Preschool Head Teacher, Family Center
Position Vacancy – Pre-School Head Teacher, Family Center
- Masters Degree in Early Childhood Special Education/General Education
- NYS Certification in Early Childhood General and Special Education required
- Experience working with preschool children with and without special needs
- Experience working with parents
- Experience supervising classroom staff
Functions and Responsibilities
Work with children
Work with 15 to16 children in an inclusionary, preschool children childcare setting.
Work with parents
Responsible for holding regular conferences with parents in addition to daily, ongoing interaction and occasional evening parent meetings. Participate in annual team meeting involving individualized education plans for children with special needs.
Work with staff
Responsible for the development of classroom staff, which includes one assistant teacher, one student intern, student teachers and additional part-time staff, through regularly scheduled individual and group meetings. Teacher will meet weekly with the program director for supervision meetings and have regularly scheduled meetings with children’s therapists and Family Support Coordinator.
Work with environment
Responsible for establishing and developmentally oriented environment conducive to the growth of young children and their families. Demonstrate knowledge and an understanding of the individual needs of young children. A multi-cultural, anti-bias understanding must be reflected in the curriculum. Teacher is expected to develop a program that extends and supports a home-like environment. Develop goals for individual children. Participate in IEP development. Write daily sessions notes.
Start Date: September 2013
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Please send cover letter and resume to:
Mary Ellen Markman
Director of the Family Center
Bank Street College of Education
610 West 112 Street
New York, NY 10025