The Salvation Army

Assistant Teacher (Ridgewood Child Care Center)

Job Locations US-NY-Ridgewood
Job ID
Child Care
Compensation Min
USD $15.99/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $17.96/Hr.
Regular Full-Time


WORKING WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE SALVATION ARMY of the childcare center and carrying out its functions, policies, and procedures.


To assist in the planning and execution of a program to provide childcare for children which

Takes into account the educational, social, developmental and health needs of the group, as well as the individual child.

To share responsibility for keeping equipment and material accessible and in good

condition in order to encourage maximum constructive use by the children.

To share responsibility for removing or reporting any damaged or hazardous equipment to the director of other designated person so that necessary action may be taken.

To share responsibility for planning and supervising an appropriate arrangement of

classroom equipment and furniture designed to promote optimal program functioning.

To assist in the overall planning for the best use of shared space in relation to the total center program.

To assist in planning the use of community resources to enrich the educational content of

the children’s program.

To assist in developing a program of sound educational goals appropriate to the age and

Developmental level of children which will enable them to make the most of future

educational opportunities.


  • To share with classroom associates their mutual knowledge and understanding of the community and the sponsoring agency of which their center is a part.
  • To promote his or her own professional growth of development through participation in regularly scheduled individual conferences, classroom group conferences, and staff meetings.
  • To share with other classroom personnel the performance of routine chores related to all areas of the program.
  • To participate, wherever feasible, in related training opportunities as these become available.
  • To participate in objective discussions on his/her own professional performance in supervisory conferences with the group teacher and /or director.
  • OTHER RELATED DUTIES, as assigned consistent with the above as well as other programmatic duties.


  • 30 credits, 60 credits, BA in ECE or CDA
  • The assistant teacher shall meet the requirements set by the Department of Education (DOE).
  • The Salvation Army (TSA) and Department of Health (DOH).


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