Blossom at The Discovery Center

Preschool Teacher Aid

Position Description/Responsibilities
The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier seeks a teacher aid for our preschool and pre-k classrooms, to assist in the implementation of educational programs in a classroom setting for 3- to 4-year old children. In this role, you will assist the lead teacher of the program with lessons and provide oversight for the safety of the children. You will work closely with two preschool classrooms to provide necessary support and lunch break coverage.
The ideal candidate will be creative, have an ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, and an understanding of issues that may arise with young children. They will have a strong ability to build relationships with children and their families.

Required Skills/Experience
• High school diploma or equivalent
• One year experience working with children less than 13 years of age

Desired Skills/Experience
• Child Development Associate Credential or Associate’s Degree or higher in an Education field
• 2+ years of experience in working with children

• $14.20/hour

• 8:30AM-2:45PM, Monday-Friday with breaks for holidays (afternoon hours are available)
• This position is nonexempt and reports to the Director of Education

Application Information
• Please send an updated resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references to:

The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) toall employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.


The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier


Monday – Friday: 10AM – 3PM
Saturday: 10AM – 5PM
Sunday: 1:30PM – 5PM
1st & 3rd Fridays: 4PM – 7PM

The Story Garden is open everyday from dawn to dusk.


60 Morgan Road
Binghamton, NY 13903

Phone: 607-773-8661
Fax: 607-773-8019

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