Early Intervention Lead Teacher

The Arc of Union County

Springfield, New Jersey

Date Posted November 12, 2021
Industry Preschool
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed Yes
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


Early Intervention Lead Teacher

The Arc of Union County, Inc. is a non-profit, 501c (3) organization headquartered in Springfield, NJ, dedicated to enriching the lives of individuals of all ages with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc serves more than 1,000 adults and children each month from the 21 towns in Union County, as well as the greater Northern and Central NJ counties. The Arc of Union County is affiliated with The Arc of New Jersey and The Arc of the United States. Our programs are licensed by the New Jersey State Departments of Health and The New Jersey Department of Human Services, Developmental Disabilities Licensing.

The agency Preschool Early Education, "Smart Start" program teacher is responsible for the academic, social-emotional growth and development of all children in their care. To develop partnerships with parents/child’s caregivers to engage and encourage parent participation in program. The Lead Teacher is also responsible for assuring compliance with codes of all State and local governing contracting agencies and adheres to all Arc of Union policies and procedures.

EDUCATION: · Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education; 2 years teaching experience

SKILLS & ABILITIES: Early Child Development knowledge and experience, Knowledge of Creative and Core Knowledge Curriculum, Ability to effectively plan, organize and implement educational activities, Ability to respect diversity, Tolerance for different learning abilities, Excellent listening skills; Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds and in case of emergency a 40 pound child.

ADA (Statement)

This position operates in an indoor and or outside fieldwork setting where exposure to weather elements, dirt, and dust, unpleasant smells, and/or loud noises are possible indoor temperature fluctuation on occasion.

(EEO statement) The Arc of Union County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

Personal Protective Equipment provided daily, temperature screenings and health assessment questionnaire provided, social distancing guidelines in place, sanitizing, disinfecting, and daily cleaning procedures in place. Employee access to cleaning materials to include hand sanitizers, disinfectant wipes/spray and other resources.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30.00 per hour

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401k, EAP, Tuition Reimbursement, License and Certificate Renewal.

COVID-19 considerations:
All staff is required to wear a mask in during the commission of performing job duties. The agency maintains a clean and sanitized work environment. PPE is provided to all staff daily.

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