Lead Pre-K Teacher, Three Year Old Journey

New York, NY, US
Sep 18, 2019
Grade Level
Early Childhood
Three-Year-Old Journey is a twelve week Saturday program that continues parenting skills training begun by The Baby College and The Baby College GRADS programs. Parents participate in workshops, where they discuss discipline, developmental milestones, and age-appropriate activities to foster early literacy. Meanwhile, their three-year-olds play together in small and large groups under the guidance of trained staff, learning socialization skills and having fun singing, doing arts and crafts, and listening to stories.

We are seeking a part-time Lead Pre-Kindergarten Teacher to incorporate direct instruction, discussion, projects and cooperative work that keep classes focused where students are engaged and infused with a lasting desire to learn.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop curriculum and activities
  • Provide classroom structure by developing and clearly enforcing rules and expectations for class discussion and activities
  • Follow the programs policies and procedures for student conduct and discipline
  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Form meaningful relationships with families and involve parents in their children's education
  • Respond to parent concerns promptly and effectively
  • Participate effectively and collegially in department meetings and parent meetings
  • Provide a nurturing environment and model positive behavior for students
  • Support other education staff
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualification, Skills and Knowledge Requirements
  • Master's degree with at least 2 years early childhood teaching experience is required
  • Teaching experience in an urban school setting is desired; Knowledge and understanding of curriculum
  • New York State Certification in any of the following:
    • Early Childhood Education (Birth - Grade 2)
    • Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten (Grades 1 - 6)
    • Childhood Education (Grades 1 - 6)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work on Saturdays from 9am to 3pm

To be considered, interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume. No telephone inquiries or recruiters please. Replies will only be sent to qualified applicants. HCZ is an EOE.

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