Employment

TINY TIKI’S LEARNING CENTER – INFANT CAREGIVER

We are looking for a warm, loving, patient and responsible individual to join our team! Our ideal candidate is someone who is comfortable taking care of infants, ranging in age from 6 weeks old to 15 months old.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensuring that all infants have a safe and enjoyable place to play and learn
  • Maintaining accurate student records regarding feedings, changing and naptimes, and communicating progress with families daily
  • Modeling appropriate social behavior and engaging with students
  • Daily facility and classroom maintenance
  • Participating in staff development activities, and educational training.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check, as well as complete all mandated training as required by NJ Office of Licensing
  • Experience with Creative Curriculum
  • Create and implement age appropriate lesson plans/activities
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs

Compensation based on qualifications. Benefits include 401k and vacation time.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $12.00 – $14.00 per hour
Please contact us at 973-256-8180.

LITTLE ACHIEVEMENTS CHILD CARE CENTER – PRE-K ASSISTANT

Our center is looking for a responsible, energetic person that would close out our Pre-K (4 year old) classroom. The hours are 1-6pm with the possibility of more hours if needed. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: setting up/ cleaning up snack, putting mats away, keeping children clean and safe, monitoring outside time, monitoring center time and story time, keeping children entertained, helping children in bathroom if needed, getting children ready to go home, etc.

Interested applicants can reach out to Cindy Gilbert at 973-601-1111 or cindyoestreich@yahoo.com.

CALICO PRESCHOOL – ENTRY LEVEL PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

We are seeking entry level professionals to fill the teaching assistant and per diem substitute positions in a small preschool.

For more information, please contact director@calicocatpreschool.com.

PRIMROSE SCHOOLS – CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Being a teacher is more than just a job. At Primrose®, we believe teachers can truly impact a child’s life in their critical first years. That’s why we equip you with the tools, training, and support to thrive inside and outside of the classroom. Whether you’re new to teaching or have years of experience, Primrose will help shape you into the best teacher you can be. Join the team at a school near you.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Full- and Part-Time Schedules
  • Health Care – Medical/Dental/Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Vacation & Company Holidays
  • Paid Training
  • The opportunity to make a difference
  • A working environment in which team members respect one another
  • A School Leadership Team that supports the professional and personal growth of the staff
  • Low student/teacher ratios
  • Clear expectations, necessary resources, and support to meet children's needs
  • Extensive training and opportunities for continual learning and development for staff

Career Opportunities Include:

  • Full/Part Time Infant Teacher – 6 Weeks-12 Months
  • Full/Part Time Toddler Teacher – 12-24 Months
  • Full/Part Time Early Preschool Teacher – 2-3 Years Old
  • Full/Part Time Preschool Teacher – 3-4 Years Old
  • Full/Part Time Pre-Kindergraten Teacher – 4-5 Years Old

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COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL, MOUNTAIN LAKES – SUBSTITUTE CHILD CARE TEACHER

Mountain Lakes Country Day School is seeking substitute teachers between the hours of 7:30 AM-6:00 PM for all age groups, from Infants to Pre-K (6 weeks to 6 years old).

Substitute teachers would work along with and under the direction of the Lead Teacher. Substitutes would assist in creating a warm, welcoming and positive classroom environment.

Substitutes need to:

  • Be nurturing, flexible, and willing to learn
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Communicate effectively with co-workers and Administration
  • Be available with advance notice or same day requests

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Follow lesson plans as directed by Lead Teacher
  • Engage with children in a positive way
  • Assist with diapering/potty training when necessary
  • Provide positive guidance for children

Compensation is based on education and experience. Please contact Cindy Pirrello at Mt. Lakes Country Day School at 973-983-9831 or email cindy@MLCDS.com if interested.

ACORN ACADEMY INFANT FULL TIME LEAD TEACHER POSITION

Acorn Academy LLC. We are located in the educational wing of the United Methodist Church of Madison. Acorn Academy, is accepting applications for a lead teacher in our infant classroom. This position will serve children 10 weeks to one year of age. This position involves, on any given day, lifting infants weighing between 5 – 20 pounds. It also requires frequent bending, squatting, standing, extended walks outside, sitting on the floor… being able to communicate and work with children at their level no matter what position that might entail.

