Current Job Opportunities in Child Care
For candidates interested in working in the child care industry.
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Date Received: 01/04/2022
Job Title: Afternoon Assitant Teacher
Program Name: Creative Beginnings Children's Center
Job Description:We are seeking someone who is high energy and has a love for children. 2:30-5:30 pm slot. The children are great and we are willing to train. 5 week days M-F a must. Call me ASAP as I am hiring immediately. College students are welcomed. An interview is necessary as we are NYS licensed and all paperwork must be completed.
Requirements: Chilcare experience preferred, but willing to train
Address: 112 West Hartsdale Avenue
Date Received: 12/22/2021
Job Title: Center Director
Program Name: Lightbridge Academy Scarsdale
Job Description: As the Center Director, you embody the Lightbridge Academy Core Values and foster a nurturing, happy and fun learning environment for all those in your Circle of Care. You are responsible for all operational aspects of the business while also demonstrating the ability to achieve center enrollment goals by providing a WOW experience. The ideal team member will continually strive for excellence, be a strong communicator, and a fast learner.
Requirements: Minimum of a bachelor's degree preferably in Education, Two years of experience as a Center Director, Two years of management experience, Strong time management, leadership and organizational skills, Flexible and able to multi-task, Strong Microsoft Office skills, Financial and business acumen, Compleation of CPR and First Aid certification
Address: 529 Central Park Avenue, Scarsdale, NY 10583
Date Received: 12/16/2021
Job Title: Child Care Worker (Before/After School Program in Yorktown Heights)
Program Name: Ten Ten Recreation
Job Description: Staff will plan and lead gym activities, games, classroom crafts as well as assist with school work while maintaining active and competent supervision of children and promoting an active environment for kids, kindergarten through 5th grade. Staff will also help facilitate proper attendance and safety procedures associated with bus drop off/pick up. Creative, upbeat and friendly personality is a must. This job is part time.
Requirements: High School diploma (or equivalent) AND at least two years experience working with children under 13 years old (or other qualifications set forth by the OCFS, such as degree in related field). Day care experience is preferred. Training requirements and background clearance necessary. Currently there are openings in our before school program. Hours are 7-8:45 am on school days in Yorktown Central School District.
Address: 2051 Baldwin Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Date Received: 12/10/2021
Job Title: After School Preschool Teacher
Program Name: The Children's Playhouse of Yonkers
Job Description: Care for a small group of 2-3 year olds from 3 to 6PM. Our experienced staff will support you in developing an enjoyable session that reflects our goals and philosophy.
Requirements: If you love being with young children and enjoy the challenge of engaging them in activities, feeding them and doing a final clean-up at the end of the day, please contact us.
Address: 286 Mile Square Rd
Date Received: 11/29/2021
Job Title: Assitant Teacher
Program Name: Athena Montessori Children's Program
Job Description: Assiting and caring for children
Requirements: •High School diploma/ Associate Degree •1+ years experience working with children 2-5 years •First Aid and CPR Certified •Loves working with children •Interested in Montessori Philosophy •Interested in Early Childhood Education •Patient Preferred skills: Spanish teaching/speaking, able to play simple tunes on the piano.
Address: 223 Albemarle Road, White Plains, NY 10605
Date Received: 11/29/2021
Job Title: Assitant Teacher
Program Name: The Goddard School
Job Description: The Goddard School is looking for an educated and experienced Preschool Teacher's Assistant for as soon as possible. We are looking for candidates whom are energetic, professional and nurturing. The candidates MUST have childcare experience and/or college/ CDA or another equivalent. We are looking for someone to work 9am to 6pm.
