Before Care Teacher

A Child's Place - Devon, PA


A Child's Place is currently looking for Extended Care Staff in our Elementary School-Aged Program (grades K-6) within the Tredyffrin-Easttown School District. Extended care staff work cooperatively with our Kindergarten Enrichment Teachers and KE Assistants to provide a warm, welcoming environment in which our students can learn and grow. Our extended care programs provide care for students before school starts and after school. Staff also work in the Kindergarten classroom to assist KE Teachers, and their students. This is a 10 month position, summers are unpaid. Shifts are Monday-Friday.

Hours: Before Care (Monday -Friday)

· 6:30am - 9:00am

Position Responsibilities

· Assist in supervision of students at all times.

· Help with general housekeeping tasks

· Assist the Kindergarten Enrichment/Assistant Teacher in planning and implementing the daily program and lesson plans

· Plan daily schedule and lessons for before or after care

· Assist Kindergarten Enrichment/Assistant Teacher in other ways as requested

· Maintain a professional attitude and loyalty to the center/company at all times

· Report to the Kindergarten Enrichment/Assistant Teacher any problem which may occur with the children

· Help maintain a neat and organized classroom

· Maintain professionalism

· Provide communication to parents through newsletters, emails and face to face interaction

Position Requirements:

· High school diploma and 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university in ECE, child development, special education, elementary education or human services field - or -

· High school diploma including 600 or more hours of secondary training - or -

· High school diploma plus 15 credit hours in one of the above mentioned fields and one year experience working with children - or -

· High school diploma and CDA - or -

· High school diploma and two years experience working with children.

· All three required clearances done within the past year (FBI Fingerprinting, Child Abuse, & Criminal Background)

· Ability to obtain a Physical & TB Test

Other Position Requirements:

· Lift up to 40 lbs

· Repetitive bending,stretching, and stooping

· Climb up stairs

· Have mobility required to ensure the safety of the children

· Work with the children on the floor

· Work outdoors in any variety of weather

· Have visual and hearing capabilities that allow consistent supervision of children with DHS licensing safety requirements

· Perform light duty cleaning

A Child's Place is an equal opportunity employer

Job Type: Part-time


  • relevant: 2 years (Required)
  • child care: 2 years (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)