Associate Teacher, Full-Time, Non-Benefited Position
Keene State College (KSC)
Location: Keene, New Hampshire
Type: Part Time
Internal Number: ASP0774FY23
Be part of our community and experience the joy of working with our wonderful children and dedicated staff! We are seeking applications for an early childhood teacher to work with the infant and toddler team to support children ages 4 months to 2 years. This is a non-benefited position available immediately through January 19, 2024.Â Hours are 9:00 a.m - 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.The Child Development Center is a demonstration early childhood education facility for Keene State College students, practicing professionals, children and their families. Under the guidance of the director, the early childhood teacher will plan, implement and model best practices of the field. Demonstrated communication and organizational skills, positive rapport with children and families, and excellent team collaboration required.
High school diploma or equivalent, including but not limited to General Equivalency Diploma (GED), a High School Equivalency Test (HiSet), or a Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC), and have one of the following options:Written documentation from or on file with the department that she or he was qualified and employed as an associate teacher on or before November 6, 2017;A minimum of 9 credits in related coursework, including at least one 3 credit course in child or human growth and development;Current certification as para II educator by the department of education; orA minimum of 1000 hours of supervised childcare experience in a licensed child care program, and knowledge of child growth and development obtained through one of the following: a. Completion of a high school level 2-year career and technical education course in teacher education; b. A 3 credit college course in child or human growth and development; c. Thirty hours of training in child growth and development, granted by an accredited college or university, an authorized provider of the International Association for Continuing Education and Training or obtained through documented life experience, including experience with the same age children the associate teacher supervises, such as a family child care provider, service as a foster parent, work as a school teacher, work as a camp counselor and experience as a group leader for children in sports or other activities, such as scouts or little league, or closely related experience.
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.