Lead Teacher

Homes for the Homeless
Date Posted: 10/05/2017
Salary / Wage:
Location: Bronx, New York
Job Type: Teacher

Description:

Homes for the Homeless (HFH) is expanding rapidly to continue its mission of providing homeless families with opportunities and support to transition into permanent housing.HFH helps create lasting solutions for families experiencing homelessness through self-sufficiency planning, goal setting, and achievement.We invite you to visit our website, www.hfhnyc.org, to learn more about our facilities and programs.

We are seeking an organized, hands-on, energetic Lead Teacher for our Jamaica, NY location.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the program's director on daily lesson planning and curriculum development.
  • Adapt strategies to help children with homework
  • Build on Scholastic curriculum and adapt for use by staff
  • Liase with staff and parents to support children’s performance in school
  • Work one on one with staff to develop effective tutoring skills

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in early childhood education.
  • NYS Early Childhood (Birth – 2nd Grade) certification.
  • Minimum one year of experience as a Group Teacher in Early Childhood program.  
  • Must pass a background investigation which includes employment history and criminal background check.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Lead Teacher” in the subject line of email.

Additional Information:

Compensation

Starting Salary is commensurate with experience and salary history. We provide excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

HFH has a strong EEO commitment and encourages applicants that will increase the diversity of our organization.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) committed to equal treatment of all employees without regard to race, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability or other basis protected by law.