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Lead Preschool Teacher

NY Kids Club & Preschool
Date Posted: 09/11/2023
Location: New York, New York
Salary/Wage: $46,000 - $55,000 a year
Job Type: Full-time
Work Arrangement: Onsite


Here’s what a Lead Preschool Teacher’s day looks like:

  • Ensure each student's health and safety at all times through close supervision and adherence to our daily protocols
  • Lead preschool and enrichment classes by using our unique, creative and original curriculum to bring learning to life!
  • Support each student in their social, emotional, cognitive, and physical growth by learning through play in a positive and caring way
  • Engage daily with parents and caregivers, sharing your classroom’s day-to-day activities and developmental milestones

The statements in this job description are intended to describe the essential nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be all responsibilities or qualifications of the job.




This job is for you if:

  • Hold 1-2 years of lead teaching experience in an early childhood classroom or Pre-k, Kindergarten, or grades 1-2
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood education or related field with New York State Early Childhood Initial, Permanent Certification or on a Study Plan or
  • Be working toward gaining a Master’s Degree in early childhood or child development with New York State Initial or Permanent Early Childhood Certification in N-6 or B-2
  • Are a lifelong learner!
Minimum Education Level: Associate's Degree
Preferred Education Level: Bachelor's Degree

Application Instructions:

Please send applications HERE!



Additional Information:

What’s in it for you:

Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits – As a valued team member, you will be eligible for NY Kids Club’s health, dental, and vision insurance plans through UnitedHealthcare.

Paid Time Off – NY Kids Club supports a healthy work/life balance. You will be eligible for up to 20 days of paid vacation, 2 Floating Holidays, and 56 hours of Safe/Sick Time per year.

401(k) Savings and Retirement Plan – NY Kids Club wants to support you long-term. You will be eligible to enroll in NY Kids Clubs’ 401(k) program. NY Kids Club provides a discretionary match of up to 3% of your investment per year.

Tuition Assistance – NY Kids Club has designed a tuition assistance program to support those working towards an early childhood (or related field) Bachelor's or Master's degree. You are eligible for tuition assistance of up to $2,000 per year.

Commuter Program – You will be eligible to participate in the WageWorks program, which allows for the pre-tax purchase of MetroCards or debit cards to purchase commuting tickets and passes from transit operators throughout the metropolitan area. Additionally, you will be eligible for a discounted membership through CitiBike and ZipCar.

Stay Active – NY Kids Club is committed to your health and wellness. Enjoy unlimited access to Crunch Fitness with discounted membership options.

Enrich your Children – We want to welcome your whole family! If you have children, you are gifted one complimentary 1.5 hours or two 45-minute classes per semester or a $500 non-transferable credit to be used towards any program or event.

Employee Referral Program – We encourage our team to refer their qualified family and friends to join the NY Kids Club community. For any referral who is hired and stays for a minimum of 90 days, you will receive a referral bonus of $500!

Start Saving – NY Kids Club offers you discounts on everyday experiences, entertainment offerings, phone plans, electronics, vacations, and even cars! These exclusive savings are FREE!


Salary ranges from $46,000 - $55,000 based on qualifications.


At NY Kids Club & NY Preschool, we strive to be an inclusive and diverse community where all team members work in an accepting environment. We celebrate our differences and lead with kindness and respect. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, military or veteran status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. These are our guiding principles that apply to all terms of employment, including promotions, transfers, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

The NY Kids Club complies with all requirements set forth by the Americans with Disabilities Act, City, State, and Federal law. If you require any accommodation in the completion of this application, please reach out to

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