Lead a wonderful team of educators in a fully-inclusive program with a philosophy based on the belief that children should be given the opportunity to play and learn in an environment that encourages them to understand that they belong to a group, as well as allowing for their individual growth and development of positive self-image; to learn about their world in a way that allows for each child’s differences and similarities to be recognized and celebrated.
The Early Childhood Program Director is responsible for the overall operation, quality, and continuity of the Early Childhood Program, which includes early childhood education services to children 6 weeks – 6 years and their families. Responsibilities also include team teaching, staff supervision and guidance in the classrooms, supervising the teen parent support component and the Early Education Initiative, as well as close collaboration with the Montpelier School District’s Essential Early Education component and area school districts through our prequalified Prekindergarten Status.
Desired Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood, Early Childhood Special Education, or related field; Teaching certificate in one of the above preferred; Three year’s successful experience in an inclusive program, with some experience specific to the care of infants and toddlers; Proven administrative and supervisory experience; Demonstrated knowledge of early childhood, adult development, and education and human services agencies in Washington County; Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other professionals, maintain records, and complete reports on a timely basis; Familiarity with regulations, laws, and procedures of the Vermont Agency of Human Services preferred; Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team; Must possess a value system consistent with that of the Family Center of Washington County and have demonstrated a client-centered approach in past work; Must display caring, respect, resilience, a willingness to adapt to change, and excellent interpersonal skills. 40 hours, year-round.
Please email your resume, cover letter, and three references to Claire Kendall, Co-Executive Director, at email@example.com by July 31, 2017.
For more information about the Family Center of Washington County, please visit http://www.fcwcvt.org/who-we-are/jobs-internships/
Employee health and dental – Disability and life insurance – 403b plan – paid vacation, holidays and sick time – Work and participate in an organization that promotes social change.
- Position Type: Administration
- Location: Washington County
- Employment Type/ Status: Full Time