The Assistant Teacher supports the Teachers and the Director 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. S/he 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 parents., Assistant teachers are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children's interests and needs under the direction of the Teacher and the Director.
At least an Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education
Competitive hourly rate (based on education and experience)
Paid sick days
Paid personal days
Paid snow days
Free childcare (if space allows)
Paid lunch breaks and planning time
(Note: This position does not come with health insurance benefits.)
The Lawrence School for Young Children is a 5-star early childhood facility (in Vermont's STARS program) serving up to forty 0-5-year-olds each day for the past 40 years in the Manchester/Dorset area. All of our staff are college graduates; two are licensed early childhood educators through the VT DOE. LSYC also participates in the state's UPK program, offering free preschool hours for all 3-4-year-olds.