Assistant Teacher [Multiple Positions and Locations]

Location: Cambridge Head Start Center, Cambridge, NYPosted 7/19/2022

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: $16.20/hr.         Hours per week: 35

Toddler position | Weeks per Year: 52 | 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 | Receive 21 hours of personal time your first day of hire, and accrue paid sick time each pay period.

 

Assistant Teacher, Preschool Classroom: Cambridge Center and Dix Avenue Center
Assistant Teacher, Toddler Classroom: Whitehall Center

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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