Associate Teacher
Academic Affairs/Landry Early Childhood Center
Part and Full-time opportunities


DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

The LECC is a NAEYC accredited program dedicated to providing high quality programming for children and a professional work environment for staff.  All applicants must be flexible with hours including the ability to work until 6:00pm.
 

  • 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. 
  • Assist 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. 
  • Implement 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 groups. 
  • Work 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. 
  • Complete a minimum of one course per year towards a certificate, Associates or B.A, if candidate does not hold a degree.
  • Related duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related major 
  • Minimum 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 children. 
  • Familiarity with various types of disabilities desirable.  
  • CPR, first aid, and basic health care training required. 
  • The ability and willingness to support the Mission of the University; and to work collaboratively and collegially.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Interested individuals are invited to apply. And, while we appreciate every applicant’s interest, only those under consideration will be contacted. Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter stating pay expectations, resume and the names of 3 professional references to jobs@rivier.edu or Office of Human Resources, Rivier University, 420 South Main Street, Nashua NH 03060. No agencies please. EOE

 

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