Teacher Positions

Overall, we are looking for smart, energetic and outgoing individuals who love children and the
development of children!

Successful candidates will be outgoing, energetic individuals who:

  • Are committed to building a community of happy children, happy parents and happy teachers.
  • Have earned a CDA, Associate or Bachelor Degree in early childhood or related field, or degree plus 9 credit hours in early childhood.
  • Have experience working with children.
  • Understand early childhood development and developmentally appropriate practices.

Daily duties:

  • Supervises and interacts with children and encourages children’s involvement in activities.
  • Maintains a clean, safe and organized environment that is appealing and permits children to grow and explore.
  • Develops and implements curriculum and lesson plans, and is prepared for daily activities.
  • Understands responsibility to report suspected child abuse.
  • Responds quickly when a situation warrants immediate action.
  • Implements center’s philosophy.
  • Takes responsibility for filling out proper center forms, such as accident forms, medication forms and attendance sheets.
  • Responds to “in charge” person and cooperates with fellow staff members.
  • Knows how many children are in her/his group and their whereabouts at all times.
  • Sweep & mop floors, dispose of trash, clean & disinfect bathrooms, assist at meals, set up & put away cots after nap, run dishwasher, and keep room clean.
  • Disinfect diaper-changing pad with bleach solution after each use.
  • Wash hands at all proper times during the day.
  • Be friendly to staff, children and parents.

Occasional duties:

  • Check equipment and facility for needed repairs.
  • Attend staff meetings and meet training hour requirements stated by NYS.
  • Wash toys, chairs and needed washable surfaces, weekly.
  • Rearrange classroom centers to keep classroom environment exciting.
  • Check premises for compliance with fire & safety rules.
  • Set up parent-teacher conferences twice a year and/or as needed.
  • Be flexible to assist in other classrooms and/or other centers.
  • Prepare self-evaluation on one self after 3-months & annually.