Requirements: High School
Address: 1 Jackson Avenue
Date Received: 11/22/2021
Job Title: Teacher
Program Name: The Early Childhood Center at Memorial United Methodist Church
Job Description: To work with a small group of 3 or 4 year olds from 3pm to 5pm, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays
Requirements: Early Childhood Education experience and course work
Address: 250 Bryant Ave
Salary: Starting at $15/hr
Date Received: 11/22/2021
Job Title: Daycare Teacher Assistant
Program Name: Little Dragon
Job Description: The person selected for this position will be responsible for assisting a classroom teacher in the general supervision and management of a class of children between the ages of 2 and Six years old. This person must have a warm and friendly personality, be sensitive to the feelings and needs of others, be able to relate well to children, and be willing to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with the school’s educational philosophy. The person selected for this position must have at least a GED or High School Diploma and have experience with children. All course study and experience will be verified. Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following: 1. Assisting in planning and implementing the daily program, sharing ideas, and coordinating classroom responsibilities with the teacher 2. Provide a safe physical and emotional environment with appropriate expectations and limits for children 3. Be able to respond appropriately in an emergency 4. Helping children to become aware of their roles as integral members of a group 5. Rendering staff support to all classrooms and staff when necessary 6. Assisting in planning and preparing the learning environment, setting up interest centers, and preparing needed materials and supplies 7. Being responsible for the orderly arrangement, appearance, décor, and learning environment of the classroom, 8. Rendering staff support (working as a team) to all programs and staff when necessary, 9. Assisting in the ongoing evaluation procedures needed to assess the developmental levels of the children, 10. Supervising children on the playground, in classrooms, and on field trips 11. Supervising the classroom when the teacher is out of the room 12. Communicating information about children to teacher in charge regarding health, safety, problems, concerns, etc 13. Helping with the general housekeeping tasks including preparing, serving, and cleaning up after snacks, lunches, parties, and other activities 14. Keeping daily attendance records 15. Assuming an equal share of the joint housekeeping responsibilities of the staff, 16. Changing diapers and/or assisting children with toileting as needed 17. Attending all staff meetings and recommended training programs and conferences 18. Arranging with the Director for vacations, time off, or leaving early 19. Maintaining ongoing communication with the head teacher covering such topics as classroom curriculum, responsibilities, individual children, parents, and other topics related to the classroom, 20. Participating in required and recommended training programs, conferences, courses, and other aspects of professional growth
Requirements: The person selected for this position must have at least a GED or High School Diploma and have experience with children. All course study and experience will be verified.
Address: 6 Westminster Rd
Date Received: 11/19/2021
Job Title: Director
Program Name: Christian Pre-School
Job Description: This position is responsible for the daily activities, operations, and planning for the Christian Pre-School. The Director fosters a Christian atmosphere through both the supervision of the program delivered and all communication with staff, children and families. Core Responsibilities • Oversee classroom curriculums following established guidelines maintaining a Christian focus. Includes September – June program and July summer program. • Supervise and evaluate staff which includes an office manager, teachers, and aides. • Coordinate with and participate in advisory board/committees for pre-school operations. This includes church Council for overall operational decisions. • Creative thinking for special activities and events for both children and families. • Manage regular communications to families about school activities. Maintain community communications and promotions about the school. • Oversee accurate and secure records of registration and enrollment, including payment and scholarship coordination. • Meet regularly with the church Pastor for operational updates, idea sharing, and regular performance check in. Bring forward any Pre-School family matters which need pastoral attention. • Identify and create opportunities to nurture school and church relationships. • Stay current on standards and best practices across relevant organizations, such as Lutheran Schools Association (LSA), Evangelical Lutheran Educational Association (ELEA), and other early childhood associations.
