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Teacher

Supervisor: Education 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.


Responsibilities:

  • Lead classroom sessions

  • Provide educational support to classroom staff

  • Develop lesson plans and implement an engaging, challenging and playful classroom curriculum 

  • Provide primary care to classroom children

  • Administer developmental assessment on children

  • Develop consistent, stable and supportive relationships with families and children

  • Develop goals for children in the classroom based on developmental assessment 

  • Maintain written observation of the children's experience in the classroom

  • Assist in identifying children with special needs and facilitate referrals

  • Maintain appropriate materials in the classroom

  • Provide guidance and training to program staff and help mentor the assistant teachers.

  • Develop knowledge of services available to families in the community

  • Maintain proper documentation on classroom and program activities

  • Make home visits to each child's home at least twice per program year

  • Track attendance and Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) records 

  • Conduct parent meetings and parent-teacher conferences 

  • Attend professional development conferences and training as required

  • Assist with classroom set up and clean up on a daily basis

  • Other duties as requested by supervisor to fulfill job responsibilities


Qualifications:

  • NYS Certification in Early Childhood Education required 

  • Master's or Bachelor's degree required 

  • Bi-lingual skills in English/Chinese or English/Spanish strongly preferred

  • Two to three years of experience working with toddlers and preschoolers in a classroom setting 

  • Must have at least one to two years of experience supervising classroom staff 

  • Must have good organization, communication, and writing skills


Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week


Salary: Mid 40s, with generous benefits


Contact: PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME, COVER LETTER, AND ALL ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS AS A PDF TO APPLY

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