Campus Children's School- Mentor Teacher

Burlington, VT
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Details

Advertising/Posting Title Campus Children's School- Mentor Teacher Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are required to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. Posting Summary
Provide daily classroom teaching and learning, co-constructing a learning community with children, families and community. Collaborate with and mentor undergraduate early childhood practicum students. Document and develop emergent curriculum within the UVM Campus Children's School, which provides quality early childhood education and serves a practicum setting for pre-service early childhood education majors while embracing diversity of all kinds and maintaining a welcoming model of inclusion.
Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field and two years' related experience required. Red Cross certification required, or the ability to obtain. Experience teaching/working in an early childhood program and knowledge of child development from birth-5 years of age required. Must have current Vermont State Teacher Certification or have the ability to obtain one within six months of hire.
Desirable Qualifications
Experience working with diverse populations, children with special needs and student interns. An understanding of social constructivist pedagogy, a commitment to emergent curriculum and teacher research are highly desirable. An endorsement in EC or ECSP, or ability to obtain within one year is highly desirable.
Other Information
Campus Children's School is open from 7:00am to 5:30pm. Teachers' regular workdays reflect shifts within these hours. In addition, time is committed outside of the school day as needed. Teachers are in classrooms with children from ages 6 weeks to 5 years old, and the work is active and physically demanding. All state licensing requirements apply to this position.

How to apply: The Campus Children's School (CCS) seeks to hire a Classroom Mentor Teacher to join our community. To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and three letters of recommendation to UVM Jobs in each of the three "Other Documents" attachment fields. Additionally, you may also attach a philosophy of education statement in Other Documents (4). Application review will begin March 15, 2018. The posting will remain open until a suitable applicant pool is attained. Anticipated start date for this position is May 1, 2018, but is negotiable.
Special Conditions Occasional overtime/weekend hours required, External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees Category Child Care Services, Education Job Type FLSA Exempt Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 32565.00 Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 61875.00 Staff Hiring Band Hiring salary budgeted at low end to mid pay band Staff Union Code NU

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.
Job Open Date 02/15/2018 Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.) Open Until Filled No

Position Information

Position Title Academic Srvcs Professional Posting Number S1458PO Department Leadership and Development Sci/53020 Position Number 00022875 Employee FTE 1.0 Employee Term 12

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The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.


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