Childcare Teacher Assistants- 2 positions

Two (2) Childcare Teacher Assistant positions are available at our Childcare Center in Utica, NY. One position works with Toddlers and one position works as a Floater with ages 8 weeks to 5 years of age. Basic work hours are: 37.5 hours per week; Monday thru’ Friday.

Come join a dedicated and creative team who cares for young children in our community!

CHILDCARE TEACHER ASSISTANT- Toddlers: Full-time position with benefits position working with toddlers in our childcare program. Basic work schedule: 8:00am-4:30pm; M-F; some flexibility necessary as needed. Under the direction of the Child Care Site Supervisor, the Child Care Teacher Assistant is responsible to assist the Child Care Teacher in the planning and implementation of a program for social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of toddler age children.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
· Assists in providing age appropriate daily activities and a positive framework for a safe and enriching classroom environment.
· Cares for children’s physical needs, which may involve lifting and carrying very young children.
· Assists in maintaining an environment that is safe, healthy, orderly and appealing.
· Develops and maintains a cooperative working relationship with child care parents and guardians.
· Assists in planning and implementing educational and recreational family activities that meet varying client needs.
· Participates effectively in supervisory conferences and staff meetings
· Assists with other related responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: A High School Diploma or its equivalent OR One (1) year experience working with children less than 13 years of age. EOE

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CHILDCARE TEACHER ASSISTANT- Childcare Floater: Full-time position with benefits. Schedule varies depending on coverage needed; Monday-Friday. Flexibility required as necessary. Under the direction of the Child Care Site Supervisor, the Child Care Teacher Assistant is responsible to assist the Child Care Teacher in the planning and implementation of a program for social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of children 8 weeks to 5 years of age.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
· Assists in providing age appropriate daily activities and a positive framework for a safe and enriching classroom environment.
· Cares for children’s physical needs, which may involve lifting and carrying very young children.
· Assists in maintaining an environment that is safe, healthy, orderly and appealing.
· Develops and maintains a cooperative working relationship with child care parents and guardians.
· Assists in planning and implementing educational and recreational family activities that meet varying client needs.
· Participates effectively in supervisory conferences and staff meetings
· Assists with other related responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: A High School Diploma or its equivalent OR One (1) year experience working with children less than 13 years of age. EOE

To apply for this job email your resume to hr@neighborhoodctr.org