Career Opportunities


Preschool Expansion: School District Teacher (P-3 Certificate Required)

The Greater Morristown YMCA is partnered with the Morris School District for the Preschool Expansion Program. We are looking for Certified Teachers with a P-3 certification. Experience with Creative Curriculum is preferred. Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $50,000.00 – $60,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan

8 hour shift, Monday to Friday

Applicants can reach out directly to:
Jennifer Tritto
Executive Director of Child Care
The Greater Morristown YMCA, Children’s Corner
(973) 593-2453


Job Description: Intake and Office Coordinator – “Director of first impressions”

Hours: 40 hours per week (Flex time to include 2 – 3 evenings a month).

Pay: $35,000-$40,000, dependent on Experience

Schedule: Remote M, F and In office T, W, TH

Reports to: Executive Director

Summary: The Housing Partnership NeighborWorks Homeownership Center is a HUD approved nonprofit organization that provides financial education, one-on-one financial coaching, and connecting clients with resources to help them purchase and keep their first homes. We also provide free foreclosure and rental counseling services that includes credit, budget and action planning sessions.

The Partnership is currently seeking an Intake Office Specialist. The Intake Office Specialist is a member of the counseling team supporting the organization’s mission of “Strengthening communities by creating lasting and responsible homeowners through education and financial coaching.


Arrow Academy Daycare (formally King’s Kids Preschool & Daycare Center) has been serving children since 2002. We are a NJ State Licensed Child Care Center, and an ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International) member school.

Position Available: Director
We are seeking a Director, who will be responsible for all the day to day operations of our faith based center. This individual must be very responsible and have excellent managerial skills, along with professional leadership qualities. They must have been a previous Director. This person must have good communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Responsible for hiring and training staff and planning monthly meetings.
  • Schedule and give tours to prospective families.
  • Marketing and maintaining enrollment at the center.
  • Scheduling opening and closing the center, and maintaining classroom ratios.
  • Ordering supplies and necessary items needed.
  • Overseeing the curriculum and observations in the classrooms
  • Maintain accurate records for staff and children, along with sending out emails, flyers or other notices of communication of important information.
  • Organize and plan activates and fundraisers.
  • Must be familiar with the NJ Office of Licensing manual, understand state licensing policies and procedures, and be familiar with the NJCCIS website.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Education, Child Development or any related field of education.
  • One year or more of Supervisory or Managerial experience.
  • Computer Proficient.
  • Must have Director Experience.
  • Must be willing to complete a background check and medical exam.
  • Certified in Infant/Child CPR and First Aid.


  • Competitive salary, based on experience.
  • Medical, dental, life insurance, paid vacation and holidays.

Please send resumes to:

Arrow Academy, 43 South Jefferson Road, Whippany, NJ 07981 | 973-463-0123


About Children On The Green (COG):
Children on the Green is a licensed, non-profit childcare center committed to quality, developmentally appropriate care and early education for children of families living or working in the Morristown, NJ area. We seek to reflect the diversity of the community in which we are located and are committed to partnerships that support all children and families. COG’s goal is to
provide a safe and caring environment for our children, staff, and parents. We are a team who, working together, provide an enriching space for children, staff, and parents to learn, grow and care for each other. We pledge to treat each other with respect and kindness, by being transparent, available, and listening fully to each other.

Job Summary:
The Business Director is responsible for the administrative, operational, and financial functions of the non-profit organization. Duties include overseeing operations and budget, overseeing human resources requirements, improving the efficiency of the organization’s operations, and developing and managing operating procedures and policies to ensure compliance with Morris School District (MSD), federal, and state policy for preschools and childcare centers. The Business Director manages the organizational leadership team, comprised of the Program Director (PD) and the Operations Director (OD).

Essential Job Functions:


  • Oversees record-keeping and reporting for students, teachers, and staff.
  • Manages organizational policies and procedures, and develops new ones as needed.
  • Ensures the school complies with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Implements actions that improve the school and quality of education.
  • Maintains parent handbook and updates on a regular basis.
  • Oversees student registration process.
  • Serves as primary point of contact to the Morris School District regarding COG’s contractual obligations as a private preschool provider to MSD.
  • Oversees all of COG’s interactions with regulatory bodies, including DHS and DCF.


  • Oversees marketing of the center by promoting awareness of the facility and its services through public relations and media, in partnership with PD & OD.
  • Maintains ongoing community support for educational goals and/or assisting with issues related to the school environment. Promotes the school and MSD Pre-K through positive relations with community, business, parents, and students.
  • Leads regular meetings with PD & OD.
  • Represents leadership team to Board of Trustees and submits monthly reports at Board meetings.


  • Oversees the financial stability of the center and is accountable for all funding streams: grants/foundation, state, federal and private income (e.g. tuition).
  • Working with bookkeeper, Board treasurer and Operations Director, oversees and manages the school budget and monitors operating expenses.
  • Oversees grant writer.
  • Liaises with Board members.
  • Conducts budget forecasting and manages the annual audit.
  • Reports to Board of Trustees monthly financial information.
  • Responsible for all aspects of payroll.


  • Heads leadership team comprised of Program Director and Operations Director.
  • Manages teachers’ required credentials and records.
  • Manages student health records, emergency contacts, etc…
  • Recruits new staff and serves as part of the hiring team composed of PD & OD.
  • Maintains employee handbook and updates on an annual basis.
  • Complies with all HR related tasks and policies.
  • Updates all policies and procedures on an annual basis.
  • Assists and supports teaching staff as directed by the PD, except working in classroom.

Location: Morristown, NJ (On Site)
Job Type: Part-Time (Benefits Eligible)
Shift & Schedule: Monday- Friday, 5-6 hours per day (25-30 hours total)
Compensation: $50,000 – $55,000, commensurate with experience
COG offers a competitive benefits package, including:

  • Medical/dental/life insurance
  • 403(b) retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development opportunities

Why Children On The Green

  • Mission-driven non-profit with demonstrated commitment to educational equity
  • Thriving organization in a period of strategic growth
  • Part of Morris School District, a top-rated public school district in NJ
  • Mentoring, professional development, and support from school district resources
  • Caring, small “family” of colleagues
  • Located in the center of Morristown, a diverse, vibrant community

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Nonprofit Management, Finance, or other relevant field. Must be good communication skills be organized and excellent at project management (i.e. task-oriented). In addition, knowledge of early childhood/preschool principles and policies needed. Demonstrated experience and proficiency required in Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Excel) and QuickBooks. Competent in budgeting and financial analysis. Bilingual in Spanish a plus.

Reporting Relationship:
The Business Director reports directly to COG’s Board of Trustees.

To Apply:
Please send a one page cover letter summarizing your experience and why you are the best person for this job and your resume to No phone calls please. Application deadline is
June 25, 2023; job begins ASAP.



We are looking for a qualified Preschool Teacher assistant to prepare small children for kindergarten by easing them into organized education. You will teach them essential elements that they will encounter soon after they enter school life. A preschool teacher must have great love and patience for children.

Qualifications needed to teach them effectively include knowledge of best practices and preschool educational methods and the ability to engage them and earn their trust and attention. The goal is to contribute to the healthy mental and emotional development of the child so they can more easily acclimate to the next level of education.


  • Employ a variety of educational techniques (storytelling, educational play, media etc.) to instruct children
  • Observe each child to help them improve their social competencies and build self-esteem
  • Encourage children to interact with each other and resolve occasional arguments
  • Guide children to develop their artistic and practical capabilities through a carefully constructed curriculum (identify shapes, numbers, or colors, do crafts etc.)
  • Organize nap, snack hours, and supervise children to ensure they are always safe
  • Collaborate with other educators
  • Maintain a clean and tidy classroom consistent with health and safety standards


  • Excellent understanding of the principles of child development and preschool educational methods
  • Familiarity with safety and sanitation guidelines for classrooms
  • Excellent communication and instructional skills
  • Ability to act as mediator between children
  • Cool-tempered, friendly, and reliable
  • CPR, First Aid, AED Certification
  • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • $14 to $15/Hr
  • Minimum Education: High School or Equivalent
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Category: Education/Training
  • Minimum Experience: 1 Yr
  • Location: Succasunna, NJ

Contact with resume Erica Aguado, Assistant Director, at or 973-584-3030.


Anticipated Employment Openings

Head Start Teacher Assistants
Preschool CDA or AA in ECE required or in progress. Pre-k experience, knowledge of Creative Curriculum and Head Start Program Performance Standards strongly desirable. Bilingual English/Spanish communication skills required. Pediatric CPR & First Aid certified or ability to become so within one month of employment. 10-month position, starting salary $15/hour, health, dental and vision benefits. Family-friendly schedule and nurturing work environment with generous paid time off. All positions require candidates to be vaccinated for COVID-19, pass physical exam with fitness to work with young children, and full background checks.

Head Start Community Program of Morris County does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or disability.

To apply, submit resume and credentials to &, or request application at Head Start, 987-989-1430, 18 Thompson Avenue, Dover, NJ.

Early Head Start Program Aides
Infant Toddler and Preschool CDA in progress or obtained within 12 months of employment. Pre-k experience, Head Start Program Performance Standards strongly desirable. Bilingual English/Spanish. Pediatric CPR & First Aid certified or ability to become so within one month of employment. 11-month position, starting salary $14/hour, health, dental and vision benefits. Family-friendly schedule and nurturing work environment with generous paid time off. All positions require candidates to be vaccinated for COVID-19, pass physical exam with fitness to work with young children, and full background checks.

Head Start Community Program of Morris County does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or disability.

To apply, submit resume and credentials to &, or request application at Head Start, 987-989-1430, 18 Thompson Avenue, Dover, NJ.



The Goddard School in Clinton, NJ is looking for Lead and Assistant Teachers to join our team! All applicants are responsible for providing a fun, safe, nurturing environment for children ranging in age from 6 weeks – 5 years. All applicants must be available Monday – Friday for full time positions. Lead teachers must have a CDA or 2-year degree relating to Early Childhood Education, and assistant teachers must have some experience in a child care setting.

Job Description and Requirements:

  • Work effectively with other members of the faculty and administration.
  • Help to establish and maintain a safe, healthy and nurturing learning environment.
  • Assist in advancing children’s physical and intellectual competence.
  • Support each child’s social and emotional development and provide positive guidance.
  • Establish positive and effective family relations.
  • Ensure an effective program, responsive to children’s needs
  • Maintain professional commitments.


  • Some experience in a childcare setting.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Positive, energetic and willing to learn.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with school personnel, children and parents.
  • Benefits:
  • Employees are eligible for the following benefits after 90 days of employment are completed and in good standing.
  • Paid Vacation Time
  • Health & Dental Benefits Available
  • Professional development provided in-person and online
  • Simple IRA available

Salary based on education and experience.

Please email resume to Marissa Putignano, Director, at


El Primer Paso Ltd., a nonprofit bilingual educational services corporation serving preschool children and their families, is seeking to employ a full-time Family Liaison/Substitute to assist in the classroom, as needed, and to support parents through information, referral, follow-up, and parent education programs. The successful candidate will also be able to assist the Executive Director with marketing strategies using social media.


  • Two years of college (A.A. degree or working toward Bachelor’s) in education, social work or a related field.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish). Able to handle face-to-face and phone conversations, read and translate letters and other documents.
  • Self-directed individual who can follow through with assigned tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Able to interact comfortably with parents, children, staff and the general public.
  • Some experience working with preschool age children.
  • Social media marketing experience desirable.

Terms of employment:

  • Full-time school year position (September – June)
  • Additional summer hours may be available
  • Flexible schedule with some evenings

Send cover letter, transcripts, degree, and resume to Kathleen Casiano, Executive Director, at



5561 Berkshire Valley, RoadOak Ridge, NJ 07438

Now Hiring
Positions to be filled before September 2023

Training and Hours Available ASAP:

  • Full-time Infant / Toddler Teacher.
  • Qualifications: At least 2 years of experience in daycare setting with Infant/Toddlers. CDA a big plus
  • Full-time and Part-time Infant /Toddler Teacher’s assistant
  • Qualifications: Some experience in working with children ages 3 months – 3 years old. CDA a big plus
  • Full-time and Part-time Preschool teacher’s assistant
  • Qualifications: Some experience working with children ages 3 years – 5 years old. CDA a big plus
  • Part-time Afterschool Teacher for School Age Students
  • Qualifications: Some experience working with children ages 5 and up.

