The Burlington Children's Space is seeking an Early Childhood Educator to join us as a full-time Infant/Toddler teacher. This teacher will work as part of a co-teaching team in a looping classroom. A State License in Early Childhood Education is preferred, and a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or Human Development is required. This position includes health insurance, paid sick and vacation hours, a free membership to Sangha Yoga Studio, and professional development opportunities within the field of Early Childhood Education.
The Burlington Children's Space, housed in the McClure Multi-Generational Center in Burlington’s Old North End, is an economically and culturally diverse NAEYC accredited program. We offer early care and education for children from 6 weeks to 5 years old, and have five classrooms separated by age group, each with 6-10 children. Our teachers work collaboratively with the Howard Center as part of a Therapeutic Child Care partnership, and with Head Start and Early Head Start to provide services and resources to our families. We offer tuition on a sliding scale, and work with children from a variety of different backgrounds; currently, there are 7+ languages spoken within the BCS community. We have a fabulous food program supported by local farms and our own garden plot in the Old North End of Burlington, where we grow vegetables and herbs in the spring and summer. We are a small, interconnected community that believes in the capacity of all children to learn and grow through compassionate care.
BCS is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity and equal treatment to all persons in all employment matters without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, military status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, ancestry, disability, or any other protected category.
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This is a 40-hour, full-year position. Each classroom teacher is responsible for the following:
BCS provides numerous program supports, such as reflective consultation with our Directors, planning time with the classroom team, individual office time for full-time teachers, and professional development with colleagues on relevant topics.
An Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or Human Development is required.
BCS is looking for an educator who has a deep interest in working in a Therapeutic Child Care center. A State License in Early Childhood Education is preferred. Experience working with children who have experienced trauma is desired, but not necessary, as we provide opportunities to learn more about the effects of chronic stress through Professional Development.
32+ hours per week includes: