Holy Family Day Nursery School, a well-established preschool in Nutley with a history of opening our doors and arms to welcome young children for over 60 years is accepting resumes for candidates for two Classroom Assistant positions for the upcoming 2021 – 2022 school year. We are looking for punctual, responsible, reliable, motivated team players who are willing to commit to a minimum of one year at our state-licensed preschool, Holy Family Day Nursery School, in Nutley, NJ. Candidates must be legal; clear, state-required background and fingerprint checks, have reliable transportation to work, maintain consistent attendance, have good health to work daily with young children, be flexible in tasks and assignments, and provide references.


Job duties will include but are not limited to supervision of children, assist with classroom management in a positive manner nurturing cooperation, educationally guide small groups of children, organize classroom materials, assist with lunch and snack service, cleaning, and sanitizing classrooms. All state-mandated COVID-19 rules will be followed to assure a safe environment for all.


Job Type: Full-time Monday through Friday         Salary: $12.00/hour  


  • Most important: Enjoy working with young children.

  • Holy Family Day Nursery School

  • 18 years old or older

  • High School diploma or equivalent (minimum)

  • Kind and cheerful Energetic – must be able to keep up with 2.5, 3, and 4-year-old children.

  • Patient when working with young children.

  • Classroom experience preferred but not required

  • Positive support for all the children

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Able to follow directions and rules.

  • Able to multi-task throughout the day

  • Have good communication skills with children, parents, and staff.

  • Capable to assist in cleaning.

  • Pediatric CPR certified preferred but not required.

  • Available to begin a new position on Tuesday, September 7, 2021.

  • Generous tuition discount for children of our employees    


If you feel you are a good fit for Holy Family Day Nursery School, then don’t hesitate, e-mail your resume to Sister Cathy Lynn at holyfamilydaynurseryschool@gmail.com. We will respond back via email.

Candidate Interviews for Classroom Assistants will begin the week of August 2 - 6, 2021.