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Kids Club Teaching Assistant

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Position Description/Responsibilities

The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier seeks a Teaching Assistant for our Kids Club After School Program, to assist in the implementation of educational programs in the classroom setting for school age children from 5 to 12 years old.  In this role, you will assist the lead teacher of the program with lessons and provide oversight for the safety of the children.

The ideal candidate will be creative, have an ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, and an understanding of issues that may arise with young children.

Required Skills/Experience

  •  High school diploma or equivalent
    OR
  • One year experience working with children less than 13 years of age.

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Associate’s Degree or higher in an Education field.
  •  2+ years of experience in working with children.

Compensation

  • $9.70 /hour

Schedule

  • Monday-Friday, 3:00-6:00PM during the school year (September-June) with breaks for holidays
  • This position is nonexempt and reports to the Director of Education

Application Information


Extended Play (Afterschool) Teaching Assistant 

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Position Description/Responsibilities

The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier seeks an Extended Play Teaching Assistant to assist in the implementation of educational programs in an afterschool setting for 3- to 5-year old children.  In this role, you will assist the lead teacher of the program with lessons and provide oversight for the safety of the children.

The ideal candidate will be creative, have an ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, and an understanding of issues that may arise with young children.

Required Skills/Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
    OR
  • One year experience working with children less than 13 years of age

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Associate’s Degree or higher in an Education field
  • 2+ years of experience in working with children

Compensation

  • $9.70/hour

Schedule

  • Monday-Friday, 2:30PM-5:15PM during the school year (September-June) with breaks for holidays
  • This position is nonexempt and reports to the Director of Education

Application Information

Please send an updated resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references to: APaterson@TheDiscoveryCenter.org


Foundation Development Director

The Foundation Development Director will supervise fundraising efforts for The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier Foundation as well as The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier in a manner that supports the missions of both organizations.

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The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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