Job Title: Assistant Toddler Teacher
PVN ID: NY-2304-005585
Category: Instruction and Social Service

Job Description

General Description

Responsible for assisting the Head Teacher in implementing the daily program and classroom curriculum. Under the supervision of the Head Teacher, the Directors and in cooperation with the centers’ Board and NYCCT.

Responsible for:

  1. Assisting one or more Head Teacher as directed
  2. Supervising play activities by:
    Engaging/interacting with children in games, play and art activities, story-telling, dancing and singing that stimulates their development
    Enforcing safety rules to prevent injuries
    Intervening when children are likely to injure themselves or each other
  3. Remaining with one or more children until relieved by another adult
  4. Preparing supplies and the environment for activities
  5. Maintaining, developing and creating engaging classroom environment
  6. Observing, recording and reporting individual child’s behavior as assigned
  7. Assisting Head Teacher in completing children’s assessment using Teaching Strategies
  8. Assisting children with activities of daily life including; diapering, toileting and hand washing
  9. Aiding and comforting individual children who experience difficulty in the group or who temporarily lose their physical or emotional control.
  10. Assisting with meal or snack service within the classroom
  11. Respecting and keeping the confidentiality of information as it pertains to all records, knowledge and discussion of children’s families and fellow staff members
  12. Participating in parent-teacher conferences, staff workshops and trainings as mandated by agency
  13. Insuring the basic physical and well being and safety of each child
  14. Reporting accidents and parents concerns to the Director

Other Duties


  • BA and 60 Credits in Early Childhood Education
  • 1 year teaching children under 5

About the Research Foundation

The Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RFCUNY) was established as a not-for-profit educational corporation chartered by the State of New York in 1963. RFCUNY supports CUNY faculty and staff in identifying and obtaining external support (pre-award) from government and private sponsors and is responsible for the administration of all such funded programs (post-award).

RFCUNY stands between CUNY’s principal investigators (PIs) and the sponsors who support them and strives to fulfill its essential responsibilities to both groups. Working closely with individual PIs and Grants Officers on the campuses, RFCUNY oversees employment, accounting, audit, reporting, purchasing, and special responsibilities that include management of a planned giving program; liaison with governmental agencies and foundations; negotiation of agreements; facility construction and renovation; protection and commercialization of intellectual property; and compliance with applicable standards in research involving human subjects, animal care, environmental and radiological safety, and conflicts of interest.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Research Foundation of the City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities Act/E-Verify Employer. It is the policy of the Research Foundation of CUNY to provide equal employment opportunities free of discrimination based on race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, domestic violence victim status, arrest record, criminal conviction history, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Key Features

Child Care Center
Full Time
Annual Salary Range
$36,218.00 - $38,220.00
Closing Date
Jun 26, 2023 (Or Until Filled)
Bargaining Unit