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HAC Family Services Inc.


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Published 19 days ago

April 12, 2019
Commensurate with experience

Under the direction of the Educational Director, the Group Teacher will be responsible for day to day management and curriculum planning for assigned classroom. The Group Teacher will be responsible for the overall planning and implementation of holistic approaches in cultivating milestones by improving each child’s cognitive, emotional, physical and social development, in a healthy and safe learning environment.  S/he will also be responsible for conducting objective observations in a various settings, such as classrooms, play spaces, and field excursions and provides feedback to parents and/or guardians on children’s progress.  S/he will ensure that children are engaging in activities that promotes intellectual curiosity and socialization.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

·        Develops, weekly plans, and implements age appropriate curriculum (lesson plans) that stimulate intellectual curiosity and other developmental areas

·        Provides a developmentally appropriate classroom environment that enhances children’s learning and growth.

·         Perform on-going developmental evaluations of children as required by funding sources; develop lesson plans and follow curriculum implementation that addresses the individual needs of each child.

·        On an on-going basis, plan, evaluate and improve the physical environment in the classroom to create opportunities to meet the changing needs of the developing child.

·         Provide responsive care to all children by adapting daily care giving routines and plans to the interests and needs of the individual child and the group. • Prepare developmental progress reports as needed.

·        Completes child transition and orientation of the classroom with parents.

·        Maintain ongoing, open communication with parents/caregivers.

·        Provide a classroom environment that encourages parent participation.

·        Ensure that each family receives an opportunity to build strong relationships and experience clear communication with teaching staff.

·        Plan periodical parent conferences to discuss children's developmental progress, needs and interests.

·        Liaison with children's families to ensure smooth transition from home to child care setting and transitions from classroom to classroom when needed.

·        Assist families with children's transitions from toddler to preschool and from preschool to kindergarten.

·        Maintain accurate, complete and timely client and agency records; Completes daily meal and attendance records.

·        Maintains up to date emergency forms, curriculum plans, individual child development profile and other records as needed.

·        Completes and reports any symptoms of child abuse to supervisor and/or child abuse hotline.

·        Completes daily health checks regarding hygiene, safety, and overall well-being of the children.

·        Completes prepare developmental progress reports as needed.

·        Assures a healthy, safe, clean and developmentally appropriate environment for children. ·    

 ·         Completes yearly performance evaluations. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

The Group Teacher must have qualifications that meet NYC Department of Health mandates under Article 47 Regulations

  • BA required
  • At least 2 years’ experience of practice and in-depth knowledge of classroom management
  • Two  years supervisory experience
  • Strong knowledge of  childhood development
  • At least 2 years’ experience working with toddlers in Early Learn and/or Head Start Programs
  • Ability to communicate proficiently both written and verbally


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

  •   Participate in on-going in-service and educational development opportunities provided by the Agency.
  •  Maintain certification and/or required proof of attendance to matriculating programs
  •  Adhere to all state and city mandated requirements


Under the direction of the Educational Director, the Group Teacher will be responsible for day to day management and curriculum planning for assigned classroom. The Group Teacher will be responsible for the overall planning and…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Managerial

Benefits

Health Benefits, Generous PTO,

Health Benefits, Generous PTO,

Level of Language Proficiency

  • Bilingual, Spanish a plus

 

  • Bilingual, Spanish a plus

 

Location

On-site
Bronx, NY

How to Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter in Word Document to :HRJobs@HACFS.com

or

Fax: (718) 992-8539

Please submit resume and cover letter in Word Document to :HRJobs@HACFS.com

or

Fax: (718) 992-8539

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