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Opportunities for Otsego Inc. Assistant Teacher in Oneonta, New York

Join our team of dedicated and caring preschool educators and professionals. From pregnancy to preschool, Head Start promotes family health and well-being and prepares young children for kindergarten and life beyond school.

The Assistant Teacher works in the Head Start Program that supports children, ages 3-5 from low-income families, to develop the skills needed to be successful in school. Responsibilities include assisting a classroom teacher in daily classroom activities, keeping records, and working with children and parents in a center-based program.

Full-time positions available in Cooperstown, Oneonta, Schenevus, and Unadilla; all with school breaks and summers off. Pay for this position starts at $14.29/hour.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or HSED; current preschool CDA preferred; one year experience working with pre-school children; a valid New York State driver’s license.

How to Apply

Send a fully completed application package - application, cover letter and current resume - to Human Resources by mail/in-person, email, or fax.

Mail/In-Person: 3 West Broadway, Oneonta NY 13820
Email: jobs @ (files must be .doc, .docx, or .pdf)
Fax: 607.433.8013

Be sure to specify the position(s) you are applying for, in order of preference, and sign the application form. Applications may be downloaded (, picked up at 3 West Broadway in Oneonta, or requested by email (jobs @ or telephone (607.433.8000).

After You Apply

Fully completed application packages are acknowledged by mail and uploaded to our database for hiring managers to review. Hiring managers will contact candidates whom they wish to interview. OFO respectfully asks applicants not to call the agency regarding the status of their application.

For convenience, applicants should save a copy of their original completed application form for use in applying for other OFO position(s) that open in the future. OFO cannot update applications on behalf of applicants.

Opportunities for Otsego is an equal opportunity employer.