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HEAD START TEACHER


Vacancy: Head Start Teacher The Puerto Rican Family Institute- Head Start Program has immediate openings for Teachers at their Bronx location.
PRFI’s Bronx Head Start employees enjoy great benefits including:

  • 4 week vacation with full program closing for program recess;
  • 4 personal days, 12 sick days, and 12 holidays;
  • Work hours 8-4, with 1 hour daily preparation time included;
  • School program year for children September-July;
  • Tuition assistance available for employees that qualify.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education, Master’s preferred;
  • NYS Teaching Certification Birth-2, or N-6;
  • Commitment to fostering and inclusive multicultural environment reflective of student and family backgrounds;
  • Ability to meet clearance requirements including physical examination/TB screening, documentation, criminal background check, state child abuse registry check;
  • Previous Head Start or early childhood experience preferred;
  • Computer literacy required;
  • Spoken and written fluency in English/Spanish; English/French preferred.
View full job description at www.PRFI.org EOE
To Apply:
If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of young children and their families, please send a cover letter and resume to:
Program Director-PRFI Head Start Program
1423 Prospect Avenue
Bronx, NY 10459
Or
Email to: Program Director, PRFI Head Start Program @ E-mail: ysuarez@prfi.org
No Phone Calls Please.




CUSTODIAN


Vacancy: Part Time Custodian -15 hours per week. (3:00-6:00 pm Monday-Friday)
The Puerto Rican Family Institute-Bronx Head Start Program has an immediate opening for a Part Time Custodian at their Bronx location. Description: The part time custodian is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the facility; conducts manual work associated with routine cleaning and maintenance of the building.

  • Assists with the daily maintenance and sanitation of classrooms, bathrooms, storage, hallways and offices including; discarding trash, and cleaning all surfaces (i.e. air vents, window sills, tables, etc.)
  • Sweep, mop, wax and polish floors in classrooms, offices and hallways, etc.
  • Ensure that staff and children bathrooms are well stocked with necessary supplies such as toilet paper, paper towels, hand soap, etc.
  • Ensure disposal of garbage each school day.
  • Assists in moving office furniture, fixtures and equipment within and between sites to support staffing changes, relocations, remodels and program expansion.
  • Responsible for securing the premises at the end of the work shift.
Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • Prior basic custodial/building work;
  • Ability to perform manual work consisting of cleaning, heavy lifting, and snow removal.
  • Current physical examination and TB screen documentation upon hire
  • Must undergo: DOI Fingerprints and Central State Registry Clearance
  • Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with other staff, children, parents, and visitors of the program
  • Good health, ability to stand long hours and able to lift heavy objects.
To Apply:
If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of young children and their families, please send a cover letter and resume to:
Program Director-PRFI Head Start Program
1423 Prospect Avenue
Bronx, NY 10459
Or
Email to: Program Director, PRFI Head Start Program @ E-mail: ysuarez@prfi.org
No Phone Calls Please.





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