Head Start Teacher – School Year and Full Year Positions

Full Time

Website Southern New Hampshire Services

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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; provide opportunities for families to participate in the curriculum outside of the classroom. 4.    Plan and implement daily learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children 5.    Assure completion of teaching responsibilities including, but not limited to: Complete developmental and behavioral 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 and 2 center visits each year.Associates Degree or higher in Early Childhood or a degree in related field with 18 credits in ECE, including at least one 3 credit course in Child Growth and Development

Southern NH Services Head Start is looking for a preschool teacher to provide education within a comprehensive service model. Challenge yourself to make a difference in the lives of children!

The vision of the Southern NH Services Head Start is ‘….to support child and family development and promote lifelong educational success’. Be part of a team that makes a real difference in the lives of children!

The Teacher has primary responsibility for the overall health and safety of the infants, toddlers/ preschoolers in the program. S/He works as a member of the classroom team in forming trusting relationships with the children and families, developing lesson plans, ongoing assessment, and general classroom management.

Head Start provides:

Classroom support including available on-site coaching

Technology to implement curriculum and assessment

Four training days per year; additional professional development opportunities including workshops or coursework for credit

Opportunities for Advancement in the field of early childhood educatio

The school year position runs late August – mid June.

Apply online at: http://www.snhs.org/jobs/ or call Jessica at 603-668-8010

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SNHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer