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||Lead Early Preschool Teacher/UPK -Center Director
|Short Description of the Job.
||Saratoga and South Glens Falls Sites
|Complete Description of the Job.
||This position is the lead in a classroom of
Head Start children. Will facilitate team
planning, implementation, and supervision
of classroom activities. Works with
typically developing children and children
with disabilities and serves as the
representative and liaison between the
classroom team and case management team.
Shares the responsibility for parent
education and supporting parent involvement
in the program. May be reassigned to
various classrooms/centers as deemed
necessary for program operations. Provides
supervision to Assistant Teachers, Program
Aides and volunteers working in the
Center Director duties will include primary
responsibility for daily center-based
program functioning while assisting the
Region Manager in providing leadership and
implementing assigned functions of the site
in the areas of child and family services,
fiscal, human resources,
transportation/vehicles, facilities, food
services, inventory, child safety and
technology in order to provide reliable,
healthy and safe services to children and
families, and to support the goals of the
program. This position serves a member of
the regions management team. Evening and
weekend work may be required.
Work as a team member with
classroom staff and parents to implement
curriculum that is meaningful and meets the
individual and program needs.
Responsible for the weekly
preparation of daily lesson plans,
including objectives to be posted for
parents, volunteers and visitors in the
Develop an individual plan for each
child to include goal setting based on
identified needs and prescriptions for
objectives and activities to meet
established school readiness goals and
Attend CPSE meetings when
Directly supervises all classrooms
staff and conducts on going supervision
with classroom staff.
Complete mandated 45 day
requirements and ongoing assessments.
Schedule and arrange meetings, and
documents parent-teacher conferences and
home visits as required.
Under the supervision of the Region
Manager, the Center Director ensures the
site and its programming are in compliance
with Head Start Performance Standards and
NY Pre-K regulations and standards and acts
as lead for coordination and oversight in
the following content areas: Child Safety;
Facilities, Materials and Supplies.
Supports the Region Manager and
Service Area Managers in the area of
supervision and training.
Complete a minimum of two home
visits per year and as needed.
Position starts at $17.78 per hour with an
additional .25 for center director duties.
REQUIREMENTS please send a cover letter
along with a resume
BS/MS Degree in Early Childhood
Education or related field.
Valid NYS Teaching Certification in
a preschool category.
1 year of staff supervision
experience. Successful and proven
techniques for supervision and management
1 full year teaching in an early
Must be willing to obtain and
maintain Basic First Aid, CPR certification
and MAT (Medication Administration
Training) within the initial probationary
period and maintain certification.
Experience with safe and thorough
basic cleaning and sanitation practices.
Knowledge of facilities operations is
Some evening work may occasionally
be required for events such as home visits
and Parent Committee Meetings.
Basic computer skills including
Word applications, data entry programs,
word processing and email helpful.
Above average organizational and
communication skills, ability to work as a
member of a team, good interpersonal skills
and the ability to maintain professionalism
with staff and clientele.
Ability to work under pressure and
exercise good judgment.
Ability to communicate effectively
with people of diverse social and economic
Must have a clean drivers license
and be insurable to operate agency
Acceptable tuberculosis screening
results. Clear criminal records check.
Initial health exam are required post job
offer and prior to employment.
Statewide Central Register Database
Check (Child Abuse Clearance)
Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
Paid Vacation, Paid Personal, Paid
Paid School Breaks
SCEOC is a private, nonprofit community
action agency serving Saratoga County. We
are the designated anti-poverty agency,
dedicated to providing and promoting
opportunities for individuals and families
to achieve self-sufficiency. We are an
advocacy organization assisting families
and individuals in developing solutions to
promote healthy, thriving families and
caring community partners. We provide
services coordinated at our main office as
well and in the county schools. Services
include Head Start, WIC, Energy
Intervention, Latino Community Advocacy,
Vita Tax Services, Food Pantry, and a Soup
||Education/Training and Library
||Salary Range: $18.00 to $18.00 per Hour
|For More Information Contact.
|| Human Resources Manager
|| Saratoga County EOC
39 Bath St. / P.O. Box 169
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
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|| Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council, Inc.
PO Box 169
Ballston Spa, NY12020
Attention: Human Resources Manager
|To Fax Application To Employer.
|| Fax Number:5182883234
Attention:Human Resources Manager
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