External Applicant Instructions
Please upload your resume/CV for automatic population of information to your Kean application.
Your contact information, work experience and education will be automatically filled in. Please review all fields - you will need to verify that the data is accurate.
In the “My Experience” section, you will find a resume/CV upload option where you can submit your cover letter and any other supporting documents you may wish to submit.
Kean Child Care and Development Center
Teacher 2, 12 Months *Grant Funded*
Under the direction of the Director of the Child Care Center, the Teacher is responsible for the general supervision and management of children between the ages of two and a half and five. The Teacher plans and implements a program of developmentally appropriate experiences for children, demonstrating best early childhood practices. They supervise assistants and student teachers; communicate with parents; attend professional development events to maintain professional competency; and perform related work as required. All practices must be consistent with guidelines put forth by the Kean University Child Care and Development Center, College of Education and NJ Preschool Teaching & Learning Standards. This position requires the ability to work a flexible schedule on a regular basis which includes early morning and evening hours.
This position is grant funded through the Child Care Access Means Parents in Schools (CCAMPIS) Grant. Continued employment is contingent upon renewal of grant funding.
Qualifications: Possession of a valid New Jersey Teacher's Certificate of Pre-School through 3rd Grade (Standard, Emergency or Provisional) or Permanent Endorsement, issued by the Board of Examiners of the New Jersey Department of Education is required. A minimum of 1-2-years of classroom teaching experience; experience working with children with special needs; and a current Child Development Associate (CDA) Certificate with a Preschool or Infant/Toddler Endorsement is preferred. In addition to a pre-employment physical and successfully completing background screening checks at the time of hire, the Teacher position has physical requirements. These include: the ability to constantly move, stand, sit, bend and kneel for short and long periods of time, hand dexterity and the ability to lift and move up to 40 pounds; ability to assume postures in low levels to allow physical and visual contact with children, see and hear to ensure children’s health and safety and engage in physical activities with children; ability to work indoors and outdoors; and the ability to successfully complete subsequent background checks per licensing requirements. Candidate must have the ability to use a computer with basic proficiency and have effective and strong oral and written communication skills.
The selected candidate will be required to pass a four (4) month Working Test Period.
New Jersey SAME Program Applicants: If you are applying under the NJ State as a Model Employer of People with Disabilities (SAME) Program, your supporting documents (Schedule A or B Letter) must be submitted along with your resume by the closing date indicated above. For more information on the New Jersey SAME Program, please visit the website at: https://nj.gov/csc/same/overview/index.shtml, email: Same@csc.nj.gov or contact our Kean Recruiting Team at SAME@kean.edu.
Attention current Kean University employees (including part-time Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and Adjuncts): Please apply via the internal career site to ensure consideration as an internal candidate. To apply internally, please log into your Workday account and select the Career icon on your homepage to view available positions.
As a condition of employment, external candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. If you are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for medical or religious reasons, you may submit a request for an exemption. All employees are expected to follow the University's current health and safety protocols for COVID-19 and any procedures/protocols created through additional correspondence.
Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Reasonable Accommodations Policy & Procedures.
Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement
Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity. Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.
Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer