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Universal Pre-K Lead Teacher

Contact: Devaunte Thornton
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Capital Area


Universal PreK Lead Teacher - Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area

Salary & Benefits: From $31,500.00 per year
paid school vacations during the academic school year and snow days, 401K, health and dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, retirement benefits, and eligibility for a discount through Verizon Wireless.

Location: Albany/Cohoes/Watervliet

Job Summary: The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area is seeking highly motivated Universal Pre-K Teachers. Prekindergarten Teachers will be responsible for planning, developing, and instructing students 3-4 years of age following the approved City School District curriculum goals, standards, and learning objectives creating developmentally appropriate lessons and experiences for academic and social-emotional achievement.

KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):
Leadership & Supervision:
-Communicate and work with your Teaching Assistant to implement the planned lesson.
-Evaluate and coach your Teaching Assistant periodically according to the performance evaluation policy.
-Participate in offered Professional Development opportunities by the City School District and the BGCA.

-Create and submit weekly lesson plans based on the curriculum and the student's specific needs.
-Collaborate with the Teaching Assistant to deliver the plan and ensure all required materials are in class.

Program Delivery:
- Deliver creative, hands-on classroom activities based on predetermined units of study and students' needs.
- Complete progress reports, attendance, progress monitoring, summary/goal sheets, and monthly updates, and complete any additional required paperwork promptly.

Health & Safety:
-Follow and maintain the school district health and safety regulation policies.

-Background check clearance (State Ed.).
-At least an Undergraduate Degree in Early Childhood Education, Education, Child Development, or any other related field.
-Valid NYS Teaching Certificate in Early Childhood Education or Masters equivalents such as Literacy B-6th or Curriculum Development, OR currently enrolled in a certification program.

For interested applicants, please send your resume to [email protected]

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring a diverse workforce. Persons from diverse backgrounds including communities of color, people with disabilities, and the LGBTQ+ community are encouraged to apply.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

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