Teacher's Pet, Inc. - Brick NJ Temporary Child Care Center

184 CHAMBERS BRIDGE RD , BRICK NJ 08723
(732) 920-2428
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About the Provider

Description: Teacher's Pet, Inc. is a Temporary Child Care Center in BRICK NJ, with a maximum capacity of 29 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 2 1/2 - 13 years. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 15TEA0002
  • Capacity: 29
  • Age Range: 2 1/2 - 13 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • 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.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number
2019-07-16 2019-08-12 3A:52-7.8(a)(1)(i)
Handwashing requirements are as follows: the center shall ensure that children three months of age and older wash their hands with soap and running water before intake of food.

Violation Observed: Ensure that children wash their hands with soap and running water immediately before each meal and go directly to a clean table.
2019-07-16 3A:52-5.3(i)(8)
Environmental condition precautions are as follows: at the time of the initial application, any renewal application, relocation of an existing licensed center, and, as determined by the Office of Licensing, on a case-by-case basis, the facility operator shall submit to the Office of Licensing a Safe Building Interior Certification or other approval issued by the Department of Health that indicates that no further remediation is needed for the interior of the building in which the center is located.

Violation Observed: Submit a current Safe Building Interior Certificate to OOL.
2019-07-16 2019-08-12 3A:52-4.3(a)(1)
The center shall develop and implement an Office of Licensing-approved method to keep track of the location and ensure the safety of all children at all times when under the center’s supervision, including the transfer of supervision from and to parents during arrival and departure and the utilization of off-site locations, including playgrounds and field trips.

Violation Observed: Ensure that staff are aware of the number of children in their care at all times. At the time of the inspection, staff said that there were 10 children present when there were actually 9 present.
2019-06-10 2019-08-12 3A:52-7.5(b)(10)
The center shall develop and follow a policy on the administration of medication and health care procedures to children, which shall include the following provisions: the center shall store prescribed epinephrine pens in their original boxes with the child’s name and prescription. A special care plan or other documentation from a health care provider shall accompany the epinephrine pen. If two epinephrine pens are required, both shall be available. Each center under the jurisdiction of N.J.S.A. 18A:40-12.5 shall store back-up epinephrine pens on site consistent with the requirements stated at N.J.S.A. 18A:40-12.5.e(1).

Violation Observed: Ensure that epi pens and all medications are in their original boxes with the child's name and prescription and that 2 epic pens are present when required.
2019-05-01 2019-09-24 3A:52-2.1(b)
A person applying for an initial license or renewal license to operate a center or relocation of a center shall submit a completed application to the Office of Licensing at least 45 days prior to the anticipated opening of the center or to the expiration of its existing regular license.

Violation Observed: Complete and submit a DCF Renewal Attestation Form and all other required documents.
2019-05-01 2019-07-16 3A:52-4.10(b)(1)
When the center applies for a new or renewal license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall submit to the Department the completed CARI consent forms for all staff members who are or will be working at the center on a regularly scheduled basis. Within two weeks after a new staff member begins working at the center, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall submit to the Department a completed CARI consent form for the new staff member.

Violation Observed: Ensure that CARI reports for all staff are submitted upon renewal.
2019-05-01 2019-07-16 3A:52-7.3(a)(2)
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: for each child not enrolled in a public or private school, upon admission, the center shall maintain on file at the center a Universal Child Health Record (Department of Health Form CH-14) or its equivalent, updated annually, along with an immunization record, and a special care plan, if applicable. A 30-day grace period is permitted in N.J.A.C. 8:57-4.5(e)

Violation Observed: Ensure that children's Universal Health forms are updated annually. | Ensure that school age children have a note from the parent stating they are in good health and able to participate in planned activities.
2019-05-01 2019-07-16 3A:52-3.6(b)(1)
The center shall distribute a copy of the Information to Parents document to each child’s parent(s) upon enrollment and to every person upon becoming a staff member and secure and maintain on file a record of each parent’s and staff member’s signature attesting to receipt of the document. The center shall maintain on file a copy of the Information to Parents document.

Violation Observed: Redistribute a current Information to Parents document to staff and parents and maintain on file at the center their signatures for receipt of the policy.
2019-05-01 2020-02-07 3A:52-7.6(b)(1)
The center shall maintain on file a written record of each incident resulting in an injury as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-7.6(a). These records shall include the following: the name of the injured child.

Violation Observed: Ensure that accident/incident reports are filled out completely and that all components required by OOL are on the form..
2019-05-01 2020-02-07 3A:52-7.6(a)(1)
The center shall take immediate necessary action to protect the child from further harm and shall immediately notify the child's parent(s) when a child is bitten and the skin is broken.

Violation Observed: Ensure that parent's are notified immediately when a child is bitten and the skin is broken, if a head or facial injury is sustained, if a child falls from a height greater than themselves or if professional medical assistance is required.
2019-05-01 2019-07-16 3A:52-4.8(a)(1)
Topics of orientation training shall include supervising and tracking all children, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.3(a).

Violation Observed: Ensure that orientation training for all staff is completed as required and maintained on file at the center.
2019-05-01 2019-07-16 3A:52-6.8(k)(1)
The center shall develop and follow a written policy on the use of social media including, but not limited to the use of social networking sites and other websites.

Violation Observed: Maintain on file staff receipt for the center's social media policy.
2019-05-01 3A:52-5.3(i)(5)(i)
Environmental condition precautions are as follows: at the time of the initial application, any renewal application, relocation of an existing licensed center and, in the discretion of the Office of Licensing, any other time, the applicant or facility operator shall certify in writing that the center provides a potable water supply provided by a public community water system. If the facility is supplied by a public community water system, the applicant or facility operator shall provide documentation of water testing conducted by a laboratory certified by the Department of Environmental Protection for water testing for lead and copper from all faucets and other sources used for drinking water or food preparation and at least 50 percent of all indoor water faucets utilized by the center.

Violation Observed: Conduct water testing at renewal and submit DCF Statement of Assurance and the checklist with the test results to OOL.
2019-05-01 2020-02-07 3A:52-5.3(o)(1)
First aid requirements are as follows: at least two staff members who have current certified basic knowledge of first aid principles and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), as defined by a recognized health organization (such as the American Red Cross), shall be in the center at all times when enrolled children are present.

Violation Observed: Ensure that 2 staff members who are trained in first aid and CPR are on site at all times.
2019-05-01 2019-07-16 3A:52-6.5(a)(1)
The center shall maintain on file and follow a written policy on the release of children, which shall include the provision that each child may be released only to the child's parent(s) or person(s) authorized by the parent(s), as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-6.8(a)3, to take the child from the center and to assume responsibility for the child in an emergency if the parent(s) cannot be reached.

Violation Observed: Maintain on file staff receipt for the centers policy on the release of children.

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Reviews

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christine Apr 07, 2013

this is a great school. i went there for preschool and now my son goes there. the teachers are exceptional. my son isnt even in kindergarten yet and he is already reading. i also learned to read before kindergarten in this school. mrs lees is wonderful.

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