Employment Opportunities

To view any of the below documents, please click on the document name and a PDF file will launch in a separate browser window. (If your computer does not have Adobe Acrobat Reader, you will need to install it to view these documents.)

** Job Postings:

To apply please submit a letter of interest and/or an employment application┬áto IC3’s Program Director, Jeanne Malone, at 579 Warren Road, Ithaca, NY 14850 or program@icthree.org. If available please also include a resume.

Pre-k Teacher Assistant:

Do you love working with children ages 3-5? The Ithaca Community Childcare Center (IC3) is now hiring a pre-k teacher assistant. Work Monday-Friday 12:00-5:30. Minimum of high school diploma required. CDA or equivalent (12 college credits in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Elementary Education, or EC Special Ed.) preferred. $9.45 – $10.45 per hour depending on education. Benefits eligible with paid holidays, paid vacation and sick.

Ideal candidate will:

  • be able to maintain a safe, healthy and nurturing learning environment
  • assist teachers with designing and implementing an age appropriate classroom/learning environment
  • have the ability to appropriately and productively respond to the needs of both the children and parents in the classroom
  • have team-oriented problem solving skills
  • abide by OCFS regulations
  • be responsible, reliable, and dependable
  • have clear, direct communication style (written and verbal)

Must enjoy working with young children 8 weeks- 10 years old. Substitutes are used on an on call basis. Hours are flexible. If there is a day or part of a day that you can’t work we won’t call you. You set your schedule. It may be a pre-scheduled shift or may be scheduled the night or morning of the shift. High School Diploma required. Experience preferred. $9.70/hr.


IC3 is committed to providing families with the highest standard of child inspired, professionally nurtured care and opportunities for learning. Ithaca Community Childcare Center provides a safe, nurturing and developmentally appropriate program which fosters active learning, support for the whole child, and a child centered environment. We foster innovation. We embrace team work. We strive for excellence. We respect and support families. We commit to service at all levels. We respect and appreciate diversity. We actively listen and seek to understand. We communicate openly and productively. We use resources creatively and responsibly. We abide by the NAEYC Code of Ethics and Statement of Commitment.

Our Vision is to be nationally recognized as an outstanding childcare center.

IC3 is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to grant equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other protected classification.