Temporary Center Aide (Cambridge)

Location: Cambridge Head Start Center, Cambridge, NYPosted 1/25/2021

The temporary center aide is directly responsible to the Center Coordinator.  This position is a temporary, part time position.  It is the understanding and expectation of this organization that all employees will take the opportunity to contribute to the overall success and mission of the agency above and beyond the basic requirements of their job.

Salary:  $12.70/hr.      Weeks Per Year TBD        Hours Per Week:    27.5

TBD Classification: Non-Exempt

  • Adhere to the agency’s policy on confidentiality both within the agency and the community and adhere to all program policies and procedures.
  • Provide children and families with comprehensive services by collaborating with all program staff to ensure an integrated approach.
  • Assist the teaching team in establishing and providing a safe and healthy learning environment socially, emotionally, and physically.
  • Communicate appropriately and professionally with other staff, children and families.
  • Clean classroom and lavatory areas after each group; sanitize toys, and perform other delegated cleaning tasks.
  • Clean and sanitize areas of the center as according to the center COVID-19 protocol and as requested by the center coordinator.
  • Participate in the COVID-19 Arrival/Departure procedure and help facilitate the daily entry health check screening process.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the center specific protocols and procedures specific to COVID-19 prevention and response.
  • Utilize professional reading, writing and communication skills in order to carry out necessary job requirements.
  • Complete all applicable trainings required of the position.


Educational Experience Required:

  • Provide proof of a minimum of a high school diploma or GED.

Additional Experience Required:

  • Reading, writing and communication skills necessary to perform job responsibilities.
  • 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.


If you wish to apply, please forward a resume along with a letter of interest to Kim Kenyon, Head Start/Early Head Start Administrative Office, 11 St. Paul’s Drive, Husdson Falls, NY 12839, or email to [email protected]