Group Teacher 3k - Early Childhood Education

Betances Day Care Center, NY
Full Time
Early Childhood Education
Mid Level

Job Summary: The Group Teacher supervises the planning and execution of a program to provide day care for children of ages 3-5 years old. The Group Teacher will take responsibility for keeping the classroom environment including materials and equipment in good condition and will remove damaged/hazardous material. The Teacher will develop a program of sound educational goals appropriate to age and developmental level. The group teacher will assume responsibility for planning and conducting regular group conferences with classroom associates. 

Essential Functions 

Responsible for meeting with parents annually to discuss student progress 

Works within the framework of the sponsoring agency 

Supervises a given group of children in all activities; including trips and outings. Promotes the professional growth of classroom association by sharing mutual knowledge in the day care setting 

Promotes sound parent relationships by attending and participating in group parent meetings Maintains objectives staff relationships 

Conducts regular group conferences based on daily observation of associates performance Share records with staff members when appropriate and in line with compliance standards Responsible for weekly progress reports 

Implements effective program curriculum 

Completes assessments related to curriculum (i.e. progress of the children) 

Completes all administrative responsibilities in a timely manner. 

Develops a sound program that meets educational goals 

Uses community resources to enrich educational content 

Other duties as assigned 


  • The 3k Group Teacher must of at least ONE of the following: 
    • Baccalaureate degree and NYS Teaching Certification
    • A bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or related field of study and a current certification in the early childhood grades. 
    • A bachelor’s degree in ECE or related field of study and two years of supervised experience in an ECE program
    • Approved study plan -To be eligible for a study plan, a person must have: 
    • An associate’s degree in ECE, practicum included; or 
    • Ninety or more undergraduate college credits and one year of classroom experience teaching children up to third grade. 
    • A bachelor’s degree in any other academic subject and one year of classroom experience teaching children up to third grade.
    • A person who is study plan-eligible must submit proof of college enrollment
  • Completed or in the process of obtaining the Child Development Associate (CDA)
  • First Aid and CPR trainings required and re-certified as needed

Shift: 8am-4pm

Salary: 34-70k depending on credentials


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