Teacher Aide Floater
Teacher Aide Floater is part of the team who assists in activities in the daycare classroom. Works with typically developing preschool age children and/or children with special needs. As a Floater, will be assigned to various classrooms or sites as deemed necessary for program operations. Candidate must be willing to work where needed within the Saratoga Springs and Ballston Spa area of Saratoga County.
•Assists staff in all classroom or parent and children activities, field trips and outdoor activities.
•Assists in developing materials and providing activities related to the cultural background of the children and families served.
•Helps supervise at mealtime, eating with the children to encourage good nutrition and proper social skills.
•Helps keep the classroom and its contents/toys clean and orderly.
•Assists the teacher in any aspect of the program as the need arises.
•Serves as a substitute in the absence of the teacher or assistant teacher.
REQUIREMENTS - Please send a letter of interest along with a resume.
•High School Diploma/GED.
•Experience working with preschool children and familiarity interacting with teaching staff.
•Must be willing to obtain and maintain Basic First Aid and CPR certification within the initial probationary period and maintain certification.
•May be required to lift up to 40 pounds.
•Must have a valid driver’s license, possess own transportation and be able to drive a company vehicle on roads in varying weather conditions if necessary.
BENEFITS - Positions works 35 hours per week, 51 weeks per year and offers $12.50 per hour.
•Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
•Paid Vacation, Paid Personal, Paid Sick Time, Paid School Breaks
LifeWorks Community Action, formerly Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council, is a nonprofit that helps thousands of neighbors each year overcome the challenges of poverty by providing food, early childhood education, energy services, health and wellness, and immigrant services. Popular programs include The Pantry in Ballston Spa and The Kitchen in Saratoga Springs, as well as Head Start, WIC and Weatherization. Help Starts Here