Assistant Teacher

Brooklyn Kindergarten Society
Date Posted: 03/07/2019
Salary / Wage:
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Job Type: Teacher

Description:

This is your chance to be part of an award-winning, high-quality early childhood education program which has been serving Brooklyn's at-risk children for almost 125 years. BKS' mission is to provide high-quality early childhood education and family support services for children from low-income communities, ensuring that children develop the social, emotional, physical and cognitive skills they need to succeed. We are currently seeking teachers who are interested in joining our team of hard working and enthusiastic staff who want to make a measurable difference in the lives of low-income children.

Responsibilities:

  • Planning- assist with lesson plans reflect unit of study, identify goals for children, identify what staff and parents can do to help children achieve these goals, and identify classroom materials needed to support the implementation of the curriculum towards achieving goals.
  • Program Implementation- provide print rich environment, provide positive guidance for children, and implement daily lesson plans.
  • Relationship Building- foster relationships with key stakeholders e.g., teachers, family workers/social workers, parents and guardians for the purposes of school readiness.
  • Assessment system- complete and maintain observations and other running records, able to navigate Teaching Strategies GOLD online (assessment system).
  • Supervision- assist to provide consistent supervision that takes into account developmentally appropriate activities and health needs of the group and individual child.
  • Promoting professional growth- assume responsibility for professional performance and self-reflection, participate in staff meetings, conferences, training sessions and workshops as assigned.
  • Confidentiality- maintain all staff and family information confidentiality.
  • Fulfill roles as mandated reporter as stated in Child Abuse and Neglect Polices.
  • Perform any other work-related duties as requested by the supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with children ages 2-4 years old
  • A 2.5 minimum culminate undergraduate GPA
  • Associates’ degree or CDA in early childhood education; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience working with low income populations and diverse cultures.

Application Instructions:

hr@bksny.org