ASSOCIATE TEACHER

Qualifications

  • AAS, Early Childhood Education; CDA; or HS Diploma with enrollment in CDA program within 2 years
  • Bilingual Language abilities, English/Spanish, a plus

Responsibilities/Duties

Implement educational activities by providing and maintaining an atmosphere in the classroom that promotes school readiness and developmentally appropriate practices for 3 and 4-year old children. Assist the Head Start Teacher in planning and carrying out educational activities to meet the National Head Start Program Performance Standards and local plan.  

Terms of Employment

Requirements that must be satisfied prior to hire:
Proof of Degree/Certification and Experience Required to meet the Qualifications for position
FBI Fingerprints; PA DHS Registration, Service Code 1KG756
Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check
Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
Successful completion of Pre-Employment Physical Examination which includes a Tuberculosis screening (arrangements made upon conditional offer of employment)

Location, Hours & Salary
PITTSTON NEW STREET CENTER, 109 New St, Pittston
Full Time, 37.5 hrs/wk
Salary/Hourly: Based on Education
* AA Degree – $11.69
* CDA – $11.07
* HS Diploma/GED – $10.55

Fringe Benefits Include
Enrollment into agency Health Insurance plan after 90 days with Geisinger Solutions Extra HMO and Guardian Dental and VSP Vision, HRA plan included/Cash Out Option Available
Retirement plan 401(k) with 7% agency contribution and Employee Roth option
PAID Holidays immediately (20-25/yr), with extended holiday break between Christmas-New Year
PAID Sick Time
PAID Personal Time
PAID Training Opportunities
Flexible Benefits – Medical/ Dependent Care Spending, and much more!

Our employees…
…receive attractive salaries and unique career opportunities;
…do meaningful work that is constantly changing and evolving;
…enjoy successful careers without sacrificing their personal lives;
…enjoy limitless opportunities for professional growth;
…work in an environment of professional respect.

Reports To

Center Manager – Direct Supervisor

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