Associate Teacher | Landry Early Childhood Center

Rivier University seeks a full-time, non-exempt Associate Teacher in the Landry Early Childhood Center with early childhood education experience. The candidate will promote positive interpersonal working relationships with both staff and families and participate in a constructive team approach to issues affecting the Center.

Responsibilities

The Associate Teacher is required to assist Lead Teachers in the development and implementation of appropriate and creative curriculum. The Associate Teacher nurtures and supports young children, maintains a physically and emotionally safe environment, and uses positive child guidance techniques to facilitate the development of children’s conflict resolution skills. The candidate will plan and put into practice developmentally appropriate curriculum considering differing abilities and learning styles. The Associate Teacher will participate in annual professional development of self and staff, adhere to all licensing standards, as set forth by NAEYC and NHAEYC, and follow all guidelines as required by the LECC.

Qualifications

The candidate must possess an associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field, with an Early Childhood Education Certification and one to two years of early childhood classroom and/or after school program teaching experience.   The candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate orally and in writing to a wide variety of clients in a culturally diverse environment.  Candidate must possess a strong knowledge of NAEYC and HNAEYC accreditation requirements.

Applications Instructions

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information of three (3) professional references to jobs@rivier.edu . References will not be contacted without the candidate’s prior authorization.

For additional information about this opportunity, please review the comprehensive position profile.

Rivier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Rivier University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, veteran, or marital status in admission or access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities, and Title IX requires that the University not discriminate on the bases stated above. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding Title IX and the nondiscrimination policies:

Director of Human Resources, Justine Caron, located in Molloy Hall, ext. 8210 while students may also contact Kurt Stimeling, Vice President for Student Affairs, located in Dion Center, ext. 8249.

Prospective employees are encouraged to review the University’s Annual Security Report (ASR), in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which can be found here.

 About Us

Rivier University has the advantage of a central New England location in a thriving small city less than 50 miles from metropolitan Boston. With a student population of 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students, the University is recognized for academic excellence, a strong liberal arts program, and professional career preparation in various fields.

Rivier University is dedicated to its mission of transforming hearts and minds to serve the world.  Rivier is guided by the faith heritage, intellectual tradition, and social teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. The faculty and staff are engaged in the education of the whole person in the context of an open and inclusive academic community that cultivates critical thought, sound judgment, and respect for all people.  We especially encourage candidates who are committed to enhancing the racial, ethnic, or cultural diversity of the University to apply.