Assistant Teacher

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $30,000
Maximum: $35,000




451 7th Ave
New York
United States


Full-time salaried position with benefits available for an Assistant Preschool Teacher at Chickpeas - a parent-run cooperative preschool in Park Slope, Brooklyn.


Using a Bank Street-inspired philosophy, the assistant teacher will work closely with fellow teaching staff to guide a mixed aged classroom of 3 and 4-year-old children. We place a strong emphasis on play, creativity and social development, in a supportive and emotionally responsive atmosphere. Position to begin in September 2018.


Chickpeas is a parent-run cooperative preschool located in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. We offer a full-day program for a mixed-age group of three and four year olds. The school consists of a single classroom of 20 children and three full-time teachers. All of the administrative tasks of the school are performed by the parents.

The Chickpeas curriculum is based loosely on the Bank Street philosophy of early childhood education, which maintains that children can satisfy their curiosity and develop their potential through play where they make choices freely in an unhurried, supportive setting. We emphasize the importance of children building secure, trusting relationships with peers and teachers. 


We are looking for an Assistant Teacher with classroom experience. Candidates must possess a High School Diploma, Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education preferred.  Applicants should be creative and motivated to contribute to the curriculum of the school and comfortable working in a group teaching environment.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

High School