We are seeking a full-time Lead Teacher (pre-school) to work in our Early Learn program. The Lead Teacher is responsible for overseeing the academic and emotional development of children aged 2.9 to 4 years; as well as, designing and implementing Early Education curricula in basic subjects such as pre-reading readiness and early math experiences. The Lead Teacher will supervise, train and mentor the teaching staff.
The essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Master’s degree in early childhood education/child development and NYS Provisional Certification with 1-2 years of work experience as a teacher. OR
Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education/child development with 1-2 years of work experience as a teacher. Must be working toward a Master’s degree and NYS Provisional Certification.
Associate degree in early childhood education/child development with 1-2 years of work experience as a teacher or assistant teacher. Must be working toward a Bachelor’s degree, NYS Initial Certification and must have 90 or more undergraduate college credits and one year classroom experience teaching children in pre-kindergarten, kindergarten or grades 1-2.
Must be trained in: Child Abuse/Maltreatment, MAT certification, First Aid/CPR ad AED, Mental Health First Aid for children, Infectious Disease Control, Foundations of Health and Safety and Epinephrine auto-injector. 15 hours of training is required every 24 months pursuant to the NYS Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Ability to maintain accurate records and strict confidentiality. Ability to work in a team setting. Ability to relate to families of diverse low income and homeless populations preferred.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.
See at normal distance; hear normal conversations & sounds; bend, squat, sit on floor, climb stairs, skip & run. Use hands & fingers to fill out required forms on paper and use computer keyboard & office equipment. Safely lift or assist children weighing up to 60 lbs. as needed.
Must submit to job-pertinent examinations including tuberculosis test and criminal record background checks. Employment is conditional pending satisfactory results of required tests, etc.
How to Apply
Salary Range & Benefits: $34k to $68.5k annually. SEBNC offers a benefits package that includes: paid holidays, PTO (vacation, personal, sick); health, dental & vision and pension plan.