Current Job Openings
Director – The Family Garden
The Family Garden in Brattleboro, Vermont is looking for a Director to lead our dedicated staff and manage the overall center. The Family Garden is a non-profit, independent childcare center, caring for children 6 weeks to 5 years of age in three classrooms in mixed age group settings (one classroom is dedicated to infants). We have approximately 28 families enrolled in our program, 8 teachers/staff with low child to teacher ratios. Our child-centered, nature-based curriculum focuses on respect for each child and loving care to support their development.
We are seeking a caring, organized, qualified and committed applicant who will continue to create a supportive community for our families and staff, and help us build on our programs to provide loving mentoring to all our children. The Director’s job is very multi-faceted, and the candidate will need to be able to wear many hats at once while offering a calm presence in managing the center. Read the full job posting
Licensing requirements for this position are an associate degree with a business administration course. The preferred qualifications are a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Education Administration, Childhood Development, or closely related field; at least three years of relevant experience in running/managing an early education center; and an Early Ed. License.
The position is approximately 45 hours per week, Monday – Friday, year-round, salaried. Benefits include vacation, holidays, sick/personal days. The Director reports to the Board of Directors. If you would like to join our caring, supportive environment, please send a cover letter and resume to Ms. Thayer Tomlinson at email@example.com. Please note that any applications that do not include both a cover letter and resume will not be considered.
Posted June 16, 2020
Associate Teacher – Squeaky Sneakers Early Care and Preschool
Squeaky Sneakers Early Care and Preschool Programs is seeking an Associate Teacher at both our Bellows Falls and Springfield locations. The ideal candidates would have 21 college credits in early childhood education or a related field and 2 years successful teaching in an early care and education setting. The ability to interact collaboratively as a team member with staff and families of all backgrounds is a must! Must have strong organizational and time management skills to develop curriculum and assess children’s development. Paid attendance at some family events, networking activities and professional development activities after hours is required as needed. 40 hour/week position with benefits package, including, paid time off, health, dental, vision, 401K, long and short term disability, and life insurance. Please visit https://springfieldmed.org/careers/ to apply. WE ARE ALSO HIRING SUBS AT THIS TIME! Contact Sara Lovell with additional questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-289-1900.
Teacher Associate – West Bee Nursery School
West Bee Nursery School is seeking a Teacher Associate for the 2020-2021 school year, with the hopes of long-term employment. The Teacher Associate will support the Teachers and the Director by helping to create a safe, fun and energetic learning environment for all. West Bee Nursery School is a preschool program for 3, 4- and 5-year olds.
Candidate must be at least 20 years of age, a high school graduate or has completed a GED. Must have an associate degree from an accredited college with a major or concentration in Early Childhood, Child or Human Development, Elementary Education, or Child and Family Services and at least 12 months experience working with a group of children from grade three or younger OR successful completion of 21 college credits with an early childhood or school age focus.
For more information and a full job description please send resume along with 3 letters of reference to: West Bee Nursery School, Attn: Board of Directors, 880 Western Ave Suite 2, Brattleboro, VT 05301, or email@example.com
Youth Development Professionals – Boys & Girls Club of Brattleboro
The Boys & Girls Club of Brattleboro currently has two openings for Youth Development Professionals. Come join our team and make a difference in the lives of young people in your community today! We are currently hiring one position in our Kids Club (working with ages 6-10) and one more general position (working with youth ages 10+). Youth Development Professionals pay rate: $12.50/hour. Hours are determined by the program schedule need, but are generally 20-25 hrs/week. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The primary responsibilities of Youth Development Professionals are:
- Engaging with members in mentorship, activities, programs, and ensuring child safety at all times
- Planning and implementing enriching programs based on members’ age, development, and interest level
- Complete paperwork as requested in order to improve program quality and monitor members outcomes
- Communicate professionally and reliably with parents, guardians, and community members including key partners at schools
- Behave as a role model to members and provide guidance
- Other duties as assigned by Club supervisors
To be a successful candidate, applicants should:
- Have a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license
- Be a team player
- Have experience working with children—especially those of diverse family backgrounds and ability
- Demonstrate knowledge of youth development
- Be available to work during the Club’s operating hours with some flexibility to work at special events and on weekends
Long-term Substitute Teacher – The Family Garden
Long-term Substitute Teacher needed from June 1st until Aug. 14th, 2020. Full-time, Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm. Working with all ages between 6 weeks to 5 years old. Must have 3 credits in Early Childhood Education, or CDA or have completed the Fundamentals program. At least one year of classroom experience required. Send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Allie McFalls, Director, at email@example.com
posted January 15, 2020
Teaching Assistant – Stratton Child Care
Become a part of how extraordinary moments are made by working with the most important people who come to visit. Stratton Mountain is currently seeking creative and caring Teaching Assistants.
Child Care Teaching Assistants are responsible for caring for the health, wellbeing, and age appropriate education of infants, toddlers, and young children in a child care setting, under the direction of a Teacher Associate. Must be able to provide excellent guest service by encouraging engagement among all children in the classroom, in addition to communicating with parents/guardians about their child’s experience during that given day. Assistants are responsible for addressing concerns of parents and guests and will work with a Teacher Associate and/or the Childcare Manager for resolution. The Teaching Assistant must maintain the facility in a healthy and safe working order, while observing all state mandated regulations.
