Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Universal Pre-K Teacher/TA Substitute ($16.50-$20 per hour)

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Posted Date 1 week ago(1/24/2023 4:27 PM)
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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

Remitted Tuition

Professional Development

Competitive Pay and Work Life Benefits

Professional Supervision and Coaching

Recognition and Appreciation Programs

Opportunities for Growth and Promotion



The Pre-K Teacher will coordinate with the 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, Monday through Friday ten (10) month long position.


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 preferred. 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 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


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