Job Opportunities

We are happy to post employment opportunities for other organizations within the field of early childhood. Please check periodically for new postings. Each posting will be listed for 60 days. Please contact resourcereferral@childcaresuffolk.org to place an employment posting here.

 

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10/11/19

Child Care Council of Suffolk, Inc. is seeking an ideal candidate for the position of Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Field Representative. If interested, please email your resume/cover letter to CFlythe@childcaresuffolk.org

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) ensures that children in child care settings receive nutritious, well-balanced meals. Through an agreement with the New York State Department of Health, Child Care Council of Suffolk, Inc., serves as a sponsor for this federal program. We aim to improve the diet of children ages birth to 12 years of age, by providing training and offering a partial reimbursement to child care providers for the nutritious meals and snacks they serve.

Job Summary:

The Field Representative plays a critical role as the link between the sponsoring organizations and the day care home provider. They provide a first-hand accounting of how the providers are operating the Program. They must develop and maintain open communications and cooperative relationships with providers, while also identifying areas of noncompliance. They must work with the providers to help correct problems, provide additional training or technical assistance when necessary. They must ensure that providers operate according to Program rules and regulations, and that accurate records are available to justify reimbursement for properly served, nutritious meals.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains current knowledge (e.g. best practices, policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations, etc.) for the purpose of providing information, securing general information, and/or responding to requests in regards to CACFP.
  • Attend all required functions of the Child Care Council of Suffolk, Inc. and yearly mandatory CACFP trainings.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation for compliance with CACFP guidelines and assists in inputting and filing monthly claims for reimbursement.
  • Conduct CACFP initial inspections and 28 day visits for new providers in Suffolk County in compliance with DOH Regulations.
  • Conduct at least three reviews of which two of the three reviews must be unannounced; and one unannounced review must include observation of a meal service; not more than four months may elapse between reviews in accordance with CCCS and not more than six months may elapse between reviews in accordance with DOH Regulations.
  • Assist providers by giving them technical assistance with the Kid Kare Program.
  • Responds to requests for information and assistance. Uses discretion to maintain confidentiality of records.
  • If a sponsor finds a provider has conducted one or more serious deficiencies, the next visit must be unannounced.
  • Assists in delivering information at meetings and trainings involving a range of issues for the purpose of conveying/gaining information, and/or representing the agency.
  • Assists in the preparation of materials for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written references, and/or conveying information.
  • Answering phone, filing, and other clerical duties.
  • Other related duties as assigned

General Qualifications:

  • High School or GED required. Associate’s degree preferred
  • 2-3 year general office experience
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and written with multi –cultural populations
  • Adaptable to changing work priorities; developing and maintaining positive working relationships; communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; meeting deadlines and schedules; and setting priorities.
  • Must be willing to travel within Suffolk County and have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be flexible in order to meet the demands of the program
  • Well organized and takes initiative
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Able to sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Experience with CACFP nutrition programs preferred

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • This position requires sitting at a computer desk and phone use.
  • Personal vehicle is required for travel with mileage reimbursed.
  • Presence required at some off-site functions and trainings.

This is a 5 day/week position, 9am-5pm, $15-17.00 hourly based on experience/qualifications.

Salary: $15.00 to $17.00 /hour

Experience:

  • relevant: 1 year (Required)

Required travel:

  • 75% (Required)

Work Location:

  • Multiple GFDC and FDC programs in Suffolk county

Benefits:

  • Health, Dental & Vision insurance
  • AFLAC
  • Retirement plan (403b)
  • Paid time off (sick, vacation, personal)
  • Flexible schedule

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9/30/19 

Supervisor - Suffolk County Children's Center

Job Location

400 Carleton Avenue, Central Islip, NY, 11772 - Central Islip, NY

EAC Network is looking for a Supervisor for its Suffolk County Children Center located in Cohalan Court Complex in Central Islip. The position is Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm.  EAC Network offers excellent benefits medical/dental/401K and very generous Paid Time Off plan (PTO).  

Primary Purpose of Job:

The Supervisor is responsible for managing the staff/volunteers and daily operations of the Suffolk District Court Children’s Center at Cohalan Court Complex.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Supervise staff and volunteers.

  2. Prepare and maintain statistical reports.

  3. Maintain schedule of staff and volunteers to ensure adequate program coverage.

  4. Apprise parents of program parameters and offer community referrals when necessary.

  5. Act as program liaison with Court employees, community partners and funders.

  6. Assist in grant writing and fundraising in conjunction with Division Director to ensure sustainability of program.

  7. Complete and conduct Employee Performance Review meetings with staff and coordinate in-service training.

    Knowledge, skills And Abilities Required:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood education or a related field required. Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, preferred.

  2. Minimum of two years of relevant work experience required. 

  3. Knowledge of administrative procedures required.

  4. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills with ability to handle emergency situations.

