Pre-K Teacher Assistant – Full time

Sunnyside After School Program @ P.S. 199


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



Job Type:



Full Time

Last Day to Apply:




Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Number of Available Positions:


Area of Focus:

Academic Support/Homework Help

Job Description:

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 Pre-K Teacher Assistant position will work in our UPK program for our SUNNYSIDE UP Pre- Kindergarten program located at 39-01 Queens Boulevard. The Pre-K Teacher Assistant along with a Lead Techer 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. • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills. • First Aid and CPR certifications • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communications skills. • Proficient computer skills. • Bilingual in Spanish a plus. Sunnyside Community Services’ strength lies in its ability to work with people at every stage in their lives and in their own communities. We pride ourselves in an approach that is comprehensive, caring and community based. SCS offers an Excellent Benefits Package: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance 403B pension plan with employer contribution Flexible spending account and transit program Employee Assistance Program 20 days of paid vacation and 12 paid sick days per year 10 paid Holidays Six personal/floating days Life Insurance Long-term disability How to apply: If interested, please send your resume to Sheena Sukhraj, Assistant Executive Director at Please list “Pre-K Teacher Assistant” in the subject line Please note, if hired, Sunnyside Community Services requires proof of vaccination 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:

Sheena Sukhraj