United Children's Services of Bennington County/ Bennington County Head Start- Early Head Start

Substitute Teacher Assistant (Early Childhood)

Reference ID : 73235
Location : Bennington, VT
Category : None
Job Type : Part Time



Provide substitute teaching for classroom Teachers and Assistants, as needed, when Teachers are sick or not available, following developmentally appropriate standards.



The Substitute Teacher works with the Head Teacher and Teacher Assistant providing classroom instruction and activities. They follow the daily activity plan and prepares educational materials and special projects. They help with self-care routines, small and large group activities, supervises children at all times by sight, sound, and the ability to intervene at a moment's notice. Helps parents feel comfortable in their role as classroom helpers and involves parents in activities and projects.


Will maintain educational supplies and art materials, monitor equipment and cooperate with the Teacher/Teacher Assistant to maintain an orderly classroom environment. This includes assisting children at mealtime and activity time.


Must complete minimally two after program hours childcare shifts for family events per school year. May include Head Start Bus Monitor shifts in supervision of children being transported to or from the program as well as field trips. May be scheduled to fill long term Special Accommodations Grant 1:1 needs or a regular education staff leave of absence.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Must be enrolled in a Child Development Associate (CDA) or Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Experience preferred

Nice To Haves


About Us

United Children's Services of Bennington County/ Bennington County Head Start- Early Head Start operates 5STAR sites in North Bennington, Bennington, and Pownal VT, and serving children ages 6 weeks- 5 years and their families with comprehensive early childhood education. Our programs make up the Early Childhood Services Division of our grantee agency, United Counseling Services.

We are proud to announce that UCS has been selected as the Best Place to Work and the Best Community Service Organization for the 2020 Readers Choice award!

An established leader and provider of health and human services in Southern Vermont, United Counseling Service provides nearly 3,000 people each year with a broad range of mental health, developmental and children's services along with early childhood education. Approximately 300 employees are making a positive difference at 16 facilities operating throughout Bennington County.

Our employees are creative, thoughtful, energetic, forward thinking and empowered. UCS is living its mission: Building a stronger community by empowering individuals to live healthy and meaningful lives. If you want to make a difference and help those who need it most, consider joining our team. UCS is a great place to work and a great place to get care.

UCS is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Apply online, or contact us

Division of Human Resources

(802) 442-5491


Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Part Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Bennington, VT

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