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Early Childhood Education Teacher

Position Title: Early Childhood Education Teacher

CP Rochester Winton Road Facility, Rochester 14623

Salary: $40,000 - $48,000 per year commensurate with experience

Full Time/School Year - 37.5 hours a week (Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm). Includes a 6-week summer program. This position follows the school calendar with vacations coinciding with school breaks. All School Breaks are paid. Evening and weekend work maybe required as job duties demand.


The Early Childhood Education Teacher teaches young children in an integrated pre-school classroom with the Special Education Teacher.  Creates and maintains a structured and effective program and safe environment that provides for the individual development needs of the children.

Required Education and Experience:
  1. Bachelor’s degree in Childhood Education with NYS certification in Childhood Education.  Early Childhood Certification (Birth-Grade 2) preferred.
  2. Experience working with young children.
  3. Knowledge of child development and student learning.
  4. Knowledge of content and instructional planning and implementation.
  5. Proficient computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  6. Must have demonstrated commitment to performing job duties and tasks at a high level of performance.
Competency Requirements:
  1. Strong Collaboration Skills.
  2. Strong Leadership Skills.
  3. Effective Communication Skills.
  4. Time Management Skills.
  5. Effective Classroom Management Skills.
Essential Funtions:
  1. Imparts agency philosophy of “Equal Opportunity, Independence and Realization of Individual Potential” to children, families, program staff and community resources.
  2. Maintains confidentiality of information relating to individuals and their families in accordance with agency policy.
  3. Ensure a meaningful and individualized educational experience for all students.
  4. Administers developmental assessments to all students to gather data to determine how to meet individual development needs of the children.
  5. Works with the Special Education Teacher to coordinate a structured program and safe environment that provides for the individual development needs of the children.
  6. Coordinates daily and weekly lesson plans with the Special Education Teacher that are available for review by the Program Director or the Education Coordinator.
  7. Maintains all necessary paperwork in portfolios for each child.
  8. Participates in all parent-teacher conferences for children in the New Friends program.
  9. Attends all team, discipline and staff meetings as designated.
  10. Creates lesson plans using NYS Learning Standards and agency selected curriculum.
  11. Supervises classroom paraprofessionals, aides and assistants, students, volunteers and others involved in helping capacities with input from the Special Education Teacher.
  12. Completes annual performance appraisals for paraprofessionals, teaching assistants and teacher aides with input from the Special Education Teacher.
  13. Schedules parent and family classroom visits in conjunction with the Special Education Teacher.
  14. Develops an annual inventory of all classroom equipment and supplies together with the Special Education Teacher.
  15. Submits daily/monthly attendance records for all children without disabilities.
  16. Participates in conferences, workshops, department meetings and in-service training as needed or recommended to enhance job skills and personal growth and development.
  17. Adheres to agency’s policies and procedures as well as department guidelines.

Supervisory Responsibility: Supervises Paraprofessionals, Teacher’s Aides and Teaching Assistants.

Other Duties: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Work Environment: This job operates in a preschool classroom program environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 30 pounds.

Travel: Travel is primarily local during the business day, but employee will be expected to work at any of our partner agencies. Some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

What We Offer:
  • Affordable Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance
  • Paid Mandated School Breaks
  • 5 Days Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Sick Time
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Matching 403(b) and/or ROTH Retirement Plan
  • Additional Insurance Offerings - Specified Disease Insurance w/ Cancer Rider, Accident Insurance, Identity Theft Protection
  • Employer Paid Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
  • Employer paid Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement plus a 25% Tuition Discount for benefit-eligible Employees and Family Members at Roberts Wesleyan College
Resume to:
Human Resources Generalist
CP Rochester
3399 Winton Road South
Rochester, New York 14623
Fax (585) 334-1646

As part of our team you will have the personal rewards of making a difference in the lives of our individuals and their families and ongoing mentoring from top industry professionals.


The agencies are equal opportunity employers.   We do not discriminate against employees or applicants in the hiring, promotion, compensation, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence or any other term or condition of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran, domestic violence victim status, prior arrest and conviction records or any other protected category in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

Closing Date: Until Filled
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