Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce
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Job Title.
   Preschool Teacher - UPK
Short Description of the Job.
   Ballston Spa Location
Complete Description of the Job.
   This position is the lead in a classroom of Head Start children and facilitates team planning, implementation, and supervision of classroom activities. Will work with typically developing children and children with disabilities. 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. Provides supervision to Assistant Teachers, Program Aides and volunteers working in the classroom. RESPONSIBILITIES • 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 classroom. • 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 outcome goals. • Directly supervises all classrooms staff and conducts on going supervision with classroom staff. • Complete mandated 45 day requirements and ongoing assessments. Submit paperwork. • Schedule and arrange meetings, and documents parent-teacher conferences and home visits as required. Attend CPSE meetings when scheduled. • Complete a minimum of two home visits per year and as needed. Please send letter of interest along with a resume. Position starts at $17.96 per hour. REQUIREMENTS • BS/MS Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field. • Valid NYS Teaching Certification in a preschool category. • Experience working with daycare/young children and supervising classroom staff. • Basic computer skills including Word applications, data entry programs, word processing and email helpful. • 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. • 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 backgrounds. • Some evening work may occasionally be required for events such as home visits and Parent Committee Meetings. • Must have a clean driver’s license. • 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) BENEFITS • Medical Coverage • Dental Coverage • Vision Coverage • Life Insurance • 401(k) Retirement • Paid Vacation • Paid Personal • Paid Sick Time • 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 Services/Weatherization, Crisis Intervention, Latino Community Advocacy, Vita Tax Services, Food Pantry, and a Soup Kitchen. EOE
Job Category.
   Education/Training and Library
Job Level.
   Mid Career
Position Type.
   Full Time
Salary Information.
   Salary Range: $18.00 to $18.00 per Hour
For More Information Contact.
   Human Resources Manager
Employer Info.
   Saratoga County EOC
39 Bath St. / P.O. Box 169
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
To Mail Application To Employer.
   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
To E-Mail Application To Employer.

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