Teacher Early Head Start; 5458-202-N

300 Vernon Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206, USA Req #3825
Friday, December 1, 2023

For over 117 years, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens has been providing quality social services to the neighborhoods of Brooklyn and Queens, and currently offers 160-plus programs and services for children, youth, adults, seniors, and those struggling with mental illness. 


Our Early Childhood Development Centers provide free Early Head Start and Head Start services to low-income families. Early Head Start provides services to children six weeks to age 3. Through the Montessori approach, the center ensures children are ready for school by providing a variety of developmentally appropriate activities that promote cognitive, social, emotional, language-literacy and physical development.


STATEMENT OF THE JOB:
The Early Head Start (EHS) Teacher will lead the teaching team in planning and executing age and developmentally appropriate activities reflecting the Montessori curriculum. The Teacher will be responsible to implement activities that will promote social, emotional, cognitive, physical and creative development of children. The Teacher will elicit input from the Team to complete written observations, progress reports, and other documents relevant to the tracking of children’s progress. The Teacher will adhere to policies and procedures established by CCNS, ACS, DOH, DOE, and CACFP and comply with procedural norms and standards of attendance, punctuality, and confidentiality relevant to HIPAA.
•    Ensures a learning environment based on the Montessori approach that helps the children develop physically, emotionally, socially, cognitively, and creatively.
•    Ensures information obtained via observations, conferences, tracking, etc. is used to design developmentally appropriate and individualized lesson plans
•    Ensures daily routines such as napping, eating, toileting, timely diaper changing, and washing are carried out in a healthy manner with respect given to an individual child’s needs. 
•    Ensures information regarding children and the program is shared with parents 
•    Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
•    CDA required with Study Plan (60 CREDITS including 24 credits in Education).  
•    Associate Degree/Bachelor Degree/Master Degree.  
•    N.Y.S. Initial/Professional Certification - Birth-2, with BA or Masters in related field preferred.
•    Minimum of 1 year of teaching experience in a pre-school classroom or infant toddler classroom. 
•    If not already Montessori trained, must commit to enroll in the Agency’s Montessori training program within the first year of hire. 
•    Ability to nurture and care children from 2 months of age through 24 months of age.
•    Bilingual Spanish/English; Russian/English; Chinese/English; Korean/English; English/Creole speaking preferred.
•    Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds
•    Able to travel to multiple locations within the five boroughs as needed.

 

BENEFITS:
We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits including:
•    Generous time off (Vacation/ Personal Days/ Sick Days/ Paid Holidays annually)
•    Medical,
•    Dental
•    Vision
•    Retirement Savings with Agency Match
•    Transit
•    Flexible Spending Account 
•    Life insurance
•    Public Loan Forgiveness Qualified Employer 
•    Training Series and other additional voluntary benefits.

 

For more information on our organization, please visit our website at:
www.ccbq.org EOE/AA.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $19.61
  • Max Hiring Rate $22.67
  • Required Education Associate Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • 300 Vernon Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206, USA