Requirements: • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in education • 5+ years’ experience in early childhood education
Address: 43 Ashford Avenue Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Date Received: 11/18/2021
Job Title: Nursery School Director (Part Time)
Program Name: Scarsdale Community Baptist Nursery School
Job Description: Scarsdale Community Baptist Nursery School is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced school director immediately to reopen the school for the 2022-2023 school year. SCBNS closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Director will be responsible for re-establishing the school, building enrollment, and positioning the organization for growth. SCBNS is a Christian nursery school in Scarsdale, NY that has traditionally operated a morning half-day program for children ages 2, 3, and 4. It operates from September through June with an optional Summer Camp. The school fosters a Christian environment and prepares children to thrive in kindergarten with a play-based focus on academics. Reporting to the Nursery School Advisory Board (NSAB) the Director will recruit and manage the school staff and set the direction for the school. Initial responsibilities for the Director will be to plan for the re-opening of the school, recruit teaching staff, and market the school to prospective families. Over the course of the 2022-2023 school year, the Director will be responsible for rebuilding school enrollment and establishing a strong foundation for coming years. Responsibilities: • Re-establish school routines, policies, and procedures to care for students in a healthy, loving, and nurturing Christian environment • Hire and manage staff, including an anticipated 2 head teachers, 2 teaching assistants, substitutes, and volunteers. Invest in and oversee continued staff professional development • Establish play-based modern classroom routines and curriculum based on national best practices • Serve as the primary point of contact for parents of current and prospective students • Focus on increasing enrollment as the community adjusts to the post-COVID environment Manage the school budget, including ordering supplies and managing petty cash • In cooperation with the NSAB, establish a long-term vision for building SCBNS into a preeminent early childhood education program in Westchester County • Maintain compliance with all New York state requirements for nursery schools (NYSED Chapter II Regulations, Section 125) • Coordinate with the SCBC Sextant (maintenance) and Board of Trustees to identify and plan for facility upkeep and improvement investments • Work with Pastor and Director of Family Ministries on integrating Christian practices (prayer and Bible stores, etc.) into the curriculum SALES AND MARKETING • Build enrollment by marketing the school online and in person • Focus on increasing enrollment in a post-COVID environment • Plan, schedule and execute 3-4 open houses per year plus follow-up • Plan, schedule and execute several family functions per year, e.g. picnics, holiday events ADMINISTRATIVE • Proficient with technology, including basic website updates, email, and social media • Maintain accurate record-keeping (e.g. children’s files, faculty files) • Plan and implement a program for professional growth for self and staff • Prepare periodic reports on the state of the School and attend monthly NSAB meetings • Maintain compliance with all New York state requirements for nursery schools (NYSED Chapter II Regulations, Section 125) FISCAL • Create and operate the school budget and manage petty cash • Arrange for maintenance and repairs and purchase equipment and supplies PERSONNEL • Hire and manage staff schedule, including teachers, teaching assistants, and substitutes • Schedule and run monthly staff meetings • Ensure that all staff maintain relevant training and emergency preparedness PROGRAM, CURRICULUM, and PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT • Establish play-based modern classroom routines and curriculum based on national best practices and Christian values • Keep abreast of research and development in the field of early childhood development • Arrange for community visitors such as Fire and Police Departments, Dentist, etc. • Provide faculty assistance with lesson plan preparation, theme development, curriculum and scheduled monthly classroom observations
Requirements: EDUCATION • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education N-6 or similar • New York State certificate or equivalent in early childhood education, kindergarten, elementary education N-6 or K-6, or substantially equivalent instruction and experience • At least 2-5 years teaching experience
Address: Scarsdale, NY
Salary: $40,000 base salary • $10,000(+) incentive package based on enrollment
Date Received: 11/12/2021
Job Title: Certified Teacher's Assistant
Program Name: The Arc Mid-Hudson
Job Description: Parkside Preschool is a private, not-for-profit, New York State Department of Education approved school for children ages three- to five-years with special needs. Parkside Preschool provides center-based and community-based services to families residing in Putnam and Westchester counties. In our center-based program, our school’s primary focus is to serve children with severe communication or learning difficulties and autism spectrum disorders. Our community-based integrated classrooms are offered at the same site, in collaboration with the Pine Grove Country Day School of Mahopac. The Certified Teaching Assistant is responsible for providing classroom support to teacher while assisting students with learning activities throughout the school day. Assist teachers with development and preparation of instructional and curricular materials. Assume a classroom leadership role in the absence or at the direction of the Special Education Teacher. The Certified Teaching Assistant works to ensure the provision of high quality services to individuals in accordance with the agency’s philosophy and goals, as well as state and federal regulations.
