Creative Hands Learning Center

Childcare Teacher

Reference ID : 80720
Location : Milton, VT
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



Creative Hands Learning Center is looking for a full time preschool teacher to join our team.

Qualified candidates must be energetic, enthusiastic, and flexible, with a sense of humor and love for children.

This position is from 8:15am-5:15pm (M-F)

The right candidates will need:

-experience working with groups of children

-great rapport with families

-understanding of Vermont Child Care Regulations

- creativity and flexibility

- a great love for all children

- a strong work ethic


  • Support children's emotional and social development, encouraging understanding of others and positive self-concepts.
  • Care for children in institutional setting, such as group homes, nursery schools, private businesses, or schools for the handicapped.
  • Sanitize toys and play equipment.
  • Discipline children and recommend or initiate other measures to control behavior, such as caring for own clothing and picking up toys and books.
  • Identify signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and bring them to parents' or guardians' attention.
  • Observe and monitor children's play activities.
  • Keep records on individual children, including daily observations and information about activities, meals served, and medications administered.
  • Instruct children in health and personal habits, such as eating, resting, and toilet habits.
  • Read to children and teach them simple painting, drawing, handicrafts, and songs.
  • Organize and store toys and materials to ensure order in activity areas.
  • Dress children and change diapers.
  • Maintain a safe play environment.
  • Communicate with children's parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors, and related issues.
  • Assist in preparing food and serving meals and refreshments to children.
  • Create developmentally appropriate lesson plans.
  • Regulate children's rest periods.
  • Perform general administrative tasks, such as taking attendance, editing internal paperwork, and making phone calls.
  • Organize and participate in recreational activities and outings, such as games and field trips.

Creating a safe and nurturing environment that supports each child's developmental needs

- be flexible

- strong written and verbal communication with families

- planning and implementing curriculum along side the head teacher

- observations and portfolios

  • - classroom duties ( cleaning, organizing)


Minimum requirements per state regulations:

- at least 18 years old

-high school diploma or GED

-at least a Vermont Early Childhood Career Ladder level one or two


-at least a current CDA and 12 months experience working with children grade 3 or younger


-at least a state board of education approved human services program certificate that emphasizes child development or early childhood education and at least 12 months experience working with groups of children grade 3 or younger.


-at least successful completion of the Fundamentals for early childhood professionals' and at least 12 months experience working with children grade 3 or younger


-at least successful completion of 3 college credit course in child or human development or a 3 college credit course for school age care and education and at least 12 months experience working with children grade 3 or younger.

Willing to train the right person!

-Have the ability to work independently and cooperatively with other staff members

Nice To Haves


-paid sick time

-paid holidays

-vacation time

-401k with employer contribution

-paid professional development

-employee discounted childcare

-Fun, dynamic team with long term growth potential!

Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Milton, VT

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