  5. Must have or acquire CPR and First Aid certification once hired.

  6. Able to lift small children and toddlers up to 50 pounds.

  7. Must be proficient in computer applications or other automated systems such as spreadsheets, Microsoft Office applications, calendar, and email and/or database software necessary to perform work assignments. 

    All interested candidates are encouraged to apply via the EAC Network website located at: https://eac-network.org/careers/

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9-24-19

Looking for Part Time......

Assistant in Commack Day Care

Wednesday and Friday as needed 

Must Drive

Must love kids

Some experience needed

Call Kathy..... 631–949-1737

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9-20-19

Stony Brook Child Care

Teaching Positions

Preschool Teachers

Infant Toddler Teachers 

NAEYC Accredited Program

Full-time.  Salary and full benefits.

www.stonybrook.edu/childcare 

631.632.6930

 

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09/16/19

Preschool, Toddler and Infant Teachers-

The Learning Experience- 570 Commack Rd. Deer Park, N.Y.

Full Time Openings available.

Must be available to work various shifts per week.

* Must have 1-3 years of experience working with children.

* Must be at least 18 years old.

* CDA certificate or Associates Degree required.

* Must be authorized to work in the United States.

* Background/fingerprint check required.

* Salary: Competitive

* Must maintain required state regulatory training hours.

We are searching for enthusiastic, hard working candidates to share in our success. At TLE you will enjoy working with diverse people who have exceptional talent and team spirit. Come join us!

Qualified Candidates may contact Fran Sullivan: 631-522-1227 between 9AM-5PM

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8/22/19

Job Description: Lead Teacher, NY

Company – Children of America, Smithtown & Port Jefferson 

For more than 18 years Children of America has been the trusted daycare provider among families. We believe that every child is unique and deserves the very best in education. Our programming is play-based and nurtures a child's natural desire to learn. We innovate, we teach and we connect, making our learning environments exciting and purposeful. Want to do something that matters? Join the COA team today! 

Job Description

Children of America is currently seeking qualified teachers and floaters who share our beliefs in early childhood education. We prefer a minimum of one-year experience teaching in an early childhood classroom. Teachers must have good classroom management skills and be comfortable following written lesson plans while maintaining good classroom management. Prospective teachers must be outgoing, friendly, high energy and have a true love of children. Teachers will be implementing activities in a fun, effective manner, as well as possess excellent communication skills. We are looking for outstanding teachers who want to join a POSITIVE and PROFESSIONAL work environment. If this matches your professional desires, we invite you to contact COA today

The COA Lead Teacher will incorporate lessons through song, and provide learning through play. As part of a team you will bring leadership, patience and plenty of hugs.

Our Teachers Work Together to:Develop lesson plans.

  • Provide patience with a listening ear

  • Communicating appropriately and professionally with parents and fellow staff

  • Excellent writing skills to deliver child's progress to parents and other teachers.

  • Design an appropriate room arrangement to support the goals and developmental level of the children in the classroom.

  • Creativity: Using new and innovative ways to engage children to learn.

  • Instructional Skills: Being able to communicate concepts

  • Empathetic to children's emotions and parent's needs.

  • Participation in staff and training meetings.

  • Presenting expectations that are appropriate to the child's age and developmental level.

  • Planning and implementing activities that develop self-esteem and social skills.

  • Building teamwork.

  • Using assessment tools.

  • Committed to continuing education.

    Qualifications:

  • Must meet New York state requirements.

  • Associate's degree in Early Childhood, Child Development or related field OR Child Development Associate credential or other Office- recognized credential specific to the preschool development.

  • One-year experience related to caring for children OR 9 college credits in Early Childhood, Child Development or a related field, with a plan of study leading to a: Child Development Associate credential; Or Associate's Degree in Early Childhood, Child Development or a related field.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Must be 21 years of age or older.

  • Commitment to Professional Development.

  • Have or willing to obtain SIDS/Shaken Baby, CPR, and First Aid certification. 

    *Salary dependent on experience and level of education. 

    We offer a strong & competitive benefit package that includes the following: 

  • Career Advancement Opportunities 65+ locations and growing; We proudly promote from within!

  • Comprehensive Healthcare including Medical, Dental and Vision

  • Life, Accident, & Disability Insurance Plan Coverage

  • 401(k) Savings Plan

  • Paid vacation, sick time and company Paid Holidays

  • Employee Childcare Discount Program

    • 50% OFF Childcare Benefit

  • Subsidized Tuition Program for Continuing Education/Career Advancement; up to *$500 Per Semester

  • Annual Center Performance Raise

  • Monthly & Yearly Recognition Programs

  • Employee Referral Bonus

  • Campus Coach Program

  • Alpha Perks Exclusive Discounts

  • Exclusive Discounts at Avis Rent a Car

    Please apply at childrenofamerica.com

     Children of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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