Come Grow With Us! Pro Action’s Head Start Program is accepting applications for a Teaching position for an Early Childhood classroom in Bath at our Cooktown location.
New York State Certification in Early Childhood or Special Education – Birth to Grade 2 is required within 5 years of hire.
If you currently have an associate degree in Early Childhood or a related field and would like to work toward a teaching certification, come join our Head Start Team! Enroll in our Five-Year-Plan and we can help you gain classroom teaching experience that will apply toward your student teaching practicum requirement and skills to help enhance your future career opportunities. We can also offer you mentoring and support to help you navigate the process, including accessing online courses!
Teaching positions are 37.5 hours per week and follow the school year calendar. They are eligible for benefits that include medical, dental and vision insurance, retirement plan with employer contributions, generous paid time off and sick leave, 13 paid holidays per year and more.
Qualifications: This position requires New York State Certification in Early Childhood Education or Special Education – Birth to Grade 2 – or Bachelor's with a 5-year plan for achieving New York State certification in Early Childhood or Special Education – Birth to Grade 2, must be established and approved. Prior experience working with preschool-age children, supervisory skills, excellent organizational and time management skills, and previous supervisory experience are beneficial.
Responsibilities: As part of the classroom team providing services to children and families, the Certified Teacher helps children attain skills they need to be ready for Kindergarten and implements Pre-K curriculum. The teacher works in compliance with Head Start Performance Standards, New York State Office of Children and Family Services Day Care Regulations, New York State Education Department Learning Standards. Must have a valid driver’s license that meets agency standards and consistent, reliable transportation.
To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest, resume, completed employment application, and copies of unofficial transcripts to: Human Resources, Pro Action of Steuben and Yates, Inc. 117 E. Steuben St. Bath, NY 14810 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is the policy of Pro Action of Steuben and Yates, Inc not to discriminate against any applicant or employee, intern, volunteer, etc., based on race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles), color, creed, religion (including wearing attire, clothing or facial hair in accordance with the tenets of religion), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions and transgender status), gender identity or expression, reproductive health decisions, familial status, national origin, physical or mental disability (including gender dysphoria and being a certified medical marijuana patient), genetic information (including predisposing genetic characteristics), age (18 and over), veteran status, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, certain arrest or conviction records, domestic violence victim status, and any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.