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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

We are always looking for good teachers especially in the classroom. Please email resumes specifying which of the positions you are interested in (Educational Director, Lead Teachers Preschool or Toddler class, Assistant Teachers all classes, and Infant Caregivers) to Lenore@nursery-daycare.com Staff will be hired from the end of the summer and throughout the fall as enrollment grows. No medical benefits are available. Four or Five day work week available. We also need a handyman on a temporary basis.

EDUCATIONAL DIRECTORS

Nursery North is a day care center in Harlem. We are licensed for 76 children between the ages of 2 months and 5 years. The Ed Director will work with the Executive Director to manage the center and oversee the classrooms. The ideal candidate will be innovative, creative, energetic and committed to improving the center. Although the responsibilities outlined below are broad, the teacher/director will spend most of his or her time in the office with some coverage in the classroom. The Executive Director does not have an ECE background and will defer to the Ed Director on these issues. The Ed Director will handle the majority of the administrative work and help the teachers with their curriculum and lesson plans. This is a great opportunity to completely manage all classroom, curriculum and child related issues and handle the office operations of the center. NOTE: This person will assume overall leadership of the center because the executive director is not on site full time.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and help design curriculum & lesson plans for all classrooms
  • Participate in hiring and supervision management and scheduling of all staff
  • Act as director of the center in the absence of the owner, executive director
  • Purchasing and ordering of all supplies for the center
  • Communicate with parents regarding the development of their children
  • Give tours and “sell” the center to potential clients
  • Handle administrative duties relevant to city subsidized clients
  • Collect fees due
  • Monitor enrollment and waiting list
  • Handle telephones and walk-in inquiries
  • All Other Duties as assigned

Qualifications:

NYS early childhood education certification required; B.A. in early childhood education required, M.ED. Preferred; NY State or city certification preferred; experience as a group teacher; knowledge of curriculum design for infants and toddlers, and preschoolers, knowledge of NYC Department of Health regulations for day care helpful; ability to communicate with parents regarding child development; ability to pass all NYC Department of Health screening procedures.

Employee Benefits:

Paid holidays and personal days, 4 day week option, medical benefits are not available.

To Apply:

Send resume, cover letter, proof of fingerprinting, and any appropriate documentation to The Nursery Infant Toddler Center (our sister center) 2094 Frederick Douglass Boulevard (between 113th & 114th Streets) or fax to 914-332-5566. Phone:(212) 222-4404. Please specify which job you are applying for. Please do not send fax cover page.

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LEAD TEACHERS TODDLERS and PRE-KINDERGARTEN

Nursery North is a day care center in Harlem. We will be opening in the Fall of 2005. We are licensed for 76 children between the ages of 2 months and 5 years. There are 2 toddler groups with 10 children between the ages of 2 and 3. There will be one Pre-K Class with 20 children from 3-4 years. There will be one assistant teacher in each class. Teachers are responsible for providing a safe, nurturing environment for the children in their class, planning (with the guidance of the director) the daily schedule for the children, and communicating with other staff and parents. The ideal candidate will be innovative, creative, and willing to put in the energy and commitment required to encourage and support children’s development. The lead teacher is given a lot of independence to manage the classroom as she sees fit.

Responsibilities:

  • Design curriculum
  • Supervise and participate hiring of classroom personnel
  • Help in overall center decision making
  • Communicate with parents regarding the development of their children

EXPECTATIONS:

  • Provide care and supervision of children to meet individual needs
  • Design and implement a developmental program of activities
  • Aid children in their endeavors as needed (without providing too much help which inhibits the child's developmental process by eliminating the trial and error process )
  • Keeps the classroom clean, wash toys weekly, clean up after meals
  • Notify director immediately if you are ill and cannot attend work
  • Maintain neat and clean appearance
  • Comply with all policies and procedures outlined in the Employee Manual
  • Makes observations of children's development and behavior with the intent of informing parents of changes or concerns
  • Act professionally at all times
  • Attend parent meetings, staff meetings, and training sessions
  • Arrive at work punctually
  • Assure that equipment and materials are in good condition and safe for use
  • Clean up after yourself in the kitchen, share in rotating center responsibilities
  • Report any concerns to the appropriate director
  • Demonstrate concern for and to the parents regarding the stresses of family life and having children in day care
  • Work well with other caregivers to fairly share all responsibilities
  • Participate in CPR and first aid training
  • Participate in center-wide rotating duties (Cleaning, bulletin board, etc)
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

AA in early childhood education required B.A. in early childhood education preferred; knowledge of curriculum design, knowledge of NYC Department of Health regulations for day care; ability to communicate with parents regarding child development; ability to pass all NYC Department of Health screening procedures.

Employee Benefits:

Paid holidays and personal days, 4 day week option, medical benefits are not available.

Apply:

Send cover letter and resume, preferably with any other relevant documentation including names of 3 references, fingerprinting verification, etc. to The Nursery (our sister center) 2094 Frederick Douglass Boulevard (between 113th & 114th Streets). Phone: (212) 222-4404 Fax 914-332-5566 (please do not send fax cover page). Please specify which job you are applying for.

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INFANT TODDLER CARE GIVERS \ TEACHER’S AIDE \ INTERN

Nursery North is a day care center in Harlem. We are licensed for 76 children between the ages of 2 months and 5 years. There will be 4 infant classrooms with 2 caregivers in each one. AIDES are responsible for providing a safe, nurturing environment for the children in their class, planning (with the guidance of the director) the daily schedule for the children, and communicating information with other staff and parents.

EXPECTATIONS:

  • Provide care and supervision of children to meet individual needs
  • Design and implement a developmental program of activities
  • Aid children in their endeavors as needed (without providing too much help which inhibits the child's developmental process by eliminating the trial and error process )
  • Keep the classroom clean, wash toys weekly (more for mouthed toys), clean up after meals
  • Notify director immediately if you are ill and cannot attend work
  • Maintain neat and clean appearance
  • Comply with all policies and procedures outlined in the Employee Manual
  • Makes observations of children's development and behavior with the intent of informing parents of changes or concerns
  • Act professionally at all times
  • Attend parent meetings, staff meetings, and training sessions
  • Arrive at work punctually
  • Assure that equipment and materials are in good condition and safe for use
  • Clean up after yourself in the kitchen, share in rotating center cleaning responsibilities
  • Report any concerns to the appropriate director
  • Demonstrate concern for and to the parents regarding the stresses of family life and having children in day care
  • Work well with other care givers to fairly share all responsibilities
  • Participate in CPR and first aid training
  • Other duties as assigned

SUPERVISION:

CAREGIVERS report directly to the educational director for all administrative issues (understanding policies, requesting days off, etc.) Issues specifically dealing with classroom management or the children should be discussed with the educational or executive director. In the absence of one director the other director is responsible for all issues.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED, Associate's degree in child care preferred. At least 1 year documented experience with children. Supply annual medical records as per the Department of Health including proof of immunizations and TB test. Be energetic, good natured and flexible to meet the needs of children. Agree to NY State child abuse registry investigation.

Employee Benefits:

Paid holidays and personal days, 4 day week option, medical benefits are not available.

TO APPLY:

Send resume, cover letter, proof of fingerprinting, and any appropriate documentation to The Nursery Infant Toddler Center (our sister center) 2094 Frederick Douglass Boulevard (between 113th & 114th Streets) or fax to 914-332-5566. Phone:(212) 222-4404. Please specify which job you are applying for.

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