Early Childhood Teacher

Position: Head Start Teacher

Supervisor: Educational Director

Overview: The Early Childhood Center is a Head Start/Child Care program for children aged 3 ; 5. Children attend the program daily and receive educational services as well as social interaction with peers and teachers. Families receive comprehensive social services as needed.

Responsibilities: • 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 • Participate in planning and implementation of field trips • 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, Home Visits 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

Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or other related field required • Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or other related field • One year teaching experience working with children (age 3-5) • New York State Teaching Certificate • Bilingual English/Chinese or English/Spanish preferred

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: Union Scale depending on education credits (DC 1707, Local 95)

How to apply

Contact: Please send cover letter and resume to: Elizabeth Gerena, Director University Settlement Society of New York Early Childhood Center 184 Eldridge Street New York, New York 10002 eccjobs@universitysettlement.org (No telephone calls please)

New York, New York
University Settlement Society of New York
Elizabeth Gerena, Director