Next Generation

Edutainer

Reference ID : 52035
Location : South Burlington, VT
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary

edutainer: (n.) to provide entertainment and education for a young person between infancy and six years of age.


Next Generation is a place for children and staff to grow, learn, and play cohesively to provide an environment that encourages curiosity and fun. Come join our team that is making a difference in the Early Education industry. We are looking for a Nature Based Teacher to provide overall supervision and education for our Next Generation. Come join our dynamic, casual, and FUN TEACHING team! Responsibilities include, having a love for the outdoors, be willing to engage in singing silly songs, able to capture the audience of children, BE A TEAM PLAYER and EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR.


The Teacher is responsible for developing a cohesive teaching team, coordinating the curriculum, and managing the day-to-day operational activities of the classroom. Teachers must understand children's cognitive, social, emotional and physical development in order to ensure a safe and stimulating classroom environment where children are actively engaged and encouraged to succeed. The Teacher must be skilled in communicating with both children and adults in order to meet the needs of the children, effectively guide teacher assistants, and resolve parental concerns. 


YES I'M YELLING! We are passionate. Think you got what it takes? Bring it!

Duties

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and implement educational curriculum by developing classroom activities based on developmentally appropriate practices and early learning standards.
  • Lead by example; encourage teaching team success through modeling and coaching.
  • Plan individual and group age-appropriate activities to actively engage children and encourage social, cognitive and emotional growth.
  • Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions, progress reports, and parent-teacher conferences.
  • Ensure all center policies and state regulations are met.
  • Ensure a healthy classroom environment - including maintaining appropriate hygiene and cleanliness standards and safety and security of children.
  • Supervise teacher assistants and classroom volunteers to ensure they are following planned activities, hygiene and safety standards.
  • Maintain accurate records, forms and files.
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.

Requirements

Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills. 

High energy and the ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment. 

A strong understanding of child development.

Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills

Infant, Child and Adult CPR and First Aid Certified

Vermont Mandated Reporter Certificate

Nice To Haves

Fundamentals for Early Childhood Professionals

Completed College courses in the following subjects: Human Development, Education, Psychology, Social Work, and Business.

Benefits

80 hours scheduled Paid Vacation (Week of July 4th and Week of December 25)

40 hours PTO accrued & additional 40 hours PTO after 1 year of employment

Tuition Discount

Paid Professional Development through CCIE

Teacher Discounts Program

Optional sign-up for Aflac and Ally Health

About Us

www.nextgenerationvt.com

See what we are up to on FB @georgiasnextgeneration and @nextgenerationnortherncampus @nextgenwillistoncampus @nextgenburlingtoncampus



Salary : $37,440 to $45,000/Yr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : South Burlington, VT

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