82nd Street Academics

Extended Day Lead Teacher

Location

Jackson Heights, NY

Type

Part Time

Mission: Ensure high-quality program by supervising staff, theme and lesson planning, student engagement. Reports to Early Childhood Programs Director

 

 

Classroom Supervision

  • Ensure child safety. Supervise children at all times.
  • Don’t chat with staff during program time
  • Remain standing and involved with students during gross motor, learning park and all program times.

 

Record Keeping

  • Keep accurate daily attendance.
  • Accidents or injuries must be reported.
  • Meal count must be completed.

 

Curriculum Planning/ Classroom Management

  • Plan weekly activities that are aligned with the month’s theme. Plans should be child-directed and should vary daily to engage children.  
  • Attend and participate in all weekly planning meetings.
  • Plan, prepare and organize materials ahead of time for a fun event.
  • Submit weekly plans to the Director two weeks in advance on Monday.
  • Classroom activities & displays should be full; creative; and enriching.
  • Establish classroom rules that have the same goals as the policies of the school.
  • Carry out rules consistently
  • Assist enrichment guest teachers with student management

 

Parent Relations

  • Inform parents about their children on a weekly basis.
  • Let the supervisor know of problems quickly.
  • Participate in the annual staff conference 
  • Send an email each day (PreSchool) or week (UPK) to parents about class progress and events.

 

Building Maintenance

  • Supervise daily maintenance of a safe, clean, and healthy environment. This may include, but not limited to, spraying the tables and chairs with a bleach solution, sweeping floors, emptying garbage when necessary, etc. 
  • Leave the classroom as you found it.

 

 

Physical Requirements  -

  • Must have the ability to:
  • Lift up to 45 lbs.
  • Repetitive bending, stretching and stooping
  • Climb up and down stairs
  • Have mobility, vision, and hearing required to ensure the safety and consistent supervision of children
  • Speak clearly and correctly, so that children with other home languages learn the English language.
  • Spend time sitting on the floor or child-sized furniture.
  • Work outdoors in any variety of weather
  • Light typing and word processing for parent communication
  • Stand and walk for prolonged periods
  • Work in an environment filled with children’s voices

 

 

 

Qualifications

  • 60 college credits
  • 2 previous years of experience
  • 2nd language preferred
  • Not available for parents of children in the program

 

Labor Description

  • Part Time

 

 

 

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