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Head Teacher

Job Description

About Westchester Community College:

Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college. Westchester Community College is more than just the county's largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.


Job Description:

Reporting to the Director of the Virginia Marx Children's Center, the Head Teacher teaches and supervises children, aligned with the Center's philosophy in order to create developmentally appropriate curriculum implemented daily. The Head Teacher communicates effectively with families, peers and children on a daily basis as well as complies with NYS licensing regulations, NAEYC standards and QUALITYstarsNY criteria.


Requirements:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of a high school or equivalency diploma and one of the following:

  • An Associate Degree or satisfactory completion 60 credits with at least one course in childhood education, psychology, or involving issues on early childhood development.
  • satisfactory completion 60 credits and one year of experience which involved working with children leading them in program areas such as music, history, nature, art, farming, etc.
  • An Associate Degree or satisfactory completion 60 credits and one year of experience which involved working with children leading them in program areas such as music, history, nature, art, farming, etc.
  • Two years of experience which involved working with children leading them in program areas such as music, history, nature, art, farming, etc.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's Degree is strongly preferred. A minimum of one year of experience working with children between the ages 6 weeks through 5 years also strongly preferred.


Additional Information:

SALARY & BENEFITS:The starting salary is $47,412plus excellent benefits.


Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online by submitting a letter expressing interest in this position, a resume/CV, and contact information forthree professional references. You must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of hire.Please login to: https://sunywcc.interviewexchange.com/login.jsp in order to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents. The review of candidates will beginimmediately and continue until the position is filled.

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning.

The College will provide equal opportunity in all of its employment practices to all persons without unlawful discrimination on the basis of political affiliation, age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, arrest or conviction record, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, or use or non-use of lawful products off College premises during nonworking hours, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.

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