Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities


Substitute Teacher Positions

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Position Description/Responsibilities

The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier seeks substitutes for our preschool, pre-kindergarten, and after school programs. Substitutes are asked to assist in the implementation of educational programs a classroom setting for either 3-4 year old, 4-5 year old, or school aged 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

  • $9.00 /hour

Schedule

  • As needed- Positions vary on date and times available. (In general, shifts are 8:30am-11:30am, 11:30am-2:45pm, 3pm-6pm)

Application Information


Extended Play (Afterschool) Lead Teacher

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Position Description/Responsibilities

The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier seeks an Extended Play Lead Teacher to develop and implement educational programs in an afterschool setting for 3- to 5-year old children. In this role, you will create lesson plans and syllabi for a classroom of up to 14 three- to five-year old children. You will be responsible for consistently monitoring all children to ensure safety.

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. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have proven experience in planning curriculum for and management of a preschool learning classroom.

Required Skills/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a related field
    OR
    A minimum of nine (9) completed credit hours in education-related courses                        OR
    Child Development Associate credential or other related credential specific to the preschool development period plus one year experience related to caring for children.
  • Knowledge of lesson planning, development and implementation.
  • Classroom management skills for preschool age children.

Desired Skills/Experience

  • 5+ years of teaching experience
  • 2+ years of curriculum development.

Compensation

  • $9.50/hour

Schedule

  • Mon-Fri 2:45pm to 5:15pm, nonexempt, reports to the Director of Education

Application Information


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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