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Early Childhood Afternoon Associate Teacher

Spring Hill Children's Center

Keene, NH, USA

Full time

Kindergarten and Early Childhood

Dec 17

Spring Hill Children’s Center is seeking an afternoon associate teacher. The ideal candidate would have interest in, or knowledge of, Waldorf education and/or Nature-based education. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, receiving children after the morning program, facilitating lunch and a quiet nap/rest time, afternoon activities, dismissal at the end of the day, and being a caring presence for the children.
Spring Hill Children’s Center is a new preschool and kindergarten initiative that will serve 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.

For full job description and requirements, visit our website: www.springhillmonadnock.org.

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

Thank you,

Spring Hill Hiring Committee

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.

Presently Spring Hill has two mixed-age classrooms.

Part-time three day a week position. 12:00pm-5:30pm. Possibility for five days in January 2022. Potential for summer teaching hours if desired.

Compensation commensurate with experience. Hourly position

Some benefits included

Tuition remission (50%) dependent on enrollment capacity

at least 18 years of age
high school diploma or equivalent
have at least one of the following:

1. Nine college 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

2. A minimum of 1,500 hours of supervised experience in a licensed program or public or private elementary school with recommendation from the center director plus documentation of at least three credits in child development, early childhood or elementary education, or other field of study focused on children, and a written plan for completion of an additional six credits earned within a year of employment

3. A minimum of 1,000 hours of supervised child care experience in a licensed program and documentation of successful completion of a two-year vocational child care course

4. Current certification as Paraeducator II by the New Hampshire Department of Education

5. Written documentation on file with the department that she or he was qualified and employed as an associate teacher on or before the effective date of these rules in 2017

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