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Early Childhood Teacher in Training

Actively Recruiting

Openings

8 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 14, 2024 - July 25, 2025

Application Window

February 16, 2024 - August 1, 2024

Locations

  • Delta, CO
  • Gunnison, CO
  • Montrose, CO

Contact Information

Kaitlyn Swick
(970) 728-5613
americorps@brightfuturesforchildren.org

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Early Childhood Teacher in Training

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Description

Bright Futures is a nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of children and families in the San Juan region of Colorado. Bright Futures has partnered with AmeriCorps to create the Early Childhood Education AmeriCorps Program. This program is in direct service with children and is an entry-level position. Ideal candidates will have a passion for service, a growth mindset and an interest in serving with young children. Members in the Bright Futures AmeriCorps Program will serve in an Early Childhood Education Center as a teacher in training in either an infant/toddler setting or a preschool setting. Children in Early Childhood Education Centers range in age from 0-5 years old. Members will serve 40 hours a week from Monday-Friday, with specific time allocated for training, continuing education and additional AmeriCorps support. AmeriCorps members will be supported by the AmeriCorps Program Manager as well as an On-site Supervisor that will work with the member(s) at their service location. Members will meet regularly with both the AmeriCorps Program Manager and the Site Supervisor to ensure their success. As a Bright Futures AmeriCorps member, you will have the opportunity to connect with young children and provide Early Childhood Education through age-appropriate activities, lessons and strategies provided by your Site Supervisor and lead teacher. Training, and continuing education will be provided during your time of service. Position will vary slightly based on site placement.

Bright Futures is a nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of children and families in the San Juan region of Colorado. Bright Futures has partnered with AmeriCorps to create the Early Childhood Education AmeriCorps Program. This program is in direct service with children and is an entry-level position. Ideal candidates will have a passion for service, a growth mindset and an interest in serving with young children. Members in the Bright Futures AmeriCorps Program will serve in an Early Childhood Education Center as a teacher in training in either an infant/toddler setting or a preschool setting. Children in Early Childhood Education Centers range in age from 0-5 years old. Members will serve 40 hours a week from Monday-Friday, with specific time allocated for training, continuing education and additional AmeriCorps support. AmeriCorps members will be supported by the AmeriCorps Program Manager as well as an On-site Supervisor that will work with the member(s) at their service location. Members will meet regularly with both the AmeriCorps Program Manager and the Site Supervisor to ensure their success. As a Bright Futures AmeriCorps member, you will have the opportunity to connect with young children and provide Early Childhood Education through age-appropriate activities, lessons and strategies provided by your Site Supervisor and lead teacher. Training, and continuing education will be provided during your time of service. Position will vary slightly based on site placement. Read More

Living Allowance

$1626 - $1626 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, College Credit, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Members will receive a housing stipend and a wellness benefit. They will have quarterly cohort events. Members will take two college-level classes to gain an early childhood Teacher credential, in addition to specialized Pyramid Coaching.

Education Benefits

Credential or Certification

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Growth-minded and open to learning new strategies for supporting the social-emotional development of young children. Has interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with people of different backgrounds.

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Early Childhood Program

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Kaitlyn Swick
(970) 728-5613
americorps@brightfuturesforchildren.org

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Early Childhood Teacher in Training

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