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Universal Pre-K Teachers (Troy, NY)

Title: Universal Pre-K Teacher

Salary: $17.00/hour

Location: Troy & Lansingburgh

Benefits: Yes

Classification: Non-Exempt

CEO is seeking New York State certified teaching candidates for Universal Pre-Kindergarten Head Start classrooms at the following locations:

Lansingburgh Family Resource Center, Troy – 35 hours, 10 month position

Responsibilities: Candidate will be responsible to plan and implement a developmentally appropriate program for preschool children, meeting UPK School District requirements (including Common Core Standards) while working collaboratively with the teacher assistant, School District staff, and service providers.

Qualifications: A New York State certification in Birth thru 2nd Grade, or Pre-K thru 6th Grade, a baccalaureate or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-age children.

SUBSTITUTE Teacher Assistant

Title:  Substitute Teacher Assistant

Location:  All Rensselaer County CEO facility locations

Salary:  $9.00 / hour

Classification:  Non-Exempt

Responsibilities:  Work on an on-call basis.  Assist teachers with classroom management in infant, toddler and preschool setting.

Qualifications:  High School diploma or GED and previous experience working with children.  Must be at least 18 years of age.

Nurse, LPN

Title: Nurse, LPN

Location: Troy

Salary: $15.00 / hour

Benefits: Yes

Classification: Non-Exempt

CEO has an opening for a full-time Nurse, LPN, for our Head Start / Early Head Start Program. This position is 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday, and follows a 10 month school year calendar.

Responsibilities: The candidate will be responsible for health screenings, nutrition assessments and follow-up as needed for local Head Start / Early Head Start Program. The candidate’s time will be split between the Troy Family Resource Center, the Community Resource Center, and two Troy City School District UPK classrooms.

Qualifications: LPN certification required. Valid and clean driver’s license and access to a vehicle required.

Family Advocate

Title: Family Advocate

Location: Troy

Salary: $13.50 / hour

Benefits: Yes

Classification: Non-Exempt

CEO has an opening for a full-time Family Advocate for our Head Start Program located in the Troy City School District.

Responsibilities: The candidate will act as an advocate for Head Start families whose children are presently enrolled in the program. The candidate will be responsible for assisting with the development of goal plans for participating families, for promoting self-sufficiency and for working with the families to help them succeed in their goals. The candidate must have the ability to form therapeutic relationships with children and families from diverse ethnic, racial and cultural backgrounds and demonstrated still in communication as well as the ability to work effectively and cooperatively with a multi-service agency. Visiting families in their homes or a mutually agreed upon location will be part of the responsibilities as well.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent required. 1+ years of experience in a social work capacity in providing services to children and families. Valid and clean driver’s license and access to a vehicle required.

Preferred: AAS or BA in Human Services or related field. Knowledge of community resources and referral experience assisting families in need of services. Bilingual a plus!

Substitute Custodian

Title: Substitute Custodian

Location: All CEO facility locations

Salary: $10.00 / hour

Classification: Non-Exempt

CEO is seeking substitute custodians for all our CEO facilities located throughout Rensselaer County.

Responsibilities: Responsible to work on an on-call basis for multiple childcare centers and administrative offices. Responsibilities include sweeping/vacuuming, mopping; garbage removal; performing minor maintenance requests as requested; assisting in performing outside maintenance and landscaping as needed, to include snow removal and lawn care; assisting with special projects as needed, to include carpet cleaning, buffing/waxing floors and painting.

Qualifications: Previous experience in facilities maintenance and custodial duties. Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle preferred.

Cook (Schodack FRC)

Title: Cook

Location: Nassau/Schodack

Salary: $11.00 / hour

Benefits: Yes

Classification: Non-Exempt

CEO has an opening for a Cook at our Schodack Family Resource Center.

Responsibilities: Plan and prepare appropriate breakfast and lunch for a center with four classrooms. Meals must be served in accordance with CACFP regulations. This position is responsible for placing weekly food orders, as well as labeling, dating, and maintaining proper inventory and storage of all items. Responsibilities also include maintaining the organization and cleanliness of kitchen facilities, completing all required written documentation and assisting with the planning and implementation of any nutrition-related activities for center and classroom events.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED and at least one year experience with food preparation in a full service kitchen. Ability to read, write and complete basic math as well as computer literacy. Ability to obtain ServSafe certification.

Preferred qualifications: Degree or certification in Culinary Arts, ServSafe certification, specific experience in child food service preparation, prior catering experience.

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