Hunger Mountain Children's Center

Teacher Assistant

Reference ID : 52120
Location : Waterbury, VT
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary

Hunger Mountain Children's Center, a non-profit child care and preschool, is seeking a full-time Teacher Assistant. We are looking for individuals who are responsible, reliable, motivated, energetic, caring, quick thinking, patient and committed to early education. The Teacher Assistant supports classroom teachers by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children and assisting in activities to improve the overall care and quality of education. They must be able to communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. Assisting the staff in implementing a quality educational program and in developing positive relationships with the children and their families. There is opportunity for this position to become a full-time classroom teacher if experience and education requirements are met.

Duties

  • Cover for teachers during breaks, vacations, sick days, planning time, etc.
  • Ensure safety of classroom and children at all times
  • Help children maintain healthy hygiene and change diapers
  • Communicate and build relationships with children and families
  • Help manage the appearance and cleanliness of the facility
  • Abide by Vermont Licensing Regulations

Requirements

The candidate must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma. We are willing to train the right individual.

Nice To Haves

  • The ideal candidate will have completed the state's Fundamentals in Early Childhood Education class or a 3 credit course in early childhood education.
  • An added bonus would be an Early Childhood Apprenticeship Certificate, Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and/or qualify as a Teacher or Teacher Associate through VT licensing regulations, which would qualify for a higher salary.

Benefits

This is a full-time year round position with competitive pay, generous leave time (up to 7 weeks of personal/sick time and 10 paid holidays), retirement benefits, paid professional development, and child care tuition credit.



Salary : $15 to $17/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Waterbury, VT

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