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Bethany Baptist Church
Posted 3 years ago

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JOB POSTING POSITION: CHILD CARE DIRECTOR Description: About SOAR Accomplished through providing Structure, Opportunities, Acceptance while fostering Resilience S.O.A.R Mission Our Mission is to provide a structured environment to support the unique and diverse needs of children and their families where children can be engaged, lives can be enriched and their potential maximized within the kingdom of God and the community. SOAR is a brand new child care center with a pending opening date of Sept 2021. We are in need of a dynamic knowledgeable and Creative director who embodies strong vision, and follow through. Candidates applying should have experience in budgeting, marketing and have a superior track record of recruitment and enrollment of students. If you have a passion for children and a strong belief in the power of inclusion the Director role could be for you! Site Directors love with a passion to serve others. They believe in educational excellence, and working together to empower confident youth and staff. As a Site Director, you will use your curriculum as a framework to build unique and engaging classroom experiences. Site Directors are out of the box thinkers and share the same zeal for creativity as the team. We are looking for Directors who are patient and empathetic and who are committed to establishing meaningful relationships with children, families, and their team. Our Director will possess core competencies in the diverse needs of children with intellectual, social, emotional and developmental disabilities. Successful Site Directors are fully engaged, enthusiastic about their work, and eager to share their knowledge with others. SOAR is located at Bethany Baptist Church in Lindenwold New Jersey. Candidates with a strong spiritual and biblical/theological framework, and a knowledge of church culture are strongly encouraged to apply. When you join our team as a Site Director you will:
  • Lead and supervise a team of teachers, interns and volunteers to create unique and engaging classroom experiences while encouraging the team to be autonomous budding professionals with a long-term career with SLC
  • Promote positive relationships with families, teachers, school and district leaders, state licensing authorities, community contacts and corporate partners.
  • Ensure SLC is operating effectively; maintain licensing, safety, and educational standards abiding by NJAEYC guidelines and expectations as well as coordinate accreditation needs.
  • Collaborate with parents to provide the best care and education for their children ensuring all children regardless of need have equal opportunities to participate regardless of disability.
  • Lead enrollment and marketing efforts of new families and children and recruit professionals with stellar Qualifications and Experience:
  • At least two years of teaching experience that includes working with children with special needs.
  • Exude Ambition with a strong work ethic and assertiveness.
  • Possess ability to build relationships with families and staff and create a dynamic environment for all.
  • Provide outstanding customer service skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task and manage multiple situations effectively
  • Must meet state specific guidelines for the role.
  • Must be physically able to use a computer with basic proficiency, lift a minimum of 40 pounds, and work indoors or outdoors. Must be able to assume postures in low levels to allow physical and visual contact with children see and hear well enough to keep children safe, and engage in physical activity with children.
  • Work closely with our sponsor representative, cooperate board, and church administrators.
  • Ability to speak, read, and writes English.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Educational Credentials One year of teaching experience in a group program for children under six years of age, which may include supervised practice teaching and/or student teaching; and ii. One of the options set forth below for educational credentials:
  • Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development
  • Six college credits in Early Childhood Education or Child Development 28 AND Nine college credits in Education, Psychology, Health Care, Nursing, or any other field related to child growth or development
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential
  • Certified Child Care Professional (CCP) Certificate
  • Group Teacher endorsement from the New Jersey Registry for Childhood Professionals, Professional Impact New Jersey
  • New Jersey Infant/Toddler Credential administered through Professional Impact New Jersey
SLC provides a competitive compensation package. Benefits include: * Medical, dental and vision * Discounted child care * Paid time off Primary Location: Bethany Baptist Church, Lindenwold New Jersey Child Care Center opening Date – September, 2021 Position Anticipated start date - June 2021 Job Type: Full-time Pay: $30,000.00 - $45,000.00 per year Benefits:
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance
Schedule:
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
Supplemental Pay:
  • Signing bonus
Education:
  • Associate (Preferred)
Experience:
  • Teaching: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Childcare: 2 years (Preferred)
License/Certification:
  • CPR Certification (Preferred)
  • Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)
Work Location:
  • One location
Work Remotely:
  • No

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Full-Time, Part-Time
Bethany Baptist Church
Posted 5 years ago

If you have a passion for children and a strong belief in the power of inclusion, the Group Teacher role could be for you! Group teachers are passionate about educating young students and love to serve others.  They believe in educational excellence, and working together to empower confident youth. As a Group Teacher, you will use a creative curriculum as a framework to build unique and engaging classroom experiences. Group teachers are out of the box thinkers and share the same zeal for creativity as the team.  We are looking for teachers who are patient and empathetic and who are committed to establishing meaningful relationships with children, families, and their team. Our group teachers will possess core competencies in the diverse needs of children with intellectual, social, emotional and developmental disabilities.  Teachers are fully engaged, enthusiastic about their work, and eager to share their knowledge with others. When you join our team as a Group teacher you will:

  • Be responsible for the general supervision and management of a class of children ensuring the safety and whereabouts of all the children at all times.
  • Plan and execute the educational program in accordance with the purpose, mission, and goals of SOAR.
  • Instruct children (up to 6 years of age) in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool,
  • Completing developmentally appropriate lesson plans and providing a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play using creative curriculum.
  • Attend to children's basic needs by feeding them, dressing them, and changing their diapers and potty training.
  • Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care as needed
  • Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions
  • Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time
  • Providing information to the director and staff in a timely fashion and communicating daily with parents and caretakers
  • Ensure the site is sanitized and remains clean at all times.  
  • Professionally prepared as a teacher in the field of early childhood education and/or child development; meeting the requirements of the Department of Children and Families and accrediting organizations. 
  • A Teacher must be warm, sensitive and mature individual who relates well to children and adults.

