Little Sprouts Middletown , CT 06457
Posted 3 months ago
Building Blocks Early Learning Center is currently seeking an Assistant Director to join our team in Middletown. Our school director in Avon carries more than 9 years of leadership experience.
Whether you have recently earned your Early Childhood Certification, you're a field veteran, or looking to evolve your classroom experience, Michelle is a dedicated and knowledgeable mentor. She is known for investing her time, resources, and energy in the advancement of her staff.
Must be at least 20 years' of age, and:
Obtained a high school diploma or equivalent and 1,080 hours of documented, supervised experience and 12 credits in ECE or child development from approved program
OR 4-year college degree in ECE or child development from accredited institution and 360 hours of documented, supervised experience
Working towards or meets NAEYC and or OEC requirements.
Open to exploring and completing requirements to further education in early childhood education.
Actively exhibit a passion for early education and an enthusiasm for learning
Demonstrate kindness and respect for self, others, and our community at large
Subscribe to play-based learning approach and importance of social-emotional learning
Deliver required paperwork and lesson plans on time and to completion
Display excellent written and verbal communication skills
Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Strong organizational skills
Adapt to change easily
Must be able to work both opening and closing shifts
Able to work 40 hours per week or more based on the needs of the school
Must be able to work four 10-hour shifts
Knowledge and ability to work with children ages ranging from three months to 12 years
Adhere to all Connecticut Public Health and Child Care Regulations
Authorize state-required background check
Act as mandated reporter both on and off-campus
Collaborate with staff to help ensure classroom environments that adhere to NAEYC's Anti-Bias Early Education
Be capable of standing, moving, running, and playing for the majority of the day
Be capable of easily lifting up to 30 pounds multiple times a day
Complete mandatory state safety training and maintain the required annual training hours as required by the state of Connecticut
Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, pet insurance
401k with company match
Tuition reimbursement; start, complete, and earn your associates or undergraduate degree for low to no out-of-pocket cost
Career advancement and coaching through the Building Blocks Career Success & Employee Experience programs