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September 7, 2022
CAPCO Job Posting: Head Start/Early Head
Position: Classroom Floater
Program: Head Start/Early
Reports to: Classroom
Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt, 44 weeks per year (summers off) with benefits
$500 bonus paid out in two installments (October 2022 and April 2023)
Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Required
Job Function: Under guidance of the Classroom Supervisor or
Education Assistant plan and coordinate the administration and implementation
of the Educational Services Functional Area of the Performance Standards and
other education requirements by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
Other duties may be assigned.
- Must work cooperatively with the
center staff to facilitate daily activities in the absence of a center
- Has the ability to be flexible
with frequent daily schedule and location changes.
- Responsible for the health and
safety of the children in the center, on the playground, in the gym, and
on field trips.
- Provides active supervision to
- Assist with snack and mealtimes.
Helps prepare snack and meals. Acts as a role model and eats with the
- Helps in dealing with the daily
center chores and services which include sweeping, sanitizing tables and
other areas, setting tables, monitor and/or assist with toileting and
tooth brushing, assisting with arrival and dismissal of children, and
monitor rest times.
- Must work jointly with all staff
to promote a team approach of the delivery of Head Start services for all
enrolled children, their families, and the community at large.
- Promotes positive behavior
guidance to all children.
- Maintains professionalism, uses
language appropriate for early childhood settings.
Experience: High school diploma or
general education degree (GED); prefer related experience and/or training in a
child care setting. Should have a strong desire to work with children ages birth – 5
Licenses, Registrations: NYS Driver's License
preferred. Clearance through the NYS Maltreatment Registry. Must complete Dare
Care regulation trainings as required.
Other Qualifications: Initial Day Care Physical Exam and TB Testing. Fingerprint clearance for criminal background
Physical Demands & Work Environment: The physical demands
and work environment described here are representative of those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently
required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.
The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb
or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently
lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50
pounds. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include close vision.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. While
performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to
outside weather conditions.
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.