Old School of South Burlington, Inc.

Early Childhood - SUBSTITUTE Teacher Assistant/Aide @ nature preschool

Reference ID : 65731
Location : South Burlington, VT
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Part Time



This is for a substitute teaching role with variable hours each week and variable shifts: full days (9-4), morning (8-12), or afternoon shifts (12-5) as needed - to help cover teachers regular shifts. Must have knowledge and passion for working with young children (2-5 years old) and value being outdoors. Relationships are of the utmost importance, and we're in need of someone who can connect and communicate effectively with teachers, children, and their parents. If you like to read books to children, work on small crafts, or just play with kids - this is a great role for you! Teachers must understand children's cognitive, social, emotional and physical development in order to ensure a safe and stimulating classroom environment where children are actively engaged and encouraged to succeed. Old School is a nature-based preschool with the goal of playing and learning outdoors.


  • Assist in the implementation of curricula activities and encourage participation by children.
  • Actively engage in activities; manage cleanliness, maintenance, and availability of classroom materials.
  • Encourage self-help and good hygiene through behavior modeling.
  • Help ensure smooth, daily transition from home to child care center.
  • Follow all center policies and state regulations.
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.


  • Minimum of 1 year of working with young children.
  • Desire to be outdoors in all types of weather.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
  • An understanding of child development.
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.

About Us

Helping children foster early and meaningful relationships with the environment and their community is what we do. Old School's classroom are outdoors as much as indoors. Our location at Ascension Lutheran Church (95 Allen Road) in South Burlington boasts access to 8 acres of forest for unique outdoor learning opportunities. Nature provides the challenges and stimulation children need to grow, with guidance from thoughtful and supportive educators.

Salary : $18 to $19/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Part Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : South Burlington, VT

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