Head Start Teacher Associate & Teacher Assistant

Website Southeastern Vermont Community Action, Inc. (SEVCA)

Head Start Teacher Associate:

Southeastern Vermont Community Action (SEVCA) is a non profit community action agency serving low-income clients in Windham and Windsor Counties in Vermont. Our mission is to empower and partner with individuals and communities to alleviate the hardships of poverty, provide opportunities to thrive, and eliminate root causes of poverty in southeastern Vermont.

SEVCA HeadStart of Windsor County is hiring Teacher Associates at our sites in Windsor, VT and Chester, VT.

Seeking a nurturing and motivated professional to work with children ages 3-5 years old in a play-based environment. Teacher Associates are responsible for being familiar with Head Start Performance Standards, NAEYC Standards, Vermont Early Learning Standards, and State of Vermont Early Childhood Program Licensing Regulations, and ensuring they are being met in the classroom. Teacher Associates are part of a team designed to provide all children with a safe, nurturing, and engaging learning environment. The teacher associate is part of a team that meets regularly. This position requires a close collaborative working relationship with the Lead Teacher, Teacher Assistant parents and other center staff. Experience using The Creative Curriculum, Second Step Curriculum, and Teaching Strategies GOLD Assessment System are a distinct advantage. Please send cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference. Required skills and education include:

Associate degree in early childhood or human/child development required: this includes one program year of successful experience in a preschool classroom.
Minimum of 15 clock hours of professional development activities each year.
Experience working with young groups of children.
Experience with working with low-income families.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of families and children at all times.
Positive attitude.
Satisfactory Criminal Record/Fingerprints Check
Full time, 40 hours a week, benefitted position.

Job Type: Full-time

Head Start Teacher Assistant

Southeastern Vermont Community Action (SEVCA) is a non profit community action agency serving low-income clients in Windham and Windsor Counties in Vermont. Our mission is to empower and partner with individuals and communities to alleviate the hardships of poverty, provide opportunities to thrive, and eliminate root causes of poverty in southeastern Vermont.

SEVCA HeadStart of Windsor County is hiring Teacher Assistants to work at our schools in Windsor, VT and White River Jct., VT.

Seeking a nurturing and motivated professional to work with children ages 3-5 years old in a play-based environment. Teacher Assistants are responsible for being familiar with Head Start Performance Standards, NAEYC Standards, Vermont Early Learning Standards, and State of Vermont Early Childhood Program Licensing Regulations, and ensuring they are being met in the classroom. Teacher Assistants are part of a team designed to provide all children with a safe, nurturing, and engaging learning environment. The teacher assistant is part of a team that meets regularly. This position requires a close collaborative working relationship with the Lead Teacher, Teacher Associate, parents and other center staff. Familiarity with Second Step Curriculum and The Creative Curriculum are a distinct advantage. Please send cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference. Required skills and education include:

CDA (Child Development Associate) or State Board of education approved Human Services Program with emphasizes on child development or early childhood education is required: this includes one program year of successful experience in a preschool classroom.
Minimum of 15 clock hours of professional development activities each year.
Experience working with young groups of children.
Experience with working with low-income families.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of families and children at all times.
Positive attitude.
Satisfactory Criminal Record/Fingerprints check.
Full time, 30 hours per week, benefitted position.

Job Type: Full-time

To apply for this job email your details to lcanfield@sevca.org