Stonewood School North

PreK Teaching Staff - Full time and free Childcare!

Reference ID : 52094
Location : Shelburne, VT
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary

Stonewood School North is now hiring a prekindergarten teacher to join our inclusive, mixed age, Act 166 licensed classroom. We are a trauma informed, therapeutic program and work closely with community partners to support at-risk families. Children's ages range from 3-5 years old. This is a great opportunity if you are interested in making a difference in your community and learning more about human services and inclusive education!


This class also includes a full time assistant teacher who has worked in our preschool room for the last two years.

 

Hours for this position are 7:45-4:15, and is a salaried position.


At Stonewood School North, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect for all children and their families, and for our teaching teams. Please see our webpage at www.stonewoodschoolnorthvt.com for information about our philosophy, history, and classrooms.

 

Applicants must have at minimum one year of experience working with children 3-5 years old, and preference for a valid VT teaching license in early childhood education and/or early childhood special education will be given. Stonewood is happy to help applicants understand qualifications for a teaching license, and/or support the process of licensing for qualified individuals. Please contact us if you think you may qualify for a teaching license and are interested in applying!


We offer lots of paid time off (80 hours per year + 1 additional sick day per month that can accrue up to 5 for full time employees), and 90% reduced cost childcare to our employees (space permitting). Our school also closes for snow days and most holidays (including a week for Christmas and New Years), all of which are paid days off for staff.


We are an equal opportunity employer, and are passionate about the diversity of our center.

If you are interested in this position, please apply with a resume and cover letter, or send resume and cover letter to stonewoodschoolnorth [at] gmail.com.

Duties

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and implement educational curriculum by developing classroom activities based on developmentally appropriate practices and Vermont 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, emotional, and cognitive growth.
  • Maintain frequent communication with parents through informal discussions, daily sheets, journals, portfolios, progress reports, and family-teacher conferences.
  • Provide documentation and assessment of student's learning through the use of the Teaching Strategies Gold platform.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 1 years of professional child care or prekindergarten experience.
  • Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred
  • 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 and developmentally appropriate practice
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, interpersonal, and professional skills.
  • Must clear full background check and fingerprinting.

Nice To Haves

Teaching License

Benefits

Stonewood School North provides free childcare to our employees, space permitting. We also offer gracious paid time off, support with professional development, higher education, teaching licensure, and a wonderful working environment!



Minimum Education : Bachelor's
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Shelburne, VT

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