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Community Action Planning Council Master Teacher I/II in Watertown, New York

The Master Teacher II works with the Teacher Assistant and Teacher Aide to provide a healthy, safe, and developmentally appropriate learning environment for up to (20) - 4-year-old preschool children 5 days per week. Compliance with full-day Pre-K regulations is required for the daily 5-hour session. The Master Teacher is also responsible for supervising the Teacher Assistant and Teacher Aide, along with maintaining compliance with required training, documentation, and accurate recordkeeping. The Master Teacher reports directly to the Pre-k Coordinator. EDUCATION: NYS Certification in Birth-2 or Special Education; or a Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education with a 5 year plan to obtain certification. CERTIFICATION: NYS Early Childhood Education or Special Education certification in B-2 or N-6 is required, or a 5-year plan to obtain certification. EXPERIENCE: Previous experience working with preschool children in an early childhood education setting required. SKILLS: Knowledge of child development and the ability to work with young children; strong communication, organizational and time management skills; ability to maintain confidentiality of program and agency related information; keep accurate detailed records, serve as an advocate for children and families; and cooperate with all staff to provide quality programming for Pre-K children and families. OTHER: All employment is conditional pending satisfactory medical exam and TB test; receipt of fingerprint clearance at the time of hire; and employee will be required to sign an affidavit annually which states that he/she has not been indicated in a child abuse or neglect case within the past year. Preference is given to qualified in-house candidates. Must be able to provide independent transportation to perform job responsibilities. CAPC is a Substance-Free Workplace. Employees are subject to random, post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug testing. BENEFITS: Academic schedule, paid school vacations, Flexible Benefits Plan, and unemployment benefits during the summer. TO APPLY: Submit updated resume, CAPC application form, college transcript, certification or 5-year plan to Community Action Planning Council, 518 Davidson Street, Watertown NY 13601, Fax 315-785-0892 or email Application Form available at Applications will be accepted until position is filled.