Employment

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 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

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