LANDRY EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER
(Full-time; 40 hrs/week, 52 wks/yr)
OF DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assist in teaching and supervising
children, implementing appropriate educational curricula, leading/overseeing a
wide range of daily activities, and providing general care for the children as
appropriate for their age.
- Serve and supervise meals and/or
snacks. Participate in field trips and special events. Maintain a safe indoor
and outdoor environment for the children.
teachers in planning daily lessons and activities, adapt general classroom
materials/methods as indicated by the teacher, assist with/carry out a
variety of daily classroom management tasks.
individualized instructional plans and programs for assigned special needs
children, under the direction of classroom, special education and/or other
certified teachers, working with children individually and/or in small
in developing, compiling and organizing instructional materials, under the
direction of teaching staff.
behavior management/modification plans for individual children.
children in basic life skills, such as acceptable social behavior,
dressing/undressing for outdoors, toileting, care of belongings, insertion
of hearing aids and use of other assistive devices and special equipment,
and the like.
children as required with toileting, eating, transport in and transfer
to/from wheelchairs, walkers and similar devices, and other physical
needs. Check and adjust hearing aids. Lift and carry children as
in implementing physical therapy and other specialized programs for
in evaluating children's progress, problems and needs, developing teaching
and behavior management strategies and instructional plans, and so
forth. Participate in meetings, parent conferences, informal daily
parent communications, and the like as requested/appropriate.
with teachers and senior paraprofessionals to improve and expand teaching
and counseling skills, understanding of specific disabilities, knowledge
of school rules/policies/procedures/practices/philosophies, and so
forth. Attend staff meetings, in-service and outside training and
development activities, participate on committees as requested.
a minimum of one course per year towards a certificate, Associates or B.A,
if candidate does not hold a degree.
Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related major
of 9 credits in ECE, with at least three credits in Child Growth and
Development, and 2 to 4 years of
relevant experience and/or post-secondary education, or a combination of
education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are
acquired. Relevant experience working with infant through pre-school age
ability and willingness to support the mission of the University, in all daily
general understanding of standard child care operations, and familiarity
with pre-school classroom management and teaching methods.
with various types of disabilities desirable.
organizational skills, basic typing/keyboarding and other basic computer
first aid, and basic health care training required.
to show patience, respect and compassion in working with children.
to respond calmly and efficiently to various types of emergency
to exercise a high level of discretion with regard to sensitive
confidential student information.
to assist children physically as required, including lifting and carrying
in specific cases.
to work cooperatively with classroom and special services teachers, as
well as other school personnel and consultants; and to deal courteously
and efficiently with parents in coordinating daily activities.
Review of applications will begin
immediately and continue until the position is filled. Submit a cover letter
stating salary expectations, resume, and the names and numbers of 3
professional references to: Human Resources, RIVIER UNIVERSITY, 420 South Main
Street, Nashua, NH 03060, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. No
agencies please. EOE