Our Early Head Start Center in Schenectady is seeking a Substitute Teacher to work per diem in the classroom. This person is responsible for establishing and maintaining supportive relationships with infants, toddlers, and parents and implementing developmentally appropriate routines and curriculum for infants and toddlers.
Week days detween 7am and 5:30pm. 8 hour shift with an hour for lunch. This position is paid per diem.
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
Bilingual (English and Spanish / Arabic) preferred
Able to lift up to 35 pounds