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Assistant Early Childhood Teacher - Year Round - Full Benefits

Company: Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation
Location: Vail
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Please note, this position is located at Steamboat Resort in Steamboat Springs, CO.Who We Are: Steamboat- Ski Town, U.S.A. - -is known as the friendliest mountain destination in the world, thanks to our western heritage and welcoming staff. We pride ourselves on hiring the best employees and providing an outstanding experience for our staff and guests alike. Working at Steamboat Resort can be the most rewarding seasonal experience or become a lifelong career. You will also be a part of Steamboat's future as we move full steam ahead with the resort's largest transformation and redevelopment in history. Find out more about this exciting project at -. Fair warning: Starting a job at Steamboat will lead to endless fun, lifelong friendships, and a rooted sense of community. Who We're Looking For: -Friendly folks who want to work at the best ski resort, play in Champagne Powder and meet friends from around the world. Our culture is supportive, challenging, passionate and committed and we believe that diversity makes us stronger. We are looking for unique individuals who exemplify these qualities -and care about each other, our mission, our environment and our communities. If you like to provide incredible guest service with a friendly attitude, you're ready to join our team. If your dream job includes skiing and riding, interacting with guests, rewarding work, free concerts, fireworks, employee parties and more-we'd love to hear from you! Perks & Benefits: Steamboat offers many exciting perks and benefits including a Alterra Mountain Company ski pass for you and eligible dependents, competitive compensation, free bus passes to surrounding areas, retail/rental discounts, food & beverage discounts, industry pro deal discounts, friends & family discounted tickets subject to restrictions, reservations and/or blackout dates. Steamboat also offers access to employee housing (based on availability and employment status), a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, Employee Assistance Program, Sick Pay and a chance to learn and advance within Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. Steamboat employees are also eligible for discounted tuition with partner online universities for all Alterra Mountain Company employees to further their education. Steamboat is opening a state of the art, year-round Child Care Center. If it's been your dream to work with children with the most incredible mountain backdrop to call home, then apply today. This position will start October 31st and continue Year Round. Our Early Childhood Teacher Assistants are responsible for the education, supervision, and the care of the children of our SSRC employees. Following all state rules and regulations to provide a safe, educational, and fun environment for children to grow and learn. Come experience all that Steamboat has to offer while enjoying an incredibly rewarding career. Detailed job description, including responsibilities, work performed, tools or equipment used, etc.:

  • Provide a safe, healthy, and secure environment with an emphasis on children's social-emotional, physical, and cognitive needs
  • Perform daily child care duties as assigned including feeding, diapers/potty, and naps
  • Help in other classrooms as needed
  • Ensure compliance with all legal requirements
  • Register in the PDIS and complete all required trainings including 15 hours of continuing education/year. Provide documentation to Director
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Be prepared to engage children in outdoor activities for long periods of time, sometimes in inclement weather
  • Attend all staff meetings and trainings
  • Work cooperatively on a team with other teaching professionals
  • Provide positive guidance and redirection
  • Implement behavior plans for children with challenging behavior
  • Maintain professional communication with parents and other staff
  • Support children and families with potty training if applicable
  • Attend back-to-school night
  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures as well as any regulatory requirements
  • Other duties, as assigned - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Minimum skills, experience, education and ability required for this job:
    • Knowledge of child development and willingness to stay up to date with current best practices
    • Must demonstrate an interest in young children and a concern for their proper care and well-being.
    • Flexibility to care for children of all ages birth-5 years
    • Skills and ability to inspire and lead children through a large variety of indoor and outdoor activities
    • Willingness to engage children in outdoor activities for long periods of time, sometimes in inclement weather
    • Ability to maintain professional communication with parents, supervisors, co-teachers, and assistants
    • Ability to work cooperatively with a teaching team to create a safe and cognitively stimulating environment
    • Experience in environmental education or nature-based preschools preferred
    • Routine sanitizing and disinfesting of toys and surfaces Must meet the qualifications for an Assistant Early Childhood Teacher. An Assistant Early Childhood Teacher must meet one of the following qualifications: 1. Completion of one of the following Early Childhood Education courses with a course grade of "C" or better: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - (1) Introduction to Early Childhood Professions; or, - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - (2) Early Childhood Guidance Strategies for Children or has been issued a Colorado Pyramid Model - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Training certificate of completion; and a minimum of nine months (1,365 hours) of verified experience in the care and supervision of four (4) or more children less than eight (8) years of age who are not related to the individual. Assistant Early Childhood Teachers must be enrolled in and attending the second (2nd) Early Childhood Education course, which will be used as the basis for their qualification for the position of Early Childhood Teacher; or, 2. Completion of two (2) of the department approved Early Childhood Education courses 3. A current Early Childhood Professional Credential Level I or higher in PDIS
      • Must be able to work in a busy and sometimes stressful atmosphere while maintaining composure and good communication skills
      • Must be flexible and willing to work with children of all ages 0-5 and abilities in inclusive classrooms
      • Must be able to engage children in outdoor activities for long periods of time, sometimes in inclement weather including rain, snow, and temperatures as low as 5 degrees (preschool)
      • Must be able to work for extended periods of -time standing, walking, kneeling, talking, and sitting on the floor
      • Must be able to register in the PDIS and complete a minimum of 15 clock hours of continuing education each year
      • Ability to adhere to all health and safety policies and program policies and procedures
      • Ability to adhere to all legal requirements
      • Interact and maintain positive relationships with guests, co-workers and management consistent with Steamboat Ski and Resort Company's Service Excellence standards Physical Requirements:
        • Must successfully complete background & fingerprint check
        • Must be able to lift, carry, and position children up to 40 pounds
        • Must be able to work for extended periods of -time standing, walking, kneeling, talking, and sitting on the floor
        • Ability to maintain a calm demeanor under stressful situations.
        • Must communicate clearly (written and oral) in English. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. Miscellaneous information:
          • This is an hourly non-exempt position and is subject to overtime pay
          • Position requires working some holidays
          • All Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation employees are required to follow adapting COVID policies and guidelines. The base hourly pay range below represents the low and high end of the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation hourly pay range for this position. Actual pay will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to experience, education, training, location, merit system, quantity or quality of production, responsibilities, and regular and/or necessary travel. The range listed is just one component of Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term and long-term incentives and many region-specific benefits. Steamboat area base hourly pay range: $19.00 - $21.00 per hour Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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