The Child Development Center at Keene State College invites applicants for Early Childhood Substitute Teachers to work in partnership with the Center staff to achieve highest standards of quality for children, families and college students. These are part-time, non-benefited positions with hourly rates of $12.00/hour. The Child Development Center (CDC), located on the Keene State College campus in Elliot Hall, is a demonstration early childhood education site for Keene State College students, practicing professionals, and young children and their families. The Center strives to model best practices by offering nurturing environments where young children are encouraged to explore, to be creative, to cultivate positive relationships, to experience the joy of learning, and to develop a sense of community. We seek to work with colleagues with proven strong social and collaborative skills and with a strong understanding of the best practices of the field, including the benefits of an emergent play-based curriculum. The CDC is a dynamic learning community dedicated to providing excellent practical experiences for students studying to be teachers or a related profession with young children. Undergraduate and graduate students are offered supervised experiences under the guidance of early childhood professionals, in the direct education and care of infants, toddlers, and preschool-aged children. Through collaboration, the CDC staff contributes to an educational environment that encourages professionalism, growth and diversity. To learn more about the Child Development Center, please visit: https://www.keene.edu/cdc Responsibilities include: supporting CDC staff in implementing an educational program for young children; implement daily curriculum; maintain and organize classroom environment; model excellent, nurturing child guidance skills; communicate with infant and toddler teaching team, college students and families; foster positive relationships with team members, children and families; and maintain general communication, including record-keeping.
An Associateâs Degree in Early Childhood Education or an Associateâs Degree in a related field with a minimum of 9 Early Childhood, including at least one 3 credit course in Child Growth and Development from a regionally accredited college. Candidates must meet New Hampshire Bureau of Child Care Licensing requirements for an Associate Teacher, and have sufficient strength and physical dexterity to perform duties and responsibilities of this position, including lifting up to 50 lbs. The successful candidates will receive training in Infant/Child First Aid/CPR and NH Health and Safety.
Keene State College is located in the scenic Monadnock region of Southwest New Hampshire, and is an affiliate of the University System of New Hampshire. We are located approximately 2 hours from Boston or Hartford CT, and 4 hours from New York City. The region contains many opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation, cultural events, and a strong sense of community. To learn more about Keene State College, the University System of New Hampshire, and the Keene community, please visit: https://www.keene.edu, https://www.usnh.edu/ or https://www.ci.keene.nh.us.