Assistant Teacher

Homes for the Homeless
Date Posted: 10/05/2017
Salary / Wage:
Location: Jamaica , New York
Job Type: Teacher

Description:

Homes for the Homeless (HFH) is expanding rapidly to continue its mission of providing homeless families with opportunities and support to transition into permanent housing.  HFH helps create lasting solutions for families experiencing homelessness through self-sufficiency planning, goal setting, and achievement.  We invite you to visit our website, www.hfhnyc.org, to learn more about our facilities and programs.

Our residential facility in Jamaica, NY seeks part-time Assistant Teachers for their after-school program. This is an excellent position for a college student or professional interested in working with K-12 students outside of the traditional classroom setting.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work within the framework of Homes for the Homeless Early Learn/Child Care center and carrying out its functions, policies and procedures.
  • Supervise a group of children.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of a program to provide child care for children.
  • Contribute in planning the use of community resources to enrich the educational content of the children’s program.
  • Provide support in developing a program of sound educational goals appropriate to the age and developmental level of children which will enable them to make the most of future educational opportunities.

Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 30 credits towards BA in Early Childhood Education and/or a Childhood Development Associate (CDA) Certification.
  • The Assistant Teacher shall meet the requirements set by the Agency for Children Services (ACS) and Homes for the Homeless and Department of Health (DOH).

Application Instructions:

To apply, please send updated resume to employment[@]hfhnyc.org. Indicate the “Assistant Teacher-QNS” in the subject line of email.

Additional Information:

Compensation

Starting Salary is commensurate with experience and salary history. We provide excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) committed to equal treatment of all employees without regard to race, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability or other basis protected by law.