Group Teacher

The Salvation Army of the Syracuse Area Atlantic City, NJ

About the Job

Overview The Atlantic City Corps in the New Jersey Division is seeking a Group Teacher to help implement the After School Program, performing tasks as directed by the Child Care Director. Responsibilities + To support compliance with all state regulations related to maintenance of the corps’ New Jersey Child Care Center License and with the Mission of The Salvation Army. + To effectively help children complete homework assignments, engage in enrichment activities, model respect towards staff and children and encourage spiritual development. + To assist in preparation of dinner as supplied by the Kids Café or other agency, set tables, serve and clean up after the meal. + To effectively support child safety procedures. To help with classroom set up, to personally greet children, to monitor sign-in/sign-out procedures and to help children maintain behavioral boundaries. + To communicate with the Child Care Director regarding classroom management issues as they arise. + To attend staff meetings, professional development, and program evaluations as requested. and + To assist with record-keeping, with applications & for Program holiday activities. + To be ready to carry out procedures in theEmergency Plan for Child Care Centersas necessary. + To carry out any other assignments as directed by the Child Care Director. + Projected Hours: After School 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday Qualifications + An Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or a Minimum High School Diploma, with a minimum of 6 college credits in ECE/Child Development and 9 credits in a related area. A minimum of one years of experience in child care, or an alternative in compliance with the state child care license. + Ability to work independently and have effective computer and organizational skills + Sensitive to the Mission of The Salvation Army as both a social service agency and a church. + Fluency in Spanish and English preferred. Job ID2017-3385 CategoryChild Care TypeRegular Part-Time