Otter Creek Children's Center ( learn more )

Champlain Valley Head Start

Middlebury, Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3189011
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : October 22, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Otter Creek Child Center is looking for an Early Childhood Teacher:
  • Who sees themselves as a professional and has an appreciation of diversity
  • Who has demonstrated communication skills and has the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Who has a commitment to family centered practice
  • Who has the desire to work as part of a team committed to reflection about teaching and learning to collaborate on planning and implementing curriculum using observation and documentation to inform child assessment and program planning in a cycle of inquiry

    CDA, VT EC Apprentice, or AA in Early Childhood Education or related field
    Preferred:BA in Early Childhood Education or related field with 3 years experience

    Additional requirements:
    • Working knowledge of Vermont Early Learning Standards, NAEYC standards and Vermont regulations pertaining to early childhood education.
    • Familiarity with the Reggio Emilia Approach

    Attributes and dispositions:
    • Ability to work in all aspects of the position.
    • Flexibility and ability to work in a team environment; willingness to share ideas and openness to others’ ideas.
    • Ability to build positive relationships with children, staff, parents and community.
    • Sensitivity to individual children’s differences and needs; willingness to adjust program and curriculum to meet those needs.
    • Motivated to learn and grow in an educational environment, and commitment to continue own education.
    • Ability to apply current ideas, principles and methods in early childhood education and child development.
    • Excellent communication skills, including good listening skills.
    • Generous Vacation Time
    • 10 Sick/Personal Days per year
    • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
    • Group Life Insurance
    • Tuition Reimbursement after 1 year of employment
    • Paid Holidays and Snow Days
    • Paid Professional Development
    • Child care Discount
    • Professional Development Support
    • Yearly wage increases

    Compensation is based on education and experience.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Champlain Valley Head Start is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Undergraduate Certificate degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Cookie Danyow , Assistant Director
    • 150 Weybridge Street
    • Middlebury, Vermont 05753

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