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Assistant Teacher


Qualifications

Experience and knowledge of child development is necessary -- ECE students and grads are encouraged to apply!


An assistant teacher 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

  •  if applicable, documentary evidence of past teaching experience

  • 3 reference letters

Responsibilities

Assist the Lead Teacher in planning of provocations, toy rotations, lesson plans and daily activities. Observe, record and assess each child’s individual growth and development. Maintain a safe, healthy environment for children at all times. Actively engage in daily activities and routines with children. Ensure compliance with all PA Department of Human Services rules and regulations.

   

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, getting in or out of transportation, etc.
  • 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 - $12.00 / hour