Parsons, the area’s largest child and family service agency, is dedicated to helping families and their children succeed. Parsons believes that every child should have the opportunity to learn and grow in a loving, caring environment.
Our Early Head Start Center in Schenectady is seeking a Teacher in the classroom who will be responsible for establishing and maintaining supportive relationships with infants, toddlers, and parents and implementing developmentally appropriate routines and curriculum for infants and toddlers. The location for this position is 125 Bigelow Ave Schenectady, NY.
Positions will require schedule between 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and some evenings. 40 hours per week.
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
BS in Early Childhood preferred (AA or CDA with experience)
Bilingual (English and Spanish / Arabic) preferred
Able to lift up to 35 pounds
Parsons is an EEO/AA Employer – M/F/D/V