2024-2025 Registration Dates

Monday, February 26 @ 12 pm: Tredyffrin/Easttown
Monday, March 4 @ 12 pm: Owen J Roberts
Monday, March 18 @ 12 pm: Downingtown
Monday, April 1 @ 12 pm: Coatesville & Centennial
Monday, April 8 @ 12 pm: West Chester

Classroom Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Classroom Assistant in our Tredyffrin-Easttown School-Aged Program at A Child’s Place you will be instrumental in helping our school-aged children explore, discover and navigate the world around them. ACP is seeking an experienced, nurturing and enthusiastic teacher to support and collaborate on the implementation of activities that foster social, emotional, physical and cognitive development to their group of students each day.

A classroom assistant is assigned to assist one of our 5 Before School and Kindergarten Enrichment Programs stationed inside the Tredyffrin-Easttown Elementary Schools. The ideal candidate should be comfortable working with ages Kindergarten through 4th grade, enjoy adapting to the various needs of the classroom, enjoy working as a team, and be comfortable assisting and supporting the classroom environment

SHIFT
  • Full Time (40 hours per week)
  • Opener: 6:30a – 2:30p
  • Monday through Friday
LOCATION
  • A Child’s Place at New Eagle Elementary, 507 Pugh Rd, Wayne, PA 19087
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Responsible for the supervision and daily classroom functions of a group of children.
  • Adhere to regulations of the Department of Human Services and ACP policies and procedures.
  • Support and implement approved lessons, activities and daily schedule in accordance with ACP curriculum.
  • Act as a substitute teacher or assistant when needed.
  • Build a partnership with the parents and families of the children in your care.
  • Assist in the care of and cleanliness of the classroom and common areas of the center.
  • Work collaboratively with co-teachers and management team.
  • Promote positive work environment.
  • Maintain professional personal appearance, personnel file and professional development plan, adhering to the guidelines with ACP Employee Handbook.
  • Attend required staff meetings and complete necessary trainings.
  • Assists in other capacities as needed by Director or Assistant Director.
DESIRED SKILLS and EXPERIENCE
  • High School Diploma, required
  • CDA, Associates, BA or BS in ECE or Human Services Field preferred, but not required
  • Two years of documented experience working with young children, required
  • Ability to obtain all childcare clearances and additional information for childcare compliance. ACP will assist all new hires in obtaining their required documents.
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds in connection with handling children for child safety and emergency situations.
  • Friendly, nurturing and professional demeanor. Ability to be conform to a schedule with reliability and dependability.
BENEFITS
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Company Holidays
  • Paid Trainings
  • Health Insurance- Employer sponsored healthcare*
  • Vision / Dental Coverage
  • Short / Long – Term Disability
  • Critical Illness Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K with company match

*A Child’s Place covers the complete cost of the premium for a single-payer health care plan and covers a portion of the cost for spouse/family plans. 

Job Type: Full-Time / Hourly
Pay Rate:
  • Aide – Starting at $14.50 – 15.00
  • Assistant Group Supervisor – Starting at $15.50-$16.00
  • Group Supervisors – Starting at $17.00 -17.50

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