The Salvation Army

Pre-School Teacher

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Job ID
Child Care
Regular Full-Time


Pre-School Teacher

Full-Time with Benefits, $22-26/hour

Early Childhood Educational Services

The Salvation Army, Syracuse Area Services

Hiring Immediately!



The Early Childhood Education Services Department at The Salvation Army of the Syracuse Area is hiring! We are seeking Pre-School Teachers with a passion for helping others, and a desire to do the most good in their own community. Teacher's in Child Day Care Services are responsible for the development, implementation, facilitation, monitoring and evaluation of a comprehensive Early Head Start Program in our classrooms.  This position works with a co-teacher for shared responsibilities.


Are you qualified?  We offer training and educational assistance for qualified individuals interested in a career in the Early Childhood Educational Field.  Give us a call today, we would love to hear from you!  Our Hiring Manager can be reached at 315.479.1196 (Michele or Chandra)



The Salvation Army is an inspiring place to work!  We offer many different types of jobs in multiple fields spread out over five departments: Early Childhood Education Services, Family Services, Youth Services, Emergency Services,  and Senior Services.  Full-time, part-time, and on-call positions, including flexible part-time schedules.


"Every Person Matters"-Build your career with Syracuse Area Services. We  invest in our most precious resource, people by offering a comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, including:

  • PSL, Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program eligibility
  • Remitted Tuition Program Partnering with Syracuse University.
  • Generous time off every year that includes up to 13 paid holidays, personal days, vacation time, and sick time
  • On-site, Covered Free Parking!
  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
  • Health Care Coverage with less than a 10% employee contribution.  Medical, Dental & Vision Plans for Family & Employee Only
  • Marriage Benefit:  Planning on getting married?  We offer an additional 5 paid days off.
  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans, including Short  & Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Daycare Services:  On-Site Daycare.  Full-time employees receive an employee discount


  • Plan and implement with room staff team a curriculum that will address both individual children’s and group needs appropriately utilizing the Early Childhood Partnership program curriculum.
  • Support, Supervise, role model, and encourage the professional development of all child care staff and volunteers through team meetings, shared program planning and day to day interactions.
  • Monitor and maintain the classroom environment to include attendance, cleanliness, minor repairs, health and safety issues, inventory and properly supplied and equipped daily.
  • Will assess and monitor the developmental level of each child, conduct  Early Childhood Partnership program assessments and facilitate referral(s) for evaluations as necessary.
  • Ensure completion of all paperwork on a timely basis including but not limited to attendance, meal counts, lesson plans, daily health checks, fire drill records, narratives and daily notes.
  • Assist in the orientation and training of staff members regarding room, center and agency policies procedures and expectations.
  • Participate in meetings to include initial orientations, supervision, team meetings, staff meetings, in-services and training sessions with Syracuse City School District and Partnership programs.
  • Engage in ongoing teacher/parent communication to facilitate parent participation and involvement.
  • Demonstrate cultural competence, as well as integrate understanding into daily responsibilities and participate in meeting the objectives of The Salvation Army, Syracuse Area Services Strategic Plan.



  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Must currently have or actively working towards the NYS Teacher Certification.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Participate in developmental appropriate activities within the classrooms
  • Background Screening, Drug Test, Physical and TB Test required.

Confidential Job Search:  For confidential consideration of your application, please feel free to contact this Hiring Manager directly at 315.479.1196


Equal Opportunity Employer:  The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to providing a respectful environment for all applicants and employees that is free from unlawful discrimination or harassment based on

age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.





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