Belknap-Merrimack Head Start

Position Summary:

Assistant Head Start Teacher- 30-37.5 hours, School-Year or Year-Round positions available, working in a preschool classroom of 17 children w/ 3 teachers.

Early Head Start Teacher- 37.5-40 hours, Year-Round, working with mixed age group of Infants/Toddlers, 2 teachers w/8 children.

Benefits: Earn up to 10 sick days, 10 annual days and 3 personal days annually, 403 B retirement plan w/ 5% match after 1 year, Health Insurance options, free trainings-paid during work hours, tuition reimbursement and scheduled planning time outside of the classroom.

Position Qualifications & Requirements:

Preschool Assistant-Must have at least 9 ECE credits, including Child Growth & Development, and be working towards a degree in ECE or related field.  Preschool CDA or Associate's degree in ECE preferred. ($12-$15 per hour)


I/T Teacher- Must have I/T CDA or Associate's Degree in ECE w/ Infant/Toddler Coursework. ($15-$18 per hour)

Position Responsibilities:

Assist the lead teacher with day to day paperwork, daily routine, curriculum, screenings and assessment of children, always have positive and appropriate interactions and relationships with children, use positive behavior guidance strategies, professionalism, complete parent/teacher conferences, follow all Licensing, NAEYC and Performance Standards, provide small group and whole group experiences, individualize to meet the needs of all children, attend IFSP/IEP meetings, and have fun!

Full or Part Time:
Hours Per Week:
30-40 depending on position
Job Pay Rate:
$12-$18 per hour
Contact Name:
Jennifer Oglesby-Preschool, Vanessa Gordon-Infant/Toddler
Contact's Position:
Education Specialists

Belknap-Merrimack Head Start Program

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