Frog&Toad Child Care&Learning Center, LLC

Lead Preschool Teacher

Reference ID : 57181
Location : Burlington, VT
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary

We are taking steps toward more nature based learning, and are seeking a Lead Preschool Teacher who can help us grow along that path! While our program prides itself on always providing engaging and appropriate curriculum, we want to see our natural environment become more prominent in the children's discoveries.


Are you an experienced early educator looking to work in an environment that is professional and academically based? Have you recently finished your degree and are now looking to start your career in Early Childhood Education? Maybe you have completed, or have nearly completed, the Apprenticeship Program? Our school is looking for a Lead Preschool Teacher to join our amazing team! If you have (or think you have) the credentials to qualify as a Lead Teacher under the Child Development Division regulations, and you have a strong desire to make a profound difference not only for young children, but their families and the community at large, we urge you to apply!


Candidates must meet the standards set by the Vermont Early Childhood Regulations. If you are unsure about your qualifications please feel free to send us your resume and cover letter, and we will be happy to assist you in determining your qualifications. If you are working toward meeting qualifications for this position, please feel free to inquire as it may be possible to obtain a variance from the Child Development Division provided that you are willing to continue moving toward qualification through professional training. Interested persons should be hard working, dependable, team players, and be willing to advance academically as training is a state requirement.


This position is full-time, pays $18.00 - 22.00 per hour, and is paid bi-weekly on Wednesday.


Have more questions about our program? Feel free to check us out on the web at www.frogandtoadvt.com

Duties

Individuals would be responsible for maintaining state and school regulation, child observations, child developmental profiles, classroom cleanliness and organization, creating and delivering age appropriate curriculum, communicating with parents about their children, and of course, providing loving care to the children in our school!

Requirements

Must meet standards set by the Child Development Division.

Nice To Haves

Benefits

Vacation - each full-time staff member is entitled to one week paid vacation (5 days) after the first year of service.

Sick Time - each employee is entitled to one week paid vacation (5 days) after probationary period.

After 2 years of service, the employee will be eligible to participate in the company medical savings plan.

After 2 years of service, the employee will also be eligible to participate in the company simple IRA (Individual Retirement Account) program.  

Holidays - each staff member is entitled to eight (8) paid holidays per year. They include: New Years, Memorial, Independence, Labor, Thanksgiving, and the following Friday, Christmas Eve, and Christmas.

Professional Days - each staff member will receive additional paid vacation days as per our school closing calendar.

Paid Professional Development - Each employee will receive up to 15 paid hours of professional development each year. 

Paid Volunteer Time - each full-time staff member is entitled to 2 paid volunteer days each year. 

Roving Holiday - Each employee is entitled to one paid holiday of their choosing each year.

Cash Bonuses - At 5, 10, 15, and 20 years of service employees receive cash bonuses.

Referral Program - Each employee is entitled to $250.00 for each new client that we sign on due to their referral.

Discounted Child Care Tuition - Employees with children at Frog&Toad receive a 50% discount on services (restrictions apply).

Paid Travel - For traveling that occurs outside of normal commute to and from work (ex. training held outside of Chittenden County)

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About Us

Frog&Toad Child Care&Learning Center, LLC is a high quality (at least 4 STARS) Early Education Program serving children birth to 5 years of age. We have been in operation since 2005, and have expanded into 2 wonderful sites in order to better serve our community. Both of our sites are ACT 166 partners, as well as sponsor sites for the TEACH program. Our staff is full of loving, creative, motivated, and dedicated teachers with a focus on child-centered curriculum. As an employer Frog&Toad puts high value on teacher health and well-being as well as community service.



Salary : $18 to $22/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 2 Yrs
Location : Burlington, VT

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