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Universal Pre-K Teacher

Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
Date Posted: 09/28/2020
Salary / Wage: $20.00/hr
Location: Schaghticoke, New York
Job Type:


Salary: $20.00/hour  

Job Type: 30 hours/week 

Benefits: Yes   

CEO in collaboration with the Hoosic Valley Central School District provides Universal Pre-Kindergarten classes within the Hoosic Valley Elementary School. We are seeking a Early Childhood NYS certified teacher to lead a UPK classroom collaboration with Capital District Beginnings. 

Do you have a passion for teaching young children? If so, come join us! We believe every child deserves the best possible start in life. That is why we offer a safe and enjoyable education program which incorporates learning and social/emotional skill development. Children learn the “Kindergarten readiness” skills they need to succeed in school.   


Our UPK Teachers:   

· Plan and implement a developmentally appropriate program for preschool children, meeting UPK School District requirements (including Common Core Standards).   

· Use age-appropriate and positive guidance strategies to teach, encourage, and redirect inappropriate classroom behavior.   

· Build positive relationships with staff and families through positive and professional communication, creating a welcoming environment, respecting diversity, and encouraging parent participation in the program.   

· Work collaboratively with teacher assistant(s), School District staff and service providers.   


CEO is seeking a candidate that has:   

· A New York State certification in Pre-Kindergarten(General Ed. or Special Ed.)    

· Experience teaching preschool-age children

Application Instructions:

For more information and/or questions please contact Veronica Gomez at or call 518-272-6012, ext. 301. 


Additional Information:

Check out the benefits CEO offers:   

· Medical, dental, vision   

· Paid professional development during work hours  

· Paid vacations, holidays and follows school district break schedule 

· Free telemedicine access

 · Retirement contributions

· Consideration for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs   

Please note: Applicants for this position will be required to complete standard background clearances, which include fingerprints, New York State Child Abuse clearances, a physical, TB Test, and a pre-employment drug screen.