Contact Information:
Please send resume to or call our center for more information 973-545-2211



Positions available as follows:
M-F 7:00-1:00 – Infants and Toddlers age 6 mos to 2 1/2 years
M-F 9:00-1:00 – Strong background with Toddlers age 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 preferred
M-F 2 PM or 3 PM to 5 PM – Infants and Toddlers age 6 mos to 2 1/2 years

General Function:
Under the guidance of the director the Teachers Aide is responsible for: assisting head teacher and coworkers with the implementation of daily curriculum and room maintenance, building positive relationships with the children and parents, and being accountable for the health and safety of each  participant.

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must have a strong interest in the development of Infant/Toddler and Pre-school children.
  • Must have at least one-year experience working with children.
  • Must have strong communication and leadership skills in order to maintain a high-quality program along with the ability to work cooperatively with other staff members and volunteers at the YMCA.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; reach with hand or arms; lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Principal Job Segments:
Be accountable for the health and safety of each participant in the following ways:

  • Administer minor first aid.
  • Follow all emergency medical procedures and complete necessary medical/accident reports.
  • Monitor those picking up children to be sure they are authorized to do so.
  • Monitor playground, classroom, swimming, gym, and any other area that your group may utilize.
  • Assist co-workers in planning and implementing the daily curriculum.
  • Help to manage the daily schedule.
  • Help to plan activities geared toward the individual needs of the class assigned to you.
  • Meet all goals and objectives set for the Childcare Program.
  • Keep written communication in the journal provided.
  • Assist in keeping written records of serious incidents/accidents and bring them to the immediate attention of the Director.
  • Build positive relationships with the children by:
  • Teaching children sharing, caring and mutual respect.
  • Encouraging, guiding and evaluating children.
  • Helping children maintain a positive self-image.
  • Listening to and talking with children.
  • Helping children deal with both positive and negative feelings.
  • Offer the children opportunities to initiate activities as well as to take part in the decision-making process.
  • Build positive relationships with the parents by:
  • Demonstrating an interest in their child.
  • Valuing ideas and parental experience.
  • Welcoming parents as visitors.
  • Keeping parents informed of incidents and accidents.
  • Discussing any serious behavior or health problems with the Director or Head Teacher prior to speaking with the parent.
  • Care for equipment and classroom maintenance and participate in YMCA events:
  • Complete daily set-up and clean-up responsibilities.
  • Complete and follow daily cleaning routines
  • Attend staff meetings as requested by the Director
  • Be responsible for finding your own substitute when unable to work assigned hours.
  • There are no more than 5 absences allowed a school year.

Effect on End Results:

  • Retention and growth of the program due to a well planned, well conducted class.
  • Parents and children are happy because program is enjoyable and organized.
  • Children are learning proper skills and education for future schooling in a fun atmosphere.
  • The needs of the YMCA mission are being met.

Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $16.00 – $18.00 per hour

Lakeland Hills Family YMCA
Michele Leaman, Childcare Director



Preschool Director Job Description
Joyful Noise Preschool and Daycare, 400 Speedwell Avenue, Morris Plains, NJ.

Community And Mission
For over 50 years, the Joyful Noise Preschool and Daycare has been blessed with a tradition of educational excellence, an active community of families and a wonderful space with The Presbyterian Church of Morris Plains (PCMP). Joyful Noise has the distinction of being accredited NSEYC. Joyful Noise is licensed for 170 children and offers programs for children ages 2.5 to 5 years. The Director is part of the Church staff, accountable to the Session, and reports to the Pastor/Head of Staff of PCMP and to the Joyful Noise Committee.

The purpose of Joyful Noise is to provide a nurturing early childhood education, set within the framework of a family-centered, Christian community. Providing a developmentally appropriate program that fosters growth socially, academically, emotionally, physically and spiritually is our mission.

Position Summary
Joyful Noise is seeking a Director capable of building upon its well-respected tradition and philosophy as a nurturing, safe, collaborative, faith-centered, inclusive Christian community that allows children to grow to be kind, thoughtful, creative and independent while fostering a life-long love of learning.

The Director is responsible for all aspects of the daily operation of Joyful Noise, including, but not limited to: curriculum development, staff hiring and management, marketing and communications, recruitment and enrollment, parent relations, budget development and oversight, purchasing of supplies and equipment, property maintenance and other duties which may be identified on an ongoing basis.


