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Assistant Teacher - Early Childhood Center

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Lenox Hill Neighborhood House | New York, NY
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Lenox Hill Neighborhood House


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Published 27 days ago

Start Date

August 19, 2019


Lenox Hill Neighborhood House is interviewing now for an outstanding Assistant Teacher to join our team in our award-winning, nationally-renowned Early Childhood Center and help our efforts on behalf of low-income children and families. This position is available as of June 2019.

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House is a 125-year-old settlement house widely recognized as one of New York’s premier human services providers. Founded in 1894 as a kindergarten for immigrant children, the Neighborhood House now serves thousands of individuals and families in need each year through a wide array of effective and integrated services—social, educational, legal, housing, health, mental health, nutritional and fitness. We are committed to achieving an ongoing, organizational culture of excellence and to achieving the very highest outcomes for our clients. For more information on Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, please visit our website at www.lenoxhill.org.

Our Early Childhood Center is a model program and lab school for innovations designed to provide the best possible educational, developmental and social services to 141 very low-income preschoolers and their families--all eligible for Head Start--and to advance the field of early childhood education and development on a national level. We are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and set the standard for comprehensive educational and family services in the preeminent Early Childhood setting. Our holistic approach prepares children for success in elementary school and in life by offering a seamless, age-appropriate curriculum that strengthens language, literacy, motor, social and emotional and cognitive development, as well as integrated Family Services. Our educational curriculum includes art, music, movement, swimming, farm to table food and many other components from our multifaceted settlement house.  

The Assistant Teacher will:

  • Assist in setting up/maintaining the classroom environment for preschool children;
  • Assist Lead Teacher in planning and implementing a curriculum of developmentally appropriate activities for the children;
  • Share in assessing individual children’s strengths and areas in need of improvement (daily observation notes, formal assessments 2-3 times yearly);
  • Promote parent involvement through monthly class meetings, parent conferences/home visits;
  • Assist Lead Teacher in adapting curriculum for children with special needs in coordination with written IEPs, team planning and parental input, as well as referral out for evaluations.

  Qualifications

  • BA required; Master’s in Education (or working toward Master’s degree) preferred.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus
  • Experience working with children 3 – 5 years

How To Apply

Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and list of references to assistant teacher@lenoxhill.org. No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.


 

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House is interviewing now for an outstanding Assistant Teacher to join our team in our award-winning, nationally-renowned Early Childhood Center and help our efforts on behalf of low-income children and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Level of Language Proficiency

English, Spanish preferred

English, Spanish preferred

How To Apply

Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and list of references to assistant teacher@lenoxhill.org. No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the positions are filled

Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and list of references to assistant teacher@lenoxhill.org. No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted on a…

Location

331 E. 70th Street, New York, NY 10021

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