JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for planning, supervising, and implementing the program for the class in accordance with policies and philosophy of the FSA Child Care Center and New York State Office of Child and Family Services (NYS OCFS). Head teachers will exercise immediate supervision over the work of the assistant teachers, teacher aides, work-study students and student interns while serving as the team leader for the classroom. Does related work as required.
MINIMUM OUALIFICATIONS: Associate's degree in early childhood education, child development or child-related field and two years of child day care teaching experience. Current certification in First Aid and CPR required. If a candidate does not possess certification at the time of employment, the incumbent must obtain this certification within three months of the date of appointment. The incumbent must maintain valid certification for the duration of employment.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in early childhood education, child development or a child-related field, one year of teaching experience. One year of experience supervising staff.
This position is subject to a criminal background check, NYS OCFS background check and physical are required at the time of appointment.
Additional Salary Information: Rate commensurate with education and experience.
About Faculty Student Association of Tompkins Cortland Community College, Inc.
Tompkins Cortland Community College is one of 30 community colleges and 64 campuses in the State University of New York system. Located in Dryden, the college serves more than three thousand students in credit programs and another three thousand in non-credit workshops and customized training.The college offers 54 academic programs in business, computers, health, communications, liberal arts, criminal justice, and human services. Specific degree programs include broadcast production, computer forensics, engineering science, new media, sport management, hotel and restaurant management, wine marketing, and several liberal arts programs, including education and general studies.The college attracts a diverse student body from most counties in New York State, several other U.S. states, and nearly 70 countries. The learning environment is enriched by students of all ages and backgrounds. About half of the college's graduates transfer as juniors to bachelor's degree programs at a wide variety of colleges and universities around the world, including Cornell University and Ithaca College. TC3 students study both full-time and part-time, and the college is a leader in online education. The c...ollege operates extension centers in Ithaca and Cortland.TC3 is extensively involved in our community. The college provides contract training for most major employers and provides an array of non-credit workshops designed to build skills relating to computers, leadership and supervision, personal growth, and many other areas.As a learning-centered college, TC3 is strongly committed to building on strengths to achieve student success.