Assistant Teacher

Hempstead, New York
Jan 17, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.


The Assistant Teacher is responsible for following the procedure and schedule set forth by the staff in the classroom, as well as assisting in the execution of planned activities and overall classroom management, and in carrying out the mission set forth by the Diane Lindner-Goldberg Child Care Institute and Hofstra University.  The Assistant Teacher will fulfill the role of the classroom teacher in his/her absence.  Candidates must show evidence of the following abilities: understanding and respect for children, their developmental needs and interests; respect for a child’s family and culture; and commitment of continued professional development.


Bachelor’s degree is required.  Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or in pursuit of Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education is preferred.  The candidate shall possess prior experience working with young children in a child care setting.  Candidates with prior experience working with infants in a child care setting are preferred.

Knowledge of National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation standards and New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYSOCFS) regulations preferred. 

Application Instructions:           

For consideration, please send letter of application and resume to:

Donna Tudda

Director of the Diane Lindner-Goldberg Child Care Institute

133 Saltzman Community Services Center

131 Hofstra University

Hempstead, New York 11549-1330Email: Please include “Assistant Teacher-job  #897591-18” in the subject line.



Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

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