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Begin your Early Childhood Education career today with
CAPCO! As an Infant/Toddler Teacher, you will be responsible for active
supervision of children ages birth to 3 years old, as well as the daily
planning of appropriate classroom activities.
Position: Infant/Toddler Teacher
Program: Head Start/Early Head Start
Reports to: Classroom
Status: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week
Schedule: Monday through Friday,
Hourly Wage: $15.34 per
Function: To design and implement a variety of active
plans to stimulate and sustain the interest of young children, and that contribute
to their social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development.
Implementing the Head Start Performance Standards, Day Care Regulations and
other mandates by performing the following duties:
Essential Duties and
Responsibilities include the following.
Other duties may be assigned.
- Develops activities and lesson plans consistent
within the Creative Curriculum,
- Creates opportunities within the domains of the
Birth – 5 years old Head Start Early Learning Framework.
- Designs and implements, weekly lesson plans
according to the individual needs of the children.
- Completes assessments on children using
appropriate evaluation tools
- Provides guidance and assistance in activity
leadership. Leads children in songs, games, finger plays, and other activities.
- Observes and evaluates children's development
level and maintains record of progress according to the child’s individual
development plan. Interacts with children during programmed activities.
Uses approved child guidance and care giving techniques which support
overall program objectives.
- Conduct parent involvement activities and encourage
parents to become involved.
- Conducts parent/teacher conferences and home
visits. Work with families throughout the year to discuss the child’s
progress and include family members in creating child development goals.
- Maintains daily attendance for meals served,
health checks recorded and complies with proper signing in and out of children
according to center procedures, as well as other forms of daily required
- Attends to the physical needs of the children
(i.e. diapering, feeding, toileting, resting, etc.) Rocks, holds babies
and assists children during family style meals. Guides children to develop
self-help skills. Assists children in collecting their belongings when
- Cleans up activity materials, sweeps and mops
floors after each meal in cooperation with other staff
and Requirements: Infant/Toddler Child Development Accreditation (CDA), or a
state-awarded certificate that meets or exceeds the requirements for a CDA
credential, are enrolled in a program that will lead to an associate or
baccalaureate degree or, are enrolled in a CDA credential program to be
completed within two years of the time of hire. Associate degree (A. A.) in
Early Childhood Education preferred or equivalent coursework in early childhood
education, specific to caring for children Birth – 3 years old. Acceptable NYS Driver's
License. Clearance through the NYS Maltreatment Registry. Must complete Dare
Care regulation trainings, Initial Day Care Physical Exam and TB Testing,
and Fingerprint clearance for criminal background check.
CAPCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and we do not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on
any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status,
uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
age, and physical or mental disability. CAPCO will make reasonable accommodations
for qualified candidates in adherence of the Americans with Disabilities Act
and New York Human Rights Act.
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