Full Time 30 hours/week

St. Anne Institute:  The SAI Early Childhood Education program is an integrated early treatment, education, and intervention program designed to prepare 3- and 4- year olds for kindergarten. The Early Childhood Education program is comprised of a Special Education Preschool, an Expanded Pre-Kindergarten, and a Daycare Program.

Description of Duties:

SAI is currently seeking a full-time Teacher Assistant to provide assistance to the Special Education and EPK teachers.

  • Work with the teachers in accordance with general classroom guidelines, NYS Education Department and Albany City School District mandates
  • Set up the classroom for the general theme of the day (books, activities, art on wall)
  • Clean/organize classrooms at the end of each day
  • Preset students of their expectations
  • Attend all training sessions deemed necessary by the Program Administrator/ supervising teacher, the Albany City School District, NYS Education Department or OCFS
  • Document daily information on the student on behavior tracking sheets
  • Meet weekly with the teachers to discuss any problems or concerns
  • Assist with: Classroom management, including therapeutically de-escalating students displaying aggressive behaviors; Art preparation/classroom activities; Meal prepration & supervision of mealtimes; Writing daily notes to parents/guardians; Supervision of nap time; Monitoring students during field trips; Spraying/cleaning cots & toys
  • Assigned clerical duties


Minimum high school diploma and experience working with 3-5 year olds

Benefits: St. Anne’s Institute offers generous planned time off including vacation, personal and paid time off for preventative screenings, sick time, group health, dental & vision insurance, life insurance, FSA (flexible spending account), EAP (Employee Assistance Program), tuition assistance and 403(b) retirement plan with employer match.

To Apply:

Fill out an application Online at: Online Employment Application


Click here to download our application form to print and fill out. Please submit application and Resume to:

E-Mail to: recruiting@s-a-i.org
(Please be sure to include the Job Title on the subject line of the email).


Mail to:
St. Anne Institute
160 N. Main Ave
Albany, NY 12206

Attn: Recruiting

Fax: 518-437-6531

St. Anne Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer, disabled/protected veterans, female, minorities, sexual orientation, gender identity.