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Opportunities for Otsego, Inc. Assistant Teacher: Head Start (Morris) in Morris, New York

Assistant Teacher: Head Start Head Start ( is seeking an energetic team player to be a part of its preschool teaching team. Assistant Teachers promote family well-being and prepare children for kindergarten and life beyond school by:

  • Supporting the lead classroom teacher in developing, organizing, and implementing daily lesson plans, classroom activities, field trips, and special events

  • Guiding children during mealtime, circle time, open play, and classroom transitions

  • Conducting health, developmental and educational screenings and assessments

  • Encouraging parents to be active participants in their child’s education

This position has school breaks and summers off.

This position has a PENDING HIRE.

Qualifications: Associate degree early childhood education or related field OR High School Diploma/equivalent and possess or able to obtain preschool CDA certification; one year experience working with preschool children; proficient in basic computer skills and software; valid New York State driver’s license. Pay Range Guide:

  • Standard Start Rate - education and experience meet job requirements

  • Advanced Start Rate - education and experience exceed job requirements (subject to approval)