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Lead Toddler Teacher

Our Kids Place Country Day
Date Posted: 02/09/2021
Salary / Wage: $15-$17
Location: Hewlett, New York
Job Type:


Company Overview

Here at Our Kids Place, we believe that children need a warm, comfortable environment to grow both emotionally and intellectually. Our Kids Place has been providing the Rosedale community with quality child care services for the past twenty-five years and recently expanded into Hewlett. Our warm atmosphere allows teachers to motivate and nurture the students in our care. We know that the most important aspect of early childhood education is to create an environment in which children can solve problems, make discoveries, and think independently. This is why we have worked so hard in creating an environment that it is conducive to healthy learning for our students. We encourage you to join our growing family and make Our Kids Place your kids’ place.

Job Description - Toddler Lead Teacher

Our growing school looks to employ high energy, motivated individuals who are passionate about teaching and their students

Teacher Qualifications:

  • Early Childhood Degree (Associate, Bachelor, Master)
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a licensed center
  • Be able to work part-time or full-time hours
  • CPR/ First Aid Certification and fingerprints are preferred

Our Kids Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer competitive compensation based on experience, education and certifications and we hope to provide benefits in the near future. If you are interested in applying for this position you may respond to this posting with your resume including a cover letter.

Daily Responsibilities Our Head and Assistant Teachers work together to: Prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning. Prepare children for kindergarten by introducing concepts they will explore further in kindergarten and elementary school.

Work with children in groups or one on one, depending on the needs of children and the subject matter. Plan and carry out a curriculum that targets different areas of child development, such as language, motor, and social skills. Organize activities so children can learn about the world, explore interests, and develop talents

Develop schedules and routines to ensure children have enough physical activity, rest, and playtime.

Watch for signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and bring problems to the attention of parents and administration. Keep records of the students’ progress, routines, and interests, and keep parents informed about their child’s development.

Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures. Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school.

Other functions of the job include but are not limited to the following:

Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic and ability backgrounds. Encourage parent and community involvement, obtain information for parents when requested, promptly return phone calls and answer emails.

Participate in appropriate professional activities. Participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations as directed.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $15.00 - $17.00 per hour


  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
To keep our employees safe, we have implemented screenings as well as changing all shoes when entering the building.


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • Early Childhood Education: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)


  • CPR Certification (Preferred)
  • Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely

Full Time Opportunity:

  • Yes

Work Location:

  • One location

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

This Job Is:

  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Company's website:


Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Application Instructions:

To apply send an email to : Our Kids Place Country Day