Preschool Teacher – Early Learning Center, Winooski

Responsibilities: Provide developmentally appropriate environment and experiences for preschool children in a Head Start classroom, and home visits for families. Assist families in accessing medical and dental care for preschool children, and help parents address family needs and goals.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related education field and VT educator’s license with Early Childhood Education Endorsement, classroom experience, and experience in curriculum planning and implementation, child outcome assessment, and working with children with special needs required. Ability to demonstrate excellent teacher-child interactions as reflected in CLASS scores (to be conducted). 40 hours/week, approx. 42 weeks/year (summer layoff). Starting wage upon completion of 60-working day period: 24.22/hour. Health plan and excellent benefits.

Successful applicants: Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills – bilingual abilities a plus; skills in documentation and record-keeping; proficiency in Microsoft Word, e-mail and internet; exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail. Must be energetic, positive, mature, professional, diplomatic, motivated, and have a can-do, extra-mile attitude. A commitment to social justice and to working with families with limited financial resources is necessary. Clean driving record and access to reliable transportation required. Must demonstrate physical ability to carry out required tasks. Please submit resume and cover letter with three work references via e-mail to: [email protected]. No phone calls, please.