Children of America
  • 23-Oct-2017 to 22-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • Mohegan Lake
  • Mohegan Lake, NY, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


Job Description : Preschool Mentor Teacher ( Manager in Training )

Children of America has been in operation since 1988 with a strong commitment to excellence and world-class childcare programming. If you are looking for a significant career move, a great work environment that is family oriented, and an industry leader, look no further. We are looking for an Associate Administrator (Manager in Training) professional who will become a dedicated member of the team for the long-term.

  • Are you an independent, competitive, proactive self-starter?
  • Are you a problem solver, who can turn on the charm when needed?
  • Do you work thrive in a fast-paced environment?

If so, COA is looking for top talent to join our School's Teaching Team. Candidate will have a passion for teaching with a desire to grow into a management position . Advancement is based on performance not time worked within the company.

Job Summary This position has accountability for day-to-day operations while maintaining a high level of visibility teaching preschoolers. This position is responsible for teaching the COA way, and supporting a service-oriented culture. You will serve as a member of the school's leadership team at the facility providing an educational experience to the children we serve and administrative support to our internal management team.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain working knowledge of High Scope programming.
  • Prepare a warm and safe environment that is orderly.
  • Organizes classroom space into functional areas.
  • Establish and maintain good communication with parents.
  • Ensures and fosters a high level of collaboration with team members.
  • Functions as a member of the leadership team, serving in an advisory capacity to applicable staff.
  • Leads and influences positive change at the facility


  • Must meet NY State requirements.
  • Bachelor's degree or Associate degree from accredited college or university.
  • Completion of at least six credits in child development or early childhood education.
  • Two-year's experience working with children
  • Strong customer-service, organizational, and listening skills.
  • Above average on verbal and written skills.
  • Possess skills, attributes and characteristics conducive to and suitable for dealing with customers, vendors, team members, and clients.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications including Excel.

*Salary dependent on experience and level of education.

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

  • Comprehensive healthcare including Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Employee Childcare Discount Program
  • Life, Accident, & Disability Insurance Plan coverage
  • A 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation, sick time and company Paid Holidays
  • Employee Referral Program and bonus compensation
  • Exclusive discounts at Avis Rent a Car
  • "Alpha Perks": discounts with retailers, entertainment, hotels, pet insurance, identity theft & prepaid legal services and savings on home and auto insurance.

Children of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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