Assistant Preschool Teacher

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Laconia, NH
United States

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Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate and plan appropriate nature-based lessons and activities with the Lead teacher and Preschool Programs Director.
  • Communicate openly with parents/guardians about the Fledglings program
  • Collaborate in monitoring and assessing students enrolled in the Fledglings Nature-Based Preschool program.
  • Support and mentor volunteers who participate in the program.
  • Fulfill all legal and professional obligations as mandated by NH state licensing laws and educational professional development requirements.
  • Respect and comply with Fledglings Rules and Policies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Preschool Assistant Teacher Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in early childhood education, environmental education, education or related field
  • Experience in educational program planning, development and implementation
  • Have a minimum of 1000 hours experience working with children in a licensed childcare program or public or private elementary school
  • An active interest and passion for natural history and gardening, and a commitment to integrating a developmentally appropriate learning environment with nature as the main focus
  • Creative and enthusiastic communication/presentation skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
  • Strong organizational, time-management, and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to perform tasks requiring physical exertion indoors and outdoors, in all weather conditions, and on varied terrain while supervising young children
  • Ability to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, pull, push, sit without back support, and lift and carry up to 50 pounds occasionally and 10-35 pounds frequently
  • Must pass a criminal background check

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How to Apply:

Please submit a letter of interest, resume and 3 references via e-mail to:

Courtney Coppi, Preschool Programs Director at  No phone calls, please.

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Hourly $17-$19 per hour.  Paid holidays, paid sick and vacation time, and flexible spending account.

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Courtney Coppi, Preschool Programs Director

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