Early Childhood Educator Job in Schenectady, New York
Our Early Head Start Center is seeking a Early Head Start Teacher to establish and maintain supportive relationships with infants, toddlers, and parents and implement developmentally appropriate routines and curriculum. A $500 sign on bonus will be paid to all hired Early Head Start Teacher candidates. We also will assist you with furthering your educational goals! Responsibilities: Plan and implement individualized, developmentally appropriate, nurturing care for infants and toddlers in a center-based setting Coordinate use of community resources to enrich the learning environment Support program philosophy that parents are the primary educators and nurturers of their children Supervise Teacher Assistants and provide direction to supervisees and volunteers Coordinate screening tools, records, and required documentation Enhance the relationship of parents and their children by encouraging parent participation Oversee and assist with classroom cleanup and follow universal precautions daily Assist children in transitioning beginning and end of each day and during field trips Participate in program Self-Assessment Review Team Maintain program standards regarding confidentiality and professional boundaries Required Experience: Infant Toddler CDA or 12 credits towards an AA in Early Childhood required (BS in Early Childhood Education preferred) Bilingual (English and Spanish / Arabic) preferred Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds Parsons Child and Faily Center is a member agency of Northern Rivers Family of Services, a family of human service agencies who work together and are committed to helping children, families, and adults. As the parent organization to both Northeast and Parsons Child & Family Center, Northern Rivers coordinates the quality of care, depth of programs, combined size and passion for the mission to provide care for more than 11,000 people each year in 37 counties throughout New York State. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, Northern Rivers Family of Services will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.