• Family Partner

    Family Partner - FT; Support and engage families through their participation in Head Start, Early Head Start, and Primary School Support programs options in Tompkins County. Facilitating access to program and community resources that support and build solutions for individualized child and family goal plans through strength based family partnerships. Ensure maximum opportunities for children and family participation in program and community activities throughout Tompkins County. Support program activities that enhance School Readiness and Family Engagement program goals.; Min. Req.: Minimum of # 12 credits in Early Childhood Education AND Enrollment in Child Development Associate (CDA) credential at time of hire; with a completion date # 18 months from date of hire OR enrollment in an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education, Family Services or related field; with a completion date # 18 months from date of hire. AND One (1) year work experience meeting position competencies.

     Applications accepted until Wednesday, January 31, 2018. AA/EEO.

  • Teacher-Home Visiting

    Teacher-Home Visiting - FT; Responsible for implementing an Early Head Start/Head Start home visiting education program for children (birth to 5 years) and families including pregnant mothers; implementing adopted curriculums to encourage active exploration, physical, cognitive and social/emotional development of children by providing resources and modeling that support effective and nurturing adult-child interactions. Utilize developmentally appropriate strategies and individualization to ensure planning and adult-child interactions support the growth of children and family goals. Complete and utilize anecdotal notes as the basis for individualized planning, completing assessments, family progress conferencing, reporting and supporting child/family program transitions. Meet program plans that support School Readiness and Family Engagement framework outcomes and provide quality, integrated service delivery to families and their children in their homes throughout Tompkins County.; Min. Req.: Associate Degree in Early Education or Family Services with 12 credits in child development OR Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential with specific Home Visiting training AND Two (2) years' work experience meeting position competencies.

     Applications accepted until Wednesday, January 31, 2018. AA/EEO.

Mail, fax, or email resume with cover letter and references to:
Professional Development Director, Tompkins Community Action
701 Spencer Road, Ithaca NY 14850
Fax: 607-273-3293 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.