Educational Day Care: Afternoon Assistant Teacher
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Education and Training
Specialty Teacher
Location 08844, Hillsborough, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 4/15/23
We are currently looking for an Afternoon Assistant Teacher with flexible hours (1-6pm), (3-6pm) or (4-6pm) for one or more of our classrooms (18 months to 5 years of age)
The Kiddie Academy of Hillsborough, is a child care / preschool that opened in May, 2018 in Hillsborough, NJ. Our passion and desire is to deliver the highest quality childcare possible. This passion, and the brand's 35 years in business , has earned a leadership position in education-based childcare. Its what drives us as the location owners to positively shape the lives of children, families and communities everywhere. Kiddie Academy is based on the foundation of Life Essentials - Every experience is an opportunity to learn! Life Essentials ® is an overarching philosophy that includes our programs and techniques. From family style dining to character education, our developmentally appropriate curriculum gives the child a full day of learning no matter what he or she is doing. Some of the best learning happens without the child knowing it.
Daily Responsibilities:

Understanding the Life Essentials curriculum thoroughly and developing and implementing supplemental lesson plans (as required) based on the monthly and seasonal themes and the interests of the children in the classroom
Meeting the individual needs of the children including feeding and diapering
Participating in staff and training meetings
Designing an appropriate room arrangement to support the goals and developmental level of the children in the classroom
Interacting with the children to support play, exploration, and learning and working through exciting projects
Presenting expectations that are appropriate to the childs age and developmental level
Planning and implementing activities that develop self-esteem, confidence and social skills
Communicating appropriately and professionally with children, parents and fellow staff using Academy tools and resources
Meeting Kiddie Academy's Quality Assurance and NJ state licensing requirements

Assistant Teachers work with the Lead Teachers to ensure compliance with Kiddie Academy's industry-leading Quality Assurance standards. Most importantly, they create a positive learning environment in their classroom where children develop a lifelong love of learning!
Assistant Teacher Qualifications:

Associates / CDA degree in Education, Psychology, Health Care, Nursing, or any other field related to Growth and Development and 2 years of experience - preferred
Strong written and communication skills, ability to communicate with parents and build life-long relationships
Experience working in a educational day care facility - at least 1 year preferred

Job Type: Part-time
Kiddie Academy offers competitive compensation and based on experience, education and certifications and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide outstanding opportunities including:

Competitive Salary (based on experience)
Supportive Work Environment

Job Types: Part-time
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $15.00 - $18.00 per hour

Flexible schedule
Paid time off
Referral program


Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:All staff trained on COVID 19 Health Essentials as well as strictest CDC and State guidelines and procedures followed. Staff is required to wear a mask at all times during the work hours

High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location: One location