Thrive and Change Lives
At Catholic Charities over 70% of our managers were promoted from within!
We believe that quality service begins with a passionate, motivated and hardworking workforce; a positive and caring work environment, and recognition for the challenging work our employees perform in service to others. For these reasons and many more Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is a great place to work!
Flexible Work Schedules
Competitive Pay and Work Life Benefits
Professional Supervision and Coaching
Recognition and Appreciation Programs
Opportunities for Growth and Promotion
The Teacher Assistant will assist the UPK Teacher in planning and promoting the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of students. Support the teacher to ensure that program requirements are being carried out, including curriculum, monitoring, assessment, and reporting. Establish and maintain a safe healthy learning environment that ensures students are appropriately supervised at all times, including in the classroom, outdoor spaces, on field trips, and on the bus. Establish positive and productive relationships with families, including attending home visits where appropriate. 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. Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and Catholic Charities policies and procedures.
This position goes until the end of the school year and picks back up again in late August.
Two-year degree in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred. HS Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of six college credits, with at least one year experience working with children birth to age 5 in a classroom/day care setting. Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, and the elimination of poverty and injustice; helping 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.
Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer