Group Teacher, New York, New York

Created 01/14/2022
Reference 160812176
Country United States
State New York
City New York
Zip 10002

DEPARTMENT: Early Childhood Services

LOCATION: 294 Delancey Street, New York, NY 10002

REPORTS TO: Site Coordinator

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, 8 am-6 pm (Schedule may vary according to program needs).

SALARY: Commensurate with professional work-related experience, program contract work scope, funding, and job performance. We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, prescription, life insurance, 401K plan, 24 vacation days per year and personal and sick time-off. Sign-on Bonus of $3000.

DATE: January 2022

Job Summary: This position serves as a teacher for a preschool classroom with direct focus on children 3 to 4 years of age. The teacher will work collaboratively with another teacher to ensure the successful operation of a classroom with the total of 15 children. The teacher will also work with a team of other teachers and family members to implement the curriculum to achieve outcomes for children of all abilities.


  • NYS Teaching License or Certificate valid for service in early childhood (Birth – 2nd grade)
  • NYS Teaching License or Certificate valid for service for Students with Disabilities (Birth – 2nd grade) Minimum
  • BA/BS in Early Childhood Education required; MA/MS in Early Childhood Education preferred. Certified in Early Childhood Education birth-2nd grade) or BA in a related fiend and with an approved study plan for obtaining Early Childhood B-2nd grade certification
  • Basic computer literacy in email, word processing and internet navigation.
  • Complete DOE fingerprints, Pass Comprehensive back Ground check, medical, Child Abuse certificate, 3 reference letters and a resume before enrolled.
  • If hired, Grand Street requires all potential employees to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination.


The teacher will ultimately be evaluated on a combination of skills, dispositions and behaviors, some of which are related to the specific service area of this position and others that represent general expectations of all our program employees. The teacher will demonstrate competency to perform functions that include:

  1. Child Growth & Development: Uses knowledge of the principles of child growth and development to work with children, collaborate with related service areas, and communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
  2. Planning: Develop an individual plan for each child including goal setting based on identified needs and prescriptions for objectives and activities to meet established child outcomes
  3. Program Implementation: Implement daily lesson plans in response to children’s needs and interests incorporating observations, anecdotal record keeping, knowledge of early childhood development and the key experiences
  4. Family Partnerships: Establish positive and productive relationships with families focusing on a relationship of trust and rapport
  5. Communication and Service Coordination: Share pertinent information with Family Advocate ensuring coordinated services to meet the needs of individual children and families. Participate in case conferences as appropriate
  6. Record Keeping and Reporting: Gather and maintain individual, family and classroom data for documentation, on-going assessment, evaluation and recording keeping for successful individual and program planning
  7. On-going Monitoring and Self-assessment: Analyze child outcomes on classroom basis twice yearly, consult with education coordinator and make adjustments to curriculum planning and implementation as needed



Submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the specific qualifications for the position. If selected, we ask that you provide us with three (3) professional references that we can contact (at least one (1) professional reference should be from a former supervisor). Please click on the link provided below, or use the link in a search bar and apply online through our career center.

No phone calls, please.

If selected for this position, applicant must obtain NYC Dept. of Health fingerprint clearance and State Central Registry (SCR) clearance (fees may apply); ability to maintain State Central Registry (SCR) clearance and fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment.

Employer Grand St Settlement Inc.

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