Oak Hill Children's Center

Licensed Preschool Teacher for High-Quality Early Education Program

Reference ID : 57029
Location : Pownal, VT
Category : None
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 empathetic, compassionate and show respect for all. Applicants need to work collaboratively with their fellow teachers and communicate effectively with families. Experience with special needs and those experiencing early trauma preferred. Candidates should be 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 degree in early childhood required. Must be a licensed teacher with Early Childhood endorsement for the State of Vermont or reciprocal state. This could be a full-time or part-time position.


Application should include resume, cover letter and three references.

Duties

  • Provide high quality care and education to preschool age children;
  • Work as part of a team to plan and implement developmentally appropriate programming which meets the requirements of the Vermont Early Learning Standards;
  • Fulfill Pre-K Partnership requirements;
  • Child assessments;
  • Communicate effectively with children, families, co-workers, specialists and community partners.
  • 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

  • At least one year experience working with young children
  • Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood or related field
  • Teaching license with Early Childhood Endorsement for the State of Vermont or reciprocal state
  • Commitment to providing high-quality care and education
  • MUST BE RELIABLE AND POSITIVE

Nice To Haves

  • 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 : None
Job Type : Full Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Pownal, VT

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