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About This Position

Position Title:
Pre-K Counts Co-teacher
Publish Date:
02/02/2020 00
Brief Overview:
Seeking additional ECE certified teaching staff for our PA Pre-K Counts Program. Candidates must have the desire and ability to love and nurture children while helping them to develop to their fullest potential. They should be flexible, friendly, responsible, energetic, a team player, possess initiative and good classroom management skills. Responsibilities include ensuring the safety and well-being of children, engaging with parents, working collaboratively with other teaching staff in the classrooms to support our program and taking on lead teacher responsibilities when necessary. This position pays a competitive wage (up to $16-$22 per hour for ECE- certified teacher/teacher's sub) based on education, experience and demonstrated knowledge. (Availability to work in childcare before/after Pre-K Counts day and in the summer is preferred. This rate is less, but still competitive.) Experienced teachers, as well as new graduates, are encouraged to apply!
Expiration Date:
Job Responsibilities:
• Along with lead teacher, coordinate and implement educational curriculum by developing classroom activities based on developmentally appropriate practices and early learning standards.
• Help plan and implement individual and group age-appropriate activities to actively engage children and encourage social, cognitive and emotional growth.
• Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions, progress reports, and parent-teacher conferences.
• Ensure all center policies and state regulations are met.
• Ensure a healthy classroom environment – including maintaining appropriate hygiene and cleanliness standards and safety and security of children.
• Maintain accurate records, forms and files.
• Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
• Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
• High energy and the ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.
• A strong understanding of child development.
Job Type:
Number of Jobs Available:
Required Experience
1-2 years
Required Studies:
Bachelors Degree
Salary Option:
Required Languages:
Salary Requirements:
$16-$22, less for childcare hours
Preferred Start Date:
Health insurance: Medical, dental, vision
PTO (sick and vacation)
Paid holidays
Retirement plan
Professional Development, including Act 48 hour
Assistance in obtaining Level II teacher certification, including Teacher Induction and observations

Expected Start/End Time:
8:30 am-5:00 pm
Keystone STAR Level:
Age Group Position:
Minimum Number of ECE Credits Required:
Minimum Career Lattice Level:
Level VI
Required Experience:
1-2 years
PA Teacher Certification Required?:
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Application Must Include:
Cover Letter, Resume, Salary Requirements, Copy of Transcript
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Other Documents Required:
All state required Clearances, Acceptable physical and negative TB test, minimum of two letters of reference

About This Employer

1001 Knollwood Rd. New Kensington, PA 15068
Located in St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church

New Kensington
, PA 

PA DHS Certified


DHS Licensed Childcare Center and PA Department of Education Licensed Preschool
We provide care and education for children from infancy to age 13 and are licensed for 153 children.
We are a Pre-K Counts lead agency and have provided PKC since 2007.