A Certified Teacher would work to assist the Center Director in order to ensure smooth operation of the classroom. The Certified Teacher would be responsible for planning and implementing teacher-directed and child-initiated activities. They ensure the curriculum, lesson plans, and activities are developmentally appropriate and in compliance with all Early Childhood Education/Head Start Performance Standards and NYS – OCFS Day Care Licensing Regulations.
Certified Teachers cultivate positive relationships with children and their families. They complete and maintain required documentation for child records. Certified Teachers are involved in the ongoing recruitment and transition of eligible children into the Center’s program. They maintain inventory of all classroom materials and equipment. Certified Teachers also perform programmatic and administrative customer-centered tasks including (but not limited to): lesson planning, data collection, and record-keeping, and assisting with program teams with planned activities.
An ideal candidate would possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with 15 credit hours in coursework relevant to Early Childhood Education AND a minimum of one year’s teaching experienced required. May also be required to possess, and have the ability to maintain a valid driver’s license. Must have NYS Education Department Teacher Certification for work in School District Universal Pre-K classrooms (Birth – 2nd grade, Birth – 6th grade, Pre-K- 6th grade, Nursery – 6th grade).
Starting Rate is $18.25 per hour. Contingent on NYS Certification and placement in a UPK classroom: Competitive health benefits; Educational Assistance; Retirement; Paid time off; 403(b) plan
CLASSIFICATION / HOURS:
Non-Exempt, Full-time (37.5-40 hours per week, 44 weeks per year)
ACAP is offering a $5,000 hiring bonus to teachers possessing one of the following certifications:
B-2, N-6, or Special Education.
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