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Child Care Council of Suffolk is Now Hiring:

The Child Care Council of Suffolk is expanding!!  Join our team during this exciting time of growth. 

For more information please contact us at or send your resume to the appropriate person listed in the employment description.



Responsible for the case management and monitoring of NYS Registered Family Day Care and School-Age Child Care programs in Suffolk County.  More info...

Interested and qualified candidates should email a cover letter and resume to


Child Nutrition Program Specialist, Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

Job Summary: The Child Nutrition Program Specialist will perform in-home evaluations of legally exempt and licensed/registered childcare providers to guarantee that they satisfy state regulations for health and safety. The specialist will also be responsible for overseeing and teaching participants in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), completing enrollment, supplying technical advice, and stimulating active involvement of childcare providers. This role is based out of the Child Care Council of Suffolk offices and necessitates two to three days of fieldwork each week. Click Here for more info 

Interested and qualified candidates should email a cover letter and resume to


Infant Toddler Specialist


Job Summary: Provide high quality consultation, support and education to family/group family and center child care providers with a focus on care of infants and toddlers. Implement grant-generated educational programs when available. Contribute to Provider Newsletters. Create and deliver workshops as needed for off-site training and for on-site training catalog. Participate in activities to promote knowledge about quality infant and toddler care programs to the community.


Skill Requirements: Knowledge and understanding of infant/toddler care, child care programs and OCFS regulations. Good communication skills both in person and on the phone. Willing to work as a team with other members of the department, as well as with staff from other departments in the agency. Ability to work with computerized systems to maintain database and perform internet searches. Able to multi-task, balancing work load and independent projects.



  • Provide telephone and e-mail technical assistance to licensed and registered programs, and relative or non-regulated caregivers, parents and  community members on child development,  regulatory issues and specialized care for infants and toddlers.
  • Implement grant-generated educational programs  when available
  • Contribute to a Provider Newsletter
  • Develop and implement workshops for family/ group family/center staff for training catalog and off-site trainings.
  • Generate reports as needed for the department
  • Provide assistance to other department staff
  • Participate in a team-oriented work environment while valuing individual team members’ contributions, appreciation for diversity and confidentiality standards of the agency.
  • Participate in department and agency staff meetings and trainings; participate in planning and implementation of department/agency strategic plan and customer service standards.
  • Attend workshops, in-house trainings, phone conferences, webinars and other meetings
  • Participate in functions of the NYS Early Care and Learning Council Infant Toddler Network
  • Work collaboratively with the Child Care Council of Nassau to develop the Theory of Change Model for the Long Island Region.
  • Maintain professional resources that include books, videos, pamphlets, brochures, etc. that promote best practices for infant toddler care.
  • Perform other work related duties as requested

 Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree. Master’s Degree preferred, in early childhood or related field; at least 3 years experience in a child care setting providing direct service to infants and toddlers; some experience providing Training and/or Technical Assistance in the area of child development or early childhood education.
  •  Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with a diverse community
  • Knowledge and willingness to learn about specialized care for infants and toddlers, childcare, early education options, issues, regulations, and child development
  • Exhibits proactive problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of basic computer programs such as Microsoft Office (Publisher, PowerPoint, Excel, Word), Internet Explorer, and various office machines (copier, Fax, printers).
  • Ability to adapt to new technologies in delivery of services.

 Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • This position requires sitting at a desk for long periods of time, keyboarding, and phone use.
  • Travel to various locations throughout Suffolk County will be required.
  • Occasional evening or weekend work is required; presence required at some off-site functions and trainings.
  • Ability to lift presentation equipment in and out of care is required.
  • Occasional overnight travel to other parts of NYS may be required (at agency expense)

Interested and qualified candidates should email a cover letter and resume to


Human Resources Coordinator

 Job Summary: provides assistance in important functions in the department such as recruitment, maintenance of employee records, payroll, overseeing the hiring and termination of employees, as well as the distribution of appropriate compensation and benefits while keeping apprised of state and federal regulations and guidelines for employees working in the non-profit sector.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for record keeping of employees as well as responsible for coordinating with the Directors regarding the proper implementation of policies and procedures implemented by the Council.