EDUCATION AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Our staff must have some experience working with children with diverse needs
  • A degree in Child Development Associates or Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Development Education or equivalent (credits in special education preferred)
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Has 1 year minimum experience in childcare or elementary school classroom
  • Maintains The Department of Children and Families 10 training hours per annual requirements
  • Completed the 45 hours, including Early Literacy, as per The Department of Children and Families
  • Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development
  • Six college credits in Early Childhood Education or Child Development 28 AND Nine college credits in Education, Psychology, Health Care, Nursing, or any other field related to child growth or development
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential 
  • Certified Child Care Professional (CCP) Certificate E Group Teacher endorsement from the New Jersey Registry for Childhood Professionals, Professional Impact New Jersey F New Jersey Infant/Toddler Credential administered through Professional Impact New Jersey
  • STUDENT INTERNS ARE WELCOME TO APPLY

SLC provides a competitive compensation package. Benefits AND Discounted child care 

Primary Location: Bethany Baptist Church, Lindenwold New Jersey 

POSITION ANTICIPATED START DATE –January 2, 2020

Job Type: Full-time and Part-Time positions available

If you have a passion for children and a strong belief in the power of inclusion, the Group Teacher role could be for you! Group teachers are passionate about educating young students and love to s...

Full-Time
Bethany Baptist Church
Posted 5 years ago

If you have a passion for children and a strong belief in the power of inclusion the Assistant Site Director role could be for you! Site Directors love with a passion to serve others.  They believe in educational excellence, and working together to empower confident youth and staff. As an Assistant Site Director, you will use inclusive curriculum methods as a framework to build unique and engaging classroom experiences. Site Directors are out of the box thinkers and share the same zeal for creativity as the team.  

We are looking for Directors who are patient and empathetic and who are committed to establishing meaningful relationships with children, families, and their team. Our Assistant Director will possess core competencies in the diverse needs of children with intellectual, social, emotional and developmental disabilities.  Successful Site Directors are fully engaged, enthusiastic about their work, and eager to share their knowledge with others.

As Assistant Site Director you will work closely with our Head Director to:

 • Lead and supervise a team of teachers, interns, and volunteers to create unique and engaging classroom experiences while encouraging the team to be autonomous budding professionals with a long-term career with SLC

• Promote positive relationships with families, teachers, school and district leaders, state licensing authorities, community contacts, and corporate partners

• Ensure SLC is operating effectively; maintain licensing, safety, and educational standards abiding by NJAEYC guidelines and expectations.  

 • Collaborate with parents to provide the best care and education for their children ensuring all children regardless of need have equal opportunities to participate regardless of disability.

• Lead enrollment efforts of new families and children and recruit professionals with stellar Qualifications and Experience:

 • At least two years of teaching experience that includes working with children with special needs.

• Exude Ambition with a strong work ethic and assertiveness. 

• Posses the ability to build relationships with families and staff and create a dynamic environment for all.

 • Provide outstanding customer service skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task and manage multiple situations effectively 

• Must meet state specific guidelines for the role 

• Must be physically able to use a computer with basic proficiency, lift a minimum of 40 pounds, and work indoors or outdoors. Must be able to assume postures in low levels to allow physical and visual contact with children to see and hear well enough to keep children safe, and engage in physical activity with children.

 • Ability to speak, read, and writes English. 

Duties Include:

  • Assist the director with planning, managing, marketing, and directing our childcare program.
  • Teach and monitor children when needed.
  • Maintain center paperwork, keeping files on each child and proof of meeting New Jersey Department of Children and Family requirements for licensed child care facilities 
  • Supervise and evaluate teachers, provide mentoring and training to help teachers improve their skills.
  • Work with the director and teachers to establish, evaluate, and revise the curriculum.
  • Ensure the center is running smoothly and kept clean (some set up and break down will be required for this position)
  • Accounting and budgeting knowledge is required for this position
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Educational Credentials

One year of teaching experience in a group program for children under six years of age, which may include supervised practice teaching and/or student teaching; and ii. One of the options set forth below for educational credentials:

  • Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development 
  • Six college credits in Early Childhood Education or Child Development 28 AND Nine college credits in Education, Psychology, Health Care, Nursing, or any other field related to child growth or development
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential 
  • Certified Child Care Professional (CCP) Certificate
  • Group Teacher endorsement from the New Jersey Registry for Childhood Professionals, Professional Impact New Jersey 
  • New Jersey Infant/Toddler Credential administered through Professional Impact New Jersey

SLC provides a competitive compensation package. Benefits include: • Medical, dental and vision • Discounted child care • Paid time off 

Primary Location: Bethany Baptist Church, Lindenwold New Jersey 

POSITION ANTICIPATED START DATE – January 2nd 2020.

If you have a passion for children and a strong belief in the power of inclusion the Assistant Site Director role could be for you! Site Directors love with a passion to serve others.  They be...