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Daycare and Preschool Jobs are Currently Available at the Little Sprouts Early Learning Center in Newton, New Jersey!
The Little Sprouts Early Learning Center offers a nurturing daycare and preschool experience to children ages 6 weeks to 6 years in a state-of-the-art facility located on the Project Self-Sufficiency campus in Newton, New Jersey.
Early Education Teacher
Certified early education teacher needed to instruct children ages 24 – 36 months. Utilize storytelling, instructive play, media and other techniques to implement education program using Creative Curriculum. Observe and track children’s progress. Collaborate with staff. Maintain classroom consistent with health and safety standards. Provide activities and opportunities that encourage curiosity, exploration, and problem solving appropriate to the developmental levels and learning styles of children. Plans and prepare classroom setting; oversee safety and educational programs; supervise children in the classroom; provide a supportive environment in which children can learn and practice appropriate and acceptable individual and group behaviors. Write and compile individual assessments of each child's development; complete daily inventories, child attendance, and related reports. Full time; experience preferred. Health benefits and 401k plan available. Must be familiar with child development and preschool education practices. Excellent communication and instructional skills, Bachelor’s degree and Preschool through Grade 3 Certification required.
Daycare Center Teacher
Design and follow a full schedule of activities in accordance with Creative Curriculum. Maintain a healthy and safe classroom environment in accordance with program goals and philosophy. Encourage students’ healthy intellectual and psychological growth. Provide basic care and caregiving activities, including supplying proper nutrition and addressing behavioral issues. Use a wide range of teaching methods to enhance the students’ abilities. Evaluate children’s performance and development. Maintain communication with parents. Collaborate with colleagues; attend in-service and staff meetings. Assist with agency events as needed. Adhere to teaching standards and safety regulations. Maintain student records, report progress to supervisors and participate in parent-teacher conferences. Supervise assistants, aides and volunteers in classroom. Must have demonstrable experience, excellent knowledge of child development and up-to-date education methods, strong communication and time-management skills, creativity, patience, flexibility and a desire to work with children. Certificate in first aid and CPR a plus. Full-time; competitive salary, health benefits and 401k plan available. Bachelor's Degree, Associates Degree, Child Development Associate certification or Early Childhood Teacher Certification required.
Day Care Center Aides
Provide care for children including grooming, feeding, changing diapers, and cleaning rooms and toys. Assist staff with creating lessons plans in accordance with curriculum objectives; develop and encourage age-appropriate learning and socialization to ensure children learn basic skills and concepts. Help maintain a safe and healthy workplace in keeping with program goals and philosophy. Monitor children during outdoor and indoor activities for safety, health, behavioral and emotional issues. Work with teachers and parents to help children progress towards educational and behavioral goals. Keep all appropriate records such as attendance and time sheets. Coordinate art, music, games, and other activities. Promote positive behavior and provide guidance or approved discipline, as needed. Assist with agency events. Must have patience and be able to lift and carry children, as well as exceptional communication, teaching and interpersonal skills. Understanding of childhood development, experience and High School Diploma or equivalent required; Child Development Associates Certificate preferred. Competitive salary, health benefits and 401K plan available.
Send resume and cover letter to:
Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director
127 Mill Street
Newton, New Jersey 07860