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Assistant Teacher

Supervisor: Program Director

Overview: Children's Corner is located at 565 Livonia Ave in East New York, Brooklyn serve children from 2 years to 5 years using the "Dual Model" for serving Head Start and Child Care eligible children and their families.  Following Head Start Performance Standards the program aims at providing comprehensive early childhood care and education including health, nutrition, mental health and school readiness curricula and measurements to address achievement gaps.  Family services are fully integrated into each aspect of the program to ensure full participation from families.  The center is funded through an Early Learn award from NYC Administration for Children Services and Private Foundations.


  • Under the guidance of the Head Teacher, plan and complete assignments in support of daily classroom program and activities.
  • Assist Head Teacher in writing the daily and weekly lesson plans.
  • Ensure a proper level of availability and maintain classroom equipment and supplies.
  • Participate in recruiting parent volunteers and provide support to volunteers working in the classroom.
  • Provide assistance in writing required reports and completing various forms.
  • Assist with arranging field trips, home visits and in ordering supplies and materials.
  • Attend and participate in staff and parent meetings and in training and development sessions.
  • Perform other related duties as required by supervisor.


  • High School Diploma or GED required, Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Certified Teacher Assistant or CDA
  • Experience working with children
  • Bilingual English / Spanish or English / Chinese preferred

Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week

Salary: Low to mid 20k depending on education credits for Union Scale (Local 205), plus benefits package.

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