Assistant Teacher - Pre-K Aftercare Program

Sunnyside After School Program @ P.S. 199


Sunnyside Community Services
43-31 39th Street
Sunnyside, NY, 11104



Job Type:



Part Time

Last Day to Apply:




Anticipated Start/End Dates:

09/01/2021 - 09/01/2022

Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Number of Available Positions:


Area of Focus:

Academic Support/Homework Help

Job Description:

Status: Part Time

Hours: 3:00 p.m.-6:00p.m, now until the end of June 2022 Position

Overview: Sunnyside Community Services (SCS), a multi-service Settlement House located in Western Queens, has an opportunity available for an Assistant Teacher for our After Care Pre-K Program. The SCS Youth and Family Services (YFS) department offers engaging, youth centered programming to children and youth throughout Queens and beyond. We offer a free, full day Pre-Kindergarten, after school and summer camp programs for Elementary/Middle School students, and High School Programming. Our youth development continuum spans Pre-K to College, and services are offered across seven campuses. The Assistant Teacher position will work in our Aftercare program for our SUNNYSIDE UP Pre- Kindergarten program located at 39-01 Queens Boulevard. The Assistant Teacher will oversee the care of a group of children ages 3-4-years old.

Description of Duties: • Ensure the safety of all program participants • Develop lesson plans and prepare for activities in advance • Implement of age appropriate activities • Dismiss program participants to their designated parent and/or guardian • Provide constant supervision to assigned groups of children • Escort participants and/or parents to designated areas • Maintain room and activity areas cleaned and organized • Distribute snacks and materials to participants • Motivate and maintain active involvement of program participants • Report any behavioral and/or facility issues to Program Director • Attend all required meetings and trainings • Other duties as assigned that pertain to program operations

Qualifications: • At least a High School diploma. Associate’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education preferred • Hold a valid Level 1 or higher NYS Teaching Assistant certification preferred • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills. • First Aid and CPR certifications • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communications skills. • Proficient computer skills.

***If interested please send your resume to Natalia Lewis, Director of Early Childhood Programming, at*** Please note, if hired, Sunnyside Community Services requires all employees to provide proof of vaccination or submit to weekly COVID-19 PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) weekly testing as a condition of employment. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Email:

To the Attention of:

Natalia Lewis