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27 Apr 2021

Teacher Lead Teacher Level I

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 supports, family programs and more.

Primary Function:

The Lead Classroom teacher Level I is responsible for delivering sound instruction and overseeing all aspects of classroom culture for 4-year-old Universal Prekindergarten students. The Lead Teacher will provide children with a learning environment that prepares them to develop socially, intellectually, physically and emotionally in a manner appropriate to their age and stage of development. Additionally, the Lead teacher will differentiate instruction for a variety of learners and ensure the proper implementation of services to children with special needs in the class. The Lead teacher Level I may also serve as a co-lead teacher to classrooms that have two Lead teachers.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop lesson plans based on the New York City Department of Education Common Core curriculum framework.
  • Lead classroom activities. Supervising the planning and execution of a program that provides quality learning experiences for children.
  • Write reports and communicate with parents about children’s progress
  • Present curriculum and policy-related information at parent meetings
  • Supervise assistant teachers, substitute teachers and volunteers
  • Create classroom materials
  • Maintain class records and student files
  • Input and analyze student data using a variety of agency and curricular platforms
  • Maintain class portfolio per National Association for the Education of Young Children requirements
  • Modify the classroom to respond to individual children’s needs.
  • Supervise all children’s indoor and outdoor activities while incorporating positive guidance and safety.
  • Plan the use of community resources to enrich the educational content of the program.
  • Implement sound classroom activities and educational practices appropriate to the age and development of children in order to prepare for positive learning experiences.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with parents and families of children served.
  • Maintain strong relationships with colleagues and administrators.
  • Develop a system for quality observations and assessments of children and programming.
  • Develop and enhance a program of sound educational goals.

 Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years teaching experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field and on a study plan leading to certification that must be completed within three years of hire
  • Enrolled in a qualified graduate program for Early Childhood Education
  • 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)

How to Apply

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

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