Oak Hill Children's Center

Afterschool/School Age Educator for High-Quality Program

Reference ID : 93335
Location : Pownal, VT
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Part Time

Description

Summary

Oak Hill Children's Center is a high-quality program (5 STARS in Vermont's Step Ahead Recognition System) located at 72 School House Road, Pownal, Vermont, serving children ages of 6 weeks to 12 years. Oak Hill is an Early Head Start Partner, Specialized Care Provider and founding member of the Bennington County Farm to Early Childhood Collaborative.


Applicants should have experience working with school age children. Candidates should be empathetic, compassionate and show respect for all. Applicants need to work collaboratively with a team and communicate effectively with families. Candidates should be reliable, flexible, understand the importance of play and embrace the concept that childhood is a messy business. Experience with special needs and those who have experienced trauma preferred. A love of young children is a must. Must be able to pass a background check.


Application should include resume, cover letter and three references.

Duties

  • Plan and implement intentional, developmentally appropriate school age learning experiences
  • Maintain confidentiality, adhere to code of ethics
  • Adhere to State licensing regulations
  • Develop positive, reciprocal, culturally responsive relationships with families and communities. 
  • Establish and maintain safe, caring, inclusive and healthy learning and working environments
  • Engage in reflective practice and continuous learning 

Requirements

  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • At least a high school diploma
  • Must complete required trainings
  • Must be 20 years of age
  • Commitment to providing high-quality education
  • Professional experience working with school age children
  • Must be reliable
  • Pediatric CPR and First Aid certification within 3 months of hire and recertification every two years.

Nice To Haves

  • Bachelor's Degree or Associates Degree in Early Childhood or related field preferred

Benefits

  • Paid holidays, sick time, vacation/personal and bereavement time
  • Paid lunch breaks (if taken onsite)
  • Paid professional development
  • Retirement plan with 2% company contribution
  • AFLAC with monthly company contribution
  • Employee discount for children attending Oak Hill Children's Center
  • Employee referral program
  • Professional memberships
  • Being part of a creative team of dedicated staff who care about one another, recognize the importance of the early years, value children learning through play and love children and families and the work we do in early childhood education


Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Part Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Pownal, VT

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