Pre-K Lead Teacher

Brooklyn Free Space Preschool
Date Posted: 06/08/2018
Salary / Wage:
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Job Type: Teacher

Description:

Brooklyn Free Space Preschool (BFS) is seeking a mature and sensitive individual to be part of our collaborative and supportive teaching and learning environment.

 

Our Educational Approach:

  • We facilitate the creation of a joyful, experiential emergent curriculum that includes explorations of all learning domains.
  • We consider individual children in relationship to their cultural and socioeconomic background, and support children to become aware of their roles as integral members of a group.
  • We engage in documentation procedures that recognize and celebrate individual and whole group learning, facilitate reflection and support curriculum planning.
  • Our preschool meets all NYC DOE Pre-K for All requirements, while ensuring that the classroom experience is hands-on and play-centered, and is based on a deep understanding of the social and emotional development of 4 year olds.

Responsibilities:

  • ●  Plan, supervise, and implement classroom program in accordance with policies and philosophy of the school and requirements of licensing agencies.

  • ●  Ensure that the classroom curriculum includes explorations of all learning domains and supports the children in building developmentally appropriate social, emotional cognitive and physical skills.

  • ●  Gear program to needs of individual children, as well as the whole group, with concern for their interests, abilities, talents and individual style and pace of learning.

  • ●  Consider individual children in relationship to their cultural and socioeconomic background, and support children to become aware of their roles as integral members of a group.

  • ●  Engage in ongoing evaluation and assessment procedures needed to assess children’s developmental levels and support curriculum planning.

  • ●  Implement methods for effectively integrating the support, skills and talents of the teaching team members in all areas of the classroom environment.

Qualifications:

Minimum 2 years Early Childhood Education Classroom Experience

Masters in ECE and Initial or Professional Certification

A understanding of and a passion for a constructivist/inquiry-based or Reggio Emilia-inspired educational approach.

Application Instructions:

Please email a resume and cover letter to the BFS Educational Director at stacy.roupas@brooklynfreespace.org. Please let us know why you think BFS would be a good fit for you as an early childhood educator.

Additional Information:

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