School Age Teacher - Part-time

The Salvation Army of the Syracuse Area Syracuse, NY

About the Job

Overview The Salvation Army is hiring! We are seeking individuals with a passion for helping others, and a desire to do good in their own community. We have an immediate opening for a part-time School Age Teacher for our School Age Child Care Program. This position will work 3.5 hours per day, Monday through Friday, for a total of 17.5 hours per week. Weekly hours will increase during school breaks. This position is responsible for the development, implementation, facilication, monitoring, and evaluation of a comprehensive School Age Program in the classroom. Responsibilities + Plan and implement with room staff team a curriculum that will address both individual children’s and group needs appropriately. + Provide supervision, role modeling, and support and encourage professional development of all child care staff and volunteers through team meetings, shared program planning, and day to day interactions. + Flexibility and ability to work in all classroom environments for children 6 weeks to 12 years of age as needed to meet the required classroom ratio. + Monitor and maintain the classroom environment including cleanliness, minor repairs, health and safety issues, inventory and request supplies and equipment. + Assess and monitor developmental level of each child, facilitate referral for evaluations as necessary. + Ensure completion of all paperwork on a timely basis including but not limited to attendance, meal counts, lesson plans, daily health checks, fire drill records, narratives and daily notes. + Assist in the orientation and training of staff members regarding room, center and agency policies, procedures and expectations. + Actively participate in all required meetings including initial orientations, supervision, team meetings, staff meetings, in-services and training sessions. + Engage in ongoing teacher/parent communication to facilitate parent participation and involvement. Qualifications + High School Diploma or equivalent and minimum one year related experience required. + Associate’s Degree in early childhood education, child development or a child-related area; Child Development Associate Credential, with two years of related experience preferred. + Must meet NYS/DDS licensing regulations requirements. + Must meet health standards for DSS licensing, be able to lift up to 40 pounds and be able to participate in all developmentally appropriate activities. + Clearance through NYS Central Registry required. The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of disability status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. Job ID2017-3501 CategoryChild Care TypeRegular Part-Time