Sandy's Kinderland - Clifton NJ Temporary Child Care Center

22 COLFAX AVENUE , CLIFTON NJ 07013
(973) 470-8585

About the Provider

Description: Sandy's Kinderland is a Temporary Child Care Center in CLIFTON NJ, with a maximum capacity of 80 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 0 - 13 years. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 140400237
  • Capacity: 80
  • Age Range: 0 - 13 years
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Current License Expiration Date: Aug 26, 2021
  • District Office: New Jersey Dept of Children and Families - Office of Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-667-9845 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Judith Valdez (Jvaldez@cjfhc.org)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number Summary
2019-07-26 3A:52-7.8(d)(1)(ii)(3) Personal hygiene requirements
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: diapering requirements for centers serving children who are not toilet trained are as follows, diapering area and surface requirements are as follows, the diapering surface shall be flat, smooth, clean, dry, non-absorbent, and in good repair.

Violation Observed: Repair the torn changing mat in Room 1.
2019-07-26 3A:52-5.3(p) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Play equipment, materials, and furniture for indoor and outdoor use shall be of sturdy and safe construction, non-toxic, free of hazards, and used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. The center may not use play equipment intended for outdoor use indoors.

Violation Observed: Repair or remove the curling rug in Room 2.
2019-07-26 3A:52-6.1(e) Activities
The center shall ensure that pacifiers are removed when the children are crawling or walking.

Violation Observed: Remove the pacifiers when children are crawling or walking in Room 1.
2019-07-26 3A:52-4.6(c)(3) Staff qualifications
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: the group teacher shall meet the requirements for experience and education

Violation Observed: Provide the credentials for the group teacher.
2019-07-26 3A:52-4.11(a)(1) Criminal History Record Information background check procedures
As a condition of securing a license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall ensure that a Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) fingerprint background check is completed for himself or herself, and for all staff members at least 18 years of age who are or will be working at the center on a regularly- scheduled basis, to determine whether any such person has been convicted of a crime, as specified in P.L. 2000, c. 77 (N.J.S.A. 30:5B-6.10 to 6.17). The sponsor or sponsor representative and each staff member shall complete the electronic fingerprinting process through the vendor authorized by the State to conduct CHRI background checks through the Division of State Police in the Department of Law and Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Violation Observed: Provide the CHRI clearance for 1 named staff.
2019-07-26 3A:52-4.10(a)(1) Child Abuse Record Information background check procedures
The sponsor or sponsor representative, and each staff member shall complete a signed consent form provided by the Department that indicates the identifying information necessary to conduct a CARI background check, including the person’s name, address, date of birth, sex, race, and Social Security number. Pursuant to the Federal Privacy Act of 1974 (P.L. 93-579), the Department shall advise each such person that the disclosure of his or her Social Security number is voluntary, and that the Social Security number will only be used for the purpose of conducting a CARI background check.

Violation Observed: Provide the CARI check for 4 named staff.
2019-07-26 3A:52-4.8(f)(1) Orientation training
The staff development specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.8(a) through (d) shall be clock hours of staff development.

Violation Observed: provide the annual orientation training for all staff.
2019-07-26 3A:52-5.2(a)(5) State, county and municipal government physical facility requirements
The center shall be permitted to obtain a valid fire safety inspection certificate issued by the municipality in which it is located, based on a fire inspection conducted within the preceding 12 months, and submit a copy of the certificate to the Office of Licensing in lieu of a CO or CCO, if the center serves only children 2 ½ years of age or older and is located in a public school building that is used as a public school.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the emergency lighting is operable by the front entrance, in Room 3 by the back door and in Room 4.
2019-07-26 3A:52-4.3(a) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The children shall be supervised directly by a staff member at all times, including during outdoor activities, rest and sleep, and walking through hallways. Toileting procedures shall be supervised by a staff member as appropriate for the ages and developmental needs of the children.

Violation Observed: Ensure that staff are directly supervising during tummy time in Room 1.
2019-07-26 3A:52-5.3(l)(4) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Emergency procedure requirements are as follows: the center shall conduct two lockdown drills per year and maintain on file a record of each lockdown drill. The center shall ensure that lockdown drills are conducted during each session provided at the center.
2019-07-25 2019-09-20 3A:52-7.8(d)(1)(ii)(3) Personal hygiene requirements
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: diapering requirements for centers serving children who are not toilet trained are as follows, diapering area and surface requirements are as follows, the diapering surface shall be flat, smooth, clean, dry, non-absorbent, and in good repair.

Violation Observed: Repair the torn changing mat in Room 1.
2019-07-25 2019-09-20 3A:52-5.3(p) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Play equipment, materials, and furniture for indoor and outdoor use shall be of sturdy and safe construction, non-toxic, free of hazards, and used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. The center may not use play equipment intended for outdoor use indoors.

Violation Observed: Repair or remove the curling rug in Room 2.
2019-07-25 2019-09-20 3A:52-6.1(e) Activities
The center shall ensure that pacifiers are removed when the children are crawling or walking.

Violation Observed: Remove the pacifiers when children are crawling or walking in Room 1.
2019-07-25 2019-07-31 3A:52-4.6(c)(3) Staff qualifications
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: the group teacher shall meet the requirements for experience and education

Violation Observed: Provide the credentials for the group teacher.
2019-07-25 3A:52-4.11(a)(1) Criminal History Record Information background check procedures
As a condition of securing a license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall ensure that a Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) fingerprint background check is completed for himself or herself, and for all staff members at least 18 years of age who are or will be working at the center on a regularly- scheduled basis, to determine whether any such person has been convicted of a crime, as specified in P.L. 2000, c. 77 (N.J.S.A. 30:5B-6.10 to 6.17). The sponsor or sponsor representative and each staff member shall complete the electronic fingerprinting process through the vendor authorized by the State to conduct CHRI background checks through the Division of State Police in the Department of Law and Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Violation Observed: Provide the CHRI clearance for 1 named staff.

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