Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, a designated Level 3 Medical Home, is the largest federally qualified health center network in New York State, and the second largest in the nation. It includes nine primary care sites, 33 school-based health centers and dental clinics, four day care centers, the nation's largest dental residency program, and New York State's largest behavioral health program. The network also includes 12 community medicine sites providing care to disenfranchised New Yorkers, comprehensive HIV services, chemical dependency programs, and a family support center that offers educational, vocational, and other social support programs. Learn more about Family Health Centers at NYU Langone.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Infant Teacher.
In this role, the successful candidate will function under the supervision of the Education Director of the Center, and will be responsible for working within the framework of Sunset Bay Community Services, NAEYC, DOH, DOE, and ACS policies and procedures. Teachers promote early childhood education for children and families both in and out of the classroom by providing sound supervision, developmentally appropriate lessons and community outings, and ensuring the health and safety of all children. Teachers develop positive parent relations and encourage parental involvement and the professional growth of classroom associates. Additionally, teachers conduct regular team meetings, attend staff meetings and seek out professional development opportunities to meet the needs of their classrooms. Teachers must document lessons, observations, assessments and all necessary paperwork.
Creates an inviting learning environment and an inviting learning environment
Turns in lesson plans and children's observations in a timely fashion
Provides developmentally appropriate activities
Develops plans based on goals from observations/curriculum
Provides suitable materials for all activities
Provides plenty of child-directed activities throughout the day
Provides an appropriate role model
Anticipates problems and redirects
Follows center's philosophy and policies
Quickly and effectively deals with unexpected situations and problems
Attends and actively participates in staff meetings
Inspects children for signs of illness or injury upon arrival
Inspects outdoor and indoor play areas prior to play
Supervises children closely and effectively throughout the day
Ability to make appropriate written documentation and referrals when needed
Helps develop language by responding to sounds infants make or words children say sings talks throughout the day and interacts verbally during routines such as diaper changing, hand washing, etc
Approaches criticism with learning attitude
Masters in Early Childhood Education or related field
Permanent NYS Certification
Three years relevant experience
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Family Health Centers at NYU Langone's network provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Health, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.nyulangone.org.