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DATE: September 14, 2022

POSITION: Teacher II (Children’s Center)

REPORTS TO: Director of Children’s Center

 JOB PURPOSE:

Assists in planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate pre-school program that supports the philosophy, curriculum and assessment framework of the Children’s Center and the PA Department of Education guidelines and regulations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in preparing classroom and materials for daily activities
  • Provides input on children’s progress
  • Understands and utilizes the Teaching Strategies Gold as an assessment tool
  • Participates in preschool planning meetings
  • Provides a positive and professional role model for staff, children, parents and college students; treats children, families, fellow staff members, and students with dignity and respect
  • Functions effectively as part of the teaching team
  • Maintains a healthy and safe environment for the children enrolled in the program by cleaning work spaces and checking for safety concerns
  • Works constructively with the Lead Teacher and Director to solve problems that arise
  • Participates in activities not included in the daily schedule, but that are imperative to the success and growth of the Children’s Center, such as open houses and special events
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings and conferences; becomes familiar with and follows all Children’s Center policies
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Supervisor.

REQUIREMENTS:     

Associate’s  Degree in Early Childhood Education; Experience working with young children in a group setting; Background check clearances including Act 34 and Act 151, names and address of three professional references, two written references, and yearly physical examination required; Must possess or immediately obtain certification in Pediatric First Aid and CPR; Must be able to supervise children by sight and sound at all times; Must be physically able to participate with children in a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities and be able to lift children and move classroom equipment; Must complete 24 hours professional development per year; Must be able to work a flexible schedule.

TO APPLY:

Please send resume, cover letter, and names, addresses & phone numbers of three professional references to:  Human Resources * Keystone College * One College Green * La Plume, PA 18440-1099 * email:  humanresources@keystone.edu

EOE M/F/D/V

 

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