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Young Toddler Teacher

The Garland School

Brattleboro, VT, USA

Full time

Kindergarten and Early Childhood

Feb 15

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The Garland School is seeking an energetic and well-rounded individual who can confidently lead a group of very young children. The younger toddler teacher works with the youngest of the Garland children, ages 1-2.

This position involves work within both a play-based classroom setting and outdoors on the 200 acres of forest and stream surrounding our school. Teachers should be prepared to be outside in all weather, including eating some meals outside.

Along with nature immersion and Waldorf-inspired principles, the school's educational philosophy incorporates the work of Emmi Pikler and Helle Heckmann. Our outdoor time includes walking the trails, exploring the woods, working in the vegetable garden, and wading in the stream. We serve a local and organic breakfast, lunch, and snack daily. We follow a seasonal rhythm in our curriculum and have four Waldorf-inspired festivals per school year.

**This position will start out as a three-day-a-week role, taking over for a teacher going on leave. The position will increase to full-time in late June 2022.

Priority will be given to candidates with the following:
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field
- 21 college credits in early childhood or related field
- Waldorf-related training or experience
- Experience sharing the outdoors with children
- Interest in pursuing VT educator licensing

- Professional development stipend
- Mentoring stipend
- Paid school vacations
- Paid personal/sick days
- Paid attendance of yearly Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America (WECAN) conference
- Cafeteria plan through AFLAC
- Year-round pay option available

Please email director@thegarlandschool.com with your resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references.

Job Type: Part-time May - June 2022. Full-time starting June 2022. Full job description here.

Please call 802-258-9531 or email director@thegarlandschool.com with questions.

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