Job summary

Rochester, New York, United States, North America
Career Level:
One to two years experience
Bachelor's Degree
Job type:
Full time
$16.00 to $22.00 per hour

UPK Teacher

About this job

Summary of Responsibilities:


To implement the Head Start Performance Standards in the overall management of the classroom, including promoting social, physical, and intellectual growth, providing a safe, healthy environment that is developmentally, linguistically and culturally appropriate. For UPK classrooms: Responsible for all aspects of a universal pre-kindergarten classroom to include enrichment programs, training, technical assistance, additional observations and paperwork. Responsible for supervising assistant teacher and classroom volunteers.


Qualifications/Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • NYS Teacher Certification required.
  • One to two years experience teaching in an early childhood setting.
  • Requires a working level knowledge of early childhood developmentally appropriate practices.
  • Requires administrative, analytical, evaluative and oral and written communication skills; and an aptitude for training and motivating people.
  • Requires proficiency in the use of a personal computer.
  • Requires the health and physical capability to work in an office or classroom, including sitting on floor or in child-sized chairs, bending, running, climbing stairs and to lift children weighing up to 40 lbs.
  • Requires access to reliable transportation. 
  •   All employees of ABC Early Childhood Services Division must receive, and maintain, full clearance from the Office of Children and Family Services that allows them unsupervised contact with children. Any prospective or current employee who has an indication of child abuse maltreatment or neglect, or who cannot be left unsupervised with children, will not be hired or retained.
  • Employees in this position are governed by the collective bargaining agreement with SEIU Local 200 United.

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