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5 Jan 2022

Teacher Head Teacher – Early Childhood

Lutheran Social Services of New York
 Kings County, New York, United States

Job Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Head Teacher is responsible for the academic, instructional, remedial, behavioral, and adaptive needs of all their children in an assigned age level classroom, as part of LSSNY’s early childhood program. The teacher must have strong management skills and techniques that can foster the pre-school classroom instructional process and will supervise the Assistant Teachers and Volunteers working in the classroom. The teacher must have a functional understanding and ability to meet all reporting mandates as determined by various governmental agencies. The teacher must work cooperatively with fellow staff, parents, guardians, outside agencies, and the funders to better serve our children.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee and provide classroom activities and instruction tailored to meet the children’s overall developmental goals.
  • Develop curricula and enrichment activities that will encourage student interest and participation
  • Provide enrichment activities for the parents and guardians of our children at specially designated events that may be outside the regular center hours or on non-center days
  • Make suggestions to the Director of Preschool to further enrich the center’s offerings
  • Assist in other duties as assigned by the Center Director, including assisting with food service, if needed

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

+ Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education.

EXPERIENCE:

+ Minimum of 2 years experience in a child care setting

SKILLS & ABILITIES:

+ Demonstrated ability to provide instruction for the Early Childhood age level population

+ Demonstrated ability to provide effective management skills and techniques for an Early Childhood age level population

+ Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with the site director administration, fellow teachers, service staff, parents, and guardians

+ Demonstrated ability to write appropriate and targeted student progress reports

+ Demonstrated ability to adapt your area of expertise to meet student learning needs

+ Demonstrated ability to work with parents and other community members to meet student learning needs

How to Apply

Please submit all applications to the Education Coordinator, Marian Patterson at mpatterson@lssny.org. Please also copy Deputy Executive Director, Patricia Eckford-Jackson (peckford-jackson@lssny.org) in your application email. To ensure your application is seen, please include "Head Teacher" in the subject line.  
----LSSNY is an Equal Opportunity Employer----

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

Job expires in 12 days.