center offers a unique learning environment that includes spacious classrooms, a large natural playground, and indoor gross motor space.


This teacher will collaborate as part of a three person Preschool team. As teacher, you will implement emergent curriculum incorporating provocation and observation in your planning. As a UPK classroom, you will also use the domains of the Vermont Early Learning Standards for guidance in your curriculum building. In addition to building curriculum, you will provide connections, care, and positive interactions with a group of 15 3-4 year olds.


We are seeking a demonstrated commitment to quality learning environments and success in engaging children and introducing them to the world around them. 

Patience, compassion, creativity and knowledge of young children are essential to success. Teachers work in partnership with families and colleagues. Must have an ability to multitask, provide constant supervision, and engage children with creative and developmentally appropriate learning opportunities. Strong classroom management skills are important.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are desired. Ability to play, anticipate, observe, create, and laugh are a must!

Nice To Haves


You will be joining a team of 20 teachers.  We are from all walks of life and represent over 300 years of experience in early education.  We value diversity and believe that each person's voice has importance and is valued at our school.  We offer a supportive and collaborative team environment, paid training, regular schedules and breaks, generous time off, and an annual $2000.00 benefits stipend.  Pay is based on experience and education - our minimum wage is $16.50 an hour.  We encourage leadership and personal growth in the profession and support that through coaching, mentoring, and educational opportunities. 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. 

Salary : $17 to $20/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Shelburne, VT

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