Lead UPK Teacher

Little Einsteins of Canarsie
Date Posted: 09/04/2018
Salary / Wage:
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Job Type: Teacher


We are looking for a full time UPK Teacher who will be responsible for leading our 4 year old classroom; implementing The Pre-K for All Interdisciplinary Units of Study, with weekly lesson plans that meet the children's individual needs in our Brooklyn based Center. 


Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.

Teach basic skills such as color, shape, number and letter recognition, personal hygiene, and social skills.

Establish and enforce rules for behavior, and procedures for maintaining order.

Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, storytelling, and field trips.

Observe and evaluate children's performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.

Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and needs, determine their priorities for their children, and suggest ways that they can promote learning and development.

Enforce all administration policies and rules governing students.

Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.

Serve meals and snacks in accordance with nutritional guidelines.

Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.

Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to children.

Arrange indoor and outdoor space to facilitate creative play, motor-skill activities, and safety.

Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.

Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.

Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence.

Confer with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning, following approved curricula.

Supervise, evaluate, and plan assignments for teacher assistants and volunteers.


  • At least 2 years experience working in the 
  • A degree in Early Childhood Education with an approved study plan to become certified


  • NYS Certification for Early Childhood Education (Birth to Grade 2)

Application Instructions:

Little Einsteins of Canarsie Learning Center

8413 Avenue K

Brooklyn, NY 11236

(718) 251-5000