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Lead teacher

Albany Jewish Community Center
Date Posted: 12/29/2021
Salary / Wage: starting at $15.50
Location: Albany, New York
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The lead teacher is responsible for the academic, social-emotional growth and development of all the children in their care.  The lead may work with infants, toddlers or preschoolers.  The lead works with parents and caregivers to develop partnerships to engage and encourage parent participation in the program as well as providing the best care possible.  The lead teacher is also responsible for assuring compliance with codes of all state and local governing agencies and work collegially with other staff members.


  • maintain open, friendly and cooperative with each child's family and encourage their involvement in the program
  • daily attendance
  • maintain a safe environment
  • daily planning and execution of classroom and outdoor activities that are developmentally appropriate
  • create a classroom environment that is welcoming, engaging and appropriate
  • support the social and emotional development of children
  • interact with children


  • minimum of CDA required
  • completion of background check
  • flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of the children and the program
  • strong collaboration skills
  • ability to effectively plan, organize and implement activities with children
  • proof of COVID vaccination required

Application Instructions:

resumes may be mailed to:

Albany Jewish Community Center

340 Whitehall Rd.

Albany, NY 12208

Attn: Chris Cohn EC director

resumes may be emailed to :

phone number: (518)689-0039

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