Creating Hope. Transforming Lives
Catholic Charities of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse is dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, and the elimination of poverty and injustice. Catholic Charities of Onondaga County helps people in need regardless of their religion, race, ethnicity, or nationality. We believe that all people have infinite value and are worthy of our respect and compassion. Above all, we are committed to creating hope and transforming lives.
The Substitute Teacher Assistant will work in the Pre-K program at Catholic Charities which provides education and recreation for over 300 Syracuse kids every school day. Most of the kids are from low-income neighborhoods and many speak a language other than English at home. Our Pre-K classes are a vital part of our strategy to reduce poverty in Syracuse; kids who attend Pre-K are more likely to do well in school and to graduate from high school, positioning them for success as adults. Assist UPK Teacher in promoting the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of students. Provide and maintain a safe environment for students and ensure that students are appropriately supervised at all times.
Two-year degree in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred. HS Diploma or equivalent with at least one year experience working with children birth to age 5 in a a classroom/day care setting. Ability to work with and interact with children. Good interpersonal skills. Good communication skills. Ability to work in a team environment. Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Valid NYS driver's license, criminal history check, NYS registry clearance.
Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer