Head Start Teacher
Head Start Teacher - FT; Responsible for implementing a center based Head Start classroom program including: establishing daily routine and appropriate transitions, implementing adopted curriculum(s) to encourage active exploration, physical, cognitive and social/emotional development. Utilize developmentally appropriate strategies and individualization to ensure planning, classroom management and adult-child interactions that support the growth of all children. Develop opportunities for parent/guardian classroom and program involvement. Complete and utilize anecdotal notes as the basis for individualized planning, completing assessments, parent/teacher conferencing, reporting, monitoring and supporting program transitional requirements. Meet program plans that support school readiness and family engagement framework outcomes and provide quality, integrated service delivery to families and their children throughout Tompkins County.; Min. Req.: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Bachelor’s Degree with early childhood credits equivalent to a major AND Two (2) years of related experience working with children, 3 to 5 years old.
Applications accepted until Friday, September 2, 2016. AA/EEO
Supportive Housing Resident Partner
Supportive Housing Resident Partner - FT; Implement Supportive Housing tenant contracts of participation and integrate family participation in home based education programing according to Early Head Start and Head Start Performance standards; provides support to participants in meeting housing and family service program goals. Provide quality, integrated services to meet family goals and program plans that support good tenancy, school readiness and family engagement outcomes, through strength based family partnerships. ; Min. Req.: Associates Degree in Human Services, Family Services, Social Services or related field and a CDA with specific Infant/Toddler credential OR Associate Degree in Early Childhood with 12 credits in Infant/Toddler development. AND Two (2) years of related experience working with children, Birth to 3 years old. AND Two (2) years working experience related to education, principles of social work, crisis intervention, housing or homelessness, or counseling with children and families. AND Work experience in program management and implementation, preferably related to Supportive Housing programs.
Supportive Housing Resident Partner application deadline: Friday, September 2, 2016.
Support Aide - FT; Assist center staff to provide classroom support to promote children’s safety, support social and emotional development. Responsibilities include meal time preparation, assistance with child hygiene and smooth operation of program implementation. Meet program plans that support school readiness and family engagement framework outcomes and provide quality, integrated service delivery to families and their children throughout Tompkins County.; Min. Req.: High School Diploma or GED AND a minimum of three (3) additional credits in Early Childhood Education or relevant area AND One (1) year experience with pre-school aged children.
Support Aide application deadline: Friday, August 26, 2016.
Professional Development Director, Tompkins Community Action
701 Spencer Road, Ithaca NY 14850