LVCC is seeking part-time School-Age Teachers for the planning and implementation of a childcare program for children in a manner that contributes to their growth and development and is consistent with the goals and philosophy of Lehigh Valley Children’s Centers, following program policies in accordance with Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) Child Care regulations, and where applicable Keystone STARS regulations.
Part-time hours would be 6:30am – 9:00am and 2:00pm – 6:00pm.
Participates in creating an atmosphere where the children develop confidence, independence and responsibility.
Provides discipline which is positive, consistent, and based upon expectations which are clearly defined and geared to appropriate developmental levels and individual needs.
Actively participates in daily classroom maintenance.
Works in conjunction with other staff in preparation of materials for daily activities
Maintains high standards of professional ethics and confidentiality in regard to children, staff and parents.
Supervises, directs, and is involved with small and large groups of children in both planned and spontaneous activities.
Works with any child needing special attention in conjunction with other staff and consultants as needed.
Supports person, (staff, volunteer, etc.) who is leading group activities by attending to needs of non-participants.
Cooperates and is flexible to ensure that center coverage is adequate and reflects changing needs of families served.
Attends to physical and hygienic needs of the child including providing a pleasant daily rest time.
Models good health habits; complies with Lehigh Valley Children’s Centers dress code.
Attends workshops trainings, and conferences for professional development.
Attends parent meetings and supports extracurricular activities of the center or agency upon request.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma/GED required
CDA; specialized certificate in early childhood education; 9 credit hours from an accredited college or university in education or related field preferred
2500 hours documented experience working with children
Company paid long-term disability
Paid professional development days
Discounted childcare during working hours
Lehigh Valley Children's Centers is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer.