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Lead Teacher

Kingsbridge Heights Community Center
Date Posted: 12/14/2020
Salary / Wage:
Location: Bronx, New York
Job Type:


  • Has a 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 supervisors.

  • Participates in available training opportunities (in-service, conferences).

  • Any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor or Director.


  • Must be authorized to work for any employer in the US

  • Willing to undergo a fingerprints and background checks in accordance with federal, state and local laws

  • Minimum level of education: Bachelor Degree 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

Application Instructions:

Abbie Brown, ELNY Education Director @

Additional Information:

Light Work: â€‹Lifting 20 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 lbs. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job in this category when it involves sitting most of the time with a degree of pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls, or when it requires walking or standing a significant degree.