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, August 22, 2014. AA/EEO.

Classroom Assistant

Classroom Assistant- FT; 50 weeks; Assist program centers, in varying county locations, by providing classroom support to promote children's social and emotional development and safety. Support implementing a center based classroom program in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards, regulatory guidelines, and TCAction policies and procedures. Assist in the implementation of adopted curriculum as well as defined department initiatives for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Responsibilities include: assistance with child hygiene, supporting children during play and activities, some meal time preparation and supporting the smooth operation of program implementation as well as reporting data tracking. 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.: Minimum of twelve (12) credits in Early Childhood AND Two (2) years experience with pre-school age children or infants and toddlers.


Applications accepted until Friday, August 22, 2014. AA/EEO

Family Partner

Family Partner - FT; 50 weeks; Supporting and involving families through their participation in home visiting and center based Head Start, Early Head Start and Primary School Support programs in Tompkins County; providing quality, integrated services meeting family goals and program plans that support 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 Two (2) years working experience related to education, principles of social work, crisis intervention, or counseling with children and families.


Applications accepted until Friday, August 22, 2014. AA/EEO.

Housing Resident Assistant

Housing Resident Assistant  -PT, evenings and weekends; Provide on-site coverage at Supportive Housing Program locations; work schedule defined by location and resident needs. Ensures adherence to program rules and provides support as needed including; resident transportation to meetings or appointments, identification of community resources available for working towards achievement of goals and implementing daily activities as defined by the Residential Program Manager, including data management, file organization and reporting. Work hours are primarily non-traditional; nights and weekends.; Min. Req.: An Associates Degree or its equivalent and one year experience in human services or customer service delivery; OR HS Diploma/GED and at least two (2) years of experience in human services delivery AND Experience working with homeless or young families preferred AND Meet TCAction criteria for satisfactory driver's license in order to access agency owned vehicles for work related activities.

Applications accepted until Friday, August 22, 2014. 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.