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Acorn Academy - Substitute Teacher Opening :

Acorn Academy is the child care center located next to the Drew University campus.

Acorn Substitute Teacher

Acorn Academy is the child care center located next to the Drew University campus.  Drew University is accepting applications for several part-time Substitute Teacher positions in the Acorn Academy, the University’s child care facility. Under the guidance of full-time Acorn staff, this positions will serve children ages 10 weeks to 6 years of age, and will work as needed.  This position involves lifting up to 30 lbs, frequent bending and standing, as well as involvement in all types of weather in our outdoor environment throughout the day.

Key Responsibilities

·  Assist classroom teachers with setup and cleanup  of activities and meals.

·  Assist in supervision of children ages 10 weeks to 6 years old in classroom, playground, walks, and our playroom

·  Adhere to our school policies including, but not limited to sanitizing and handwashing, diapering and toileting, cleaning toys and equipment, fire drills and evacuations, and positive discipline.

Experience working with children of all ages. CPR and FA training preferred. Must complete orientation for Office of LicensingThis position will have the opportunity to participate in professional development as needed.

To apply, submit the following materials to Please do not contact the school directly. Instead, please submit interest through this listing.  Please include your name in the subject of your submission. Position is open until filled.  

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact info for 3 references

About Drew University:
Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded, 186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.

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