Assistant Teacher, Pre-Kindergarten Aftercare Program – Part Time

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Assistant Teacher, Pre-Kindergarten Aftercare Program – Part Time

  • New York City, Queens
  • Location:
  • Sunnyside Community Services, Inc. 43-31 39th Street Sunnyside, NY, 11104 Google Maps

  • Region : New York City Queens
  • Job Type : Paid
  • Status : Part Time
  • Length : Temporary
  • Specific Days Needed: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
  • Job Description:

    Hours:  2:45 p.m.-6:00p.m

    Start Date: September 28, 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 3-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 with the lead teacher and prepare for activities in advance
    • Implement age-appropriate activities
    • Exude enthusiasm for 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



    • At least a High School diploma. Associate’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education preferred
    • Have a warm and caring demeanor
    • Enjoy working with young children
    • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communications skills
    • Proficient computer skills
    • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills
    • Hold a valid Level 1 or higher NYS Teaching Assistant certification preferred
    • First Aid and CPR certifications preferred

    If interested please send your resume to Amanda Ettinger, UPK Education Director


    Please Note:  If hired, Sunnyside Community Services requires proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.

    Sunnyside Community Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer

  • How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention New York Google Maps

  • To the Attention of : Amanda Ettinger
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