Staff Oversight

  • Hire, orient and supervise staff
  • Plan/arrange speakers/lead, regular staff meetings and annual orientation training
  • Monitor Staff Orientation and Development Record for each staff member
  • Prepare written annual reviews with input from the Nursery
  • School Supervisor and/or Daycare Supervisors Educational Programs
  • Oversee, organize and establish daily classroom schedules for Music, Bible Story, Computers, Indoor/Outdoor play periods
  • Oversee the planning of field trips and special events
  • Prepare and update curriculum, educational goals, guidelines and program criteria for all age groups as needed
  • Plan optional afternoon Pre-K enrichment
  • Schedule tours for potential new students
  • Organize and schedule the annual registration process, and Summer Program
  • Keep families informed and cultivate relationships through regular personal contact, email, flyers, bulletin boards and other means of communication


  • Advise and Oversee Program
  • Report monthly, report to the Joyful Noise Committee on current financial situation

Church Relationship

  • Maintain a good working relationship with the pastor, church personnel and church community
  • Attend regularly scheduled church staff meetings
  • Prepare Joyful Noise section for church Annual Report
  • Schedule Monthly Joyful Noise Committee meetings to advise committee on enrollment, activities, financial status, upcoming events and other topics relevant to Joyful Noise
  • Oversee the maintenance and safety of the Joyful Noise facility
  • Attend Session Meeting twice a year and make a presentation on the status of JNNS NJ Office of Licensing/NAEYC
  • Oversee and prepare all paperwork for state licensing and NAEYC accreditation

Education Community

  • Participate in Morris County Child Care Directors Association and other professional organizations

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development or a related field from an accredited college or university
  • Three (3) or five (5) years of classroom teaching experience preferred
  • At least three (3) years of supervisory or program administration experience
  • Understanding of NAEYC accreditation and state licensing procedures
  • Recruit new families through creative marketing
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven leadership, as well as managerial and organizational skills
  • Computer and email proficiency
  • Basic financial management skill
  • Infant/Child CPR and First Aid certification


  • Competitive salary dependent upon educational level and experience
  • Medical, disability, pension benefits and paid time off are available

How To Apply/Required
To apply, please email the following materials (in PDF or Word format) to the

  • One page cover letter stating your qualifications to be Director of Joyful Noise in light of its mission statement and educational philosophy
  • Complete resume, including all schools, degrees and positions held
  • Three professional references
  • Background check (semi-finalist candidates only)
  • No phone calls. Principal applicants only, no recruiters



We are looking for fun, caring, and creative teachers. CDA and experience preferred. Perfect for somebody looking for experience with early childhood, will help train and obtain CDA. Mothers who are looking to get back into the workforce are also welcome to apply.

Phone Number: (862)-244-4444
Email Address:

19 route 10 East, Bldg 1, Units 7&8, Roxbury Business Center, Succasunna, NJ 07876


Job Description
Our staff members are passionate about the intellectual and emotional development of children, and we are currently in search of equally passionate and enthusiastic staff members to join our child care team. You will be responsible for maintaining a positive and appropriate educational environment, and creating a program that meets the intellectual and emotional needs of all of our children. The successful candidate will work closely with staff to ensure our program provides education, physical health, emotional well-being and parental involvement services to all enrolled students.


  • Passionate about the development and well-being of children
  • Must pass a criminal background check
  • 1+ years' experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field-NOT required


  • Assess children's needs and development, must have patience with children
  • Must have good interpersonal skills
  • Work closely with families to encourage mutual cooperation
  • Use hands on activities with the children and diverse teaching methods
  • Closely follow licensing regulations related to child care
  • Provide guidance to instructional staff to help resolve issues with students when necessary
  • Ensure the safety of all children in our program

A few benefits [but not all apply]:

  • PTO
  • Paid Holidays
  • Discounted childcare

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: Varies dependent on qualifications and position
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
We have 6 positions to fill



Position- Abbott Teacher (FT). Teacher of an Abbott Classroom Using the “Tools of the Mind” Curriculum


  • Minimum BA with P3 Eligibility (NJ, NY, & PA eligibility accepted)
  • EAS Preferred; CE Acceptable
  • Some Early Childhood Experience Preferred

If interested, submit Resume with poof of certification; CEAS, CE, Substitute License, etc. to Mile Square employment application (which can be found at Please email the documentation to Jennifer Mateo at or fax to 201-459-9139 as soon as possible.