Assistant Teacher - Pre-K Counts

Starting Pay

$18,048 - $21,056

Pre-K Counts

Full Time

Hours

Flexible 40 hrs. Follows school year schedule.

Location

Meadville, PA

Published Date

About the job

Do you love being instrumental in developing young minds? Are you an expert in having fun? If so, we want you to join our family!

FCCA’s Pre-K Counts program is currently looking for an energetic and passionate assistant teacher to join our team! We are looking for an assistant preschool teacher in our pre-k classroom to help create a fun environment while incorporating educational programs that assist in our children's development.

Responsibilities:

Includes, but is not limited to:

• Supervise and ensure the safety and well-being of the children
• Assist the lead teacher, which includes, but is not limited to:
Following curriculum and daily schedule
Keeping classrooms clean and orderly
Creating daily reports for children
Participate in parent communication
Meeting children's individual needs (behavioral, self-help, and educational)
• Be familiar with and follow all agency policies and licensing rules
• Report any suspicion of child abuse or neglect
• Regular attendance is an essential requirement of the position in order to offer children and parents consistency
• Physical requirements: Must be able to lift 35 lbs.
• Standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, pulling, pushing, grasping, hearing, talking, and repetitive motion are physical requirements of the position

Qualifications:

• Meet and exceed all state Child Care Licensing requirements:
CDA, AS, or bachelor’s in education
• Current clearances required:
FBI, State Police, NSOR, PA Child ABUSE, and Mandated Reporter Clearances
• Physical and TB test
• Possess a teamwork mindset, strong communication skills, organization skills and problem-solving ability
• Ability to build rapport with children, families and peers

Benefits:

• Health, vision, dental
• Childcare discounts
• Paid time off
• Paid training hours
• Potential for advancement