Lead Teacher

Hanson Place Child Development Center Inc
Date Posted: 01/26/2019
Salary / Wage:
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Job Type: Teacher


Hanson Place, Child Development Center Inc. is looking for an energetic, highly motivated Early Childhood Teacher for our preschool program.  Applicants must possess a positive attitude and be enthusiastic about the challenge of working with our three and four-year-old children. Our teachers are responsible for the safety of the children and have direct supervision of the Assistant Teacher and Teacher’s Aide assigned to the classroom.  It is expected that our teachers meet the requirements set by the Department of Health. ‚Äč


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Greet children and parents as they arrive each morning and assist with children and their belongings
  • Maintain a friendly yet professional attitude with parents and coworkers
  • Maintain attendance daily (including meal counts)
  • Prepare and post schedule & weekly lesson plans. Lesson plans are due a month in advance and should be submitted to the Ed. Director
  • Carry out daily classroom routines and schedule, spray, supervise bathroom time, share in diaper changing and participate in the end of day activities
  • "Family Style Dining" Model appropriate eating habits and sit with children during meal times to model
  • Maintain a log of all illnesses, unusual or abnormal markings, accident and incident reports including staff
  • Communicate with parents verbally, class newsletters, reminder and email if possible.
  • Call parents of absent children 
  • Attend all staff meetings and alert Director of any significant concerns
  • Organize, prepare and maintain an accurate inventory of classroom material; Request in writing to Admin/Director for orders of your classroom materials
  • Create and change monthly bulletin boards
  • Notify the Director and Administrative  Aide of any physical conditions in the classroom which need repair
  • Oversee the operations of the classroom
  • Comply with all DOH regulations and Article 47
  • Record daily observations of children
  • Maintain and clean and de-clutter the class before dismissing for the day
  • Implement the agency approved curriculum that is consistent with the Department of  Health  requirements


  • B.A Degree in Early Childhood Education from an accredited college
  • NYS State Professional Certification Birth-Grade 2
  • Teaching experience in an ECE setting working with children 2-5 years of age

Application Instructions:

Please send resumes to brathwaite4hansonplaceinc@gmail.com

Additional Information:

Candidate must also acquire or complete:

  • Recent Medical (completed within a year)
  • Fingerprinting through Department of Investigation
  • Clearance of Statewide Central Registry
  • Child Abuse and Violence Prevention Certification
  • Infectious Disease Certificate
  • CPR/First Aid Training
  • Three letters of reference (two professional and one personal)