Pre-K Counts Floater | LVCC | Allentown, PA - Lehigh Valley Children's Centers, Inc.

Pre-K Counts Floater - 30 hours per week

A $1,000 monetary incentive will be paid to newly employed staff members who start work after July 1, 2021. The $1,000 payout will be paid upon successful completion of probationary period.
JOIN ONE OF THE STRONGEST EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION TEAMS IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY!

More than 1,500 children receive early childhood education and child care services each day at LVCC. We’re the largest full day, year-round, early education and child care provider in the region, with 30 convenient locations in Lehigh and Northampton Counties. Each of our centers either participates in Pennsylvania's Keystone STARS or are working toward STARS, continuously building a higher standard of measure for our programs.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position is responsible for providing high quality developmentally appropriate care and education for children ages 3-5 in Pre-K Counts classrooms. Works as part of a multi-site center team to provide education, health and social service support to children and families as needed and requested. Follow regulatory standards of the Department of Human Services, and Keystone STARS.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide a safe, supportive environment for learning to occur and develop trust-based partnership relationships with parents & children.

  • Implement high quality teacher child interactions in multiple environments and sites.

  • Implement structured and unstructured learning experiences in varied group and individual settings, and maintain record keeping input daily documentation for children and site in the absences of staff.

  • As a floater (substitute) you will maintain the daily schedule of classroom routine and activity plans for structured and unstructured learning experiences in varied group and individual settings, including recording written observations of children while intentionally teaching, guiding and modeling for children throughout the day.

  • Encourages and facilitates communication and cooperation between families and the centers.

  • Perform other duties as requested by immediate supervisor necessary to carry out the administrative/programmatic activities necessary to fulfill the goals and objectives Lehigh Valley Children’s Centers

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Six (6) credit hours in Early Childhood Education or a related field, or CDA Credential, or Specialized Educational Certificate

  • 1 to 2 years of experience with children

  • Knowledge of DHS Regulations

  • Willing to travel

  • Able to lift up to 30 lbs.
BENEFITS
  • Vacation

  • Sick days

  • Holidays

  • Personal days

  • Company paid long-term disability

  • Paid professional development days

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Discounted childcare during working hours

VOLUNTARY BENEFITS
  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Short-term disability

  • Life insurance

  • Retirement plan

Lehigh Valley Children's Centers is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer.

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