Interact with, initiate and encourage children in all activities during the day, ensuring their safety at all times
Follow curriculum as directed by the Teacher Associate; participate and encourage participation among children in classroom
Maintain a cooperative and supportive attitude with other staff members
Responsible for the basic care needs of the children in their classroom.
To be knowledgeable in the state child care regulations and follow the rules and regulations outlined
Assist during mealtimes; with preparation, during the meal and the clean-up afterwards
Successfully interact with families and communicate children’s individual needs
Assist with daily tasks that maintain the tidiness of the facility
Attend all staff meetings and training sessions
Complete 24 hours of professional development, annually
Wear designated protective equipment and follow procedures as directed
Participate, and assist in, coordination of emergency procedures
Everyone employed at Stratton Child Care Center is a mandated reporter and is responsible for calling the Department of Child and Family Services to report any suspected abuse or neglect, as outlined by DCF.
EDUCATION, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
High School Graduate
One 3 credit college course in Psychology, Sociology, or Early Education related field.
Must also meet, or exceed, Vermont standards for Teaching Assistant position.
Must be 18 years of age, or older.
First Aid & CPR Certification
1 year of working experience in a child care center
Desire to work closely with children in an educational and supervisory setting, while pursuing personal accreditation through professional development. Some experience working with children from newborn to six years old in a supervised environment is a plus.
Must be able to lift 40 (forty) pounds, on a regular and repeating basis
Must be able to perform during the day without scheduled breaks
Must be able to handle high noise levels and stressful environments
This position may be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays.
We look forward to having you as a part of our team, as we create memories that last for generations.
Early Childhood Teacher – Suzy’s Little Peanuts
Behavior Consultation and Support Specialist- Winston Prouty Center
The Winston Prouty Center is seeking a Behavior Consultation and Support Specialist for our Children’s Integrated Services (CIS) team. This person partners with families and early learning programs to support children in developing positive behavior and social-emotional skills and to help create the environments necessary for learning those skills.
Bachelor’s degree in early education, social work, counseling, psychology or related field required, and two years’ experience working in the field. Knowledge of the Pyramid Model/ Early Multi-Tiered Systems of Support preferred, training available.
Please send resume and salary requirements by Friday, September 6, 2019:
Paula Schwartz, HR
The Winston Prouty Center
209 Austine Drive
Brattleboro, VT 05301
Elementary School Aftercare – Putney Central School
We’re seeking two adults with experience and/or educational background in childcare/education to support our K-5 extended day program, which typically enrolls 12-15 children. 2:45-5:45 M-F.
Must pass reference and criminal background checks prior to employment, have great stamina, a good sense of humor, and like spending time with kids. $17-20/hr., depending on education and experience.
Send resume and references to Putney Central School, 182 Westminster Rd., Putney 05346, ATT: Aftercare
Meeting Waters YMCA – After-School Program Staff
Meeting Waters YMCA has part-time employment opportunities (2:30 to 5 or 6 pm) at our Y-ASPIRE sites at Oak Grove School, Green St. School, Dummerston Elementary and Rockingham Central Elementary. Pay range is $14 – $18/hr. (depending on position.) For more info: www.meetingwatersymca.org or to apply, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Teacher – Brattleboro Centre for Children
Warm, caring assistant teacher sought for our Young Toddler classroom beginning in September. Candidates must be team players with the ability to take initiative. Professionalism, flexibility, a commitment to inclusion, and a sense of humor needed. Qualified candidates must have successfully completed at least Vermont’s Fundamentals, an Infant/Toddler CDA, or one college course in early childhood development, have good written communication skills, and have one-year’s experience working with young children. Multiple college courses in Early Childhood Education is desirable. Applicants should send cover letter, resume, and 3 written references to Nan Mann, Director, Brattleboro Centre for Children, 193 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, or email@example.com. No phone calls please. EOE
The Garland School is a nature-based and Waldorf guided year round program in Brattleboro for ages 1-6. We are seeking energetic and well-rounded individuals who can confidently lead a group of young children in an outdoor setting and classroom setting on our lovely school campus with over a hundred acres of forest and stream.
Along with traditional Waldorf education, nature-based early childhood education, the school’s educational philosophy incorporates the work of Emmi Pickler and Helle Heckman. We spend our days partially in the classroom and partially outside in our lovely play yard, walking along the miles of trails, exploring in the old growth pine woods, playing and working in the vegetable garden and wading in the stream. The school menu is designed using the insights of Weston A. Price, and during the summer teachers participate in the preparation of our delicious food. We serve a local and organic breakfast, lunch, and snack daily.
The ideal candidate would have : a Vermont teaching license, Waldorf training, early childhood training, experience and be enthusiastic and knowledgeable about sharing the outdoors and cooking with children. Please email your resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $20,000.00 to $30,000.00/year. Pay is commensurate with experience.
