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Substitute Pre-K Teacher

The Child Center of NY
Date Posted: 02/09/2021
Salary / Wage: $15/hr
Location: , New York
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The Substitute Teacher is responsible for helping and supporting the teacher and assistant teacher in the creation of a responsive, age appropriate experience that foster the physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth of the children.


Essential Functions:

  • Perform the functions of this position with a strong understanding of the Head Start Performance Standards and the component plans; and thorough knowledge and application of Developmentally Appropriate Practices

  • Assist in facilitating activities of the children, including: daily activities, field trips, selecting and arranging equipment and materials in the classroom

  • Collaborate with other staff and classroom team members to maintain the function of classroom, focused on meeting the needs of children both collect and individual

  • Assist in maintaining a safe and healthy classroom environment. Assure that classroom equipment, furniture, materials, and supplies are properly maintained and stored;

  • Assist in conducting daily health checklist and monthly environment checklist.

  • Assist in assuring that files are complete, accurate, and confidentially is maintained.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

  • Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the management of the overall direction, and evaluation of the classroom in accordance with the federal, state, locals’ requirements as well as agency policies and applicable laws.


  • Associate’s (AA or AS) degree in Early Childhood Education or related field or a High

    School Diploma or GED with an age appropriate Child Development Associates

    (CDA) Credential or in the process of obtaining their CDA.

  • 1-2 years’ experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Additional Information:

Bilingual in one or more of the following: Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Bengali and others, may be required depending on client needs.