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Early Childhood Teacher at NYU Langone Health

Early Childhood Teacher

NYU Langone Health Brooklyn, NY Full-Time

Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, a designated Level 3 Medical Home, is the largest federally qualified health center network in New York State, and the second largest in the nation. It includes eight primary care sites, 40 school-based health centers and dental clinics, four day care centers, the nation's largest dental residency program, and New York State's largest behavioral health program. The network also includes 12 community medicine sites providing care to disenfranchised New Yorkers, comprehensive HIV services, chemical dependency programs, and a family support center that offers educational, vocational, and other social support programs. Learn more about [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Early Childhood Teacherand interact with us on [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Early Childhood Teacher[ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Early Childhood Teacher[ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Early Childhood Teacher[ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Early Childhood Teacher[ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Early Childhood Teacher[ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Early Childhood Teacher and [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Early Childhood Teacher.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Early Childhood Teacher.

In this role, the successful candidate Under the supervision of the Education Director of the Center, the certified teachers shall be responsible for working within the framework of Sunset Park Health Council, DOE, DOHMH, NAEYC, and Quality Stars NY standards, policies and procedures. Teachers promote early childhood education for children and families both in and out of the classroom by providing sound supervision, developmentally appropriate lessons and community outings, and ensuring the health and safety of all children. Teachers develop positive parent relations and encourage parental involvement and the professional growth of classroom associates. Additionally, teachers conduct regular team meetings, attend staff meetings and seek out professional development opportunities to meet the needs of their classrooms. Teachers must document lessons, observations, assessments and all necessary paperwork.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Creates an inviting learning environment 
  • Turns in lesson plans and children's observations in a timely fashion
  • Lessons plans support all areas of development and reflect children's interests
  • Plans are carried out in the classroom
  • Provides developmentally appropriate activities
  • Develops plans based on goals from observations/curriculum
  • Provides suitable materials for all activities
  • Provides plenty of child-directed activities throughout the day
  • Provides an appropriate role model
  • Anticipates problems and redirects
  • Is flexible, responsive to child interests
  • Is prepared for day's activities
  • Follows the daily schedule and provides outdoor playtime for children twice a day when weather permitting
  • Handles transitions well
  • Arrives on time
  • Reliable in attendance
  • Responsible in job duties
  • Good grooming and appropriate attire
  • Alert in health and safety matter
  • Follows center's philosophy and policies
  • Opens to new ideas
  • Flexible with assignments and schedule
  • Comes to work with a positive attitude
  • Looks for ways to improve the program
  • Gives ample notice for absences
  • Remains calm in a tense situation
  • Quickly and effectively deals with unexpected situations and problemsQuickly and effectively deals with unexpected situations and problems
  • Ensures all required paper work are done and / or due on time
  • Careful to keep information about children and families confidential
  • Attends and actively participates in staff meetings
  • Inspects children for signs of illness or injury upon arrival
  • Inspects outdoor and indoor play areas prior to play
  • Follows the hand washing procedures accordingly
  • Follows the When to Wash Hands policies as posted in the classroom
  • Follows the diaper changing / potty procedures for children accordingly and as needed
  • Uses the Germ Box effectively
  • Uses bleach solutions to clean toys and surfaces as required
  • Notifies parents and director when children are sick or get hurt
  • Files incident or accident reports accordingly and as needed
  • Inspects fire exits and extinguishers regularly
  • Feeds children according to their individual needs family input and CACFP guidelines
  • Puts infants to sleep according to their individual schedules and takes care of infants upon awakening every effort to prevent SIDS is made.
  • Always attends to children's needs before everything else
  • Supervises children closely and effectively throughout the day
  • Uses a modulated appropriate voice
  • Knows and shows respect for individuals
  • Is aware of developmental levels / changes
  • Encourages independence/self help
  • Promotes self esteem in communications
  • Ability to work with children who are acting out
  • Avoids stereotyping and labeling
  • Reinforces positive behavior
  • Has a clear and fair discipline procedure
  • Ability to set appropriate limits
  • Ability to make appropriate written documentation and referrals when needed
  • Helps develop language by responding to sounds infants make or words children say sings talks throughout the day and interacts verbally during routines such as diaper changing hand washing, etc
  • Does not speak about the child in front of him/ her
  • Greets parents and children in a positive manner as they enter the classroom
  • Available and approachable with parents
  • Listens and responds well to parents
  • Is tactful with negative information
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Makes every effort toward positive parent relationships
  • Takes an active role in encouraging parent participation
  • Holds parents conferences on schedule
  • Is friendly and respectful with others
  • Strives to assume a fair share of work
  • Offers shares ideas and materials
  • Communicates directly avoids gossip
  • Approaches criticism with learning attitude
  • Is willing to help others and steps outside normal job perimeters when necessary
  • Seeks and asks for help if needed
  • Communicates directly with supervisor
  • Stays open to constructive criticism and suggestions
  • Ability to implement suggestions
  • Readily accepts and responds to supervisory inputs accordingly

Additional Position Specific Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement developmentally appropriate lessons
  • Work with a team to provide stimulating environment and activities
  • Encourage parent involvement
  • Set individual goals and record anecdotal observations for each child
  • Conduct parent/teacher conferences
  • Keep room clean
  • Help with toileting
  • Other various classroom duties

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a

-BS in Early Childhood Education, Education, or related field
-Initial NYS Teacher Certification
-Two years relevant experience
-Health and Safety Trainings
-Warm, caring, and outgoing personality
-Ability to work well with others
-Able to create and maintain positive relationships with children, parents and staff.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Masters in Early Childhood Education, Education, or related field and Permanent NYS Teacher Certification

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

Family Health Centers at NYU Langone's network provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

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