Assistant Teacher | Landry Early Childhood Center (Part-Time)

Rivier University seeks a part-time, non-exempt Assistant Teacher in the Landry Early Childhood Center with early education classroom experience. The candidate will be a member of a classroom team sharing the responsibility for the overall health, safety and classroom operation of the infants, toddlers/preschooler in the program.


The Assistant Teacher is responsible for supervising and caring for children in compliance with regulations established by NAEYC and NHAEYC’s and their standards for developmentally appropriate practices in working with and instructing young children.  In addition, the candidate must support other staff in the implementation of the early childhood curriculum and childcare programs of the Landry Early Childhood Center (LECC). The Assistant Teacher is responsible for providing effective customer service to all internal and external customers. It is expected that the Assistant Teacher will participate in the 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.


The candidate must possess an associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, and/or twelve credits in childhood education plus one year of early childhood experience in the classroom or daycare center with children of five years old and under.  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 References will not be contacted without the candidate’s prior authorization. For best consideration, application materials should be by March 15, 2020.

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.