This position is for 40 hours a week, 12 months a year.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the safety of each child enrolled in the class, whether in the classroom, on the playground, out for walks or in common areas
  • Maintain regular observation and evaluation of children’s development and progress directed by administration
  • Maintain portfolio for each student using – ASQ-3 and GOLD within Teaching Strategies (Acorn’s assessment program)
  • Complete weekly lesson plans, goals, monthly newsletter and bi-monthly reminders
  • Accept and maintain responsibility on a daily basis for the arrangement, appearance, decor, and cleanliness of the learning environment of the classroom, following ITERS-3 guidelines
  • Plan and implement age and developmentally appropriate classroom practices that will include the areas of physical, emotional, social and cognitive needs of young children following the Creative Curriculum
  • Serve as a role model for the children in the areas of attitude, speech and actions on a daily basis
  • Treat each child with dignity and respect for his/her cultural background
  • Encourage children’s development
  • Interact with each child on a daily basis through personal care, meals, free play
  • Supervise and guide assistant teachers in primary caregiver responsibilities
  • Be prepared to step in and assist in any classroom as needed
  • Attend staff meetings and professional development trainings as out lined in the state manual

Desired Qualifications

  • BA degree in Early Child Development or Education field or an Infant/Toddler Teaching Certificate (or years of experience in conjunction with educational credentials as outlined in the Manual of Requirements for Child Care Centers)
  • Knowledge of the New Jersey State Manual and GrowNJKids requirements
  • CPR and First Aid Training
  • Minimum 2-3 years; preferred work experience 3-5 years

Application
To apply, submit the following materials to info@acornacademyofmadison.com

Please include your name in the subject of your submission.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact info for 3 references

ACORN ACADEMY TODDLER FULL TIME LEAD TEACHER POSITION

Acorn Academy LLC. We are located in the educational wing of the United Methodist Church of Madison. Acorn Academy, is accepting applications for a lead teacher in our toddler classroom. This position will serve children 12 months to three years of age. This position involves, on any given day, lifting children weighing between 20 – 35 pounds. It also requires frequent bending, squatting, standing, extended walks outside, sitting on the floor… being able to communicate and work with children at their level no matter what position that might entail.

This position is for 40 hours a week, 12 months a year.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the safety of each child enrolled in the class, whether in the classroom, on the playground, out for walks or in common areas
  • Maintain regular observation and evaluation of children’s development and progress directed by administration
  • Maintain portfolio for each student using – ASQ-3 and GOLD within Teaching Strategies (Acorn’s assessment program)
  • Complete weekly lesson plans, goals, monthly newsletter and bi-monthly reminders
  • Accept and maintain responsibility on a daily basis for the arrangement, appearance, decor, and cleanliness of the learning environment of the classroom, following ITERS-3 guidelines
  • Plan and implement age and developmentally appropriate classroom practices that will include the areas of physical, emotional, social and cognitive needs of young children following the Creative Curriculum and State guidelines
  • Serve as a role model for the children in the areas of attitude, speech and actions on a daily basis
  • Treat each child with dignity and respect for his/her cultural background
  • Encourage children’s development
  • Interact with each child on a daily basis through personal care, meals, free play
  • Supervise and guide assistant teachers in primary caregiver responsibilities
  • Be prepared to step in and assist in any classroom as needed
  • Attend staff meetings and professional development trainings as out lined in the state manual

Desired Qualifications

  • BA degree in Early Child Development or Education field or an Infant/Toddler Teaching Certificate (or years of experience in conjunction with educational credentials as outlined in the Manual of Requirements for Child Care Centers)
  • Knowledge of the New Jersey State Manual and GrowNJKids requirements
  • CPR and First Aid Training
  • Minimum 2-3 years; preferred work experience 3-5 years

Application
To apply, submit the following materials info@acornacademyofmadison.com

Please include your name in the subject of your submission. Position is open until filled.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact info for 3 references

ACORN ACADEMY FULL TIME ASSISTANT PRESCHOOL TEACHER POSITION

Acorn Academy LLC. We are located in the educational wing of the United Methodist Church of Madison. Acorn Academy, is accepting applications for an assistant teacher in our preschool program. This position will serve children 3-6 years of age. This position involves occasionally lifting children weighing between 25-50 pounds. It also requires frequent bending, squatting, standing, climbing several flights of stairs multiple times a day, extended walks outside, sitting on the floor… being able to communicate and work with children at their level no matter what position that might entail.

