Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is a human services agency, dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, and the elimination of poverty and injustice. Catholic Charities believes that all people have infinite value and are worthy of dignity and respect, and above all, is committed to creating hope and transforming lives.
This is a Full Time position; 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday.
In coordination with the teacher assistant, responsible for the overall planning and implementation of preschool classes each day.
Coordinate with Preschool Program Manager and Syracuse City School District (SCSD) staff in order to implement the school district’s developmental curriculum
Plan and implement two, 2.5 hour preschool classes each day. Collaborate with Program Manager and other staff members to ensure a well-run and purposeful program.
Work with SCSD and Head Start to ensure that program requirements are being carried out.
Establish and maintain a safe healthy learning environment.
Recruit and maintain a full class list per contract with SCSD and continued collaborate with Head Start
Support social and emotional development. Provide positive guidance. Advance physical and intellectual experience.
Establish positive and productive relationships with families.
Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and agency policies and procedures.
New York State (NYS) Teaching Certification with one (1) year working with children and families. Early Childhood teaching experience preferred. Computer skills, Good interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work in a team environment. Classroom management.