Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

  • Pre-K Teacher - Full Time - Universal Pre-K

    Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/18/2018 1:20 PM)
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  • Overview

    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 Pre-K Teacher will coordinate with Preschool Program Manager, Pre-K Administrative Assistant, and Syracuse City School District (SCSD) staff in order to implement the school district’s developmental curriculums. Plan and implement one, 6 hour preschool class or two, 2.5 hour preschool classes each day. Collaborate with Program Manager and other staff members to ensure a well-run and purposeful program that uses ongoing assessment to drive curriculum to meet the needs of all children. Work with SCSD and collaborators to ensure that program requirements are being carried out, including curriculum, monitoring, assessment, and reporting. Establish and maintain a safe healthy learning environment, including in the classroom, outdoor spaces, on field trips, and on the bus. Assist in recruitment and maintenance of a full class list per contract with SCSD and when necessary, obtaining documentation for enrollment. Actively engage with students in all areas of program. Support social and emotional development. Provide positive guidance. Advance physical and intellectual experience. Actively differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all students. Establish positive and productive relationships with families, including home visits where appropriate. Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and agency policies and procedures.


    This is a Full Time 10-month position, Monday through Friday 8:00am – 3:30pm. Paid time off for school breaks with additional PTO.



    Must possess New York State (NYS) Teaching Certification with one (1) year working with children and families. Early Childhood teaching experience preferred. NYS Teaching Certification, Early Childhood Education; Birth to 2nd or N to 6th.   Criminal history check, NYS registry clearance. Computer skills, Good interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work in a team environment. Classroom management.


    Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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