Teaching Assistant- Niskayuna Community Day Care Center

Relevant CTE Program:

Health Science

Job Description:

Exciting opportunity available at Niskayuna Community Day Care Center in Schenectady, NY, US for a Teaching Assistant position. Join us in creating a nurturing and educational environment for our young learners. Niskayuna Community Day Care Center is a small, not-for-profit organization that has been serving Niskayuna and surrounding area families for over 30 years. We are a play-based Center that focuses on providing a safe and healthy environment for children 18 months-5 years old to learn and grow throughout their day. We are currently running with four open classrooms but we hope to open other classrooms when we have more quality staff that we can trust. Responsibilities include assisting with classroom activities, engaging in hands-on learning with children, and supporting daily routines while working closely with experienced educators This role offers a pay rate of $16.00 per hour and a chance to make a positive impact on the children in our community. Be part of our mission to establish a secure, inclusive, and engaging space where every child can thrive. Compensation: $16 hourly Responsibilities: • * Support the lead teacher in executing lesson plans and educational activities for students. • Offer individualized assistance to students who need extra support. • Ensure a safe and encouraging learning environment for the students. • Aid in maintaining classroom discipline and reinforcing positive behavior. • Collaborate with fellow teaching staff to assess student development and cater to individual needs.

Company Name:

Niskayuna Community Daycare Center

Application Deadline:



Heather Odom, President of the Board of Directors (heatherodomncdcc@gmail.com) Lisa Salerno, Director (info@niskydaycare.org)

Skills Needed:

supporting classroom management engaging students effectively patience compassion

Age Requirement:


Certification Or Education Required:

Demonstrated experience in working with children within a daycare or educational environment • Proficient in communication and interpersonal abilities • Skilled in supporting classroom management and engaging students effectively • Possession of US Work Authorization

Hourly Wage:



paid time off flexible schedule


part time or full time hours available

Full Time or Part Time:

Full Time, Part Time