Position Title Classroom Teacher Level 2 (Associate Teacher)
Type of Position Administrative
A Level 2 classroom teacher works directly with the Primary Classroom Teacher
and Associate Director in the running of the classroom and assists in
supervising the assistant and student teachers. Fills in as Primary Teacher in
the event of Primary Teacher absence. Could be primary teacher if experienced
Department Centr-Toddler Development
Reports to Title Director, Toddler Center
Full or Part Time Full Time
Number Of Months 12 month
Monday – Friday 8:30a-4:30p
Position End Date (if temporary)
Posting Number 2021 -01921- AS
Essential Duties Summary
Responsible for teaching toddler class:
Work with Primary Teacher in supervision of teaching team- assistant
teachers, undergraduate and graduate student teachers, and HS interns.
Work with Primary Teacher and Associate Director on curriculum to meet
individual needs of children, including developmental delays; identifying and
developing plans to meet special needs.
Work with Primary Teacher on documentation of child observation, including
supervision of assistant teachers' observation records; assist in developing
full observation narratives for each child based on daily records.
Communication with parents as needed; formal conferences with parents in
collaboration with Primary Teacher.
Incorporate digital technologies, including zoom, video documentation and
photos, as needed.
2. Work with Primary Teacher on administrative duties including:
Protocols necessary for licensure, including attendance and fire safety.
Ordering of classroom supplies/materials, and maintenance of classroom.
Letters of recommendation for toddlers and student teachers
Participating in required workshops and conferences for DOH licensure.
3. Research Duties:
Participate in research protocols, which may include completing
questionnaires, assisting with toddler research paradigms, recording specific
observations, and collecting research forms from parents
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
-Demonstrated ability to work on a team and with students, parents and other
-Ability to understand the emotional and needs of young children
-Strong communication and writing skills
-Ability to supervise and take part in reflective supervision process.
-Strong desire to continue growth in the field of early childhood education
-Flexibility and ability to juggle multiple tasks, including prioritizing
work with children and parents.
Required Qualification Summary
B.A. in Psychology, Education, or related field and 8 credits or more towards
M.A. degree in education, child development, psychology or related field.
Minimum of 3 years experience working with young children; at least 1 year
Strong communication skills
Ability to work on team and with students, parents and the public
Knowledge of zoom, digital recording, or willingness to learn.
Preferred Qualification Summary
Physical Demands Summary
•High activity level
•Ability to lift child up to 50 pounds
•Repeated movements from sitting to standing up; bending down to child level
Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not
discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status,
national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status,
age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent
permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial
backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.
Open Date 07/13/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Position start date is August 16, 2021
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