Assistant Teacher, SUNNYSIDE UP Pre-Kindergarten Aftercare Program (Part-time)

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Assistant Teacher, SUNNYSIDE UP Pre-Kindergarten Aftercare Program (Part-time)

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

  • Region : New York City Queens
  • Job Type : Paid
  • Status : Part Time
  • Length : Temporary
  • Job Description:


    Hours:  2:45 p.m.-6:00p.m        Start date: September 12, 2022    End date: June 23, 2023


    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

    How to Apply:  If interested please send your resume to Kelly Connolly, Senior Director of Early Childhood and COMPASS programs.

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


    Sunnyside Community Services is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Employer.


  • How to Apply:

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

  • To the Attention of : Kelly Connolly
  • Required Skills/Experience:


    • At least a High School diploma. Associate 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.
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