Teacher Aide

Grand Street Settlement
Date Posted: 01/29/2018
Salary / Wage: $14,040
Location: New York, New York
Job Type: Other



Teacher Aide


Early Childhood Services


Lower East Side

REPORTS TO:             

Site Coordinator


$14,040 annually                                                                   


February 2018


Monday-Friday 9:00am-1:00pm or 2:00pm-6:00pm (Part Time)

Job Summary:              

This position serves as a Teacher’s Aide for a Grand Street Settlement Early Childhood classroom. Under the supervision of the Site Director the Teacher’s Aide is responsible for assisting with the supervision of all children, implementing classroom activities, works cooperatively with and supporting other classroom staff and volunteers, and assists with the general maintenance of the classroom to insure the health and safety of the children of the program. 


The Teacher’s Aide responsibilities chiefly fall within the following core functions, although s/he may perform other tasks as needed:

·        Child Growth & Development: Supervising all children’s indoor and outdoor activities while incorporating positive guidance techniques Planning: Conducting activities that encourage social, emotional, physical and cognitive development in a manner that meets all applicable local, state, and federal standards

·        Program Implementation: Assisting Teacher in completion of attendance, health checks, home correspondence, home visit forms, accident/incident reports, referrals, safety inspections, etc.

·        Family Partnerships: Creating and maintain a positive working relationship with parents, providing positive feedback on child’s ongoing developmental successes and challenges


  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required
  • At least one year experience working with children ages 2-5 and families
  • Ability to read and write English
  • Ability to interpret documents such as safety rules and policy and procedure manuals
  • Must demonstrate timeliness, attendance and most importantly, professionalism

Application Instructions:

Submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills & experience meet the specific components you are applying for.  Also provide us with three professional references that we can contact (at least one should be from a former supervisor). Please click on the link provided below, or copy and paste link in a search engine and apply online through our career center.


No phone calls, please.


If selected for this position, applicant must obtain NYC Dept. of Health fingerprint clearance and State Central Registry (SCR) clearance (fees may apply); ability to maintain State Central Registry (SCR) clearance and fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment.