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Healthy Kids Programs Early Learning Lead Teacher in New Windsor, New York

WHO WE ARE: Healthy Kids is one of the North East’s largest providers of Early Learning, Before and After School and Summer Camp Programs with over 100 locations. We are reinventing accessible and affordable child care for today’s families and creating opportunities for teachers and caregivers to do what they love (and feel valued while they’re doing it). Join our community to provide the quality program children deserve while pursuing your own professional growth and development.We are currently hiring Lead Teachers for our Preschool classrooms at our Early Learning Center located in New Windsor, NY.HOURS: M-F (9:00AM-3:00PM)PAY: $17 per hourJOB STATUS: Part-time, non-exemptJOB CONSISTS OF:Developing weekly plans, and implementing age-appropriate lesson plans using the Creative Curriculum to nurture and stimulate all domains of children’s development in their care.Create positive adult/child interactions using the CLASS method.Assures the education, health, welfare, and safety of the children enrolled in their classroom and the center as a whole using ECERS/ITERS.Maintain ongoing, open communication with parents/ caregivers via Brightwheel App, email, and in-person meetings.Perform ongoing developmental evaluations of children and plan periodical parent conferences to discuss children's developmental progress, needs, and interests.Assist families with children's transitions from toddler to preschool and from preschool to kindergarten.Maintain accurate, complete, and timely family and agency records; including daily meal and attendance records.Ensures that the Childcare Assistant is kept updated in all matters concerning the classroom and program, i.e. meetings, lesson plans, policies & procedures, and training received.Provides functional training and guidance to staff, interns, substitutes, and volunteers assigned to the classroom.Participate in ongoing in-service and educational development opportunities provided by Healthy Kids.RequirementsEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Associate's degree in Child Development, Child Development Certificate, Bachelor's Degree and or equivalent degree ORInfant and Toddler Child Care and Education Credential or another Office-recognized credential specific to infant/toddler developmental period (with 2 yrs of experience ) ORChild Development Credential (with 2 yrs experience) OR9 Credits in Early Childhood or a related field with a plan of study leading to an Associate or other Office recognized credential (with 2 years of experience)QUALIFICATIONS:Must pass a full background check, including fingerprinting, references, SEL & SCR through NYS Office of Children and Family Services.Must be medically fit to perform all job duties, free of communicable disease including TB, and provide documentation from a licensed physician within the past year.Warm, friendly, caring, upbeat personality. Exceptional people skills in dealing with young children, parents, and staff. Professional, reliable, and prompt.Must have the stamina and physical flexibility (walking, sitting, standing, bending, kneeling, pulling, running, reaching, climbing, lifting, and carrying up to 50 lbs.) without assistance to participate in children’s activities.BENEFITS:On-Demand PayTelehealth Beneifts401(k) for eligible employeesSick Time OffCareer Development and FREE School Age Child Care Credential through our Apprenticeship Program*Certain applicants qualify for tuition assistance, get in touch for more details.In addition, we offer competitive benefits for our full-time employees including:Paid HolidaysHealth, Dental and Vision InsuranceLife InsuranceShort-Term and Long Term Disability InsuranceAFLAC Supplemental PlansHealthy Kids is dedicated to creating a workforce that promotes and supports diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Healthy Kids Programs makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. For more information, visit:

Minimum Salary: 17 Maximum Salary: 17 Salary Unit: Hourly