Kindergarten Teacher/ Site Director- Wexford
Job Details
Wexford - Wexford , PA
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Site Director

Job description

Kindergarten Teacher/Site Director

Stepping Stones Children’s Center, Inc.

    The Site Director is responsible for developing a cohesive teaching team and developing and implementing the curriculum for the LEAP Program. The Site Director must understand children’s cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development in order to ensure a safe and stimulating program environment where children are actively engaged and encouraged to succeed. The Site Director must be skilled in communicating with both children and adults in order to meet the needs of the children, effectively guide assistants, and resolve parental concerns.

This Position Reports to the School Age Director

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement curricula activities and encourage participation by children
  • Complete quarterly child evaluations and conduct conferences with parents
  •  Manage the availability of classroom materials, keeping them clean and in good order.
  • Maintain daily communications with parents through informal discussions.
  • Encourage self-help and good hygiene through behavior modeling.
  • Follow all Stepping Stones policies and state regulations.
  • Maintain a personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.
  • Implement and design lesson plans based on state standards

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Experience Required

• Minimum of 2 years of professional experience working with children.
• Experience in program development and planning for children.
• High energy.
• Ability to work well with others.
• Ability to communicate well with staff, children, and families
• An understanding of child development.
• CPR and First Aid certification.
• Must clear drug screening test and full background check
• Willingness to get Director's Credentials

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field of study. *Preferred
  • Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education and 3 years of supervisory experience. 

Employment Type

Kindergarten Teacher and Site Director

Full Time: 6:45am-2:15 pm + half-hour planning time

Location: Wexford Elementary School (Pine-Richland School District)

Pay: $17.00 - $20.00 per hour

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Tuition Discounts, Paid Time Off, Continuing Education Funds, IRA, Signing Bonus

Company Information

Stepping Stones Children's Center

Stepping Stones is a non-profit childcare center based in Gibsonia, PA with multiple program offerings, including: (i) full-day childcare at Main Center in Gibsonia for infants through Pre-K, (ii) before and after school care programs for elementary school students in two local school districts (care is provided on school property), (iii) extended day program for half day kindergarten students in two local school districts, and (iv) full-day summer camp. Stepping Stone’s mission is to provide high quality education and childcare in an environment that fosters positive relationships among our children, staff, families, and the community we serve.