Albany Community Action Partnership (ACAP) is a source of direct support for families who live in poverty in Albany, New York. The majority of program participants are from economically vulnerable families with incomes below 100% of the federal poverty threshold (or $21,960 for a family of three - the average family size of ACAP’s customer population). For 50 years ACAP has been providing a network of programs that serve the needs of children and families living in poverty.
Our prominent programs include Early Head Start, Head Start, Energy Assistance and Weatherization, Career Pathways, and we support customers through our Dress for Success Program. Through its programs, ACAP has created positive change in the lives of children and families in Albany County. ACAP embodies the spirit of hope, improving communities and making the Capital Region a better place.
The Head Start and Early Head Start Teacher Assistants work closely with the classroom teacher in a team approach to plan and implement activities for classroom programs. Teacher Assistants promote a safe, nurturing, and healthy environment in compliance with all Early Childhood Education Performance Standards and NYS – OCFS Day Care Licensing Regulations.
The Head Start and Early Head Start Teacher Assistants work with the teacher to create positive relationships with children and their families. They assist in completing child record documents and ensure adequate staff coverage for all classrooms and program activities.
The Head Start and Early Head Start Teacher Assistant must have a High School diploma/GED and at least 1 year of experience working with children under the age of 13.
Competitive health benefits; Educational Assistance; Retirement; Paid time off; 403(b) plan
CLASSIFICATION / HOURS:
$12.75 hourly based on education with the potential for increase every year based on performance. Non-Exempt, Full-time: Early Head Start Teacher Assistant: (37.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year) | Head Start Teacher Assistant: (37.5-40 hours per week, 44 weeks per year)
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing
Please apply at https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/350493