We are embarking on some new curriculum standards that will steer our preschool into a more nature based approach. We want teachers who embrace the outdoors, and who can assist in the classroom with nature based concepts of learning. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have a minimum of a high school diploma/GED, and meet the expectations of the Northern Lights Career Development Center Level 1 in order to qualify as a Teaching Assistant as stated in the Vermont Early Childhood Regulations. Interested persons should be hard working, dependable, team players, and be willing to advance academically, as training is a state requirement. IF YOU ARE UNSURE OF YOUR QUALIFICATIONS PLEASE APPLY ANYWAY! WE CAN HELP YOU TO UNDERSTAND THE PROCESS AND APPLY FOR VARIANCES AS NEEDED!
This position pays $17.00 - 18.00 per hour bi-weekly on Wednesdays.
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Individuals would be responsible for: maintaining classroom/school cleanliness and organization, delivering age appropriate curriculum as directed, communicating with parents about their children as directed, and of course, providing loving care to the children in our school!
All candidates must meet the requirements set forth by the Child Development Division.
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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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.