This position is for 40 hours a week, 12 months a year.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the safety of each child enrolled in the class, whether in the classroom, on the playground, out for walks or in common areas
  • Maintain regular observation and evaluation of children’s development and progress directed by administration
  • Support the lead teacher in maintaining portfolios for each student using – ASQ-3 and GOLD within Teaching Strategies (Acorn’s assessment program)
  • Follow instructions from the lead teacher in assisting with weekly lesson plans, assessments, and the social emotional well being of each child
  • Assist in maintaining the appearance, and cleanliness of the learning environment of the classroom, following ECERS-3 guidelines
  • Support the lead teacher in the implementation of age and developmentally appropriate classroom practices that will include the areas of physical, emotional, social and cognitive needs of the young children following the Creative Curriculum
  • Serve as a role model for the children in the areas of attitude, speech and actions on a daily basis
  • Treat each child with dignity and respect for his/her cultural background
  • Encourage children’s development
  • Interact with each child on a daily basis through personal care, meals, free play…
  • Be prepared to step in and lead the classroom in the absence of the lead teacher, following the classrooms schedule, daily structure and lesson plan, if and when needed
  • Be prepared to step in and assist in any classroom as needed
  • Attend staff meetings and professional development trainings as out lined in the state manual

Desired Qualifications

  • BA degree in Early Child Development, Education field, enrolled in an Early Child Development Program or Education field (or years of experience in conjunction with educational credentials as outlined in the State of New Jersey Manual of Requirements for Child Care Centers)
  • Knowledge of the New Jersey State Childcare Manual and GrowNJKids requirements
  • CPR and First Aid Training
  • Minimum 2-3 years; preferred work experience 3-5 years

Application
To apply, submit the following materials to, info@acornacademyofmadison.com

Please include your name in the subject of your submission. Position is open until filled.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact information for 3 references

ACORN ACADEMY PART TIME INFANT ASSISTANT TEACHER POSITION

Acorn Academy LLC. We are located in the educational wing of the United Methodist Church of Madison. Acorn Academy, is accepting applications for a part time assistant teacher in our infant classroom. This position will serve children 10 weeks to one year of age. This position involves, on any given day, lifting infants weighing between 5 – 20 pounds. It also requires frequent bending, squatting, standing, extended walks outside, sitting on the floor… being able to communicate and work with children at their level no matter what position that might entail.

This position is for 25 hours a week, 12 months a year.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the safety of each child enrolled in the class, whether in the classroom, on the playground, out for walks or in common areas
  • Maintain regular observation and evaluation of children’s development and progress directed by administration
  • Support the lead teacher in maintaining portfolios for each student using – ASQ-3 and GOLD within Teaching Strategies (Acorn’s assessment program)
  • Follow weekly lesson plans and goals set by the lead teacher
  • Assist in maintaining the appearance, and cleanliness of the learning environment of the classroom, following ITERS-3 guidelines
  • Support the lead teacher in the implementation of age and developmentally appropriate classroom practices that will include the areas of physical, emotional, social and cognitive needs of young children following the Creative Curriculum
  • Serve as a role model for the children in the areas of attitude, speech and actions on a daily basis
  • Treat each child with dignity and respect for his/her cultural background
  • Encourage children’s development
  • Interact with each child on a daily basis through personal care, meals, free play…
  • Follow primary caregiver responsibilities
  • Be prepared to step in and lead the classroom in the absence of the lead teacher, following the classrooms schedule, daily structure and lesson plan, if and when needed
  • Be prepared to step in and assist in any classroom as needed
  • Attend staff meetings and professional development trainings as out lined in the state manual

Desired Qualifications

  • A.S. degree in Early Child Development or Education field or an Infant/Toddler Teaching Certificate (or years of experience in conjunction with educational credentials as outlined in the Manual of Requirements for Child Care Centers)
  • Knowledge of the New Jersey State Manual and GrowNJKids requirements
  • CPR and First Aid Training
  • Minimum 2-3 years; preferred work experience 3-5 years

