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Lead Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Niskayuna Community Daycare Center
Date Posted: 09/08/2022
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Location: Schenectady, New York
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Description:

We are searching for a passionate Pre-Kindergarten teacher who will help our students grow and develop in a fun and supportive environment. Your responsibilities will revolve around instructing and mentoring children. As a Pre-Kindergarten teacher, you should hold a degree in Education or a related field. A passion for children is also required to ensure that they are happy and excited about school. As a leader in education, you will perform all tasks associated with teaching. The goal is to help students reach their maximum potential and boost their self-esteem by creating a positive learning environment. Ultimately, you should be able to provide interesting, stimulating lessons consistently and help students learn important skills for the future.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities:

Organize and oversee classroom activities.

Lesson plan according to curriculum and weekly themes and units.

Encourage children to interact with each other, resolve conflicts and make friends in a healthy way.

Manage classroom activities, like play time, naptimes or project time.

Provide parents with information regarding their children's progress in the form of class newsletters, progress reports or parent-teacher conferences.

Keep accurate records of attendance, daily health checks and other NYS required information.

Qualifications:

 As we are a NYS licensed center, our Pre-Kindergarten teachers need the following qualifications:

a Bachelor’s degree, including or in addition to 12 credits in Early Childhood, Child Development or a related field; one year of full-time teaching experience in a child care center, family or group family daycare home or other early childhood program; and one year of experience supervising staff in a child care program or a related field of work; or an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood or related field, with a plan of study leading to a Bachelor’s degree or a New York State Children’s Program Administrator Credential; two years of full-time teaching experience in a child care center, family or group family day care home or other early childhood program; and two years of experience supervising staff in a child care program or a related field of work; or a Child Development Associate Credential or other Office-recognized credential, with a plan of study leading to a Bachelor’s degree or a New York State Children’s Program Administrator Credential; two years of full-time teaching experience in a child care center, family or group family day care home or other early childhood program; and two years of experience supervising staff in a child care program or a related field of work

Application Instructions:

If interested, please send a copy of your resume to info@niskydaycare.org Attn Lisa Salerno, Program Director.


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