Children Services External Substitute

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Come join us at SPIN as a Teacher, Teacher Assistant, or a Substitute in our Children's Services Programs! SPIN is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1970 to provide the highest quality services to people of all ages with autism and intellectual/developmental disability. SPIN is also a leading provider of inclusive, early childhood education. We believe that everyone deserves to achieve to their fullest potential and to live a life of possibilities. We develop each person’s strengths, integrate them into the community, and create a culture of inclusion and hope. We serve over 3500 people every year in Southeastern Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley. To learn more about SPIN, please visit our website at Join our team today!
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Children Services External Substitute
Come Join Us at SPIN as an External Substitute Teacher’s Assistant in our Children Services Department

As an External Substitute you can pick and choose shits to fit your lifestyle. Our hours of operations are Monday-Friday 7am-6pm. We are currently compensating our employees an additional 10% due to the pandemic. Come be part of the SPIN team!

For The Last 50 Years, We Have Been a Local Leader in the Support of Children and Adults. We Were Named Top Workplace for 11 Consecutive Years. SPIN’s Early Childhood Program is rated Keystone Star 4 Status which is the highest level of achievement for early learning programs in Pennsylvania. more about us Learn About Us By Visiting

The Accountabilities of an External Substitute Teacher Assistant Include:

Engage children in activities and play that stimulates their development

Appropriately supervise children while keeping them safe at all times
Assist children with activities of daily life (e.g., diapering/restroom use, feeding, dressing)

Help facilitate daily activities that are developmentally appropriate for preschoolers

Creating and maintaining an environment that is clean, organized, and safe for all children

Establish a professional level of rapport with each family in order to provide quality care and friendly service

Assist the Lead Teacher in implementing curriculum and planning daily activities that are developmentally appropriate for young children

Communicate with the Lead Teacher regarding all aspects of the children’s care as well as classroom management

Maintain a professional self-image and project the values of the organization at all times

The tools you need:

H.S. Diploma/GED

Child Development Associate or Early Childhood Education credits preferred but not necessary.

Experience and Dedication to be able to work with young children.

Good organizational skills

Clear, pleasant and courteous communicator, both written and oral

Ability to work independently as well as be an effective multi-disciplinary team member

Expectations of an External Substitute;

Flexibility to work between the hours of 7am to 6pm, Monday thru Friday

Flexibility to work at our centers located in the far Northeast and
Frankford sections of Philadelphia

Ability to work a minimum of 32 hours in a month

SPIN is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. SPIN does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.”
Job Type
Education Level Required
Location City
Philadelphia, PA , United states
Contact Person
Taryn Brown
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