Little Years is an equal opportunity employer having a clear and attractive workplace which is easily accessible from major highways.Little Years makes available training in areas related to Early Childhood Education and Development and encourages all employees to participate so as to improve their qualifications. The minimum age of employees is 18 years and all employees, including "grandmothers" must be finger printed and pass a background investigation. The Little Years staff, in addition to the Director and Associate Directors, comprises:Career Opportunities
- Lead Teachers
- Assistant Teachers
- "Grandmother" Aides
Lead Teachers for pre-schoolers (children at least 3 years of age, but not enrolled in a kindergarten or higher grade) must have (a) an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood, Child Development or a related field, or (b) a Child Development Associate Credential, or 9 college credits in Early Childhood Development or a related field, with a plan leading to a Child Development Associate credential, together with 2 years' experience related to caring for children.
Lead Teachers for infants and toddlers (under 3 years of age) must have the credentials of Lead Teachers for pre-schoolers, plus one year of specific training and/or experience in infant or toddler care, which may be evidenced by the attainment of an Infant/Toddler Childcare credential.
Assistant Teachers must have a high school diploma or its equivalent or substantial experience working with children under 13 years of age.
Little Years recognizes that all children may, from time to time, need extra love and attention like that given by grandmothers. Accordingly, Little Years has instituted a program in which one or more qualified "grandmothers" visit classrooms for limited periods of time to administer an extra dose of TLC to those children who need it. The grandmothers, who are paid employees, also relieve teachers for lunch, breaks, etc. Grandmothers are subject to the same pre-employment background checks as are the other employees.
Little Years maintains a file of applications and resumes. Please address all inquiries to:
Little Years Day Care, Inc.
One Skyline Drive
Hawthorne, NY 10532
Tel: (914) 347-7682
Fax: (914) 347-3506
Toll Free: (888) 227-3240