Infant Room Head Teacher – YMCA of Greater Monmouth County (Freehold, NJ)

Job Responsibilities

-Supervise and implement the appropriate infant and toddler activities in classroom, assuring safe and age-appropriate for new crawlers on mat time. Follow daily feeding, changing, diapering & nap schedule.

-Understand and implement all emergency plans and procedures of your classroom and facility. Ensure that the children who are being picked up at the school are released only to the child’s custodial parent/guardian or person authorized by the custodial parent/guardian.

-Understand milestones for infant & toddlers to provide appropriate activities when crawling and mat time.

-Conduct self in a professional manner at all times with children, parents, co-workers, and community.

-Effectively communicate with parents through the DOJO platform on classroom assigned iPad.

-Responsible for the cleanliness/appearance of the classroom, maintaining the quality of supplies, equipment, materials in the classroom, bulletin boards, changing tables, crib, strollers, high chairs, etc.

-Must attend monthly teacher meetings with the Director, staff development days and training throughout the year, and annual YMCA trainings in August/September, any First Aid/CPR trainings when offered.


Qualifications

The Teacher must have experience working with and caring for infants and toddlers, changing diapers, and feeding infants.


He/she must also have 3 years experience in a child care or babysitting setting.


The Teacher must be CPR, First Aid, and Epi-pen certified and complete the annual mandatory Redwoods online training.


He/she will also be required to attend any assigned staff development days.


The Teacher will be available to work Monday-Friday to provide consistency to the program.


Additional Information

Job Location: Freehold Family YMCA, 470 East Freehold Road, Freehold, NJ 07728

Salary Range: $14-16/hour

Benefits: Free YMCA Membership and Program Discounts

How To Apply: Send resume to Kim Murphy: kmurphy@ymcanj.org


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