The Applewood Learning Center

Position Summary:

Infant/Toddler Teacher:  Full time (40 hrs/week) position working with children from 6 weeks through three years.

Benefits include: Paid Time Off, Health, Life, Short-Term Disability, AD&D, and Supplemental Insurance, 401K, Paid Planning Time, Professional Development and ELNH & NAEYC membership.

Position available immediately.

Pay range:  Commensurate with experience and education.

The Applewood Learning Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The Applewood Learning Center does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, handicap status or age.  Employment is at will.


Position Qualifications & Requirements:

Associate’s degree in ECE or a related field is required along with a high level of professionalism, a positive attitude and flexibility.  Knowledge of DAP is a must.  Must demonstrate warmth, understanding of young children and families and enthusiasm for hard work.  Bachelor’s degree, experience with emergent curriculum and experience in an infant or toddler setting are all preferred.  Willingness to respect and work with families with differing values, socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.  Ability to show imagination, skill and creativity in teacher-child interactions, an open and professional attitude and a sense of humor are attributes candidates must have.  Commitment to on-going professional development is required.

Must have or be willing to obtain NH Early Childhood Credential –Teacher.

Federal and State Criminal Background Investigation and NH Child Care Licensing Orientation are required.


Position Responsibilities:

In collaboration with the Infant/Toddler Team, the teacher is responsible for Opening and closing the classroom; Planning and developing an emergent curriculum; Assessing children's growth and development via portfolio and developmental screening; Professional communication with families on a daily basis and during conferences; Monthly staff meetings at night; 24 Hours of professional development annually, Interactions with children that are frequent, affectionate, and respectful at the child’s level; Availability and responsiveness to children’s needs, questions, and requests; Acknowledgement of children’s feelings with sensitivity and modeling of appropriate social behavior; Providing anti-bias, non-sexist language, images, and experiences that counter stereotypes; maintaining the cleanliness and orderliness of the classroom and common spaces; other duties as assigned.

Full or Part Time:
Hours Per Week:
40 hours/week. After successful completion of orientation period, 2.5 hours of this will be planning time.
Contact Name:
Libby Brunette
Contact's Position:

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