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Early Childhood Education Teacher(Certified)

Brooklyn Kindergarten Society
Date Posted: 08/24/2022
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Job Type:
Work Arrangement:


  • Assist in the direction of a class of students (maybe mixed age) through daily activities
  • Communicates with families about children’s progress and work


Planning and Program Implementation (50%)

  • Planning (25%)
    • Understand the goals, objectives, and vision of BKS
    • Understand the goals and objectives of the curriculum
    • Plan well-designed lessons that are aligned with the current units of study and culturally relevant pedagogy.
    • Implement units of study and lesson plans in a thoughtful and intentional manner
    • Identify goals for children
    • Identify what staff and parents can do to help children achieve these goals
    • Identify classroom materials needed to support the implementation of the curriculum towards achieving goals.
  • Program Implementation (25%)
    • Provide positive guidance for children
    • Implement daily lesson plans.
    • Lead various small group and center activities
    • Delegate various academic and classroom-based responsibilities to assistant teacher and teacher aides.
    • Understand individual student goals and connect those goals to academic activities.
    • Work with small groups of children to reinforce lessons, providing one-on-one instruction to students and supervising students in the classroom.
    • Create a warm and welcoming environment that includes a print-rich, and culturally responsive culture.

Additional Educational and non Educational Duties (35%)

  • Assessment System (15%)
    • Complete and maintain observations and other running records
    • Navigate Teaching Strategies GOLD online (assessment system).
  • Supervision (10%)
    • Provide consistent supervision that takes into account developmentally appropriate activities and health needs of the group and individual child.
  • Relationship Building (5%)
    • Foster relationships with key stakeholders e.g., other teachers, family workers/social workers, parents and guardians for the purposes of school readiness.
  • Promoting professional growth (5%)
    • Assume responsibility for professional performance and self-reflection

Other (15%)

  • Fulfill roles as mandated reporter as stated in Child Abuse and Neglect Polices.
  • Participate in staff meetings, conferences, training sessions, and workshops as assigned.
  • Perform any other work-related duties necessary to the smooth functioning of the center as requested by the supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s Degree Required, Master’s Degree or working towards preferred, NYS Professional ECE Certification (Birth-Grade 2) OR Valid NYS Permanent Certification B-2 or N-6, highly preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience working with children ages 2-4 years old
  • A 2.5 minimum culminate undergraduate GPA
  • Bachelor's degree in early childhood education, Masters preferred
  • Experience working with low-income populations and diverse cultures.

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