The Salvation Army

  • Teacher - Early Childhood Education

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

    The Salvation Army is hiring!


    We have an immediate opening for a full-time Early Head Start Teacher. The ideal candidate will be energetic and enthusiastic about working with children, with a desire to positively influence the Syracuse Community. 


    The Salvation Army offers a truly excellent benefits package to eligible employees, including:

    • Generous time off every year that includes paid holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time, and sick time
    • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
    • Comprehensive Health Care Coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays, and deductibles
    • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans, including Short Term Disability, AFLAC, and Voluntary Term Life
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Remitted Tuition program
    • Eligibility for the Federal Government's Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program


    • Plan and implement with room staff team a curriculum that will address both individual children’s and group needs appropriately utilizing EHS curriculum.
    • Provide supervision, role modeling, and support and encourage professional development of all child care staff and volunteers through team meetings, shared program planning, and day to day interactions.
    • Flexibility and ability to work in all classroom environments for children 6 weeks to 3 years of age as needed to meet the required classroom ratio.
    • Monitor and maintain the classroom environment including cleanliness, minor repairs, health and safety issues, inventory and request supplies and equipment.
    • Assess and monitor developmental level of each child, conduct EHS assessments and facilitate referral 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.
    • Meet required deadlines for TSG (Teaching Strategies Gold) Database by entering necessary data including child observations, into system.
    • Assist in the orientation and training of staff members regarding room, center and agency policies, procedures and expectations.
    • Actively participate in all required meetings including initial orientations, supervision, team meetings, staff meetings, in-services and training sessions.
    • Engage in ongoing teacher/parent communication to facilitate parent participation and involvement.


    • Education Requirement:  minimum High School Diploma and plan to obtain Child Development Associates Certification(CDA) within first year of employment.
    • Work Experience:  experience working with children ages 6 weeks to 3 years of age 
    • Background Clearances:  Clearance through NYS Central Registry and Drug Test

    *Please submit resume and or transcripts.


    The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of disability status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.


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