Bridgewater Community Childcare

Lead Teacher for Infant and Toddler Program

Reference ID : 56620
Location : Bridgewater, VT
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary

Teacher for Infant and Toddler Program 


Do you have Early Childhood Education teaching credentials? Are you committed to a holistic approach of caring and educating young children? If you are, we would love to hear from you! 


The brand-new Bridgewater Community Childcare Center in Bridgewater, VT is seeking enthusiastic teachers who will provide direct education and childcare services through dynamic curriculum. As a founding teacher you will get to play an active role in creating a welcoming environment that supports young children and their families! 


The childcare center is an anchor program of the Bridgewater Community Center, a place where people of all ages can engage in enriching activities, presenting a variety of opportunities to connect the Childcare's children and their families to the community. 


Our vision is guided by the principles of A Framework of Wise Education, a holistic approach to early childhood education that supports families and staff as well as the children. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate teacher to join a team of staff dedicated to creating opportunities that inspire young children to explore, learn and develop new skills in a thoughtfully organized and caring environment both indoors and out. 

Duties

Experienced teacher with a commitment to whole-person development.


  • Meet the requirements laid out in regulation 7.3.2.1of the Child Care Licensing Regulations. 
  • Coordinate and implement education curriculum
  • Develop classroom activities based on developmentally appropriate practices and early learning standards
  • Plan age-appropriate activities to actively engage children and encourage the healthy development of the whole child 
  • Maintain frequent communications with parents through formal and informal discussions, progress reports, and family-teacher conferences 
  • Foster a welcoming classroom environment 
  • Maintain appropriate hygiene, cleanliness standards, safety and security of children 
  • Supervise teacher assistants and classroom volunteers 
  • Maintain accurate records, forms and files 
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement 
  • Follow all center policies and state regulations 
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings  
  • Meet the requirements laid out in regulation 7.4 Annual Professional Development of the Child Care Licensing Regulations

Requirements


If you have at least one year of full-time teaching experience in early childhood education through third (3) grade, we want to talk with you! 


With respect for the VT childcare licensing regulations, you will need a minimum of a Vermont Early Childhood Career Ladder Level Four (4) A or B Certificate OR a bachelor degree from an accredited college with a major or concentration in Early Childhood, Child or Human Development, Elementary Education, Special Education with a birth to eight (8) years of age focus, or Child and Family Services and at least twelve (12) months experience working with groups of children from grade three (3) or younger; OR a bachelor degree from an accredited college with at least successful completion of thirty (30) college credits with an early childhood or school age focus and at least twelve (12) months experience working with groups of children from grade three (3) or younger; OR hold at least a current Vermont Agency of Education teaching license with an endorsement in Early Childhood, Early Childhood Special Education, or Elementary Education. 

Nice To Haves

Benefits

We are pleased to offer a competitive salary based on your experience and education level. As well as benefits to support you as an individual and teacher in our community. 



Salary : $15 to $23/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Bridgewater, VT

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