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Assistant Teacher Daycare

Syracuse University
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 25, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education, Teacher Education, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Human Development & Family Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job # 036636 Department Code 19011-2241 Department Office of Human Resources Job Title Assistant Teacher Daycare Location Syracuse University Pay Range Commensurate with Experience Staff Level S3 FLSA Status Non-exempt Hours
Standard University business hours

8:30am – 5:00pm (academic year)

8:00am – 4:30pm (summer)

Hours may vary based on operational needs. Job Type Full-time Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description
Position supervises children while providing a safe, nurturing, responsive, and inclusive educational environment using developmentally appropriate practices. Assistant Teacher observes, documents, and assesses children’s behaviors in order.-to support and contribute to decisions regarding individual children’s needs in all domains of learning. Participates in required training hours, maintains CPR & First Aid certification, has daily communication with parents, and coordinates bi-annual parent conferences and parent reports. The ideal candidate has experience working in an early education center and holds a degree in early childhood education, child development, or a related field. Qualifications
• An Associates degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field. Job Specific Qualifications
• Strong knowledge of early chlldhood education and teaching in age group.

• Understanding of child development and application into practice

• Proficient in Microsoft Office- Outlook, Word, Excel Responsibilities

• Supervise, care for, and teach children in assigned classroom. Actively engage in the daily activities with the children while establishing supportive relationships and implementing developmentally appropriate techniques of guidance and classroom management. Observe children and assess behaviors for documentation and portfolio preparation. Provide first aid/ CPR as needed. Maintain professionalism and problem solve with teaching team and full staff when issues arise. Assist the Head

• Teacher in training, mentoring and supervision of undergraduate student teachers and interns. Assure compliance with the NYS Office of Child and Family Services ( OCFS ). Syracuse University rules and regulation and accreditation standards where applicable.


• Assist Head Teachers with curriculum planning and documentation.

• Compile information and photographs for portfolios and evaluate using school’s designated assessment tools.


• Establish and maintain positive and productive relationships with families.

• Daily communication with parents. Write bi-annual reports for children in home group; host parent/teacher conferences; advocate for children who require additional special services; attend IEP meetings, and meet with inclusive education partners, as needed.


• Attend monthly full stall meetings, weekly team meetings, and individual supervision meetings with the Head Teacher and Center Director.

• Attend and participate in ongoing professional development trainings, and center events. Stay current on best practices in ear1y childhood education.


• Arrange/rearrange classroom to create a workable space supporting children’s learning; rotate out equipment and materials to inspire use of varying pieces, and to keep the room fresh and inviting. Physical Requirements
• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

• Move quickly

• Get up and down from the floor frequently

• Push, pull, lift, and twist Tools/Equipment Application Instructions
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a resume and cover letter. About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit About the Syracuse area
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal. EEOC
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities. Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members. Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity. Quick Link Job Posting Date 05/25/2022 Application Deadline Full Consideration By Job Category Staff Message to Applicants
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