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We are MCDC, We are the future, Somos MCDC, Nostros somos el futuro.

Announcements

New Extended Day Enrichment Program beginning September 2017. see news section for more information.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

School Starts Thursday, September 7, 2017. New hours: 8:15 am to 3:00 pm.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

IMMEDIDATE OPENINGS for more information please go to our Employment link. Thank you
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

News

New Extended day Enrichment Program | Monday, July 31, 2017
Greetings MCDC Families: We hope you are enjoying the summer break. We had a fantastic year and are busy preparing for the next school year. This letter is to inform you of a few....
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IMMEDIATE OPENINGS | Friday, May 26, 2017

City of Orange Township Residents!! IMMEDIDATE OPENINGS for 2017-2018 School Year.

MCDC is currently accepting applications for children  3 to 4 yeas old of age. Child must be 3....

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Good newsFor over 40 years we have been fortunate to serve those most vulnerable in our community. We provide quality services in: education, nutrition, health, transportation, family advocacy and other supportive services. We invite you to support our program by making a tax deductible contribution-please click the Donate Now box above. Thank you for your consideration.

Employment Opportunities

Early Head Start Teacher 12 Months 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m | Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Plans, organizes, and implements, a developmentally appropriate program for infants and toddlers ages 0-3 years. Follows standards and regulations by the Head Start Performance Standards, MCDC Administrative Working Documents, NJ Department of Children and Families and other regulatory agencies; collaborates with others to ensure the successful operation of a classroom, implement High Scope Curriculum for Infant/Toddlers to achieve outcomes for children of all abilities; build and maintain a positive, nurturing and supportive relationship with children and families; plan and provide learning environment and experience that promote physical, social, intellectual and emotional development; assesses and sets goals for their development; communicate with parents and encourage their input regarding the growth and development of their children, maintain and update individual child portfolios, maintain safe and healthy classroom and playground environments; report safety hazards and/or equipment needs to Site Supervisor; follow health and safety procedures for hand washing, diapering, handling bodily fluids, sanitizing toys and equipment, and all other procedures. ....
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Family Engagement Advocate Full-time, 12 months | Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Supports families in their roles as their child’s first teacher, encouraging parent/child interactions that promote school readiness and healthy development, enhancing family well-being. Helps parents and caregivers build social networks to enhance family leadership and advocacy skills through participation in the agency governance, such as becoming class parents, and/or membership in the Policy Council. Establish and maintain accurate updated records for each child in organized and complete files and in Childplus. Assists parents by formulating and maintaining family partnerships agreements; encourage and support parents in reaching self-sufficiency through presentations at center-based meetings. Formulate and maintain community partnerships that assist in the quality delivery of services to children and families that are responsive to family needs. Recruitment of children and families to the program. ....
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Bus Driver Part-time 10 Months | Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Ensures the safety and well-being of children, families and staff transported for all agency transportation needs. Ensures that all safety and required transportation protocols are implemented including but not limited to emergency bus evacuation, verification that the bus is entirely empty after each completed run, and completion of incident reports. Assists with ensuring a clean and sanitary bus interior; drives for regular class days, field trips and occasional evening or weekend meetings. Must be familiar with Department of Transportation regulations and Commercial Driver’s License rules and must attend all required trainings and meetings.....
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Application

Head Start and Early Head Start are free federally funded comprehensive child development programs, which serve children from birth to five years old, pregnant women and their families. Click Here to Get Started.