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Lead Teacher (Certified)

Bright Minds Academy INC
Date Posted: 09/21/2020
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Location: Staten Island, New York
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The Daycare Teacher instructs preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth. Preforms a variety of tasks, such as dressing, feeding, bathing, and overseeing play of children in daycare.


The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental, and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, storytelling, and field trips.
  • Teach basic skills, such as color, shape, number and letter recognition, personal.hygiene, and social skills.
  • Observe and evaluate children's performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
  • Teach proper eating habits and personal hygiene.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Enforce all administration policies and rules governing students.
  • Identify children showing signs of emotional, development, or health-related problems ad discuss them with supervisors, parents or guardians, and child development specialists.
  • Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and needs, determine their priorities for their children, and suggest ways that they can promote leaning and development.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Asst. children with hand washing.


To qualify, you must possess (or be on track to hold by September 1, 2020) one of the following NY State teaching certificates(Open external link):

  • Early Childhood (Birth–Grade 2);
  • Nursery, Kindergarten and Grades 1–6 (N–6);

Prekindergarten–Grade 6 (P–6);

Additional Information:

Position includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.