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Immediate Opening for an Assistant Teacher

Spring Hill Children's Center

Keene, NH, USA

Full time

Kindergarten and Early Childhood

Mar 8

Spring Hill Children's Center is an Seeking Assistant Teacher

Spring Hill Children’s Center is seeking assistant teachers to join our team. Ideal candidates would have interest in, or knowledge of, Waldorf education and/or Nature-based education, or a willingness to explore and learn about them. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: working with and supporting the lead teacher in all aspects of classroom life and culture, being a joyful, caring presence for the children, and ensuring the day-to-day tasks of the classroom are completed.

Spring Hill Children’s Center is a new preschool and kindergarten initiative that will serve the children and families of the greater Monadnock region. Tucked into the hills surrounding Keene, NH, our beautiful campus offers a rich environment for children ages 3-6 to explore the natural world and all its wonders. We are a Waldorf-inspired and Nature-based program. We are seeking teachers and staff who will facilitate curricula based out of a deep respect and understanding of children’s social, emotional, physical, spiritual, intellectual, and cognitive development. Free play, meaningful work, story, song, rhythm, imagination, and connection to the natural world are central to the program. Through this rich variety of activities Spring Hill aims to nourish the whole child, allowing the development of deep trust in themselves, care for others, a wonder-filled connection to nature, and a love of learning.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and name and contact information for three references to hring@springhillmonadnock.org.


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Spring Hill is a state-licensed non-profit preschool that operates five days a week, offering half-day (8:00 am to 12:00 pm), full-day (8:00 am to 3:00 pm), and extended days (7:30 am to 5:00 pm). We follow a school year calendar and will offer summer camps beginning in 2022.

There are two mixed-age classrooms. One with an older group of up to 14 children and one with a younger group of up to 12 children. There will be one lead teacher and one associate teacher in each classroom.

Compensation:
This is a full-time, Monday through Friday position; 8 hours a day from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.


Hourly Rate: $15/hr

Tuition remission (50%) as long as there is room

Requirements:
Must meet assistant teacher qualifications as stated in the New Hampshire Licensing Rules

1. Be at least 16 years of age

2. Work with children only under the direct supervision and observation of a staff person who meets at least the minimum qualifications of an associate teacher

In addition, we would like applicants to meet at least one of the following:

1. Be at least 18 years of age and submit documentation that they have a high school diploma or equivalent,

2. Experience working with school-age children, totaling 600 hours;

3. College courses totaling six credits in child development, early childhood or elementary education, or other field of study focused on children, including at least one three-credit course in child growth and development.

For more information: https://www.springhillmonadnock.org/assistant-teachers

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