Application
To apply, submit the following materials to, info@acornacademyofmadison.com

Please include your name in the subject of your submission. Position is open until filled.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact info for 3 references

ACORN ACADEMY PART TIME TODDLER ASSISTANT TEACHER POSITION

Acorn Academy LLC. We are located in the educational wing of the United Methodist Church of Madison. Acorn Academy, is accepting applications for a part time assistant teacher in our infant classroom. This position will serve children 12 months to three years of age. This position involves, on any given day, lifting infants weighing between 20 – 30 pounds. It also requires frequent bending, squatting, standing, extended walks outside, sitting on the floor… being able to communicate and work with children at their level no matter what position that might entail.

This position is for 25 hours a week, 12 months a year.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the safety of each child enrolled in the class, whether in the classroom, on the playground, out for walks or in common areas
  • Maintain regular observation and evaluation of children’s development and progress directed by administration
  • Support the lead teacher in maintaining portfolios for each student using – ASQ-3 and GOLD within Teaching Strategies (Acorn’s assessment program)
  • Follow weekly lesson plans and goals set by the lead teacher
  • Assist in maintaining the appearance, and cleanliness of the learning environment of the classroom, following ITERS-3 guidelines
  • Support the lead teacher in the implementation of age and developmentally appropriate classroom practices that will include the areas of physical, emotional, social and cognitive needs of young children following the Creative Curriculum and State guidelines
  • Serve as a role model for the children in the areas of attitude, speech and actions on a daily basis
  • Treat each child with dignity and respect for his/her cultural background
  • Encourage children’s development
  • Interact with each child on a daily basis through personal care, meals, free play…
  • Follow primary caregiver responsibilities
  • Be prepared to step in and lead the classroom in the absence of the lead teacher, following the classrooms schedule, daily structure and lesson plan, if and when needed
  • Be prepared to step in and assist in any classroom as needed
  • Attend staff meetings and professional development trainings as out lined in the state manual

Desired Qualifications

  • A.S. degree in Early Child Development or Education field or an Infant/Toddler Teaching Certificate (or years of experience in conjunction with educational credentials as outlined in the Manual of Requirements for Child Care Centers)
  • Knowledge of the New Jersey State Manual and GrowNJKids requirements
  • CPR and First Aid Training
  • Minimum 2-3 years; preferred work experience 3-5 years

Application
To apply, submit the following materials to, info@acornacademyofmadison.com

Please include your name in the subject of your submission. Position is open until filled.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact info for 3 references

ELEMENTS OF LEARNING PART TIME & FULL-TIME POSITIONS

Elements Of Learning, located on 5561 Berkshire Valley Road, Oak Ridge, NJ 07438, is now hiring for the following positions to be filled ASAP:

Full-Time Infant/Toddler Teacher
Qualifications: At least 2 years of experience in daycare setting with infants and toddlers. CDA a big plus.

Full-Time & Part-Time Teacher’s Assistant
Qualifications: Some experience working with children ages 1-4 years old.

Contact Information: Please send resume to elementsoflearning@gmail.com or call our center for more information at 973-545-2211.

CHILDTIME LEARNING CENTERS – TEACHER POSITIONS FOR HIRE

Position: Lead Teacher
Hours: Full Time or Part Time
Description: The Lead Teacher is responsible for curriculum implementation, classroom management, and achieving Learning Care Group’s safety vision of “No One Gets Hurt.” The Lead Teacher promotes the social, physical, and intellectual growth of the children under his/her care and works with the school’s staff to create an environment of learning and keeps parents informed of the progress of their child.

Position: Assistant Teacher
Hours: Full Time or Part Time
Description: The Assistant Teacher is responsible for assisting the Lead Teacher in curriculum implementation, classroom management, and achieving Learning Care Group’s safety vision of “No One Gets Hurt.” The Assistant Teacher promotes the social, physical, and intellectual growth of the children under his/her care and works with the school’s staff to create an environment of learning and keeps parents informed of the progress of their child.

Send Resume to 4808@everbrookacademy.com. DOWNLOAD FLYER FOR DETAILS.

