CORA Services
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • $34,541 - $39,716
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical benefits with two options of coverage (coverage begins on the 1st of the month following date of hire), with generous company contribution Company-paid Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-term Disability coverage Voluntary programs including Dental, Vision, Short-term Disability, and Life Insurance 403 (b) Pension Plan with generous company contribution after one year of service Generous paid time off package Warm, welcoming, and supportive environment


CORA's Early Childhood Education Center,

Early Years Huntingdon Mills is growing!

In January of 2020, CORA Services opened its 3rd and largest Early Childhood Education Center, Early Years Huntingdon Mills! The center, located in the Olde Richmond section of Philadelphia, at the corner of Huntingdon St. and Trenton Ave., currently serves children ages 2-5.

In Fall, 2020, we will be opening additional Pre-K Counts/PHL Pre-K classrooms.

We are currently searching for Lead Teachers to develop cohesive teaching teams, coordinate the curriculum, and manage the day-to-day operational activities in these new classrooms.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate and implement educational lesson plans based on developmentally appropriate practices and early learning standards, in conjunction with the assigned OCDEL-approved curriculum.
  • Plan individual and group activities to actively engage children and encourage cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development.
  • Guide Assistant Teacher(s) and classroom volunteers to ensure they are following planned activities and standards. Encourage teaching team success through modeling and coaching.
  • Monitor growth and development of children based on established learning objectives using age-appropriate assessment tools.
  • In consultation with Center Director, make appropriate referrals for children needing additional services.
  • Establish positive relationships with parents and maintain frequent communication about student's growth and progress through informal discussions, progress reports, and parent-teacher conferences.
  • Maintain individual student records indicating strengths and weaknesses in developmental areas.
  • Participate collaboratively and professionally with other teachers and staff to promote the general well-being of the Early Years program.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or related field of study with a minimum of 30 credits in ECE.
  • Minimum of two years of documented experience working in a classroom setting with an early childhood population.
  • Experience working with Pre-K Counts/PHL Pre-K a plus
  • Passion and skill for working with children.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with children, colleagues, and families.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
  • Solid organizational, leadership and problem solving skills.
  • A strong understanding of child development.
  • Familiarity with Keystone STARS standards, DHS regulations, and other government funding sources.
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid Certification.

If you are interested in working in a state of the art facility in an up-and-coming neighborhood, with a creative and supportive team, then this position is for you!

Here's more reasons why you should work at this exciting site:

Salary: $34,541 - $39,716 (based on experience and credentials)

Benefits:

  • Medical benefits with two options of coverage (coverage begins on the 1st of the month following date of hire), with generous company contribution
  • Company-paid Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-term Disability coverage
  • Voluntary programs including Dental, Vision, Short-term Disability, and Life Insurance
  • 403 (b) Pension Plan with generous company contribution after one year of service
  • Generous paid time off package
  • Warm, welcoming, and supportive environment!

CORA Services Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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