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 23, 2016. AA/EEO
Integrated Service Specialist
Integrated Services Specialist- FT; Provide expertise in the disabilities services content area for all staff through mentoring, curriculum development, monitoring, data analysis, training, and expansion of resources that support the service delivery plans and agency school readiness and family engagement frameworks. Work in collaboration with community partners to achieve outcomes that provide quality, integrated service delivery to families and their children throughout Tompkins County.; Min. Req.: Bachelors degree (Masters preferred) in special education; NYS certified Special Education Teacher; OR related field AND Four (4) years direct special education experience working with children birth to age 5. AND Experience in program implementation, training, and adult education and learning styles; experience working with dual language learners is preferred.
Applications accepted until Friday, September 16, 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 16, 2016.
Professional Development Director, Tompkins Community Action
701 Spencer Road, Ithaca NY 14850