DATE: March 30, 2021

TITLE: Toddler Teacher Children's Learning Center

CAMPUS: Grant Campus in Brentwood

START DATE: September 1, 2021


RANK: Association


The Toddler Lead Teacher at the Suffolk Kids’ Cottage Children’s Learning Center- Grant Campus is a SCCC Association position and as such, salary and benefits for the position are determined according to the Association salary and benefits package. The Toddler Lead Teacher reports to the Director of Suffolk Kids’ Cottage Children’s Learning Center.


Job Description:


  1. Plan, supervise, and implement the Children’s Learning Center program in accordance with professional standards and the policies and philosophy of the Center (i.e.) under direction of the Director.
  2. Structure the program to the needs, interests, special talents, individual styles and rates of learning of the individual children.
  3. Coordinate the intern program with the Early Childhood advisor; participate in the training and evaluation of student teachers.
  4. Assist in the supervision and evaluation of the Assistant Teachers, and part-time teaching staff.
  5. Maintain the appearance and learning environment of the classroom.
  6. Assist the Director in describing the program to visitors and parents and with public relations events sponsored by the Center.
  7. Maintain a positive liaison with the parents of the children.
  8. Keep abreast regarding COVID precautions with the latest CDC, DOH, and NYS OCFS Licensing Regulations
  9. Monitor conditions to ensure the children’s safety at all times; acquaint children with safety rules.
  10. Monitor the daily attendance of the children, including individual arrival and departure times.
  11. Assist children with age appropriate personal needs as necessary.
  12. Practice universal precautions at all times.
  13. Attend staff meetings and training program, conferences and courses as required for licensing regulations.
  14. Attend staff meetings and training program, conferences and course related to the young child.




Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Education or related field and 5 or more years working as a Toddler Teacher in a licensed early childhood program.

Preferably experienced and knowledgeable working in NYS Licensed Center, NAEYC Accredited Center, and QualitystarsNY Center. 


Is based on the qualifications and years of experience working in a child care center

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