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Assistant Teacher - Nyack

at Children of America

Posted: 7/22/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1314684

Job Description

  • 14-Jul-2020 to 24-Sep-2020 (EST)
  • Nyack
  • Nyack, NY, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Job Description: Assistant Teacher


For more than 18 years Children of America has been the trusted daycare leader among families. We believe that every child is unique and deserves the very best in education. Our programming is play-based and nurtures a child's natural desire to learn. We innovate, we teach and we connect, making our learning environments exciting and purposeful. Want to do something that matters? Join the COA team today!


Job Description

Our preschool builds the solid academic foundation children need for future success.

Using our proprietary curriculum, COA offers the perfect balance of learning and play, combining structured learning experiences with play activities designed for each developmental stage. If you value a career in an educational community of extraordinary professionals, join ours!

We are currently looking for a caring and energetic Preschool Assistant Teacher to join our team. If you have a passion for working with children, are dedicated to providing the best education and care to your students, work collaboratively, and want to learn and grow, we want you to be a part of our team.


  • Create, manage and participate in a variety of learning environments and activities that provide opportunities for children to develop to their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives.
  • Assist the Lead Teacher to create and deliver lesson plans, implement school curriculum, and assess developmental needs of students.
  • Maintain a healthy and safe environment.
  • Communicate positively with students, parents and staff.
  • Participate collaboratively and professionally with other teachers and staff to promote the general well being of the school, and collective/individual interest of its staff and student body.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Must meet New York state requirements.
  • Associate's degree in Early Childhood, Child Development or related field OR Child Development Associate credential or other Office- recognized credential specific to the preschool development.
  • One-year experience related to caring for children OR 9 college credits in Early Childhood, Child Development or a related field, with a plan of study leading to a: Child Development Associate credential; Or Associate's Degree in Early Childhood, Child Development or a related field.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.


*Salary dependent on experience and level of education.

COA Management reserves the right to review all associates' experience, education, and position to determine if additional pay is warranted above the minimum standards listed above.  New hires will be subject to the above minimum standards as well as education and experience according to an established matrix.  COA reserves the right to change or modify the above standards, its pay rates and practices as it deems appropriate.

We offer a strong & competitive benefit package that includes the following: 

  • Career Advancement Opportunities 65+ locations and growing; We proudly promote from within!
  • Comprehensive Healthcare including Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Life, Accident, & Disability Insurance Plan Coverage
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Paid vacation, sick time and company Paid Holidays
  • Childcare Benefit: 
    • Effective August 13, 2019, all COA NYC teachers who have been continuously employed for one year or more will be eligible to receive COA childcare services free of charge for the oldest child and 50% discount for any additional children. Availability subject to waitlist procedures.
    • Prior to one year of continuous employment, teaching staff are eligible for a 50% discount for childcare service as stated in COA Employee Handbook page 17
  • Subsidized Tuition Program for Continuing Education/Career Advancement; up to *$500 Per Semester
  • Annual Center Performance Raise
  • Monthly & Yearly Recognition Programs
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Campus Coach Program
  • Alpha Perks Exclusive Discounts
  • Exclusive Discounts at Avis Rent a Car

  Children of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 Children of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.