HEAD START AVAILABLE TEACHING POSITIONS

Head Start Teacher Assistant (2)
Preschool CDA (or AA). Experience working with toddlers and preschoolers preferred, bilingual English/Spanish or English/Arabic required. Must pass criminal background and fingerprint checks. Must pass physical with certification of fitness to work with young children. Pediatric CPR & First Aid certified or ability to become so within two months of employment. Competitive salary & benefits, 10-month schedule; summer work also available. Submit resume and credentials to melissam@headstartmc.org (EOE).

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Preschool Support Teacher (3)
Working as part of a team with a certified teacher and bilingual teacher assistant, provide children with both group and individualized activities that will build school readiness skills, emphasizing social-emotional and cognitive growth. Implement Creative Curriculum in accordance with NJ Preschool Teaching and Learning Standards and Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework. Facilitate developmentally appropriate practice and high-quality instruction through effective, intentional teacher-student interactions, extending children's language and focused play activities. Assist students individually or in small groups, with classroom learning activities to present or reinforce concepts. Enroll in state professional development registry to document annual professional development supported by Head Start and collaborative educational partners.

Skills and experience:

  • AA/CDA or BA in Education or related field
  • Experience working with preschool children
  • Fluency in Spanish or Arabic a plus
  • Pediatric CPR & First Aid certified or ability to become so within two months of employment.
  • Must pass background checks and physical with certification of fitness to work with young children.

Competitive salary & benefits, 10-month schedule; summer work also available. Submit letter of introduction, resume and copy of credentials/certifications.

Early Head Start Teacher (2)
Infant/Toddler CDA. Experience working with toddlers preferred, bilingual English/Spanish required. Must pass criminal background and fingerprint checks. Must pass physical with certification of fitness to work with young children. Pediatric CPR & First Aid certified or ability to become so within two months of employment. Salary & benefits, 11-month schedule. Submit resume and credentials to melissam@headstartmc.org (EOE).

KIDS CONNECT, MONTVILLE – ASSISTANT & SUB TEACHERS POSITIONS

Kids Connect in Montville is hiring! Teachers / Assistants and Subs. Please contact us at 973-541-1800 or kidsconnectnj@gmail.com

EARLY LEARNING CENTER, LAKELAND HILLS YMCA, MOUNTAIN LAKES – ASSISTANT TEACHER POSITION

Looking for a fun, motivated person to work as an assistant teacher in our preschool during the AM hours. We are looking for people to be able to work with children 2.5-4. The right candidate will be kind, helpful, flexible and fun loving. We are willing to train the right candidate. Please contact April Ryder at aprilr@lhymca.com

EARLY LEARNING CENTER, LAKELAND HILLS YMCA, MOUNTAIN LAKES – LEAD INFANT ROOM TEACHER POSITION

Looking for a fun, nurturing person to work as a lead teacher in our new infant and toddler room. We are looking for people to be able to work with children 6 weeks to 2 years. The right candidate will be kind, helpful, flexible and fun loving. The perfect candidate will enjoy loving, rocking, and nurturing our youngest babies. Please contact April Ryder at aprilr@lhymca.com

EL PRIMO PASO SUBSTITUTE PRESCHOOL TEACHERS & ASSISTANTS

Substitute Preschool Teachers & Assistants: Seeking experienced Preschool Teachers and Assistants to substitute in Preschool Program.

  • Substitute Teacher qualifications: Minimum of AA degree or 60 college credits + experience working with preschool children in a school or daycare setting.
  • Substitute Teacher Assistant qualifications: Minimum of High School Diploma + experience working with preschool children in a school or daycare setting.
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus.
  • Competitive hourly rates.

Email letter of intro, resume, and credentials to director@elprimerpaso.org

ACORN ACADEMY FULL TIME LEAD PRESCHOOL TEACHER POSITIONS

Acorn Academy LLC. We are located in the educational wing of the United Methodist Church of Madison. Acorn Academy, is accepting applications for a lead teacher in our preschool program. This position will serve children 3-6 years of age. This position involves occasionally lifting children weighing between 25-50 pounds. It also requires frequent bending, squatting, standing, climbing several flights of stairs multiple times a day, extended walks outside, sitting on the floor… being able to communicate and work with children at their level no matter what position that might entail.

