Early Head Start Teachers

Full Time

Website Southern NH Services

Responsibilities include:
  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. Plan and implement daily learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children
  4. Assure completion of teaching responsibilities including, but not limited to:
    • Complete developmental and behavioral screenings on each child 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.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or an Infant Toddler Child Development Credential (CDA). Requirements: In the SNHS, Inc. Child Development program, a teacher should expect to:
  1. Kneel to address children at eye level.
  2. Be able to demonstrate motor activities that may include running, hopping, jumping, dancing, and full body motions.
  3. Be able to run after a child in peril.
  4. Lift children in emergencies.
  5. Nurture children who may need consoling in the case of challenging behaviors.
  6. Get on the ground with children in case of fire and help them crawl to safety.
  7. Sometimes get kicked or hit accidentally during exuberant play.
Nice to Haves:
      • Enthusiasm & Energy!
      • Sense of Humor
      • Commitment to ongoing learning
      • Basic use of technology

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


  • 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

Salary: $15.21 – $18.58 per hour based on education and experience

Apply online at: https://www.snhs.org/jobs/
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SNHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer