Jefferson-Clarion Head Start

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Assistant Teacher assists in providing developmentally appropriate educational activities by helping to provide individual attention, instruction, and supervision for the children in the classroom. Also assists in the preparation of material and activities, preparation and serving of meals/snacks, and assume responsibility for clean-up activities. for additional classroom support and to cover staff vacancies.



Level A – Baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education or related degree OR Baccalaureate degree with Certification in Early Childhood Education OR Associate degree in Early Childhood Education or related degree

Level B – Child Development Associate Credential

Level C – Associates Enrolled in a program leading to an Associate degree or Baccalaureate degree; OR enrolled in a Child Development Associate Credential program to be completed within 2 years.


Entry level: $14.27 – $15.62 per hour


Part-time Work Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday–Friday, 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM


Benefits include: Paid Holidays, paid Individual Health Care coverage, Vision, Retirement, Annual and Sick Leave, Aflac options, Family-friendly work environment, Summers off


Location: Punxsutawney, PA


Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, possess a valid PA driver’s license, and have Act 34, 151 & 114 clearances at time of hire.


Please submit a cover letter, resume, and employment application either online, by email to or by mail to Jefferson-Clarion Head Start, Inc., 18 Western Ave. Suite C, Brookville, PA 15825.


For our Employment Application or more information:

  • visit our agency website at
  • call 814-849-3660 ext. 100
  • email

Applications will be accepted until 5/13/2024 at 4:00 PM . EOE

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