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Assistant Teacher - Early Childhood Center

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Assistant Teacher - Early Childhood Center Lenox Hill Neighborhood House seeks an outstanding Assistant Teacher to join our team in our nationally-renowned Early Childhood Center and to help our efforts on behalf of low-income children and families.

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, widely recognized as one of New York’s premier human services providers, is a 127-year-old settlement house that provides an extensive array of effective and integrated services—social, educational, legal, health, housing, mental health, nutritional and fitness—which significantly improve the lives of nearly 16,000 people in need each year, ages 3 to 103, on the East Side of Manhattan. Founded in 1894 as a kindergarten for immigrant children, our clients include children and families, older adults, homeless and formerly homeless adults, recent immigrants, disabled persons, adult learners and more. For more information on Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, please visit lenoxhill.org and check us out on Facebook or Instagram.

Our award-winning, nationally-renowned Early Childhood Center (ECC) is a model program and lab school for innovation 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 meals and many other components from our multifaceted settlement house.

Responsibilities:

We now have an opportunity for an outstanding teacher candidate who will have diverse responsibilities: they will work in cooperation with a Lead Teacher and, depending on the classroom, a second Assistant Teacher, to create the appropriate learning environment for our preschool children; assist Lead Teacher in planning and implementing a curriculum of developmentally appropriate practices; help to assess children’s strengths and areas in need of improvement through daily observation and formal assessments; promote parent engagement through monthly class meetings, parent conferences and home visits; and assist Lead Teacher in adapting a differentiated curriculum for children with special needs in coordination with written IEPs, team planning and parental input.

Qualifications:

B.A. in Early Childhood Education required. We are particularly excited to interview candidates looking for a leadership career in early childhood education, including candidates pursuing their Master’s Degree and certifications. Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter and list of references to teacher@lenoxhill.org. No telephone calls please.

Assistant Teacher - Early Childhood Center Lenox Hill Neighborhood House seeks an outstanding Assistant Teacher to join our team in our nationally-renowned Early Childhood Center and to help our efforts on behalf of low-income…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.

Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.

Location

On-site
331 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021

How to Apply

To Apply: Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter and list of references to teacher@lenoxhill.org.  No telephone calls please. 

To Apply: Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter and list of references to teacher@lenoxhill.org.  No telephone calls please. 

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