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Lead Childcare Teacher

Community Action Partnership of Strafford County

Community Action Partnership of Strafford County is a 501(c)(3) private nonprofit organization established in 1965 under the provisions of the Equal Opportunity Act of 1964. We work with community, state and federal partners to assist children, families, low-income and elderly residents with their efforts to become or remain financially and socially independent through a variety of coordinated programs. Without the services provided by our agency, many local residents would be without a means to provide for their basic needs, including food, education, child care, utilities assistance, transportation, shelter and access to other services.

Provide a daily schedule of activities for play, meals, sleep, and toileting.  Responsible for overall classroom management, health and safety of children in a childcare setting; implements Creative Curriculum in the classroom. 


· Per NH Child Care Licensing requirements, must be at least 21 years of age

· High School Diploma

· Minimum of 1,000 documented hours experience working with children in a licensed child care program

· College courses totaling 18 credits in early childhood education, with three credits in human growth and development.   

· Interest and desire to interact and work with young children and adults.

· Prior experience working with children and the commitment to continue training.  

· Reliable source of transportation, with insurance (100/300 liability minimum).

· Computer Literate.

· Current or able to obtain and maintain CPR and First Aid certification.  

· Able to lift 25-40 lbs.


• Greet parents at arrival and departure times.
• Develop weekly lesson plans, both for the class as a whole, , as well as individualized plans, based on child assessment.
• Write child progress reports, based on ongoing assessment and schedule individual parent conferences twice per year.
• Participate in Center Open Houses and fund raising activities.
• Implement monthly emergency practice drills.
• Attend monthly Building Meetings and in-service trainings.
• Implement the Creative Curriculum, the Project Approach, and other appropriate content.
• Use on-line curriculum and child assessment system (preschool).
• Keep complete and accurate records on the children.
• Create and maintain an exciting classroom learning environment for children.
• Participate in Building Meetings and staff training.
• Help to orient and train parent volunteers.
• Maintain confidentiality.
• Encourage parents to attend parent meetings and special events.
• Report any problems to the Center Director.
• Maintain and model good hygiene, appropriate dress (neat, clean and modest), and professional behavior to parents, staff and the community.
• Maintain a positive and productive attitude regarding the Center and the CAP Agency when interacting both within the program and with the greater community.
• Commitment to actively supporting Family Engagement and School Readiness.

How to Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter to

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Date Added: August 31, 2017

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