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Lead Teacher Pre-k Classroom

Sharon Baptist Head Start
Date Posted: 12/02/2019
Salary / Wage: Commensurate with credentials
Location: Bronx, New York
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Sharon Baptist Head Start is currently accepting applications for the position of lead teacher.  Our ideal candidate is someone who loves working with children, their families, and staff.  He/she must be knowledgeable about early childhood education/development and have experience working with preschoolers.  We are looking for someone who is committed to professional development and is dedicated to helping our children and families achieve their goals.


Under the guidance of the Education Director, the lead teacher's responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring the safety and well-being of children by providing a clean and healthy environment
  • Providing a warm, nurturing environment that is conducive to learnining
  • Screening children for potential developmental delays
  • Implementing the Creative Curriculum and GOLD Assessment System
  • Planning curriculum that ensures children meet school readiness goals
  • Observing and documenting children's actions and language as part of ongoing assessment
  • Planning and individualizing for children with IEPs
  • Analyzing child outcomes three times a year and creating improvement plans
  • Communicating with parents, guardians and caregivers on a daily basis
  • Participating in ongoing professional development


Minimum:  Study Plan Teacher with current enrollment in an accredited college working towards a bachelor's degree in early childhood education


B.S. in Early Childhood Education/Special Education with Initial Certification (or pending certification) 


M.S. in Early Childhood Education/Special Education with Professional/Permanent Certication (or pending certification)

Application Instructions:

E-mail cover letter and resume to Charles Wright, Deputy Director at or fax to (718) 466-1607.

Additional Information:

Sharon Baptist Head Start

1925 Bathgate Avenue

Bronx, NY 10457

Telephone:  (718) 466-1604 ext. 417

Fax:  (718) 466-1607

Salary is commensurate with education level and credentials. We are an equal opportunity employer.