The Assistant Teacher/substitute position involves providing coverage in infant, toddler or preschool classrooms due to scheduled and unscheduled absences of Center staff. The incumbent will support the typical daily program in each classroom as scheduled, support the efforts of the head, associate, and assistant teachers, and may be required to supervise University students. They will also be required to communicate with parents at the end of the day, plan for daily activities, supervise indoor and outdoor play and excursions, and ensure the safety of each child under their direct supervision. The position hours are 1:00 pm-6:00 pm Monday through Friday.
Staff members are required to maintain 24 hours of professional development during their employment, and uphold all state licensing requirements, NAEYC standards, and Keystone Stars requirements.
NOTE: The hiring range is for full-time positions and will be prorated based on 66% effort.
High School Diploma or GED
Minimum Related Experience Level Required
2-3 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position
Incumbent must have a High School Diploma or GED and a CDA Credential or higher, including 15 ECE credits. Applicant must have experience with children birth-5 years old.
Child Protection Clearances
The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Scheduled Work Hours
Work Schedule to Vary
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
Work hours are 1:00 PM-6:00 PM
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:
Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match
Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance
Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)
Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.
Pitt... faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.
Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.
Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.