Head Toddler Teacher

Temple Sinai Early Childhood Center (Bergen County) | Tenafly, NJ, United States

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Posted Date 8/23/2023

Temple Sinai Early Childhood Center in Tenafly, NJ (ECC) is known for our excellent, experienced, knowledgable staff. We strongly believe that the early childhood years are the ideal time to begin a child’s love of learning. Our youngest toddlers (15-18 months) need the best, most loving person we can find. In this time of growth, we seek like-minded, talented people to join our team. We are looking for a Lead Toddler Teacher, full time, until 12:30 (plus set up and clean up time required). Salary commensurate with credentials and experience. We will also need assistant teachers and substitute teachers.


  • 3+ years of Early Childhood Education experience
  • BA degree in Education or related field required (Head Teachers). Assistant teachers without a degree will need study for and receive a CDA
  • Ability to spend time on the floor with children and to spend significant time outside, even in the cold
  • Solid understanding of child development. Familiarity with Reggio Emilia and Loose Parts a plus
  • CPR and First Aid Certification or willingness to obtain


-create classroom experiences that promote active, hands-on learning

-use of Emergent Curriculum allowing activities to flow from the children

-maintaining positive relationships with families through regular communication with families

-lead parent teacher conferences (complete developmental checklists)

- documentation

-communicating with the teaching team throughout the day about the children’s welfare

-managing diaper changing and toilet training needs

Job Type: Full-time, 9 am to1 pm (all staff are in the building setting up by 8:30 am)

Salary: $26.00 - $35.00 per hour


  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave

Education: Bachelor's (Required)

 Experience: Early Childhood Education: 3 years (Required)

Work Location: In person

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Early Childhood Lead Teacher | Early Childhood Teacher | Preschool Teacher | Teacher (Classroom)
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