PreK Teacher – The Townshend Elementary School
Seeking an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and motivated multi-age PreK teacher for the 2019-2020 academic year. The successful candidate for this position will:
- Hold the appropriate Vermont teacher license or be eligible for a Vermont teacher’s license.
- Possess a strong foundation with the Vermont Early Learning Standards, Licensing Regulations and STARs.
- Possess a strong foundation with Literacy and Math Instruction in the primary grades.
- Demonstrate the ability to develop a program that integrates VELS and Kindergarten Common Core Standards to
effectively meet the differentiated needs of all learners.
- Have knowledge of NGSS and instruction strategies for early grades implementation
- Have the skills necessary to integrate technology into his/her teaching on a daily basis
- Be able to collaborate with colleagues and engage in ongoing vertical teaming that ensures a successful learning progression for all students in our school.
- Demonstrate an ability to effectively communicate with students, parents and peers.
- Be able to establish a caring, respectful and engaging learning environment for all.
Teacher Assistant/Aide – Horizon Early Learning Program
The Teacher Assistant supports the Teachers and the Director by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children and assisting in activities to improve the overall care and quality of education. S/he must be able to communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. Assisting the staff in implementing a quality educational program and in developing positive relationships with the children and their parents, the Teacher Assistant observes and documents children’s interest and progress, and relays that information back to parents and staff. Teacher Assistant are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children’s interests and needs under the direction of the Teacher and the Director. Teacher Assistant is responsible for supporting all staff by completing daily cleaning responsibilities, as well.
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To apply, send resume along with 3 letters of reference to: Horizon Early Learning, 16 Bradley Ave, Brattleboro, VT 05301 OR Fax to 802-490-2987 OR Email to email@example.com
VT Licensed Teacher with an ECE Endorsement – Hilltop Montessori School
Hilltop Montessori School is an authentic, established Montessori school founded in 1972. The school has a 43-acre custom built facility that houses a Toddler Room (18-36 months), two bright, sunny Children’s House (3-6 years) classrooms, a Lower Elementary (6-9 years), an Upper Elementary (9-12 years), as well as a fully equipped kitchen area, art, and music rooms. The Middle School (12-14 years) enjoys its own house with comparable facilities. There are playgrounds, woods and trails for hiking and cross country skiing, gardens, a greenhouse and a pond. 130 students / 24 faculty-staff / American Montessori Society Full Accreditation in progress.
We are looking for someone to help us fulfill our PreK Partnership Program requirements for a “Vermont educator license with an endorsement in either early childhood education or early childhood special education”. This position is a minimum of 10 hours per week during the morning hours. Responsibilities include working with children ages 3-6 and doing observations and using Teaching Strategies GOLD to document and evaluate children’s progress. Competitive salary and benefits offered. To express interest and/or get more information please send a cover letter and resume to Head of School, Tamara Mount, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full-time Infant/Toddler Teacher – Miss Martha’s Early Learning Program
New hildcare in Brattleboro is seeking a Full Time Teacher Assistant to help lead teacher in the infant/toddler classroom. Candidate must have a CDA and at least 12 months experience working with children, or have taken the Fundamentals for Early Childhood Education and 12 months experience working with children, or has taken at least one 3 credit college course in child or human development and at least 12 months experience. Must pass a record check and have CPR/ First Aid certification.
If interested, please contact Martha Missale at email@example.com or call 802-490-4883.
Early Childhood Educator – The Neighborhood Schoolhouse
Director – The Garland School
About us: we are an independent Nursery and Kindergarten program, which follows the principles of nature-based and Waldorf education. We trust the child’s innate capacity for learning and support this capacity with outdoor exploration, purposeful work, and imaginative and free play within a strong daily rhythm. The Garland School serves children 1 to 6 years old.
The Garland School, in Brattleboro Vermont, has an exciting opportunity for a Director to join and lead our dedicated staff. We are seeking a qualified, committed, and compassionate individual who will continue to create a supportive community for our families and staff.
Primary responsibilities include:
- Establish a safe, healthy, and welcoming child care/preschool, and oversee programs and activities to engage and educate young children.
- Maintain open lines of communication with board, staff, parents, and children
- Ensure full compliance with The Garland School philosophy and state licensing regulations
- Program Administration – manage the day-to-day activities of the school, public funding (ACT 166 and CACFP), enrollment, and financial oversight.
The right person for this position will have: (1) Waldorf experience with the care for young children and their families; (2) creative and nurturing leadership & supervisory skills; (3) strong organizational and communication skills; and (4) the ability to motivate and work collaboratively to provide a positive environment for board, staff, children and families.
Our preferred qualifications are a Degree in Early Childhood Education, Education Administration, Childhood Development, or closely related field; a valid Vermont Teaching license, Early Childhood Education Certificate or eligibility; and at least three years of relevant experience.
- At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
- Bachelor’s degree or higher
- Early Childhood Education Licensure (or applicable certification)
If you feel that you are the right person for this position, we look forward to hearing from you. Salary commensurate with experience. 30 hours per week.
Please email your resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please contact Nathaniel Rowan (347) 534-7804 with any questions about these jobs.
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