Jefferson-Clarion Pre-K Counts

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.




Level A

  • Baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education or related degree
  • Baccalaureate degree with Certification in Early Childhood Education
  • 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
: $12.01 – $ 13.15 per hour or commensurate with experience


Full-Time Work Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday


Benefits include: Paid Holidays, paid individual Health Care Coverage and discounted Family Coverage, Vision, Retirement, Life & Disability Insurance, Annual and Sick Leave, Aflac options, Family-friendly work environment


Location: Knox, PA


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

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 the position is filled. EOE

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