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Lead Teacher

Date Posted: 08/21/2019
Salary / Wage:
Location: Bronx, New York
Job Type:


Position: Lead Teacher, Union
Reports to: Education Site Supervisor/Director  

Hours:35 hours per week, Mon. – Fri. 8am-4pm
Classification: Exempt


Has thorough understanding of Head Start Performance Standards.
Sets up/maintains an appropriate classroom environment for preschool children.
Plans and implements a curriculum of developmentally appropriate activities for the
children using the Creative Curriculum.
Assesses individual children’s strengths and areas in need of improvement (daily
observation notes, formal assessments 3 times yearly) using Teaching Strategies Gold.
Incorporates parent involvement through monthly class meetings, and parent
conferences/home visits twice annually.
Adapts and incorporates curriculum for children with special needs in coordination with
written IEP’s, team planning and parental input, as well as referral out for evaluations.
Attends team meetings monthly.
Attends regular supervision meetings with supervisor.
Participates in available training opportunities (in-service, conferences).
Any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor or Director.


Bachelors or Masters degree in Early Childhood Education
New York State Teacher Certification B-2 or N-6
Bilingual English/Spanish a plus
Mandated Reporter Certification a plus
Experience working with children 3 – 5 years
Will be required to obtain fingerprints and background check prior to employment

Application Instructions:

Please send resume to Esmeralda Mata-Perkins, Marisol Rios  and Maria T. Salgado