Join a team committed to supporting the whole family in their parenting journey! Rutland County Parent Child Center is seeking nurturing and collaborative Early Childhood Educators for our location located in Brandon, Vermont.
We are dedicated to helping young children develop and grow in a safe, nurturing environment, recognizing individual strengths, creating trusting relationships, and partnering with families and communities to ensure the best possible outcomes for every child. RCPCC uses a 2-Gen approach, working with both families and children simultaneously to identify needs and align programming to deliver services for long-term impacts.
All Early Educators work directly with young children, ages birth through age 5. Our Brandon location also has a school-age afterschool program, Saplings, which runs year around. Lead Teachers plan and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum to meet objectives through hands-on, play-based activities. Classroom environments are created to engage children using philosophies ranging from Montessori to Reggio Emelia. Assistants and floats support the lead, connect with children, and may assist in multiple areas of the center.
RCPCC is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer. RCPCC embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.
General responsibilities include:
Assisting in the implementation of curricula activities and encourage participation by children.
Actively engage in activities; manage cleanliness, order, and availability of classroom materials.
Maintain frequent communications with families.
Help ensure smooth, daily transitions
Follow all center policies and state regulations.
Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.
Qualifications vary depending on position. Degrees are preferred but willing to train the right people.
~The state of Vermont has made a renewed commitment to assisting educators in Early Childhood Education in obtaining their degrees. This is the PERFECT opportunity to continue in the industry while taking advantage of the financial supports the state now has to offer. Our agency is committed to assisting teachers in their professional development goals!~
Candidates must be caring and compassionate, have strong communication skills with both adults and children, extraordinary patience, and a passion to serve families and the community.