Associate Teacher

Full Time

Website Easterseals NH

Find Your Purpose at Easterseals NH

For over 84 years, Easterseals New Hampshire has been helping people of all ages and abilities through our 11 programs. Our work empowers individuals to improve their health and well-being, achieve greater independence, recover from substance use, develop life skills, access education, secure housing, find family, and connect with their communities. In everything we do, we strive to lead the way to a lifetime of full equity, inclusion, and access. We are looking for Associate Teachers to join our Child Development Center! Come find your purpose and make a difference in the lives of children. We have openings in multiple classrooms (infant, toddler, pre-k). In this role you will be assisting the teacher with the development and implementation of curriculum, supervising the children and interacting with the families.Qualifications: You must be 18 years of age or older, have a minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent, and meet ONE of the following qualifications:
  • Written documentation stating candidate was employed as an Associate Teacher on or before November 6, 2017.
  • A minimum of 9 credits in related coursework, including at least one 3 credit course in child or human growth and development.
  • Current certification as a Para II educator by the Department of Education
  • A minimum of 1000 hours of supervised child care experience in a licensed child care program, and knowledge of child growth and development obtained through one of the following:
    • Completion of high school level 2 year career and technical education course in teacher education; A 3 credit college course in child or human growth and development;
    • Thirty (30) hours of training in child growth and development, granted by an accredited college or university, an authorized provider of the International Association for Continuing Education and Training or obtained through life experience, including experience with the same age children the associate teacher supervises, such as a family child care provider, service as a foster parent, work as a school teacher, work as a camp counselor and experience as a group leader for children in sports or other activities. such as Scouts or Little League, or closely related experience.

Compensation: $15.50 per hour

Hours: We can consider candidates interested in a full-time, part-time or per diem (as needed) basis. The program hours are Monday-Friday 7:30am-5:30pm.

What’s in it for you? We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time, eligible employees, including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) begins accruing on your first day!
  • 10 Paid Holidays, as well as a Floating Holiday of your choice
  • 403 (b) Employer Match – up to a maximum of 3%
  • Tuition Reimbursement after one year of employment
  • Federal student loan forgiveness eligibility and student loan repayment for qualifying positions
  • Employee Discounts
  • On-site child care center at a discount for employees. Available at Auburn Street and S. Main Street in Manchester
  • Wellness Programs: Health coaching, on-site and remote nutritional counseling services, remote and on-site fitness classes, reimbursement programs for weight loss & tobacco cessation
  • All Employees of Easterseals NH are now eligible for DailyPay, a new optional benefit that allows you to access your pay whenever you need it.

We are proud to be a recovery-friendly workplace and a NH Veteran-Friendly Business.

To learn more about this role, please click on the blue “Apply Now” button below to submit your application. Difficulty submitting your application? Contact Patty at 603-670-6817 or [email protected]

Candidates must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for employment. EOE