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Greater Burlington YMCA

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3204166
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : December 3, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

The Greater Burlington YMCA provides a diverse organization of people of all ages joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of youth, healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. As a Y employee, you’ll be inspired to make a difference each day in a position that matters. With a strong mission and core values, we offer a cause you can participate in.

Join the Y Movement!

Y Early Childhood Programs offer developmentally appropriate activities in nurturing, respectful environments, while meeting the needs of our families. As an accredited organization by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and a 5 Stars rating from the State of Vermont Quality Rating and Improvement Scale, you’ll be a part of a team that values structure, consistency, and development of both children and staff.

We are currently hiring a full-time Teacher Associate to float between our preschool and infant/toddler programs at our Burlington locations. As a float, you will be adaptable and flexible with the ability to fulfill breaks, lunches, and openings within the day. This exclusive role helps classrooms operate successfully to ensure all transitions occur successfully. If you enjoy working with all ages, this is the position for you!

As a Teacher Associate, you will assist in planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate and stimulating curriculum following the philosophy and standards of the YMCA and NAEYC guidelines, participate in the development and execution of curricular programs, establish professional relationships with parents, and enrich and nurture the lives children ages birth to 5.

Applicants must be at least 20 years of age with a High School Diploma or GED and meet one of these requirements:
• Vermont Early Childhood Career Ladder Level Three (3); or
• Associate Degree with a major in Early Childhood, Child or Human Development, Elementary Education or Child and Family Services and at least one year of experience working with children under age 8; or
• Certificate of Completion from the Registered Child Care Apprenticeship Program; or
• Child Care Certificate from the Community College of Vermont and at least one year of experience working with children under age 8; or
• Successful completion of 21 college credits with an Early Childhood or School Age focus and at least one year of experience working with children under age 8.

Enhance your teaching career with the Y with ongoing development and training and available educational resources to assist in the contribution to our daily mission and core values.

Benefits & Perks
-Free family membership for full-time staff and individual membership for part-time staff, along with member program discounts, camps, events and classes.
-Paid time off (18+ hrs per week)
-Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance with funded HRA (FT only)
-Company-sponsored Life Insurance (FT Only)
-Short and Long-Term Disability (FT Only)
-Retirement Savings Plan and Pension Eligibility
-National Training with YUSA

Please send your cover letter and resume to hr@gbymca.org for employment consideration.

The Greater Burlington YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Preschool
    Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Greater Burlington YMCA 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

    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Associate degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Michele O'Day , Director of Human Resources
    • 266 College St
    • Burlington, Vermont 05401

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