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NEKCA is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive benefits that include medical, dental, group life insurance, long term disability, supplemental insurance products, 403B, vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, and an employee assistance plan (EAP).

To apply send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to jobs@nekcavt.org; FAX to 802-334-5249; or mail to NEKCA Human Resources, PO Box 346, Newport, VT 05855. E.O.E.

Current Job Openings:

To apply send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to jobs@nekcavt.org; Fax to 802-334-5249; or mail to NEKCA Human Resources, PO Box 346, Newport, VT  05855.  E.O.E.

 

LICENSED PRESCHOOL TEACHER – Hardwick: Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of young children?  Then you are the person we are looking for to work in a team teaching situation in the NEKCA Hardwick Head Start classroom (40 hrs/wk, 39 wks/yr).  We offer comparable, competitive wages.  Position requirements: ability to plan and implement age appropriate activities for 3-5 year old children in a classroom setting.  Communicate information in the areas of Health, Nutrition, Family/Community Partnerships and Education.  Willingness and ability to function in a team effort, basic computer skills a must, keep meaningful and objective records and maintain confidentiality. Minimum requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related education field, VT educator’s license with Early Childhood Endorsement and experience working with young children.

 

CENTER MANAGER – Island Pond: Exciting, full-time opportunity available for a unique individual who enjoys a work environment that is challenging and rewarding.  The NEKCA Island Pond Head Start/ Early Head Start program is seeking a leader who will provide support and supervision to staff as well as leading a team effort to provide quality early childhood and family-centered services.  The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational skills; the ability to meet program timelines and implement federal and state licensing requirements. Minimum of Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or Human/Child Development or related field; BA preferred and 2 years of experience required.  Supervisory experience preferred.

 

SUBSTITUTE TEACHING ASSISTANT – North Troy: Part-time position available, from September 2018 through June 2019; located at the North Troy Head Start program (25 hrs/wk, 40 wks/yr).  Responsibilities include assisting in planning and implementing developmentally appropriate learning experiences and establishing a safe, healthy learning environment for children ages 3-5.  Experience working with children and families preferred. Minimum of a High School Diploma/GED with Child Development Associate credential or Child Care Certificate with 2 years of experience working with groups of young children or be enrolled in a program leading to an AA or BA degree is required.

 

TEACHING ASSISTANT – Hardwick: Position available at the NEKCA Hardwick Head Start program (10 hrs/wk, 37 wks/yr).  Responsibilities include assisting in planning and implementing developmentally appropriate learning experiences and establishing a safe, healthy learning environment for children ages 3-5.  Experience working with children and families preferred. Minimum of a High School Diploma/GED with Child Development Associate credential or Child Care Certificate with 2 years of experience working with groups of young children or be enrolled in a program leading to an AA or BA degree is required.

 

TEACHING ASSISTANT – Island Pond: Full-time position available at the Island Pond Head Start program (40 hrs/wk, 40 wks/yr).  Responsibilities include assisting in planning and implementing developmentally appropriate learning experiences and establishing a safe, healthy learning environment for children ages 3-5.  Experience working with children and families preferred. Minimum of a Child Development Associate credential or Child Care Certificate with 2 years of experience working with groups of young children or be enrolled in a program leading to an AA or BA degree is required.

 

SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS: Positions available at the NEKCA  Head Start locations for Substitute Teachers to work as a member of the Center teams, providing a safe, nurturing environment for children’s development and growth – physical, emotional, social and cognitive. Will participate in carrying out classroom routines and activities in compliance with HS Performance Standards, Content Area Plans, Vermont Early Childhood Licensing Regulations and the NAEYC Code of Professional and Ethical Conduct. Positions open until filled.