Teacher Floater (10Mo 26PP) (BLC519) in The Bronx, NY at Volunteers of America Greater New York

Date Posted: 11/10/2019

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Job Description

Volunteers of America, Inc. (VOA, Inc.) is a national, faith-based human services organization that was founded in New York City in 1896 and has remained at the forefront of social service ever since, helping individuals and families in need overcome obstacles to living safe, healthy and productive lives in the community. The largest of the affiliates, Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-GNY) serves tens of thousands of men, women, and children in need every year, through 80 programs staffed by 1,300 skilled and dedicated staff, throughout New York City, Westchester County and Northern New Jersey.

VOA-GNY’s life-changing, often life-saving work impacts the lives of individuals and families who are homeless and those at risk of homelessness, families recovering from domestic violence, children with developmental delays, individuals living with HIV/AIDS or behavioral health issues, older adults and veterans struggling to reintegrate. VOA, Inc. is one of the largest providers of permanent, supportive housing in the United States. VOA-GNY is the largest provider of supportive housing for veterans in New York, and is committed to addressing the needs of the community with compassion, creativity, respect, and therapeutic models that inform our work.

Sign-On Bonus for Certified Teachers


Implement instruction based on The Creative Curriculum and Prekindergarten Performance Standards, NYC aligned with children’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals and objectives. Adhere to the professional standards recommended by the National Association for the Education of Young Children to maintain accreditation.

Minimum Qualifications

M.S. in Special Education. New York State teacher certification in Special Education K-12 (prior to February 2004) or initial or professional certification in Students with Disabilities, Birth-Grade 2 or Grade 1-6.

Principal Responsibilities

  1. Substitute for classroom teacher as assigned by education director or designee.

  2. Implement The Creative Curriculum and ensure that the National Association for the Education of Young Children standards are reflected in classroom instruction.

  3. Follow and implement existing lesson plans prepared by the permanent classroom teacher.

  4. Prepare weekly lesson plans following The Creative Curriculum format if placed in the same classroom for more than a week.

  5. Supervise the activities and assignment of the teacher assistants with individual children or groups of children in the classroom.

  6. Follow teacher job description if assigned to the same classroom for more than one week.

  7. Assess individual students using assessment tools used by program

  8. Implement the policies and procedures contained in the Early Learning Center manuals.

  9. Perform other related duties as required.

Effect on End Results

  1. Classroom staffing ratio mandate is maintained.

  2. Learning and growth are promoted.

  3. Activities are scheduled regularly and children’s needs are met.

  4. Activities are developmentally appropriate and consistent with Creative Curriculum philosophy.

  5. Staff are appropriately supervised.

  6. Responsibilities of classroom teacher will be followed regarding compliance with NYC, State and Federal guidelines, data outcomes and parent contact.

  7. Maintain compliance with CPSE mandates

  8. Ensure compliance with safety, health, and administrative issues relevant to children and staff.

  9. Related duties are performed on time, accurately, and in their entirety.

Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today! Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled.