Come join our team of professionals supporting young children, their families and early educators in our community! A commitment to inclusion, learning, collaboration, and persistence as well as a can-do attitude, sense of humor, and ability to build responsive relationships are essential.
Current job openings include:
- Child Care Financial Assistance Eligibility Specialist
- Developmental Educator/Early Interventionist (Part-time or Full-time)
- Preschool Teacher (Full-time)
Full-time employees receive the following benefits:
- Paid Holidays & Time Off
- Retirement plan match
- Professional Development
- Tuition discount for staff members’ children
- Supplemental health, vision, dental and life insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Contribution towards Health Insurance premium
- Vision Insurance
- Short-term disability, life insurance, accidental death, and dismemberment
- Dental Insurance
- Dependent Life Insurance
- Health Savings Account (depending on health insurance plan)
Child Care Financial Assistance Eligibility Specialist
The Eligibility Specialist is responsible for coordinating and providing child care financial assistance determination to families in the Windham Agency of Human Services region.
- Collect information to determine client eligibility for child care financial assistance
- Maintain family files and provide information about child care financial assistance to clients and service providers
- Provide outreach and support to community around the Child Care Financial Assistance program (CCFAP)
- Monitor CCFAP status through regular reviews
- Monitor provider payments and make adjustments as necessary
- Inform and assist clients in applying for Economic Services programs
- Participate in interagency committees to improve services to providers and families such as Statewide CCFAP or other related meetings.
Minimum of Associate’s Degree required. Position is full-time
Developmental Educator/Early Interventionist
The Developmental Educator/Early Interventionist is part of Children’s Integrated Services, an interdisciplinary team of health, early childhood mental health, education, and social service professionals building families’ capacity to support their children. They will work with children birth to age 3 and their families, supporting child development at home and in the commuity.
- Provide full range of early intervention services to children and families in the child’s natural setting.
- Provide service coordination for selected families, including consultations with other service providers as needed.
- Serve as a member of the Early Intervention Team, which includes Winston Prouty Center staff, the supervisory unions and the early childhood community programs.
- Work with early educators and administrators in coordinating and delivering services to families, including transitions from CIS EI to 3 year old programs.
- Provide support to teachers and child care providers working directly with children on One Plan.
- Model family-centered practice.
- Provide data on children and families as determined by federal and state guidelines, including Medicaid billing.
- Participate in outreach and education activities community agencies, programs and organizations, to facilitate the referral process and to develop collaborative relationships with community resources.
- Attend statewide support and training meetings of Children’s Integrated Services.
A Bachelor’s degree is required. Knowledge of infant/toddler development, especially around feeding, regulation, and social communication is a plus. Pay commensurate with experience.
Potential for position to be full-time or part-time.
*Sign-on & Retention Bonuses*
Come join our award-winning, high quality early learning program! We are seeking joyful and energetic professionals to join our team. We are seeking a full-time teacher for our preschool classroom. The hours are Monday-Friday 7:30-4:00pm
- In conjunction with the teaching team, plan and implement a Reggio-inspired emergent curriculum that promotes children’s cognitive, social, emotional and physical development and learning
- Provide children with developmentally appropriate guidance that promotes children’s self-regulation, self-esteem and positive, respectful relationships with others
- In conjunction with the teaching team, create and maintain an environment that supports children’s learning and independent exploration.
- Develop positive relationships with families and encouraging parent involvement
- Learn alongside children and colleagues, deepening their own practice and offering regular feedback to others as part of a culture of reflection, growth and learning.
- Reflect regularly with supervisor and pyramid model coach on the social emotional culture of the classroom and make adjustments as needed to support the social emotional well-being of all children in the room.
- Attend all-Prouty staff meetings (once a month) and participate in “cross-classroom meetings” with colleagues as scheduled.
Founded in 1969, the Winston Prouty Center provides inclusive education and support to promote the success of children and families. Our 5-STAR Early Learning Center (ELC) is licensed to serve 55 children ages 6 weeks – 5 years. The ELC is an inclusive program influenced by a range of research in the field including the work being done in Reggio Emilia, the work of Magda Gerber/Emmi Pickler/RIE, Early MTSS, CSEFEL Pyramid Model, and Brazelton Touchpoints.
Minimum 21 college credits in early childhood education, child development, or related field. Experience in Reggio Emilia or emergent curriculum preferred.
Salary depending on position and qualifications.
All applicants must be current on their COVID vaccinations.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and names of three references to: Honor Woodrow, The Winston Prouty Center, 209 Austine Drive, Brattleboro, VT 05301 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org