SCO Family of Services First Step- Teacher in Brooklyn, New York

  • RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide a high-quality early learning program that incorporates evidence-based curriculum and instructional activities
    • Provide early learning experiences in social-emotional, literacy, language, mathematics, sciences, social studies, physical education, fine arts, foreign language development, and other subject matter suited to the needs of children
    • Develop and implement individual educational plans for children, which supports their development socially, intellectually, linguistically, physically, and emotionally in a manner appropriate to their age and stage of development
    • Establish a developmentally appropriate classroom environment favorable to the development and personal growth of children
    • Provide ongoing observation and authentic assessment of children and maintain documentation of each child's progress and growth
    • Regularly meet with teaching team to review classroom and child data, develop action plans, and support goal achievement through active collaboration
    • Collaborate with the family engagement specialist and other FirstStepNYC personnel to promote individual children's goals relating to communication skills, health habits, physical skills, development of self-awareness, and early literacy
    • Work with parents directly and as a member of an interdisciplinary team; develop activities for parents that promote participation and involvement in education activities for their children
    • Facilitate reflective supervision, as both a participant and through utilization in managing classroom staff and volunteers
    • Implement all programming requirements in adherence to all performance outcome standards as prescribed by the multiple funding and model requirements
    • Maintain a safe and healthy classroom environment; conduct daily health and environment checks; ensure that classroom equipment, furniture, materials, and supplies are properly maintained and stored
    • Perform other duties as assigned / SCO Family of Services is an equal employment opportunity employer/ // /**/


  • Master’s Degree in early childhood education or an early childhood related field
  • Certification preferred
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of early childhood education and family involvement
  • Early childhood program and/or policy experience
  • Experience with staff training, management and evaluation preferred
  • Ability to utilize and provide reflective supervision
  • Ability to communicate in a manner that demonstrates and fosters cooperation, respect, concern and openness to change
  • Advanced command of the English language and grammar, both verbal and written
  • Ability to meet deadlines, stay well organized and work under pressure; Ability to prioritize
  • Experience working successfully in multi-cultural environments serving vulnerable or underserved populations
  • Proficiency in multiple software applications, including most Microsoft Office products
  • Commitment to the mission and programs of SCO Family of Services
  • Possess a strong belief in people’s ability to grow and change; forge a mutually respectful partnership with persons served and their families
  • Team player

Job: *TEACHER -728

Organization: *SD015

Title: First Step- Teacher

Location: New York-Brooklyn-Brownsville

Requisition ID: 29007