Current Job Opportunities in Child Care
For candidates interested in working in the child care industry.
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Date Received: 07/30/2021
Job Title: Assistant Teachers (12-6, 3-6)
Program Name: Phelps Child Care Center
Job Description: We are looking for applicants who are passionate about early childhood, creative, energetic, nurturing and work well with adults and children. The candidate will demonstrate good judgment in the care and play with the children. They will be responsible for direction and overall supervision of a group of young children, perform activities that ensure the safety, involvement, and creativity of each individual in the group and work cooperatively with the lead teacher to discuss and aide in the implementation of daily plans in accordance with the current curriculum.
Requirements: Education/Experience in child care required
Address: 3 Phelps Lane, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
Date Received: 07/29/2021
Job Title: Substitute Teacher
Program Name: Mount Kisco Child Care Center
Job Description: Full time substitute. 40 hours per week includes benefits. Candidate must be flexible and able to work with all age groups; Infant - School Age. Looking for a team player who wants to make a difference in the life of a child.
Requirements: CDA or AA preferred but not required. Will train.
Address: 95 Radio Circle, Mount Kisco, NY 10549
Date Received: 07/27/2021
Job Title: Day Care Director/Classroom Support Specialist
Program Name: The Arc Mid-Hudson - Parkside Preschool
Job Description: We are currently seeking a FT Day Care Director/Classroom Support Specialist to be part of the center-based special education preschool program's leadership team assuring compliance with New York State's Office of Children and Family Services' Day Care Regulations. Assist Program Director in managing daily operations of center-based special education preschool program in relation to procedures and regulations associated with New York State Day Care Licensing requirements. Flexibly support students and classrooms on a daily basis to ensure students' health, safety, and educational needs are met. Work cooperatively with parents and staff, and directly with students, to implement regulations and procedures. Key responsibilities in the area of staff training, as outlined below. Daily oversight of student health and safety needs, often involving communication and follow up with parents and staff. Also assist with staff hiring, credentialing, and seasonal staffing changes. Assist program leadership staff in planning and conducting key program events, including annual Staff Oreintation, Back-to-School Night, and Graduation.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree including 12 credits in Early Childhood, Child Development or related field. One (1) year fulltime teaching experience in Early Childhood program, including supervision of classroom staff. Prior experience with special education and students with disabilities preferred.
Address: 575 Drewville Road, Carmel, NY 10512
Salary: $27-30/HR (based on education & experience)
Date Received: 07/27/2021
Job Title: Daycare Assistant
Program Name: Precious Moments Daycare Services, Inc.
Job Description: Licensed group family daycare in Yonkers, NY seeking a daycare provider assistant to help with school aged children as we are 100 school-aged kids enrolled. We are seeking a candidate who has experience in the childcare field and an individual who is flexible to working full time in the summers and school breaks. During the school year when school is in session, we are seeking part time after school. We are seeking someone committed to child care and education of school aged children and has the ability to help with school assignments.
Requirements: High School Diploma
Address: 16 Burhans Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10701
Date Received: 07/23/2021
Job Title: Lead Teacher
Program Name: The Goddard School
Job Description: The Goddard School is more than a warm and nurturing place. It's more than a great education for a child. We are looking for a nurturing and loving teacher that can manage a group of 3s in a fun, educational and meaningful way.
Requirements: At least 1 year in childcare and Early childhood required. Some college or CDA preferred.
Address: 1 Jackson Avenue, Hastings-On-Hudson, NY 10706
Date Received: 07/08/2021
Job Title: Assistant Teacher 3 and 4 year olds
Program Name: Purchase Children's Center
Job Description: Assistant Teacher is responsible to the Lead Teacher and serves as an assistant to the Lead Teacher in the functioning of the classroom and the achievement of curriculum objectives. Responsibilities: • Responsible for assisting in the control, safety and participation of all children in the group. • Assists Lead Teacher in the organization, planning and implementation of curriculum. • Assumes the role of Lead Teacher in the absence of lead teacher. Delegates responsibilities accordingly. • Establishes and evaluates goals with team members. • Follows guidelines established in Purchase Children’s Center philosophy and mission statement, to maintain a professional atmosphere and quality programming at all times. • Understands and utilizes common sense and good public relations techniques in dealing with staff, parents and children. • Serves as an advocate for children and families • Serves as an advocate for quality childcare. • Is comfortable in holding and carrying children and has the ability to lift 40 pounds. • Approaches diapering, toileting and training in a positive manner. • Participates in specials. • Assists in the maintenance of all equipment and facilities used by the Purchase Children’s Center. • Maintains flexibility and a willingness to accept additional assignments as required. • Attends monthly staff meetings, monthly Assistant Teacher meetings and completes 15 hours/year of training to fulfill OCFS requirements.
Requirements: Applicants must have experience in Early Childhood Development, a High School Diploma, or a CDA credential. Various hours depending on the classroom.
Address: 3095 Purchase Street, Purchase, NY 10577
Date Received: 07/06/2021
Job Title: Assistant Teacher
Program Name: Dare To Dream Child Care Center
Job Description: Our early childhood center is looking for a Teacher's Assistant who enjoys working with children, understands how they learn and is dedicated to creating a nurturing learning atmosphere for every child. Responsibilities include: Create age appropriate lessons; Foster a classroom enviornment of safety and respect; Perform daily cleaning routines to keep facility sanitary and safe; Prepare and serve snacks and meals throughout the day; Keep parents and families updated on their child's daily activities and progress.
