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Healthy Kids Programs Pre-Kindergarten Teacher in Mamaroneck, New York

WHO WE ARE: Healthy Kids is one of the North East’s largest providers of Early Learning, Before and After School and Summer Camp Programs with over 100 locations. We are reinventing accessible and affordable child care for today’s families and creating opportunities for caregivers to do what they love (and feel valued while they’re doing it). Join our community to provide the quality program children deserve while pursuing your own professional growth and development.We are currently looking for a Pre-Kindergarten Teacher for our classroom at Mamaroneck Union Free School District.Status: Part-time, non-exemptThe Pre-K program provides four-year-old children with a universal opportunity to access high-quality pre-kindergarten programs that prepare them for future school success. This position will require a high degree of creativity, cultural awareness and problem-solving capabilities. The program focuses on child-centered activities, development of strong foundational skills in early literacy and numeracy, social interactions and Kindergarten readiness skills. The successful candidate should possess experience with early literacy, multi-disciplinary approaches and strategies for meeting the needs of diverse learners.Responsibilities will always include but are not limited to:· Plan and implement a developmentally appropriate program for PreK students, meeting UPK School District requirements.· Plan, prepare and teach well developed culturally responsive lessons.· Assess, track, and provide relevant and timely feedback on the achievement and developmental needs of students.· Use age-appropriate and positive guidance strategies to teach, encourage, and redirect inappropriate classroom behavior.· Build relationships with staff and families through positive and professional communication, creating a welcoming environment, respecting diversity, and encouraging parent participation in the program.· Work collaboratively with teacher assistants· Design the room layout for success using ECERS (Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale)· Developing activities that promote literacy and math concepts - following the Creative Curriculum· Participating in on-going in-service and education development opportunities, and participating in the ongoing development and evaluation of the program’s goals and objectivesRequirementsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSCurrent NYS teaching certificate valid for service in the early childhood gradesBachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred)Experience teaching preschool-age childrenEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:To be qualified as a Pre-K teacher, a person must possess either:(a) New York State Certification Birth - Grade 2 OR(b) New York State Certification N-6 OR(c) New York State Certification P, K, 1-6 OR(d) Bachelor’s Degree & 5-Year PlanQUALIFICATIONS:Please note applicants for this position will be required to complete standard background screenings which include fingerprinting, NYS child abuse clearance, physical & TB testMust pass a full background check, including fingerprinting, references,Warm, friendly, caring, upbeat personality. Exceptional people skills in dealing with young children, parents and staff. Professional, reliable and prompt.Must have the stamina and physical flexibility (walking, sitting, standing, bending, kneeling, pulling, running, reaching, climbing, lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs.) without assistance to participate in children’s activities.BENEFITS:Telehealth BenefitsOn Demand Pay401(k) for eligible employeesSick Time OffCareer DevelopmentCertain applicants qualify for tuition assistance, get in touch for more details.In addition, we offer competitive benefits for our full time employees including:Paid HolidaysHealth, Dental and Vision InsuranceLife InsuranceShort Term and Long Term Disability InsuranceAFLAC Supplemental PlansHealthy Kids is dedicated to creating a workforce that promotes and supports diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Healthy Kids Programs makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. For more information, visit:

Minimum Salary: 20 Maximum Salary: 30 Salary Unit: Hourly