Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania
The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.
Job Summary/Basic Function:
Two positions available:
Assistant Teacher in Infant room
Assistant Teacher Preschool/Kindergarten (floater)
Responsible for the daily supervision of children within assigned group.
- Assists in the implementation of daily activities under the guidance of the group supervisor.
- Understand and follow all center guidelines and policies.
- Follow Department of Public Welfare and accreditation entity policies and regulations.
- Assist with the development of lesson plans and individual child goals related to the assessment of children.
- Attends training as required by DPW and accrediting organization(s).
- Responsible for the safety and care of children in assigned group.
- Administer medication when needed using proper procedures.
- Participate in staff meetings and training sessions.
- Support the philosophy of DCCC both at work and within the community.
- Assist in maintaining an attractive, orderly, and cheerful classroom environment that promotes active growth, learning, and a positive atmosphere for all children and team members.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Department: Children's Center
Associate's Degree (60 credits) from accredited college or university, including 18 early childhood education credits, OR high school diploma and 30 college/university credits in early childhood education/child development OR a high school diploma, CDA and 1 year experience working with children.
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About Dickinson College
Known for its innovative curriculum, Dickinson is a highly selective, private liberal-arts college. One of the nation's oldest colleges, and named in honor of a signer of the U.S. Constitution, Dickinson became the first college chartered in the newly recognized United States in September 1783. As of 2020, Dickinson has just under 800 full-time employees - administrators, faculty and staff - and its 144-acre campus is populated by students from 38 U.S. states and territories and 49 foreign countries. More than half of students study abroad through the school's 40 programs in 24 countries on six continents, mainly in noncapital cities. Dickinson is known for its sustainability initiatives and is continually recognized by such groups as the Princeton Review (Green Honor Roll), the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE; Gold rating) and Sierra magazine ("Cool School" and one of America's greenest colleges). Dickinson's stunning campus - featuring beautiful landscaping and buildings made of limestone from Dickinson's own quarry - is located in the heart of the historic central Pennsylvania town of Carlisle, a key marker in Civil War activity. Foun...ded in 1751, Carlisle is a cosmopolitan town of 20,000 people, nestled between mountains that have long been a destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The Appalachian Trail and several mountain lakes are within easy reach of the campus, as is Hershey Park and historic Gettysburg.The town is a transportation hub linked by highway, rail and air to prominent East Coast cities, with driving times that make these cities readily accessible: Harrisburg, 20 minutes; Gettysburg, 30 minutes; Baltimore, 90 minutes; Washington, D.C., two hours; Philadelphia, two hours; New York, three hours; Pittsburgh, four hours. Dickinson takes pride in its campus wellness and professional development programs, offering an array of opportunities to faculty and staff through its Holistic Health Incentive program. Dickinson continues to be recognized both nationally and locally for the college's commitment to a vibrant wellness culture on campus. Dickinson offers a competitive benefits package and retirement plan, plus tuition remission and tuition assistance incentives. The college is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.