The Burlington Children's Space is seeking an experienced educator to join our team as a Mentor Teacher. This is a new position that affords the qualified participant the opportunity to work in classrooms with teachers as coach and mentor and as a member of the administrative team to plan and implement professional development and reflective supervision for new and experienced staff.
BCS is a vibrant, community based early care and education program with a 38 year history serving children from 6 weeks to 5 years old and their families. BCS is one of 5 Therapeutic Child Care Programs working in partnership with the HowardCenter, an Early Head Start and Universal Pre-K partner program, and a Child and Adult Care Food Program participant. We have a 5 Star rating from the State of Vermont and NAEYC accreditation and are housed in the McClure Multi-Gen Center, a building we co-own with Outright Vermont.
A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Education, Master's Degree preferred, with at least 3 years of classroom experience and at least one year as a supervisor or mentor or the equivalent degree in social work or related field with at least 3 years of experience in school settings and at least one year as a supervisor or mentor. Because of BCS's role as a Therapeutic Child Care Center, experience with trauma sensitive practices is essential, including use of reflective practice for staff and trauma informed classroom strategies. Experience working with families in a supportive, strength based framework is foundational to all positions at BCS.
Burlington Children's Space is proud of our comprehensive compensation package. It is designed specifically to support our top-level Early Childhood Education Teachers, and includes: