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Kindergarten Teacher Needed in Westfield!

Posted September 7, 2022

We have an immediate opening for a Kindergarten Teacher at our Early Learning Center in Westfield. The Westfield Area Y offers a rewarding, professional work environment in return for your exceptional care!                                                           

The Kindergarten Teacher is responsible for the overall daily operation of assigned classroom including supervising the assistant teacher; must maintain the qualifications and status as listed in the State of New Jersey Department of Education Policies/Regulations;plans and presents effective lesson plans and teaching strategies for Kindergarten students in accordance with Westfield Public School curriculum; creates a safe, nurturing environment where children can play and learn; communicates regularly with parents, sharing their children’s latest adventures and achievements.

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education and NJ teaching certification required 
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a child care setting preferred. 
  • Willing to obtain CPR and First Aid certifications prior to working with children (training available on-site) 
  • Strong organizational, administrative, and teaching skills including program development 
  • Ability to interact with children, parents, staff and visitors with diplomacy, respect and professionalism. 
Contact Information
  1. Eileen Rooney
  2. 908-654-8460
  3. erooney@westfieldynj.org
  4. www.westfieldynj.org