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Lead Teacher

Be Above Flushing Day Care
Date Posted: 09/12/2022
Salary / Wage: $50,000 - $74,000 a year 
Location: Flushing, New York
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Responsibilities:

Job Responsibilities 

  • Must be willing to complete paperwork including lesson plans, child assessments, child daily logs and classroom logs. 

  • Provide a safe, positive, creative and nurturing learning environment at all times. 

  • Guide children to learn language, gain autonomy, interact socially and participate in physical activities. 

  • Keep parents informed of their child’s progress and growth. 

  • Assist team members and volunteers in maintaining an orderly, safe and attractive classroom. 

  • Complete and submit all required paperwork and documentation as scheduled. 

  • Delegate and assign tasks as described in the job descriptions and program policies. 

  • Encourage parents to be active participants in their child's education. 

  • Ensure that all classroom activities are developmentally appropriate and carried out on a daily basis. 

  • Handle emergency situations as designated by program policies and procedures. 

  • Provide a setting that meets the individual needs of children, assess each child's developmental needs and write individual lesson plans. 

  • Flexible, and work with colleagues in a professional manner. 

  • Love working with young children. 

  • Support the diversity initiatives of the school. 

  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time. 

  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions. 

  • Judgement - Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions. 

  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values. 

  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities. 

  • Additional center/school requirements may apply. 

Qualifications:

Requirements for Lead 3's or 4's Pre-K-Teacher Positions: 

  • Must have a minimum of Master’s degree or BA/BS degree in Early Childhood Education or be currently enrolled in an early childhood education program. 

  • NY State Certification in Early Childhood Education B-2 (preferred) 

  • 1 to 2 years of experience working with children (ages 3-5). (Preferably in a childcare or school setting), 

  • Familiarity with the Creative Curriculum, preschool assessments, creating lesson plans, behavior management and early childhood practices. 

  • Must be willing to complete paperwork including lesson plans, child assessments, child daily logs and classroom logs. 

  • Bilingual Spanish or Mandarin a plus. 

  • Additional center/school requirements may apply. 

Application Instructions:

If you are interested in any of the positions listed above, please email Shauna Frederick at Shauna.Frederick@cuny.edu, please include either you resume to be shared with the employer or your permission to share the resume we have on file in the Network.

Additional Information:

Full-time, 10 month Academic year. Work hours are 7:30 am-4:30 pm.
COVID-19 VACCINE REQUIRED 

Benefits 

401(k) 

Dental insurance 

Flexible spending account 

Health insurance 

Life insurance 

Paid time off 


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