Requirements: •High School diploma or equivalent •NYSED Teaching Assistant Certification •Prior experience working with special needs preschool population, including children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, preferred •Positive attitude •Comfortable following directions •Flexibility with respect to assignment (including one-to-one work with children and assignment to other classrooms) •Able to respond appropriately to stressful, challenging and occasional emergency situations
Address: Mahopac, NY
Date Received: 11/12/2021
Job Title: Special Education Teacher
Program Name: The Arc Mid-Hudson
Job Description: We have a Full Time 12 month Monday through Friday 35 hours weekly position available for a Preschool Special Education Teacher. This position is responsible for the implementation of his/her students’ Individualized Education Program (IEP). Teacher is responsible for the design and maintenance of a safe and appealing educational environment, and for implementing an educational protocol that is appropriate to the individual needs of students. Preschool Special Education Teacher assumes the role of ‘Team Leader’ and, as such, supervises PARC classroom staff (teaching assistants and one to one aides). Teachers placed in SCIS classes are also responsible for effectively collaborating with general-education staff employed by the relevant community-based program. Additionally, the Special Education Teacher maintains contact with the therapeutic staff, generally through regular meetings which include scheduled ‘team meetings’. Preschool Special Education Teacher holds primary responsibility for regular parent contact, as well as contact with students’ home school district’s Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE). That contact will include preparation and oversight of progress and program reviews, of informal and formal assessments, and of detailed written reports intended to inform the Annual Review process.
Requirements: BA/BS Special Education or MA/MS in Special Education. New York State Certification appropriate for working with preschool-aged students. Prior experience working with special needs preschool population, including children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, preferred.
Address: Mahopac, NY
Date Received: 11/10/2021
Job Title: Preschool Teacher's Assistant (Part-time/Full time)
Program Name: Prospect Academy of Westchester
Job Description: Join our fun dynamic team of enthusiastic, experienced teachers as well and gain unique knowledge and training in a successfully implemented bilingual program!
Requirements: Afternoon availability is a must. The hours are from Monday - Friday, from 1:00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. - Know and follow Rules and Regs issued for Daycare Centers by OCFS; - Assist the Lead teacher in implementing weekly lesson plans - Actively supervise children in the classroom and outside areas, maintaining high safety standards at all times. - Assisting with housekeeping and upkeep of classroom, gross motor space and closet, outdoor play area, supply closet, and other communal areas. - Work closely with all members of the PA team - Substitute other team members when needed - Be comfortable with diapering, toileting, toilet training in a positive manner. - Be prepared to spend a lot of time outside. - Associate or Bachelor degree completed or in progress, BA in Early Childhood is a big plus; - Previous experience working with children at least for 1 year; - Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact well with children and adults;
Address: 82 Prospect st White Plains NY
Date Received: 11/08/2021
Job Title: Group Leader
Program Name: Panther Club
Job Description: The Village of Pleasantville's Parks & Recreation Department is seeking eligible candidates for their 2021-2022 Panther Club program. Panther Club is an after school child care program that operates during the school year, Monday - Friday, from 2:30pm -6:30pm. Group Leaders are required to supervise a specific grade level of children through games, outdoor play, and during homework periods.
Requirements: 2-5 years experience
Address: 289 Bedford Road
Date Received: 11/04/2021
Job Title: Head Teacher
Program Name: Happy Corner Daycare Center
Job Description: Small center located in Port Chester, NY, looking for a head teacher for our toddlers classroom.
Requirements: Early childhood good education or Infant/toddlers CDA
Address: 80 South Regent Street
Date Received: 11/04/2021
Job Title: Teachers Assistant
Program Name: Early Einstein Family Center
Job Description: We’re in search of an energetic, kind, reliable and fun individual to join our staff. Preferably with experience and education in Early Childhood. Must be responsible and dependable. This person will help the Lead teacher with the overall daily duties including supervision of children. Assist serving of daily meals and snacks, some days may require light cooking. General housekeeping duties such as cleaning, disinfecting, sweeping, mopping, maintaining and organizing program equipment, materials and supplies.
Requirements: Must be 18+ y/o. Able to follow direction and work both independently and as a team! Knowledgable in the field of Early Childhood Development. Some experience preferred. Must be physically able to perform activities required such as; sitting on the floor to read or play with children at their level, lifting children onto changing tables or toilets, carrying infants.
