Early Head Start Co-Teachers
$21-$26.25/ Hour, Generous
benefits including: paid time off, medical/dental, paid training. $3,000 sign
on bonus. Full time (2 hours / day of paid prep time).
Rutland County Head Start is hiring co-teachers for their
new Early Head Start (infant/toddler) program located in Rutland City. As an Early Head Start Toddler Teacher, you
will serve as co-teacher in an outcomes-oriented, team environment, and provide
safe, healthy, friendly, and developmentally appropriate environments and
experiences for infants and toddlers. You will receive support, training, and
exceptional professional development.
As an Early Head Start co-teacher you will play an important
role in improving childrens' future including school success, living standards,
and life success. If you want to make a
difference in the lives of young children and their families, consider joining
the Head Start community! Positions pay $21 - $26.25 per hour depending on
credential. Full-time employees receive full benefits, training, and paid time
RCHS has a positive, respectful culture and a beautiful
environment. We value staff, families, children. Minimum Qualifications:
Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education, AA degree in a related field
with 18 credits in Early Childhood Education, or a current Infant/Toddler Child
Development Associate Credential (CDA).
- Follow philosophy, policies and procedures of
RCHS; and requirements of the Head Start Performance Standards, VT Child Care
Center Licensing, follow Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework and
- Demonstrate professional responsibility and
ethical behavior, including ability to foster respectful, collaborative
relationships; problem solve; handle crises; function independently yet utilize
supervision to conduct research-based practices; and maintain confidentiality
and at all times.
- Demonstrate positivity, flexibility, time
management skills, punctuality and dependable attendance.
- Accept, respect and value diverse family
practices, languages, cultures and traditions.
- Build positive and strengths-based partnerships
- Provide families with meaningful opportunities
to engage in children's learning both in the classroom and at home that build
upon families' strengths, skills, talents, interests and availability.
- Utilize knowledge of child development to
provide a developmentally appropriate, inclusive learning environment; and
responsive, supportive and engaging interactions and experiences.
- Implement research-based curriculum via
meaningful, intentional learning experiences across several domains through
- Utilize knowledge of children's interests, learning
styles and stages of development to create meaningful play and maximize
- Implement research-based assessment practices
that guide instruction and monitor children's growth and development.
- Conduct home visits and family conferences as
- Participate in ongoing professional development
and in-service trainings during and after hours, including college-level
courses as required.
- Must have a valid driver's license, reliable
transportation with personal automobile liability insurance coverage at or
above the levels mandated by the State of Vermont.
- *Successful completion of a criminal history
background check after hire.
What's in it for YOU?
Sign On Bonus*
Referral Program - Earn Up to $1,800!
Pay - $21 - $26.25 per hour depending on credential.
Generous Paid Time Off
Reimbursement and Discounts
Student Loan Forgiveness Eligibility
Head Start is a federally-funded, national child and family
development program which provides comprehensive services for pregnant women,
children from birth to age five, and their families. Services for children
promote school readiness, and include early education, health, nutrition,
mental health, and services for children with special needs. Services for
parents promote family engagement, and include parent leadership and social
Community Care Network/Rutland Count Head Start is an Equal