This position is for 40 hours a week, 12 months a year.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the safety of each child enrolled in the class, whether in the classroom, on the playground, out for walks or in common areas
  • Maintain regular observation and evaluation of children’s development and progress directed by administration
  • Maintain portfolio for each student using – ASQ-3 and GOLD within Teaching Strategies (Acorn’s assessment program)
  • Complete weekly lesson plans, goals, monthly newsletter and bi-monthly reminders
  • Accept and maintain responsibility on a daily basis for the arrangement, appearance, decor, and cleanliness of the learning environment of the classroom, following ECERS-3 guidelines
  • Plan and implement age and developmentally appropriate classroom practices that will include the areas of physical, emotional, social and cognitive needs of the young children following the Creative Curriculum
  • Serve as a role model for the children in the areas of attitude, speech and actions on a daily basis
  • Treat each child with dignity and respect for his/her cultural background
  • Encourage children’s development
  • Interact with each child on a daily basis through personal care, meals, free play…
  • Be prepared to step in and assist in any classroom as needed
  • Attend staff meetings and professional development trainings as out lined in the state manual

Desired Qualifications

  • BA degree in Early Child Development or Education field, enrolled in an Early Child Development Program or Education field (or years of experience in conjunction with educational credentials as outlined in the State of New Jersey Manual of Requirements for Child Care Centers)
  • Knowledge of the New Jersey State Childcare Manual and GrowNJKids requirements
  • CPR and First Aid Training
  • Minimum 2-3 years; preferred work experience 3-5 years

Application
To apply, submit the following materials to info@acornacademyofmadison.com

Please include your name in the subject of your submission.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact information for 3 references

ACORN ACADEMY FULL TIME INFANT ASSISTANT TEACHER POSITION

Acorn Academy LLC. We are located in the educational wing of the United Methodist Church of Madison. Acorn Academy, is accepting applications for an assistant teacher in our infant classroom. This position will serve children 10 weeks to one year of age. This position involves, on any given day, lifting infants weighing between 5 – 20 pounds. It also requires frequent bending, squatting, standing, extended walks outside, sitting on the floor… being able to communicate and work with children at their level no matter what position that might entail.

This position is for 40 hours a week, 12 months a year.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the safety of each child enrolled in the class, whether in the classroom, on the playground, out for walks or in common areas
  • Maintain regular observation and evaluation of children’s development and progress directed by administration
  • Support the lead teacher in maintaining portfolios for each student using – ASQ-3 and GOLD within Teaching Strategies (Acorn’s assessment program)
  • Follow weekly lesson plans and goals set by the lead teacher
  • Assist in maintaining the appearance, and cleanliness of the learning environment of the classroom, following ITERS-3 guidelines
  • Support the lead teacher in the implementation of age and developmentally appropriate classroom practices that will include the areas of physical, emotional, social and cognitive needs of young children following the Creative Curriculum
  • Serve as a role model for the children in the areas of attitude, speech and actions on a daily basis
  • Treat each child with dignity and respect for his/her cultural background
  • Encourage children’s development
  • Interact with each child on a daily basis through personal care, meals, free play…
  • Follow primary caregiver responsibilities
  • Be prepared to step in and lead the classroom in the absence of the lead teacher, following the classrooms schedule, daily structure and lesson plan, if and when needed

Desired Qualifications

  • A.S. degree in Early Child Development or Education field or an Infant/Toddler Teaching Certificate (or years of experience in conjunction with educational credentials as outlined in the Manual of Requirements for Child Care Centers)
  • Knowledge of the New Jersey State Manual and GrowNJKids requirements
  • CPR and First Aid Training
  • Minimum 2-3 years; preferred work experience 3-5 years

Application
To apply, submit the following materials to, info@acornacademyofmadison.com

Please include your name in the subject of your submission. Position is open until filled.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact info for 3 references

ACORN ACADEMY FULL TIME TODDLER ASSISTANT TEACHER POSITION

Acorn Academy LLC. We are located in the educational wing of the United Methodist Church of Madison. Acorn Academy, is accepting applications for an assistant teacher in our infant classroom. This position will serve children 12 months to three years of age. This position involves, on any given day, lifting infants weighing between 20 – 30 pounds. It also requires frequent bending, squatting, standing, extended walks outside, sitting on the floor… being able to communicate and work with children at their level no matter what position that might entail.

