Bridgewater Community Childcare

Community Childcare Teaching Director

Reference ID : 7847
Location : Bridgewater, VT
Category : None
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


NOTICE ON THIS POSITION AS OF MARCH 27, 2020: Despite the unexpected impacts of COVID-19, Bridgewater Community Childcare will open as soon as health officials deem it is safe to do so, and continues our search for a qualified Teaching Director! Please contact us with your interest!


Do you have Early Childhood Education Center Director credentials? Are you working toward them? Are you dedicated to lifelong learning? Are you committed to a holistic approach to educating young children?

If you are, we would love to hear from you!


The brand-new Bridgewater Community Childcare in Bridgewater, VT is seeking a dynamic Program Director. As the founding director you will get to play an active role in creating a welcoming environment that supports young children and their families!


The childcare center is an anchor program of the Bridgewater Community Center, a place where people of all ages can engage in enriching activities, presenting a variety of opportunities to connect the Childcare's children and their families to the community.


Our vision is guided by the principles of A Framework for Wise Education, a holistic approach to early childhood education that supports families and staff as well as the children. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate leader to build a team of staff dedicated to creating opportunities that inspire young children to explore, learn and develop new skills in thoughtfully organized and caring environments both indoors and out.


Duties

If you have at least one year of full-time teaching experience in an early childhood education program and two years of experience as a center director and/or supervisor, we want to talk with you!


As the Program Director of the Bridgewater Community Childcare you can realize your desire to make a positive impact in the lives of children and their families, center staff and the broader community. Your skillful leadership will nurture relationships with teachers and families. Your commitment to customer service along with your marketing skills will grow enrollment and programming.


In this role you will have ample opportunity to demonstrate your exceptional communication skills and organizational abilities, proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, and you will get to use supportive software for business management.


Requirements

If you have at least one year of full-time teaching experience in an early childhood education program and two years of experience as a center director and/or supervisor, we want to talk with you!


With respect for the VT child care licensing regulations, you will need a minimum of an Associates or Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in ECE, Child or Human Development, Elementary Education or Special Education with a birth – 8 years focus; a VT Early Childhood and Afterschool Program Director Step 1 certificate OR a 3-credit college course in program management AND a 3-credit college course in curriculum; and a three-credit college course in Budgeting and Financial Management for early care and education (can be completed within one year of hire – course cost covered).


Nice To Haves



Benefits


We are pleased to offer a competitive salary based on your experience and education level; up to 20 hours paid professional development annually; two weeks of paid vacation to start and plenty of room to grow.


Please contact us at bridgewatercommunitycenter(at)gmail(dot)com


If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to our e-mail address. You may also submit the information via U.S. mail to PO Box 163, Bridgewater, VT 05034


Position open until filled with strong candidate



Minimum Education : Associate
Job Type : Full Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Bridgewater, VT

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