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Job Title: Assistant Teacher
Date Posted: 08/01/2014
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Division: Greater New York
Department: Brownsville Corps
Category: Teacher


  • Under the supervision of the group teacher, the assistant teacher shall be responsible for:

  • WORKING WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE SALVATION ARMY and carrying out its functions, policies and procedures.


  • To assist in the planning and execution of a program to provide day care for children which takes into account the educational, social, developmental and health needs of the group, as well as the individuals child.

  • To share responsibility for keeping equipment and material accessible and in good condition in order to encourage maximum constructive use by the children.

  • To share responsibility for removing or reporting any damaged or hazardous equipment to the director of other designated person so that necessary action may be taken.

  • To share responsibility for planning and supervising an appropriate arrangement of classroom equipment and furniture designed to promote optimal program functioning.

  • To assist in the overall planning for the best use of shared space in relation to the total center program.

  • To assist in planning the use of community resources to enrich the educational content of the children’s program.

  • To assist in developing a program of sound educational goals appropriate to the age and Developmental level of children which will enable them to make the most of future educational opportunities.

  • To share with classroom associates their mutual knowledge and understanding of the community and The Salvation Army of which their center is a part.

  • To promote his or her own professional growth of development through participation in regularly scheduled individual conferences, classroom group conferences, and staff meetings.

  • To share with other classroom personnel the performance of routine chores related to all areas of the program.

  • To participate, wherever feasible, in related training opportunities as these become available.

  • To participate in objective discussions on his/her own professional performance in supervisory conferences with the group teacher and /or director.



  • 24 Early Childhood Credits towards a degree in education or a Child Development Associate (CDA) Certificate

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Must be proficient in writing, reading and speaking English

  • The Assistant Teacher shall meet the requirements set by the Agency for Child Development and The Salvation Army.

Anyone interested in applying for this position should send their resume to:        Venus Knight-Moore at

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