Starrett Early Learning Center

Assistant Teacher/Teacher’s Aide

Reference ID : 74977
Location : Brooklyn, NY
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



The Assistant Teacher/Teacher’s Aide must have a minimum of 2 years of experience working with children full time in an early childhood classroom.


The Assistant Teacher/Teacher Aide must meet the Department of Education and Department of Health qualifications as specified in its policy manual.


The Assistant Teacher/Aide reports directly to the Executive Director and or the Education Director. 


The Starrett Early Center’s Assistant Teacher/Aide role requires an independent learner who is, detail oriented, efficient, analytical, and reliable.


This role requires someone who can manage multi-tasking on various levels. He or she must be able to follow and execute multi-step directions.


Under the classroom supervision of the Lead Teacher, the Assistant Teacher/Teacher’s Aide will be responsible for working within the framework of Starrett Early Learning Center to carry out its functions, policies and procedures. 


The Assistant Teacher/Teacher’s Aide will provide direct support as deemed pertinent to the Lead teacher in all instructional components and curriculum implementation.


The Assistant Teacher/Teacher’s Aide will serve as a role model in the classroom for students.


He or she will be responsible to grow professionally and maintain an active study plan. 


The Assistant Teacher/Teacher’s Aide will work to maintain a positive professional relationship with parents and guardians.


·        Prepare classroom equipment and instructional materials for lessons.

·        Instruct students in proper classroom procedures and behavior.

·        Maintain cleanliness and safety of classroom environment and furnishings.

·        Assist students with toileting and hand washing.

·        Collaborate with teaching teams and parents on a regular basis regarding student progress.

·        Adapt instructional materials as necessary to meet special education guidelines.

·        Possess effective classroom management and demonstrate a strong ability to manage time and adhere to deadlines.

·        Demonstrate leadership skills, the ability to multitask and take initiative. 

·        Complete mandatory 2 hours of training in child abuse maltreatment, identification, reporting and prevention. In addition, must complete a minimum of 15 hours of training each year in subjects related to child health, safety, supervision and early childhood


·        Assist the Education Director in making sure Starrett Early Learning Center is clean, safe and in compliance with Department of Health regulations on a daily basis.

·        Ensure safety, direct supervision of students, cleanliness and organization is maintained in the classroom at all times.

·        Assist in developing a program of sound educational goals appropriate to the age and developmental level of children.


·        Two years of college classes or an associate degree in early childhood education or related program preferred

·        NYS Assistant Teacher Certification

·        Certification in CPR and First Aid

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About Us

Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 2 Yrs
Location : Brooklyn, NY

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