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, preparation of material and activities, preparation and serving of meals, and assume responsibility for clean-up activities. Also assists in the preparation of materials and activities, the preparation and serving of food/meals, and assumes the responsibility for clean-up activities.




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 or six (6) credits in Early Childhood Education

Level C – Associates Degree or Paraprofessional Certification and/or the ability to meet a rigorous standard of quality and to demonstrate the ability to assist the teacher in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics, and willingness to enroll in a program leading to the Child Development Associate Credential or six (6) credits in Early Childhood within two (2) years from the date of hire.


Entry Level: $9.61- $10.52 per hour


Work Hours: 35 hours per week (Monday through Friday)


Benefits: Individual Health Care coverage, Vision, Retirement, Annual and Sick Leave, Aflac options


Location: Brockway, PA


Interested applicants can visit our agency website at www.jcheadstart.com, call 814-849-3660 ext. 100, or email info@jcheadstart.com for further information and our Employment Application.

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. Covid-19 vaccination is a condition of employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered for valid medical and sincerely held religious belief exemptions.

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

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE

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