Requirements: High School Diploma/GED. 2 yr Minimum college preferred. 1+ years of experience working in Child Development or a related field. Ability to work creatively and flexibly.
Address: 615 Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10703
Date Received: 07/02/2021
Job Title: Head Preschool Teacher
Program Name: The Goddard School
Job Description: This position requries the selected preschool teacher that can help support the school's idea of providing a welcoming and flexible classroom environment to help each child's growth development: physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially.
Requirements: Applicant must have at least 2 years experience working in child care. Some college preffered.
Address: 1 Jackson Avenue, Hastings-On-Hudson, NY 10706
Date Received: 06/21/2021
Job Title: Pre-k 3's Teacher, Teacher Assistants
Program Name: Preschool Learning Center
Job Description: Pre-k 3's teacher to plan and execute lessons, in charge of overall safery, well being and happiness of class, delegate responsibilities to assistant. Teacher Assistant for 2's, 3's and possible Pre-k 4's.
Requirements: Teacher: Associate in Early Childhood, Child Development or related field; or CDA. Teacher Assistant: High School Diploma, some early childhood training or professional development, 1 year experience
Address: 95 Eastchester Road, New Rochelle, NY 10801
Date Received: 06/16/2021
Job Title: Associate Director-Early Learning & School Age Childcare
Program Name: Early Learning & School Age Childcare
Job Description: As we like to say, "We're not new to it, but we are true to it." For more than 90 years, the YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester has been on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. We are one of the oldest, most diverse women's organizations in the US and the world. The YWCA is committed to empowering people to create change in their lives and their communities. Whether we are providing supportive housing for homeless women, or cultivating girls to be leaders, or educating children for brighter futures, or standing up against racism, or putting health & wellness and competitive sports within reach of the underserved, we are there! Today we serve more than 4,000 people each week. Our mission is real, genuine, and authentically pursued by the entire staff. We are positioned for IMPACT! If this sounds interesting to you...keep reading! Job Summary: The YWCA is seeking a self-motivated, energetic, effective, collaborative and community-focused Director of our Children's Learning Center. The Associate Director is responsible to assist Program Director in the implementation of developmentally appropriate activities for children and the development of a high-quality program according to the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), NYS OCFS, and SACC regulations. Assist in establishing professional, positive relationships with parents, children, colleagues, and the community. The Associate Director is to be a model, demonstrating the kinds of values, attitudes, expectations, beliefs, and choices that will enhance program excellence. Collaborates with Program Director to develop and administer the departmental budget. Key Responsibilities: • Maintain and ensure compliance to NAEYC Accreditation • Responsible for teacher to child ratio customized for each age group, to be complying at all times with NYS OCFS and SACC • Maintain proper training documentation for all staff according to NYS OCFS and SACC regulations • Schedule weekly team meetings for staff to discuss children’s progress and to plan activities • Assist Director in all programmatic phases • Ensure the availability of all necessary equipment for the program, order supplies when needed, keeping within existing budget for Children’s Learning Center and After School programs • Monitor classrooms/cover when necessary to maintain ratios • Review educational materials • Oversee field work students from Early Childhood Education Program • Assist parents in finding additional resources for their children (Early Intervention/CPSE) • Daily interaction with parents, dealing with concerns or questions regarding their child’s well-being • Daily interactions with teachers with regards to children’s individual needs • Assist teachers with observations and assessments in order to track each child’s developmental milestones • Develop curriculum for full day virtual learning and after school program. • Assist teachers in planning and implementing curriculum that meets the needs of each age group based on each child’s individual needs • Supports teachers in the implementation of early childhood education curriculum that meets NAEYC standards, and YWCA mission • Assess classroom environment for quality using the Environment Rating Scales (ITERS & ECERS) • Knowledgeable of current early childhood theories • Supervise and model all learning areas: health and safety, language, social/emotional, physical, cognitive, and arts • Counsel and aide staff in developing individualized career plan trajectories within the program structure as well as the early childhood education profession field • Balances team and individual responsibilities • Includes staff in planning; decision-making; facilitating and process improvement • Provides regular performance feedback The YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester is a dynamic organization whose mission is to eliminate racism and empower women. Each week over 4,000 women, children and their families are served through our childcare, nursery school, after-school, summer camp, athletic and mission-based programs. In addition, the YWCA provides a home for 193 low-income women at our Residence. The YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Requirements: Qualifications: Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood required. Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Development, Child Education or related field preferred. Experience: Minimum three to five years teaching experience in a child day care setting. At least two years’ experience supervising staff. Knowledge of young children and early child development. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Excellent organizational and project coordination skills. • Ability to read and interpret documents such as government funding regulations. • Demonstrated ability to protect confidential information. • Strong customer focus. • Ability to work in teams and in an individual setting. • Demonstrated cultural competency skills. • Strong problem-solving ability, including the ability to productively resolve conflict. • Must be able to deal with ambiguity and have excellent management skills.
Address: 515 North Street, White Plains, NY 10605
Salary: $45,000.00 - $55,000.00 per year (Based on experience and education)
Date Received: 06/08/2021
Job Title: Teacher Aid/Teacher Assistant
Program Name: Athena Montessori Children's Program
Job Description: We are looking for a part-time infant/toddler assistant who loves working with children and provides patience. The qualified candidate will be responsible for several tasks including, taking care of children and following our philosophy and protocols.
Requirements: High School diploma/Associate degree, 1+ years experience working with children 0-3 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 Albermarle Road, White Plains, NY 10605