Leake and Watts Services

  • Early Childhood Teacher (Seabury-Bronx, NY)

    Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/28/2018 2:09 PM)
    Job ID
    2017-1138
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Teacher
  • Overview

    Leake and Watts is a leading social service agency dedicated to supporting children, adults and families.  Working together, we create strong foundations for success.  Our agency currently serves more than 11,000 individuals and their family members through 43 programs at 27 locations throughout the New York City area.  In our Head Start, Early Head Start, Universal Pre-Kindergarten and Child Care programs, teachers and staff provide the guidance, stability and assistance that young children need to thrive, striving to inspire a love of learning.  From play to structured lessons, our work with young children encourages them to actively question, explore and experiment while gaining a solid foundation for future success in and out of the classroom.  

    Responsibilities

    Key Responsibilities:

    To provide instruction and supervision within a therapeutic classroom. To implement the philosophy of education as outlined in school policy. To be sensitive to the needs of a culturally diverse population.

     

    • Prepare and implement lesson plans.
    • Supervise the teacher aid/ assistant.
    • Provide an atmosphere conductive to learning.
    • Conduct on- going classroom based functional assessments.
    • Prepare written educational progress reports, as required.
    • Participate in development of individual education plans.
    • Maintain classroom records and equipment.
    • Participate in staff meetings and trainings.
    • Confer with other staff, as required.
    • Plan/ work collaboratively with staff and parents.

    Qualifications

    Full-time, school calendar + summer programming

    NYS certified special education teacher - Students with  Disabilities (Birth Grade 2)

    Masters Degree in special education

    Two years early childhood special education teaching experience preferred

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