Early Childhood Educator Winooski, VT, UVM Medical Center Early Childhood Program

Early Childhood Educator

Full Time • Winooski, VT, UVM Medical Center Early Childhood Program
 
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.

The main duties of this position are to cover teachers' time out of the classroom. Teachers at the Y receive one day out of the classroom per week where this coverage is needed, and this position provides support so that they can confidently leave their class knowing it's in good hands. This position provides you the opportunity to work in different classrooms and with different ages. To do this job, the Early Educator must be reliable and flexible. There is an option to work full-time (40 hours a week) or part-time (24 hours a week).

Essential Functions
  • Work with teachers to implement quality early childhood programs, reflecting the philosophy and goals of the YMCA child care.
  • Assist with lesson planning and leading assigned activities.
  • Assist in the supervision of all activities to ensure the safety of each child at all times.
  •  Work with the teachers to maintain a neat and organized classroom and assist in the maintenance of equipment and materials as needed.
  • Assist teachers at swim lessons, gym lessons, and on field trips as necessary. 
  • Communicate appropriate information to the classroom teachers and the director.
  • Communicate child concerns with classroom teacher and/or director prior to notifying parents or guardians. 
  •  Ensure professional communication and relations with parents, families and guardians.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Supervise nap time with the teachers by helping children rest if necessary and/or accomplish work within the classroom if the children are resting comfortably.
  • Assist in maintaining all relevant state Child Care Licensing requirements.
  • Maintain prompt hours, notify the teacher/director in the event of illness, maintain a neat, clean, and appropriate appearance, wear a nametag, and work cooperatively with all staff and follow personnel policies of the YMCA.
Qualifications
  • Must be 18 years of age with a High School Diploma or GED. 
  • Ability to pass a federal background check and state fingerprint check.
Benefits: 
  • Free family membership for full-time staff
  • Free individual membership for part-time staff and dependents up to age 12
  • Program, camp and child care discounts and member benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance with funded Health Reimbursement Account (FT Only)
  • Company-sponsored Life Insurance (FT Only)
  • Short and Long-Term Disability (FT Only)
  • Retirement Savings Plan and Pension Eligibility
  • National Training with Y of the USA
  • Supporting and becoming part of a strong community
  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) (FT Only) 
*Pay based on education and experience. 
 
Compensation: $15.00 - $22.00 per hour

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.





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Perks and Benefits

Benefits and Perks

Free family membership for full-time staff
Free individual membership for part-time staff and dependents up to age 12
Program, camp and child care discounts and member benefits
Paid time off
Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance with funded Health Reimbursement Account (FT Only)
Company-sponsored Life Insurance (FT Only)
Short and Long-Term Disability (FT Only)
Retirement Savings Plan and Pension Eligibility
National Training with Y of the USA
Supporting and becoming part of a strong community
Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) (FT Only)