  • Leading day-to-day payroll administration, including bi-weekly payroll processing, collecting timecard data, and acting as initial degree of contact for inquiries and issues related to payroll, ensuring the accurate information reflects in payroll database, verifying, and providing inputs regarding data and pay changes. 
  • Establishing, organizing and supervising the maintenance of department records, ensuring complete accuracy and confidentiality.
  • Conducting employee orientation programs such as introducing personnel employment benefits, payroll, assisting in filling of enrollment forms.
  • Accurately process and file required paperwork for newly hired employees.
  • Inform applicants and employees regarding various programs and procedure requirements such as hours of work, benefits, general work expectations, and time off.
  • Maintaining confidentially concerning personnel actions, legal actions, termination and non-renewal documents, and organizational plans.
  • Leading information sessions for new and current employees to describe employee benefits and insurance offered to employee

Skill Requirements:

  • Knowledge of principles, methods, and practices related to payroll activities.
  • Ability to manage several projects and tasks simultaneously.
  • Solid problem-solving and business acumen skills.
  • Willingness to work additional hours in order to meet tight deadlines.
  • Good professional appearance.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and Internet Explorer, as well as office machines (i.e. fax, copier, printers).

Qualifications & Experience

  • 2-4 years of processing payroll and all related payroll tasks.
  • 2-4 years of professional human resources experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
  • Candidate must have a strong committed interest in the non-profit work environment.

Interested and qualified candidates should email a cover letter and resume to



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 to place an employment posting here.




Lead Teacher 

Northport Employees Day Care Center, located on the grounds of the Northport VA Medical Center, is seeking a full time Lead Teacher for our Center.

Wee Luv'em Day Care is a very happy place where our children learn through creative child-centered activities, books, music, movement, art, and most of all- play! We encourage our youngsters with lots of loving and positive experiences that promote language acquisition, curiosity, and play.

We are seeking a teacher for the Older Infant Room (6 weeks - 18 months) who appreciates and enjoys the uniqueness of children at all different ages. A successful candidate is patient, positive, loving, responsible, organized, thoughtful and willing to learn.

We are a NAEYC accredited program and our lead teachers must have either a degree in Early Childhood Education, or CDA credentials for Infant and Toddler.

If you are an early childhood enthusiast who is eager to join an organization that values a creative and collaborative learning environment where children are engaged and valued for their uniqueness, you are invited to apply!'

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.00 - $19.00 per hour

Benefits:  Paid time off        Schedule:  Monday to Friday

Qualified applicant please sent resume to


Long Island Head Start job postings effective September 15th, 2023, ending September 29th, 2023


FT Teacher

Long Island Head Start – Various  

FT Certified Teacher

Long Island Head Start – Riverhead / Southampton / Bay Area 

FT Teacher Assistant

Long Island Head Start – Various

FT Teacher Aide

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FT Cook Assistant

Long Island Head Start – Various

Center Support Aide

Long Island Head Start – Various

Family Advocate

Long Island Head Start – Various

Health Specialist

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Family Community Partnerships Manager

Long Island Head Start – Central Administration


FT Teacher II  

Long Island Head Start – Patchogue EHS / Islip EHS

FT Teacher Aide

Long Island Head Start – Islip EHS

FT Family Educator

Long Island Head Start – Central Brookhaven EHS


Mental Health Consultant

Long Island Head Start – Central Administration

Family Services Worker

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Email Resume: or fax 631-758-2953




Humpty Dumpty Day Nursery School, Inc.

Lead UPK teacher needed for September 2023~24 school year! M-F 9-5 

Email: or call 631-374-6900.