NY CAA Employment Listings

Commission On Economic Opportunity

Job title:

Universal Pre-K Teacher

Brief Job Description:

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a daily difference in the lives of children and families? Join our dedicated team and help support an agency that changes lives and improves our community!

We are excited to be seeking a Universal Pre-Kindergarten Teacher here in Troy NY. (Age Group 3 years old-5 years old)

CEO is a Community Action Agency driven by our dedication to innovation, respect, and teamwork. We care deeply about helping to improve the lives of people across Rensselaer County, while guaranteeing a work life balance and a collaborative culture for our team members.

Our Staff Enjoy:

12 plus paid holidays, a week off between Christmas and New Years, February & April school break, etc.
A generous paid time off policy, starting with 5 front loaded vacation days, 8 front loaded sick days, tenure-based accrual, and the ability to roll over unused time annually.
Full-time 35-hour work week that includes paid professional development opportunities during work hours.
Mission driven work, and colleagues that also care about giving back to the community.
Competitive Hourly Rate Offered**($26/hr-teaching certification required)

Our UPK Teachers:

Plan and implement a developmentally appropriate program for preschool children, meeting UPK School District requirements (including Common Core Standards).
Use age-appropriate and positive guidance strategies to teach, encourage, and redirect inappropriate classroom behavior.
Build relationships with staff and families through positive and professional communication, creating a welcoming environment, respecting diversity, and encouraging parent participation in the program.
Work collaboratively with teacher assistants and service providers


Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education
A New York State certification in Pre-Kindergarten (General Ed. Or Special Ed) or ability to obtain NYS certification through a plan of study
Experience teaching preschool-age children

Other Benefits Include:

Full Time-35 Hour Work Week Monday-Friday
Casual Dress Code
Free Telemedicine
Employee Assistance Program
Healthcare, Dental, and Vision Insurance (Flexible Spending/Dependent Care Accounts)
Cash payment of three thousand dollars for waiving health insurance (FT)
Optional 403(b) Retirement Plan
Employee sponsored pension plan
CEO Qualifies Eligible Employees for the Federal School Loan Forgiveness Program
CEO is part of the Quality Stars program and scholarship opportunities are available for staff to advance their education and deepen their qualifications as early childhood professionals.

Please note: applicants for this position will be required to complete standard background clearances, which include fingerprints, New York State Child Abuse clearances, a physical and TB Test

Apply: https://www.ceoempowers.org/about/join-us/

Call: 518-272-6012, ext. 301


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How to Apply:

Apply: https://www.ceoempowers.org/about/join-us/

Call: 518-272-6012, ext. 301

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