ProAction Teaching Assistants – Wayland

Pro action is accepting applications for the position of Teaching Assistant in our classroom in Wayland.

Teaching Assistants work 37.5 hours per week, following the school year calendar. The Teaching Assistant position is eligible for our extensive employee benefits which include health, dental and vision insurance, a retirement plan with employer contributions, generous paid time off, sick leave and paid holidays.

Responsibilities: The Teaching Assistant partners with the Certified Teacher in the planning and implementation of daily activities in the Pre-K classroom, adhering to Head Start Performance Standards, NYS Office of Children and Family Services Day Care Regulations and all other applicable program regulations.

Working in a team environment, the Teaching Assistant will participate in weekly planning sessions, attend training and meetings as required, ensure a safe and healthy classroom environment, assist in classroom and program and help with inventory as needed.

Qualifications: The Teaching Assistant position requires a Child Development Associate (CDA) or associate degree – or – must be currently enrolled in a program leading to a CDA or Associates Degree, with experience is a preschool setting.

To Apply: Internal applicants, please apply by December 23, 2019. Send a letter of interest, resume, copies of unofficial transcripts and completed employment application to: Human Resources, Pro Action of Steuben and Yates, Inc. 117 E. Steuben St. Bath, NY 14810 or email to:

Pro Action of Steuben and Yates, Inc. is the Community Action Agency for Steuben and Yates Counties, working to combat the causes and conditions of poverty at the local level. We work to build a community of resilient individuals and families who can meet their basic needs, overcome adversity and prosper.

Pro Action of Steuben and Yates, Inc. is an equal opportunity organization. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.