Assistant Teacher – Preschool Classroom at Cambridge Center, and Dix Avenue Center, Toddler Classroom at Center

Location: Cambridge Head Start Center, Cambridge, NYPosted 6/28/2022

As an Assistant Teacher you will:

  • Assist in the development and delivery of lessons that are in accordance with the program’s curriculum
  • Create positive, child-directed learning environments
  • Observe and record an assessment of children’s growth, development, and behavior
  • Work in a family atmosphere, as part of a team that goes above and beyond for each other and the children we serve

Salary: $15.28/hr.         Hours per week: 35

Toddler position –Weeks per Year: 52 – will receive 35 hours of personal time your first day of hire and accrue paid sick time each pay period.

Preschool position- Weeks per Year: 44 – will receive 21 hours of personal time your first day of hire and accrue paid sick time each pay period.

 

Take care of yourself and your family and plan for the future with our benefits in health insurance, 401k retirement account with agency match up to 1%, optional vision, dental, life, and accidental insurance!

 

Qualifications:

  • A Valid driver’s license.
  • An understanding of young children and low-income families, and an appreciation of parents as the primary educators of their children.

Toddler Position:

  • A minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood, or an Infant/Toddler CDA or equivalent certification, and be trained in early childhood development with a focus on infant and toddler development.
  • At least one year of experience working with young children, preferably in an infant/toddler setting.

Preschool Position:

  • An Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood, or a preschool CDA or equivalent certification, and be trained in early childhood development with a focus on preschool development.
  • At least one year of experience working with young children, preferably in a preschool setting.

In order to prevent or significantly reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission at L.E.A.P. and protect all members of the community from infection, successful candidates will be required to submit proof of full vaccination as a condition of employment, unless exempted as a reasonable accommodation of a medical condition or sincerely religious belief or practice.

 

How to Apply:

 

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to Jacqui Bell, L.E.A.P. Head Start/Early Head Start, 11 St. Paul’s Drive, Hudson Falls, NY 12839, or email [email protected] In the subject line please put the position and center you are interested in.

L.E.A.P is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

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