Wildflowers Playschool

Part Time Early Childhood Teacher | Fall

Hours Per Week: 18.25

Position Starts: September 15, 2020

End Date: June 4, 2021

Pay: $12.00/hr

Location: Putney, VT

Main Focus of Internship:


Position Description:

Wildflowers Playschool in Putney is looking for a part-time Early Childhood assistant teacher to join our teaching team for our 2020-2021 school year at our small preschool program.

Our program has 10 children ages 2-5 that is dedicated to unconditional positive regard of children and support in their individual learning and emotional processes and has a commitment to non-coercive non-authoritarian approach to child care and education.

School year position runs Sept 15th 2020 to June 4th 2021.
This position is 18.25 hrs a week, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 8:15am-3:15pm, Thursdays 8:15am-12:30pm. We have one all-staff teacher meeting a month on Tuesday afternoons until 4:00pm. We take school breaks off. For right candidate some flexibility in hours.

Learn more about us at Wildflowersplayschool.com

Required Qualifications:

An ideal candidate will have an Associates in Early Childhood Education/related field. A minimum of having taken/or a willingness to complete a state approved child development class/fundamentals program.

You will be required to take state requirements including mandated reporting/first aid CPR training as well as a background check in the summer.

Desired Skills, Attributes, and Knowledge:

We are looking for someone who is reliable, patient, flexible, has an interest in alternative philosophies of education, has a deep respect for children and enjoys celebrating arts, movement and music with children. Must love the outdoors in all conditions, we spend a significant time outside every day in all types of weather.

Application Information:

Your application will consist of a cover letter, educational philosophy, resume, and 3 letters of reference.  This position is open until filled. Interviews will be conducted in late spring/ early summer. Position starts Fall 2020 Please address your cover letter to Tess Lindsay, Director and Lead Teacher, Wildflowers Playschool, 10 Christian Square, Putney, VT 05346. Click on the “Apply” button on this page to complete an application form and upload your cover letter, resume, and other materials.