Oak Hill Children's Center

Early Childhood Educator for High-Quality Program

Reference ID : 57028
Location : Pownal, VT
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary

Oak Hill Children's Center is a high-quality program (5 STARS in Vermont's Step Ahead Recognition System) located at 72 School House Road, Pownal, Vermont. Oak Hill serves children from the ages of 6 weeks to 12 years. Oak Hill is an Early Head Start Partner, SVSU Pre-K Partner, Specialized Care Provider and founding member of the Bennington County Farm to Early Childhood Collaborative. Curriculum combines the Vermont Early Learning Standards, The Creative Curriculum and emerging child interests.


Applicants should have experience working with young children. Candidates should be positive, empathetic, compassionate and show respect for all. Applicants need to work collaboratively with their fellow teachers and communicate effectively with families. Candidates should be reliable, flexible, understand the importance of play and embrace the concept that childhood is a messy business. A love of young children is a must. Bachelor's or associates degree in early childhood preferred. Must be able to pass a background check.


Application should include resume, cover letter and three references.

Duties

  • Provide high quality care and education to children
  • Create and/or implement developmentally appropriate lesson plans
  • Maintain confidentiality, adhere to code of ethics
  • Adhere to State licensing regulations
  • Develop positive, reciprocal, culturally responsive relationships with families and communities. 
  • Provide a safe, healthy and nurturing learning environment

Requirements

  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • At least a high school diploma
  • Must complete required trainings
  • Must be 20 years of age
  • Commitment to providing high-quality care and education
  • Professional experience working with young children
  • MUST BE RELIABLE AND POSITIVE

Nice To Haves

  • Bachelor's Degree or Associates Degree in Early Childhood or related field preferred
  • Knowledge of TS GOLD

Benefits

  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Paid Lunch Break
  • Paid Professional Development
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Child Care Discount if Attending Oak Hill
  • Association Memberships
  • AFLAC


Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Pownal, VT

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