Address: 262 Croydon Rd
Date Received: 11/04/2021
Job Title: Teacher
Program Name: Briarcliff Nursery School
Job Description: Well-established Nursery School is looking for a teacher with Pre-K experience to work in our 4's/5's classroom. The hours are 8:45 to 12:30. The position would begin immediately. Please apply only if you are able to commit for the entire school year. We are a warm, loving, and fun school. Reach out if you are qualified, available, and interested!
Requirements: Must have experience working in a Pre-K or Kindergarten program. We are not sure whether we will need a lead teacher or a TA yet, so all may apply.
Address: 40 Morningside Drive
Date Received: 11/01/2021
Job Title: Floater
Program Name: Montessori Children's Center
Job Description: Are you tired of working in a place where you feel unappreciated, rushed, overwhelmed? Come join the Montessori Children's Center, a peaceful, calm environment for children and adults alike! Our floater position provides coverage for head teachers and assistants when out for vacation or sick time. The floater is a key position in the school, much appreciated by all! This is an excellent opportunity to work with every level and experience infant, toddler and preschool Montessori classrooms. Responsibilities include safe oversight of children during indoor and outdoor activities, assisting children with their napping, eating, toileting, supporting independence and joy in learning, maintaining safety procedures as per requirements during COVID 19, assisting with preparing the classroom throughout the day, assisting children with their activities while supporting their autonomy. This job requires a team player who is interested in learning about Montessori education and willing to accept coaching from others, is patient and calm with children. Previous Montessori experience a bonus! Shift hours are 9:30- 5:30 M - F. Benefits include 401K matching after 1 year, health insurance with employer contribution, paid hour lunch, paid vacation and sick time.
Requirements: High school diploma. CDA a plus. Previous experience with children under 3 years. Covid-19 vaccination required.
Address: 220 Westchester Avenue, West Harrison, NY 10604
Date Received: 11/01/2021
Job Title: Daycare Lead Teacher
Program Name: Little Eagles Nest
Job Description: Little Eagles Nest Daycare is currently looking for an Early Childhood Education Head Teacher to care for our lovely infants and toddlers. Candidate must be available to work between 8:00 am - 6:00 pm, Monday-Friday. The successful candidate must be reliable, punctual, professional, work well with others, well spoken, easy going, quick learning, and truly have a love and passion for working with young children. Candidate needs to have experience working with young children between the ages of 6 weeks to 5 years old. Students currently completing Early Childhood Education coursework are welcome to apply. Some of the responsibilities you will have include, but are not limited to the following: Setting up developmentally appropriate classroom activities in accordance with the classroom lesson plans/curriculum; Coordinating meal and snack preparation; Diapering children daily; Maintaining a clean and hazard free environment; Maintaining daily open communication with parents, inputting child data into a child management application regularly and accurately; Position Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age; Fluent in English; Must have a minimum of 2 years experience working with multiple young children, preferably in a licensed child care facility; Candidate must have a High School Diploma and/or completed an Undergraduate Degree in an Early Childhood Education or related field of study; Must have the desire to teach and educate young children and the ability to plan and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum; Must LOVE to work with young children. Applicant Will Need: Criminal Records Background Check Fingerprinting from the Department of Investigation Infant/Child CPR/First Aid Certification Child Abuse & Maltreatment Training Preventing Infectious Disease Control Training Shaken Baby & SIDS Training Medical Exam/TB Testing Letters of reference from previous employers Job Type: Full-time Pay: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour.
Requirements: Must have a minimum of 2 years experience working with multiple young children, preferably in a licensed child care facility; Candidates with a CDA are higly preferred. Candidate must have a High School Diploma and/or completed an Undergraduate Degree in an Early Childhood Education or related field of study; Must have the desire to teach and educate young children and the ability to plan and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum; Must LOVE to work with young children.
Address: 17 Dellwood Lane, Ardsley, NY 10502
Salary: $18- $20/ hr