Veterans Wanted!
Northern Rivers Family  Services
  • Full Time
  • Immediately
  • Schenectady, NY
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If you’ve got the talent, drive and desire to make a real difference in your community, you need to be a part of Northern Rivers Family of Services. We’re a family of human service agencies united in our passion to help the children, adults, and families of the Capital Region and beyond. Northern Rivers and member organizations Northeast Parent & Child Society and Parsons Child & Family Center are powered by a 1,400-strong workforce. We’re developing innovative new treatments to help clients achieve success, believe in themselves, and follow their dreams. We provide more than 70 programs and services to more than 14,000 people each year in 36 counties throughout New York state. Join us and change lives, including yours.

Under the direction of a fully qualified teacher or supervisor:
Use curriculum and design learning environments
Observe, assess, and integrate diverse learners
Pose manageable tasks and challenges to extend learning for all children
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Level 1: Enrolled in Infant-Toddler CDA class, or in the process of completing college coursework toward an AAS or BA in Early Childhood Education or a related field
Level 1: Some experience preferred

Must have demonstrated knowledge and skill in an infant-toddler setting such as licensed childcare or Early Head Start center preferred;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Availability to work between 7:00 am and 5:00 PM 

1. Participate in Agency orientation training and other trainings related to EHS needs.
2. Follow Agency and federal policies and procedures.
3. Successfully complete fingerprinting as per New York State regulations
4. Meet standards for Agency, EHS, state and local training programs.
5. Participate in required program and agency training, and meetings.
6. Participate in weekly reflective supervision and annual job performance evaluation with supervisor. Completion of all requirements in accordance with Agency and federal regulations.
7. Complete CDA coursework and obtain Infant –Toddler CDA credential, or AAS/BA degree within two years of employment
8. Engage in training and learning opportunities focused on learning and implementing curricula and classroom design and management.
9. Attend evening meetings and socialization groups as assigned.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, Northern Rivers Family of Services will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.