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About This Position

Position Title:
Assistant Preschool Teacher
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Brief Overview:
ASSISTANT TEACHER - Center city pre-school seeks a highly-motivated, career-oriented individual. Candidate must be passionate about early childhood care and work well in a team environment in a play based program, be caring and have great classroom management, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Preschool Teacher, M-F, 35 hours/week, morning and afternoon shifts available.

Education and Experience Required:
Associates in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, human services, or related field, plus 1-2 years of experience with 18months - 5year olds.

Job Description:
Co teach and help create an atmosphere of learning through play so that social, emotional, and cognitive needs of each individual child are met. Supervision of children and support with all classroom activities as needed.

Expiration Date:
Job Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Assist teaching team in planning for classroom activities. Provides input to the classroom lesson plan. Considers the following when selecting subject matter for teaching: age appropriateness, individual needs and differences of children, proper balance between physical/mental exercises and indoor/outdoor activities. Helps create and maintain an atmosphere for learning by using varied teaching techniques.
• Arrive promptly and assist in classroom set up. Must be able to perform light lifting (supplies, equipment and surfaces). Greets children and parents in a pleasant manner. Helps maintain classroom in a healthful and safe condition, assuring proper lighting, ventilation, and general cleanliness. Must be able to perform light cleaning (sweeping, sanitizing toys, equipment, and surfaces. Assists with all outdoor activities (walks, library, field trips, picnics, playground, parks, garden, and yard) on a daily basis as weather permits. Must be able to assist children walk up and down the stairs several times/day. Oversees lunch and snack time. Attends to special diets that any child may require. Must be able to physically support (hold, carry) children ages 18months-5 years. Must be able to move with the pace of young children and is responsible for their physical and emotional safety.
• Helps to supervise the children and implements class routines. Follows the daily schedule, rotates and carries out all assigned tasks in each activity center to provide adequate coverage for the children. Reinforces behavioral limits for the children. Redirects undesirable/inappropriate behavior to positive/proper channels. Assists teaching team in conducting parent/teacher conferences.
• Attends/participates in all staff meetings, in service activities, and other school functions.
• Informs teaching team of concerns/problems regarding the children and parents.
• Acts as a backup for Lead Teacher in his/her absence.
Job Type:
Number of Jobs Available:
Required Experience
1-2 years
Required Studies:
Associates Degree
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Required Languages:
Salary Requirements:
Competitive wages.
Preferred Start Date:
Good benefits such as paid time off, employer paid medical insurance, career development, tuition reimbursement, retirement plan, and more!
Expected Start/End Time:
7:30 am-6:00 pm
Keystone STAR Level:
Age Group Position:
Minimum Number of ECE Credits Required:
Minimum Career Lattice Level:
Not Applicable
Required Experience:
1-2 years
PA Teacher Certification Required?:
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About This Employer

2212 Spruce St.

, PA 

PA DHS Certified


Small non-profit Preschool.