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Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 8:00pm

Assistant Supervisor


Qualifications

An assistant group supervisor shall have attained one of the following qualification levels:

   (1)  A high school diploma or a general educational development certificate and 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field.

   (2)  A high school diploma or a general educational development certificate, including 600 or more hours of secondary training.

   (3)  A high school diploma or a general educational development certificate, 15 credit hours from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 1 year of experience with children.

   (4)  A high school diploma or a general education development certificate and completion of a post-secondary training curriculum.

   (5)  A high school diploma or a general educational development certificate and 2 years experience with children.


Applicants must submit the following:

  • an official set of transcripts from the college/university where degrees were obtained   
  •  health certificate, along with TB test results
  •  if applicable, documentary evidence of past teaching experience
  • 3 reference letters
  • Child Abuse History Clearance (CY113)
  • Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Checks for Employment (SPA-164)
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Fingerprinting    
  •     DOE Service Code: 1KG6V5 DHS Service Code: 1KG738
  • Required Health & Safety Training (Getting Started with Center-based Care: Building Blocks for Quality)
  • Mandated and Permissive Reporting in Pennsylvania Online Training
  • Pediatric First-aide & CPR Certification
  • Responsibilties

    • Health and Safety observations.
    • Provide tours to interested families. 
    • Conduct monthly fire and tornado drills.
    • Create the monthly menu and place the weekly food order. 
    • Assist with the implementation of daily plans and activities, in addition to planning intellectual activities for children, per the lead teacher's requests. 
    • Coordinating daily activities and supervising aides in the absence of the group supervisor.
    • Assist in supervising children and participate with children in activities.
    • Prepare snacks/meals, as well as feed small children.
    • Assist in teaching children about numbers, colors and shapes, etc.
    • Help children get dressed, go potty, and change their diapers when needed.
    • Maintain program site and equipment.
    • Communicate with parents on an ongoing basis and assist with parent conferences.
    • Assist with daily observations and child evaluations.
    • Provide guidance for children’s behavior.
    • Possibly, work specifically with children who have developmental disabilities.
    • Help children with exercises, music movement, and games designed to facilitate their development.
    • Be prepared to take on the role of lead teacher when needed. 
    • Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills.
    • Must require a commitment to working with children in a developmental setting and a sincere desire to have a meaningful effect on their lives.
    • Must be able to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.


    Work Conditions

    • Perform all physical aspects of the position, including frequently moving around, bending, reaching, and lifting up to 50 pounds at a time.
    • Ability to recognize and react calmly and effectively in hazardous/ dangerous situations.
    • May provide children with assistance in dealing with issues such as personal hygiene, medical needs, toileting, diapering, lifting, writing, feeding, and getting in or out of transportation.
    • May be exposed to verbal outbursts, physical actions or bodily fluids as a part of the childcare environment.

    Salary

    We offer a competitive wage based on experience and education.

    $10.00 - $15.00 / hour