Certified Head Teacher

i Bear Daycare Center
Date Posted: 09/10/2019
Salary / Wage: TBD
Location: Flushing, New York
Job Type: Teacher

Description:

A preschool in Flushing, Queens is looking for a NY certified (B-Grade 2) Head Teacher with a minimum of 2 years experience working with children under 6 years of age.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, and are not limited to thefollowing:

1) Program Administration

  • Assume responsibilities for the daily operations of thecenter's child care program
  • Act as liaison for the ownership, staff, families and NewYork City/State agencies
  • Provide community outreach, involvement with relevantorganizations and early childhood educational programs
  • Maintain and uphold both city and state compliances, rulesand regulations as required regarding policies, practices, protocols andprocedures

2) Program Operations

  • Supervise all instructional and non-instructional staffand volunteers
  • Develop work calendar and schedule for instructional,non-instructional personnel and office staff
  • Post and maintain a current calendar of program activities
  • Manage and monitor communication with parents and families

3) Program Development

  • Remain current on issues and trends in early childhoodeducation
  • A demonstrated and working knowledge of the Creative
  • Monitor instructional staff professional development
  • Encourage and provide support and opportunities for teambuilding and staff collaboration
  • Provide and guide the vision for program improvements,development and change
  • Implement strategies to recruit and maintain enrollment

4) Office Supervision

Supervision of office staff responsibilities including andnot limited to:

  • Program supply maintenance
  • Student records
  • School Pictures & Step-Up Class planning and arranging

5) Program Supervision

  • Compose and distribute weekly staff notes forinformational purposes to all staff regarding current center and programinformation
  • Conduct monthly staff meetings
  • Provide in-house staff development trainings
  • Share and provide resources for external mandated stafftrainings as required (30/15 hours every 24months)
  • Evaluate all instructional staff on a semi-annual basis,or as needed
  • Collect and review lesson plans for all groups
  • Maintain staff records
  • Conduct interviews for potential candidates
  • Provide on-going professional support for allinstructional staff
  • Maintain a visible presence to all staff, children, centerparents and families

Required Professional Skills-It is expected that allpotential candidates:

  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Possess strong organizational skills
  • Have the ability, understanding and experience to managethe complexities of a large and expanding preschool program
  • Have the ability to establish and maintain goodinterpersonal relationships with all city and state agency representatives,staff, children, parents and families

Qualifications:

Qualifications For The Educational Director Position As Required In Accordance With NYC DOHMH Bureau of Child Care- Article 47 (47.13)(3):

  • A Baccalaureate Degree in early childhood education or related field of study and State Education Department teacher Certification;(Pending Status accepted awaiting State Education Department confirmation) OR
  • Equivalent Certification from a public or private certifying or teacher accrediting organization or agency granted reciprocity bythe State Education Department; and
  • At least two years of experience as a group teacher in aprogram for children under six years of age

Application Instructions:

Please apply by sending a cover letter and resume to:

catherineRcruz@gmail.com

and

ibeardaycare@gmail.com

Additional Information:

Please note this is a full-time position.