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Head Teacher- UPK

Supervisor: Program Director

Overview: Park Slope North Child Development Center, located at 71 Lincoln Place, in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn serves children from ages 2 to 5 years old. The center serves children from a diverse population of families. We are seeking a head teacher for a three's class. Enthusiastic, innovative educators of young children are encouraged to apply. Teachers work together with team members to establish creative learning environments which are standards-based. Our center has a very diverse population of families and staff which enriches our learning community.


  • Implement curriculum to provide positive learning experiences for children
  • Supervise Assistant Teacher, Teacher's Aide and volunteers/interns
  • Plan and conduct daily classroom plans, maintain observation logs & other documentation
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings and Staff Development training/workshops
  • Assess the developmental needs of the children on a timely basis and plan activities to meet their individual needs
  • Work with Education Director to ensure equipment and supplies are in good condition
  • Participate in Parent Orientation and Parent-Teacher Conferences
  • Assist with implementation of the program evaluation process
  • Plan and use community resources that enrich the educational content of the program
  • Promote sound parent relationships
  • Work with children with special needs, attend case conferences and follow-up services
  • Maintain good working relationships with supervisors and peers
  • Work with supervisor in completing annual job performance evaluation of self and staff
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor


  • Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or other related field required
  • Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • One year teaching experience working with children (age 3-5)
  • Must have initial ECE certification (birth-2) or valid New York State Permanent Certification or have an approved study plan working toward certification

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: Union Scale depending on education credits

Contact: Submit cover letter and resume to: APPLY

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