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Early Head Start Teacher

Southern NH Services

Southern New Hampshire Services (SNHS) is a private non-profit organization dedicated to helping people help themselves since 1965. Services are provided to Hillsborough and Rockingham counties and the agency employs over 450 employees.


Are you looking for a new opportunity this Summer? The Southern NH Services Early Head Start program has teacher positions available in Nashua and Manchester, NH. Early Head Start provides a warm and inviting environment for supporting the healthy development of infants, toddlers, and their families. Come join our team and make a real difference in the lives of children and families!

Teachers have primary responsibility for the overall health and safety of the infants & toddlers in the program and work together to form trusting relationships with the children and families, develop lesson plans, conduct ongoing assessment, and ensure general classroom management.

Early Head Start provides:

  • Low teacher-child ratios ~ multi-aged classroom of 8 children with 2+ teachers
  • Four training days per year; additional professional development opportunities including workshops or coursework for credit
  • Opportunities for Advancement in the field of early childhood education

Benefits:

  • Health, dental & vision insurance plans
  • Retirement program with a 10% employer contribution after 1 year
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, & holidays
  • Agency Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff wellness program
Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree or Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or an Infant Toddler Child Development Credential (CDA).

This position is 40 hours per week/52 weeks per year.

Responsibilities:
  1. Establish and maintain a safe, healthy learning environment.
  2. Develop trusting relationships with the children and families by creating a positive, nurturing environment.
  3. Welcome and support families as the primary educator of their child, encouraging the involvement of families and supporting the development of relationships between children and families.
  4. Provide opportunities for families to participate in the curriculum outside of the classroom.
  5. Assure completion of teaching responsibilities including, but not limited to:
  • Complete developmental and social emotional screenings on each child within 45 days of starting date and continue with on-going observation and assessment procedures throughout enrollment in the program.
  • Plan and provide daily classroom activities (both teacher-initiated and child-initiated) geared to meet individual needs and interests of the children.
  • Complete 4 family visits per year, scheduling all meetings at the convenience of the family, with the goal of 2 home visits (currently virtual) and 2 center visits each year.
How to Apply:

Apply online at: http://www.snhs.org/jobs/
Visit our website at www.snhs.org for more locations and opportunities

SNHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Salary Range:

$15.21 - $18.58 per hour based on education and experience

Job Location:

Manchester/Nashua

Date Added: June 7, 2021

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