Employment Type
Date posted
December 6, 2022
Position title
Teacher Aide - Genesee Head Start

37.5 hours per week

42 weeks per year

Job Location
Genesee Head Start, 1125 West Genesee St. ,, Syracuse, New York 13204

• High School Diploma or GED.
• Experience working with children under age 5.
• Good interpersonal and communication skills.
• Ability to work in team environment.
• Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
• Must have received a vaccination for COVID-19.

Employees in this position will be enrolled by our agency into a Child Development Associate (CDA) credentialing program, if they do not already have specialized formal education or training in this field.




1. Ensure that all children assigned to class are supervised at all times. Perform regular counts of children assigned to ensure that all children are accounted for.

2. Assist the assigned classroom team in implementing a child-centered, quality early childhood program.

3. Assist in providing a safe, warm and supportive classroom atmosphere that supports each child’s individual growth and development.

4. Support the contribution of parent involvement and to assist in the implementation of this in all aspects of the educational program.

5. Support and assist center staff as assigned.

6. Assist in completing observations of children. Input daily attendance and meal counts into computer program, PROMIS. Assist with documentation for in-kind.

7. Serve as a bus monitor/rider as assigned.

8. Participate in workshops and training sessions to further knowledge and experience in the Head Start functional areas, Head Start Performance Standards and child development; for personal and professional growth. Assist with implementing and supporting the outcomes framework

9. Assist with the delivery of nutrition services to children as assigned; including, but not limited to the following: storage of food and supplies, participate in family style dining, clean-up and sanitation, nutritional educational activities.

10. Maintain confidentiality of family and child records and all matters relating to the families.

11. Document and coordinate to maintain non-federal share (in-kind) records for classroom and site to include volunteer hours for parents.

12. Report incidents and concerns of child abuse or neglect as a mandated reporter.

13. Perform all other duties as they relate to the comprehensive team-approach of the Head Start philosophy.

14. Adhere to relevant health and safety policies and procedures.


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