Click the link below to view the Council's Spring 2015 Newsletter.
Included in this issue:
- Early Opportunity Fund
- Spanish Quality Improvement Program Fosters Collaboration
- Children's Legislative Breakfast Recap
- and more!
The Council’s new Summer Training Calendar offers a variety of trainings for early care and education professionals. We can help you expand your skills, improve the quality of care you provide to children, and meet NYS licensing requirements.
Full-time working parents who live in Westchester with children up to 13 years of age may be eligible for scholarships covering July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.
The Child Care Council of Westchester is pleased to announce the 2015 recipients of its Joey Awards:
Dawn Meyerski, Mount Kisco Child Care Center
Elizabeth Spano, Oak Lane Child Care Center
Patrice Cuddy, Parent Child Home Program, Westchester Jewish Community Services
Bettina Langsam, Morning Star Day Care
Honorees will be recognized at the Annual Awards Breakfast, sponsored by Polaris Properties, on Friday, June 5, 2015 from 8:00 to 10:00 am at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Tarrytown, NY. Tara Rosenblum of News 12 Westchester will be Master of Ceremonies.
Current Candidate Profiles
For programs to review candidates looking for work in the child care industry.
Be sure to contact the candidate directly.
Date Received: 6/13/18
Position Desired: Program Director
Schedule: Full Time
Town I live in: Pleasantville, NY
Highest Degree Obtained: Post Graduate Degree
Area of Concentration in College Work: Early Childhood Education
Description of Current or Most Recent Position: I am currently a Director of a Childcare Center. I just recently received my Masters Degree from Manhattanvill College. I have over seven years of expereince working in Early Childhood classrooms and Administrative Postitions.
Dates of Employment in Your Previous Job: August 2013 - June 2018
Describe Your Previous Position: Center Director for a large Childcare Center in Peekskill, NY.
Dates of Employment in Your Previous Job: Still currently employed until the last day of June. Seeking full time employment for the summer/fall.
More About Me: I am currently a Director of a large Childcare Center in Peekskill, NY and I also have years of expereince in the classroom. I know what it's like to be a teacher as well as how to manage the responsibilities of Director/Manager. I have expereicne with interviewing, hiring, training, marketing, coordinating curriculum, as well as following up with inquiries and giving tours to prospective clients. I have a passion for Early Childhood and just recently graduated with my Masters Degree from Manhattanville College. I am dedicated, flexible, passionate, and i adapt well to new environments, and have the ability to develop relationships with my colleagues. I am very dedicated and I put my heart and soul into everything i do. If my child care center wasn't closing down I planned to stay there for a long time. Your consideration would be greatly appreciated and you will not regret considering me for any position in this field.
Availability: July 9th, 2018
Date Received: 6/11/18
Position Desired: Educational Director
Schedule: Full Time
Town I live in: Hartsdale, NY
Highest Degree Obtained: 4 Year College Degree. While in college I studies early child education for 2 years and switched majors to english. I graduated college with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a central focus in literature.
Description of Current or Most Recent Position: My current job is a head teacher in a prominent child education center. My responsibilities include, but are not limited to, runing a classroom, adhereing to state safety regulations, providing detailed reports to both parents and school district, providing basic caregiving activities, provide support to parents while keeping them educated on the development of their child, work with administration to ensure the classroom is run to the higher standards and to keep educated with annual trainings.
Dates of Employment in Your Previous Job: January 2011-Present
Describe Your Previous Position: Prior to working in a child care center I was a bartender/bar manager and provided clerical services for a Real Estate lawyer.
Dates of Employment in Your Previous Job: July 2008 - January 2011
More About Me: I am a responsible and dedicated employee looking to further my career.
Availability: Within weeks of being offered a position
Current Job Opportunities in Child Care
For candidates interested in working in the child care industry.
Be sure to contact the program directly.
Date Received: 4/26/18
Job Title: Teacher Assistant
Program Name: The Seed Day Care Center
Job Description: Job is full time (five days a week). You will be working with three- and four-year-olds in an NAEYC accredited early childhood program. At least one year of experience with young children is required
Education and/or Experienced Required: Associate's Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education
Program Address: 2084 Baldwin Road
Date Received: 4/20/18
Job Title: Daycare Assistant (PT)
Program Name: Young Creators Daycare
Job Description: Experience with children of all ages diaper changing, feeding, and assisting with daily play/learning activities. Looking for a minimum of 3 days and possibly full time some weeks if available
Education and/or Experienced Required: CPR/First aid health and safety. If you do not have either willing to assist with both
Program Address: 740 Gramatan Avenue Mount Vernon NY
Join us as we celebrate 50 years of providing service to the child care community.