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Commission on Economic Opportunity Preschool Teacher Assistant in Nassau, New York

Location: Nassau, NY Salary: $13.50 / hour Benefits: Yes CEO (Commission on Economic Opportunity) has an opening for a full-time Preschool Teacher Assistant located at our Schodack Family Resource Center. Responsibilities: ? Assist teacher with classroom management ? Assist in the completion of required classroom paperwork ? Promote children?s development and learning through developmentally appropriate curriculum ? Use positive guidance strategies to teach, encourage, and redirect inappropriate classroom behaviors ? Build positive relationships with staff members, families and children Minimum Qualifications: ? Must be at least 18 years of age ? High School Diploma or equivalent and the ability to obtain a CDA (Child Development Associate) credential ? Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft office programs ? Knowledge of age-appropriate early childhood development stages and expectations ? Desire to work with young children Preferred Qualifications (in addition to the above): ? Previous experience working in an educational setting Check out our benefit package! CEO offers: ? Medical, dental, vision ? Free access to a telemedicine provider ? Paid Time Off ? Professional development during work hours ? Paid Planning time off for classroom staff ? Consideration for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs ? Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Please note: applicants for this position will be required to complete standard background clearances, which include fingerprints, New York State Child Abuse clearances, a physical, TB Test, and/or pre-employment drug screen. EOE/AA