This position is for 40 hours a week, 12 months a year.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the safety of each child enrolled in the class, whether in the classroom, on the playground, out for walks or in common areas
  • Maintain regular observation and evaluation of children’s development and progress directed by administration
  • Support the lead teacher in maintaining portfolios for each student using – ASQ-3 and GOLD within Teaching Strategies (Acorn’s assessment program)
  • Follow weekly lesson plans and goals set by the lead teacher
  • Assist in maintaining the appearance, and cleanliness of the learning environment of the classroom, following ITERS-3 guidelines
  • Support the lead teacher in the implementation of age and developmentally appropriate classroom practices that will include the areas of physical, emotional, social and cognitive needs of young children following the Creative Curriculum and State guidelines
  • Serve as a role model for the children in the areas of attitude, speech and actions on a daily basis
  • Treat each child with dignity and respect for his/her cultural background
  • Encourage children’s development
  • Interact with each child on a daily basis through personal care, meals, free play…
  • Follow primary caregiver responsibilities
  • Be prepared to step in and lead the classroom in the absence of the lead teacher, following the classrooms schedule, daily structure and lesson plan, if and when needed
  • Be prepared to step in and assist in any classroom as needed
  • Attend staff meetings and professional development trainings as out lined in the state manual

Desired Qualifications

  • A.S. degree in Early Child Development or Education field or an Infant/Toddler Teaching Certificate (or years of experience in conjunction with educational credentials as outlined in the Manual of Requirements for Child Care Centers)
  • Knowledge of the New Jersey State Manual and GrowNJKids requirements
  • CPR and First Aid Training
  • Minimum 2-3 years; preferred work experience 3-5 years

Application
To apply, submit the following materials to, info@acornacademyofmadison.com

Please include your name in the subject of your submission. Position is open until filled.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact info for 3 references

ACORN ACADEMY PART TIME PRESCHOOL ASSISTANT TEACHER POSITION

Acorn Academy LLC. We are located in the educational wing of the United Methodist Church of Madison. Acorn Academy, is accepting applications for a part time assistant teacher in our preschool program. This position will serve children 3-6 years of age. This position involves occasionally lifting children weighing between 25-50 pounds. It also requires frequent bending, squatting, standing, climbing several flights of stairs multiple times a day, extended walks outside, sitting on the floor… being able to communicate and work with children at their level no matter what position that might entail.

This position is for 25 hours a week, 12 months a year.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the safety of each child enrolled in the class, whether in the classroom, on the playground, out for walks or in common areas
  • Maintain regular observation and evaluation of children’s development and progress directed by administration
  • Support the lead teacher in maintaining portfolios for each student using – ASQ-3 and GOLD within Teaching Strategies (Acorn’s assessment program)
  • Follow instructions from the lead teacher in assisting with weekly lesson plans, assessments, and the social emotional well being of each child
  • Assist in maintaining the appearance, and cleanliness of the learning environment of the classroom, following ECERS-3 guidelines
  • Support the lead teacher in the implementation of age and developmentally appropriate classroom practices that will include the areas of physical, emotional, social and cognitive needs of the young children following the Creative Curriculum
  • Serve as a role model for the children in the areas of attitude, speech and actions on a daily basis
  • Treat each child with dignity and respect for his/her cultural background
  • Encourage children’s development
  • Interact with each child on a daily basis through personal care, meals, free play…
  • Be prepared to step in and lead the classroom in the absence of the lead teacher, following the classrooms schedule, daily structure and lesson plan, if and when needed
  • Be prepared to step in and assist in any classroom as needed
  • Attend staff meetings and professional development trainings as out lined in the state manual

Desired Qualifications

  • A.S. degree in Early Child Development, Education field, enrolled in an Early Child Development Program or Education field (or years of experience in conjunction with educational credentials as outlined in the State of New Jersey Manual of Requirements for Child Care Centers)
  • Knowledge of the New Jersey State Childcare Manual and GrowNJKids requirements
  • CPR and First Aid Training
  • Minimum 2-3 years; preferred work experience 3-5 years

Application
To apply, submit the following materials to, info@acornacademyofmadison.com

Please include your name in the subject of your submission. Position is open until filled.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact information for 3 references