Schenectady Community Action Program
  • Schenectady, NY, USA
  • Full Time

Duties : Assists in implementing on a daily basis the Head Start curriculum and fostering each child's development socially, emotionally, intellectually and physically, maintaining a safe and healthy learning environment conducive to the growth and development of children. Completes the daily classroom housekeeping chores including cleaning tables, sweeping floors, removing trash, and other chores to maintain a clean and orderly classroom for children. Works with classroom staff to encourage parent involvement in the classroom and to welcome parents so they feel comfortable and productive as a volunteer in the classroom. Stays up to date on CDA credential and actively participates in supervisor-approved trainings to continue to learn new techniques and best practices. Assists Teacher with the on-going assessment of children. Observes and takes accurate and professional notes on children and shares information with other team members as appropriate. Participates in fall planning conference and spring progress report conference, following the lead of the Teacher and providing appropriate, professional feedback to the parent.

Requirements : Associates degree in Early Childhood Education. Must provide on a biennial basis a physical from a licensed health care provider, clearing you under New York State Day Care regulations. Background check is required prior to employment as required by NYS Day Care regulations and Federal Head Start Performance Standards. Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills. Sensitive to the needs of low-income and minority populations and display common courtesies.


  • Medical Coverage 
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage 
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan 
  • Paid Personal Time 
  • Paid Sick Time
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