The Children's School

Preschool Teacher-The Children's School

Reference ID : 56417
Location : South Burlington, VT
Category : None
Job Type : Part Time

Description

Summary

Are you looking for a completely different experience teaching in early childhood education?


We are a public partnership Act 166 Family/Teacher Cooperative Preschool in South Burlington seeking a full-time teacher to join our staff for the upcoming 2022-23 school year.


Come join us and help create a warm, caring, and creative environment for children to explore while working as a team member with wonderful teachers and parents in this unique cooperative school community. Bring your skills in play based and emergent curriculum, outdoor education, and place-based learning. We value strong communication skills, a positive attitude and creative thinking.

Duties

Co-teach in a classroom for children ages 3-5 from 9-5; assist morning programming and create and implement afternoon programming.


Communicate with families about children's experiences at school.


Document learning and curriculum planning, and any changes to implementation of curriculum.


Utilize Brightwheel, our parent communication app. (We can train you).


Attend staff meetings and trainings as required.

Requirements

Applicant must be at least 18 years of age, have completed high school or a GED, and meet one of the following qualifications:


--At least a Vermont Early Childhood Career Ladder Level One (1) or Two (2) Certificate; or

--At least a current CDA (Child Development Associate) and at least twelve (12) months experience working with groups of children from grade three (3) or younger; or

--At least a State Board of Education approved Human Services Program Certificate that emphasizes child development or early childhood education and at least twelve (12) months experience working with groups of children from grade three (3) or younger; or

--At least successful completion of the Fundamentals for Early Childhood Professionals' course or the Vermont Afterschool Essentials Certificate and at least twelve (12) months experience working with groups of children from grade three (3) or younger; or

--At least successful completion of a three (3) college credit course in child or human development or a three (3) college credit course for school age care and education and at least twelve (12) months experience working with groups of children from grade three (3) or younger.

Nice To Haves

-Associate Degree

-At least one year of experience

Benefits

  • Paid professional development
  • personal leave/sick days and religious holidays
  • NAEYC membership
  • Summers off!
  • Salaried position, with paychecks covering all school breaks
  • We follow the school year calendar including days off
  • Break weeks: Thanksgiving, Early winter break, Late winter break in February, April break

About Us

This small not-for-profit, parent/teacher cooperative pre-school serves children ages 3-5 as part of one multi age group of around 20 children. The Children's School (TCS) provides an opportunity to work with professional, experienced teachers who are committed to providing a rich learning experience to their students through a play based, emergent curriculum. TCS leadership and teaching professionals value the important role played by parents in the success of their children and the school. Serving the South Burlington area for 50 years, TCS has a well-earned reputation for excellence. 


The Children's School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.



Salary : $16 to $22/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Part Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : South Burlington, VT

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