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Head Start Classroom Substitutes

Columbia Opportunities Inc. Head Start
Date Posted: 12/28/2023
Location: Hudson, New York
Salary/Wage: $15.00 an hour
Job Type: Part-time
Work Arrangement: Onsite


Head Start Nutrition Child Care Aide –

The successful candidate for this entry level early childhood position will:

• Set up and serve meals to 3 and 4-year-old children

• Maintain a safe and sanitary classroom setting

• Assist in creating an environment that encourages preschool children to explore learning while interacting with other children and caring adults

• Help plan meaningful learning experiences

• Assist with record keeping, including the use of online data collection tools


Education & Experience

: • High School Diploma or Equivalent is preferred

• Experience working with preschool age children or as a Head Start parent is preferred


• Clean NYS Driver’s License is preferred.

• Fluency in English & Spanish is desirable

• Following an offer of employment, all Head Start employees are subject to inquiry with the New York State Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment and a New York State Criminal History Check..

Minimum Education Level: Highschool Graduate or GED
Preferred Education Level: Highschool Graduate or GED

Application Instructions:

To apply for these positions, please submit a cover letter with a resume or job application to Cynthia Andrus, Columbia Opportunities, 540 Columbia Street, Hudson, NY 12534 or by email at

Additional Information:

COI values diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workplace. COI is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination in employment for all qualified persons without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, arrest record, veteran status, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics/genetic information or carrier status, disability, domestic violence victim status, reproductive health decision making, ethnic group identification, ethnic background, traits historically associated with race, or any other protected trait under federal, state or local law.

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