The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.
Job Summary/Basic Function:
Responsible for the daily supervision of children within assigned group
Assists in the implementation of daily activities under the guidance of the Lead Teacher.
Understand and follow all center guidelines and policies
Follow Department of Human Services and accreditation entity policies and regulations
Assist with the development of lesson plans and individual child goals related to the assessment of children
Attends training as required by DHS and accrediting organization(s)
Responsible for the safety and care of children in assigned group
Administer medication when needed using proper procedures
Participate in staff meetings and training sessions
Support the philosophy of DCCC both at work and within the community
Assist in maintaining an attractive, orderly, and cheerful classroom environment that promotes active growth, learning, and a positive atmosphere for all children and team members
Department: Children's Center
Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development or elementary education, OR Bachelor's degree in related field with at least 30 credit hours in early childhood education or child development and 1 year experience working with children, OR an Associate's degree from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education or child development and 2 years experience working with children.
Internal Number: 4499
About Dickinson College
Known for its innovative curriculum, Dickinson is a highly selective, private liberal-arts college. One of the nation's oldest colleges, and named in honor of a signer of the U.S. Constitution, Dickinson became the first college chartered in the newly recognized United States in September 1783.As of 2017, Dickinson has just over 800 full-time employees - administrators, faculty and staff - and its 104-acre campus is populated by students from 42 U.S. states and territories and 44 foreign countries. More than half of students study abroad through the school's 35 programs in 25 countries on six continents, mainly in noncapital cities.Dickinson is known for its sustainability initiatives and is continually recognized by such groups as the Princeton Review (Green Honor Roll), the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE; Gold rating) and Sierra magazine ("Cool School" and one of America's greenest colleges).Dickinson's stunning campus - featuring beautiful landscaping and buildings made of limestone from Dickinson's own quarry - is located in the heart of the historic central Pennsylvania town of Carlisle, a key marker in Civil War activity. Founded ...in 1751, Carlisle is a cosmopolitan town of 20,000 people, nestled between mountains that have long been a destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The Appalachian Trail and several mountain lakes are within easy reach of the campus, as is Hersheypark and historic Gettysburg.The town is a transportation hub linked by highway, rail and air to prominent East Coast cities, with driving times that make these cities readily accessible: Harrisburg, 20 minutes; Gettysburg, 30 minutes; Baltimore, 90 minutes; Washington, D.C., two hours; Philadelphia, two hours; New York, three hours; Pittsburgh, four hours.Dickinson takes pride in its campus wellness and professional development programs, offering an array of opportunities to faculty and staff through its Holistic Health Incentive program. In 2014, the American Heart Association (AHA) recognized Dickinson as a gold-level Fit-Friendly Worksite, a national award that acknowledges the college's commitment to a vibrant wellness culture on campus.Dickinson offers a competitive benefits package and retirement plan, plus tuition remission and tuition assistance incentives.The college is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.