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Position Title: Teacher
School/Division: School of Education
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Reporting to the Director of the Childcare Institute, the Teacher is responsible for providing a warm, nurturing classroom environment for children and a welcoming environment for parents and families. The teacher sets the standard of professionalism within the classroom, directing other team members in following the curriculum, procedures and schedule set forth by the administration of the center.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Creates and maintains a classroom portfolio and an individual child portfolio for each child in the group.
Observes and assesses the children on a continual basis.
Plans activities that are age appropriate, engaging and challenging.
Creates and maintains open communication with parents and families and in the overall smooth operation of the classroom/center.
Assists in carrying out the mission of the both the Child Care Institute and Hofstra University.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required.
At least 2 years prior experience working with young children in a New York State Office of Children and Family Serviced (NYSOCFS) licensed program.
Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education with an Early Childhood Education component/specialization preferred.
Pursuit of a Master's degree in Early Childhood Education a plus.
Experience working in a National Association for the Education of the Young Children (NAEYC) Accredited childcare center.
Demonstrates knowledge of the NAEC Accreditation Standards, NAEYC Accreditation process and Teaching Strategies Creative Curriculum.
Work experience with infants and toddlers.
Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.
Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the w...orld who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.