Work in classroom with 2 Associate Teachers and 12 students and possibly college or graduate student teachers
Supervise associate teachers, student teachers and college student assistants
Facilitate developmentally appropriate experiences and care-giving
Support pedagogical plan for play based learning
Articulate developmental based philosophy and play-based curriculum
Support maintenance of partnership with parents via newsletters, meetings and conversations as needed
Prepare presentations for classroom parent meetings and lead in production of student reports
Co-lead parent-teacher conferences
Attend monthly staff development
BA degree in Early Childhood Education, with an Initial License and the following NYS Teacher Certification tests must be in progress: AlST, EAS, CST, and edTPA.
Must meet DOI fingerprinting and all relevant clearances
Candidates submit cover letter and resume
Experience working with young children between the age of 2-3 years old.
Masters degree in Early Childhood Education, permanent certification in birth- 2nd grade
Background in the arts, whether visual, musical or dance
Ability to speak a language other than English
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Internal Number: 105000
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