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27 Apr 2021

Teacher Assistant Teacher

Phipps Neighborhoods
 Bronx County, New York, United States

Job Description

Phipps Neighborhoods is a 49-year-old multi-service nonprofit providing a comprehensive network of educational and work-readiness programs, as well as critical community resources to more than 10,000 children, teens and adults each year in targeted communities across the Bronx and Manhattan. These programs include: Universal Pre-Kindergarten, after-school, summer camp, literacy and ESOL, HSED, college prep, work readiness, resident support, family programs and more.

Position Summary:

 The Assistant Teacher shall assist the lead teacher in implementing a structured classroom on an as needed basis. The Assistant teacher shall be responsible for aiding the lead teacher in the implementation of the daily schedule and routine, leading activities, ensuring safety and security of clients, and supervision of clients. The Assistant teacher shall develop nurturing relationships with the students within a context of consistency and structured routines. This role also includes, but is not limited to helping to prepare meals for the site, administrative/operational duties and covering the lunch breaks of staff. The assistant teacher is also expected to help lead the classroom temporarily in the event that a lead teacher is absent.

Position Requirements:

  • Candidates must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) and be New York State certified as an assistant teacher (CDA), as well as have the appropriate training in the field with 3 years prior experience
  • Prior experience working in early childhood preferred.
  • DOE/DOI/PETS Fingerprint Clearance
  • CBC Clearance
  • SCR clearance
  • Child Abuse and Maltreatment certificate (Must receive online before starting position)
  • Infectious Disease Certificate (Must receive online before starting position)
  • Food Handlers Certificate

How to Apply

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Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher.

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