Early Childhood Educator

Position Summary:

The overall responsibility of the Early Childhood Educator is to provide engaging, child inspired curriculum with a focus on the whole child in a team atmosphere.  Primarily this includes leading planned classroom activities while providing direct care, meeting the needs of each individual child with support of their cognitive, social-emotional and physical development, and supervision of all children enrolled while ensuring the program is in compliance with NH State Licensing Bureau regulations.  This position is responsible for a high level of parent communication, development of a creative and intentional learning environment and the establishment of child inspired curriculum practices for both our indoor and outdoor classrooms.

Salary dependent on experience

In addition to a rewarding career where you help shape children’s futures, Growing Places provides a generous compensation package to full time employees - including one hour paid lunch, 10 vacation days, paid holidays, 100% employer paid health, dental and short-term disability insurance, paid planning time and employee perks related to shared service alliance membership.

Position Qualifications & Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree, with degree in Education or related field a plus

• Nine early childhood education credits, teaching experience preferred

• Must pass Background Check (State Fingerprint)

• Is, or is willing to be CPR and First Aid Certified

• Knowledge of children’s physical, emotional and developmental patterns

Position Responsibilities:

• Create an environment that fosters cooperation, communication and collaboration

• Consider the individual child and their uniqueness in program and curriculum planning

• Use the outdoors as an extension to the classroom

• Plan intentional, child-inspired curriculum

• Ensure all classroom activities are developmentally appropriate and enhance social, physical and intellectual well-being of the children enrolled

Full or Part Time:
Hours Per Week:
Contact Name:
Kristen Landau
Contact's Position:
Executive Director

Website Growing Places

Growing Places

To apply for this job email your details to kristenlandau@growingplacesnh.org