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Position overview:

Sunnyside Community Services (SCS) is seeking an energetic and dynamic UPK Teacher to join our Sunnyside Up Universal Pre-K in Sunnyside, Queens. This position is a 10-month position beginning September through the end of June.                                           

This position will be a part of our Youth and Family Services offered at Sunnyside Community Services, which includes our pre-kindergarten program, after-school programs for elementary and middle school students, high school college and career readiness.

The Pre-K teacher must have a great love and patience for children. Qualifications needed to teach them effectively include knowledge of best practices and preschool educational methods as well as the ability to engage students and address their individual needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute a developmentally appropriate and integrated curriculum which provides opportunities for children’s meaningful exploration. Experience
  • Plan and establish an environment in which children develop trusting and accepting relationships with adults and peers that foster social and emotional growth and development.
  • Assess student progress towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals and provide feedback to students, parents, and administration.
  • Monitor students in activity and ensure the environments are safe and promote positive learning. Ensure classroom meets all health and safety requirements mandated by Department of Health.
  • Attend regular staff meetings/ trainings and contribute to planning toward improving the overall quality of student outcomes, establish objectives and to support overall program improvement.
  • Other duties as assigned towards program development

Qualifications:

  • A Baccalaureate degree or Master’s degree in early childhood education or related field area of study.
  • Experience with both Pre-K For All and 3K curriculum.
  • Teaching license or certificate valid for service in the early childhood grades as set forth by New York State Education Department (NYSED) regulations. This includes: Early Childhood (Birth – Grade 2); (n-6); or (Pre-K-6) certification.
  • Prior teaching experience with Pre-K programs. Familiarity with the Pre-K for All curriculum desired.
  • First Aid and CPR certifications
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communications skills.
  • Proficient computer skills.

 Sunnyside Community Services’ strength lies in its ability to work with people at every stage in their lives and in their own communities. We pride ourselves in an approach that is comprehensive, caring and community based. 

SCS offers an Excellent Benefits Package:

Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance

403B pension plan with employer contribution

Flexible spending account and transit program

Employee Assistance Program

20 days of paid vacation and 12 paid sick days per year

10 paid Holidays

Six personal/floating days

Life Insurance

Long-term disability

Position overview:

Sunnyside Community Services (SCS) is seeking an energetic and dynamic UPK Teacher to join our Sunnyside Up Universal Pre-K in Sunnyside, Queens. This position is a 10-month position beginning September through the end…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Salary

USD 55,000 - USD 68,000

Location

On-site
43-31 39th Street, Sunnyside, NY 11104, United States

How to Apply

How to apply: If interested, please email your Cover Letter and Resume to Sheena Sukhraj, Assistant Executive Director, at SSukhraj@scsny.org . Please list “Pre K Teacher” in the subject line.

Please note, if hired, Sunnyside Community Services requires proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

How to apply: If interested, please email your Cover Letter and Resume to Sheena Sukhraj, Assistant Executive Director, at SSukhraj@scsny.org . Please list “Pre K Teacher” in the subject…

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