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Positive Place Preschool

What We Do

Positive Place Preschool is a State certified preschool that provides programs for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. We offer a variety of enrollment options to help better serve our families.

  • Safe, Modern Facilities
  • Nine beautiful and bright classrooms
  • Building security systems
  • Interactive Brightlink boards
  • Two outdoor playgrounds
  • Full-sized gymnasium
  • Technology Center

DAILY ACTIVITIES

  • Art
  • Circle Time
  • Story Time
  • Music & Movement
  • Mathematics
  • Pre-Reading Readiness
  • Science & Nature
  • Social Studies
  • Organized Free Play

FULL & PARTIAL DAY PROGRAMS AVAILABLE

For more information about our preschool, please contact our Postive Place Preschool Director, Nicole Kenworthy at 973-427-7777 or email at nkenworthy@bgchawthorne.org.

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Employment Opportunities

Positive Place Preschool is always looking for responsible, caring and dependable individuals who have the desire to help young children develop and learn through a creative curriculum. We are looking for someone to work hand in hand with lead teachers to create a safe and caring environment to nurture each child's development. We are a 12 month program that runs 5 days a week from 7:30-5:30.  Must be 18 years or older to apply

Job responsibilities include:

  • Interacting with the children and encourage their involvement in activities.
  • Assist in implementing developmentally appropriate lessons
  • Using appropriate and positive discipline that is consistent with school policy.
  • Greeting parents and children
  • Changing diapers if/when needed
  • Ensure  cleanliness and safety of the classroom
  • Understanding licensing requirements and policies regarding infant-preschool aged children
  • 12 hours of training are required throughout the year which we provide for you.

COVID-19 considerations:
We require all staff to be screened upon entering the building every day. We require staff to wear a face mask and/or face shield when in the building. We sanitize the building throughout the day with a child safe botanical disinfectant.

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