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Child Care Assistant Educator - Year Round

Date:  May 10, 2022

Ludlow, VT, US

Company:  Okemo Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round

At Okemo, we’ve got 2,200 vertical feet of positive outlook and it shows. Culture is what we teach. And service with a smile is the linchpin of our philosophy. Every interaction with our guests-on and off the mountain, Adventure Zone and at the Evolution Bike Park, is an opportunity to turn a skier, rider, golfer, or recreational enthusiast into a lifelong member of our family. Our employees reflect this attitude by having fun doing what they do best: creating a memorable recreational experience!

As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


The Child Care Assistant Educator will support the Lead Educators in providing a stimulating, safe, and developmentally appropriate educational environment where children have the opportunity to develop cognitive, social, emotional, and physical skills. The Child Care Assistant Educator will support the Lead Educator in developing a cohesive teaching team, coordinating the curriculum and managing the day-to-day operational activities in the classroom.  The Child Care Assistant Educator will support the Lead Educator with ensuring a safe and stimulating classroom environment where children are actively engaged and encouraged to succeed.  This position will comply with all company and department policies along with following all state licensing regulations.


Job Duties:

  • Support the implementation of curriculum through classroom activities based on developmentally appropriate practices and early learning standards
  • Support co-teachers with the planning of individual and group age-appropriate activities to actively engage children and encourage social, cognitive, emotional and physical growth
  • Support the frequent communications with parents through informal discussions, progress reports & parent-teacher conferences
  • Ensure all center policies and state regulations are met
  • Support co-teachers with ensuring a healthy classroom environment – including maintaining appropriate hygiene and cleanliness standards, and safety and security of children
  • Support the maintenance of accurate records, forms and files
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement
  • Support a positive teaching team, and a positive and welcoming environment for children and guests


Job Requirements

  • Meet Education requirements set by state licensing regulations; High School Diploma/ GED and required higher education credits
  • Completion of Fundamentals for Early Childhood Professional Class or Qualify as a Vermont Level 1
  • At least 1 year of professional child care experience
  • Must Meet state licensing requirements for positon qualifications
  • In Person Infant/Child First Aid and CPR Certifications (can obtain within 4 weeks of start date)
  • Ability to handle a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work well with others and foster a team environment
  • Strong understanding of child development, and open to professional development opportunities
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and emerging leadership skills
  • Ability to follow all procedures and guidelines as outlined in the staff manual and employee handbook
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Must clear full background check

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 426067

Nearest Major Market: Hanover