Assistant Teacher

Employer Info:

Brightside Academy - Pittsburgh area locations

With 20 years of experience, Brightside Academy is a leading provider of child care and early education. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, we employ over 1,200 people and serve over 7,000 children per day in our academies located in multiple cities across Pennsylvania, Ohio and New York. We believe that child care involves more than babysitting. Studies prove that 85% of brain development occurs before the age of five. Brightside Academy’s quality early childhood education program provides the appropriate experiences a child needs to connect brain synapses, which are at the root of learning and skill development. Children are born with the tools needed to learn and they are eager to learn. Brightside Academy helps lead children to their potential with state-of-the-art facilities that enhance their experiences and prepare them for a lifetime of learning. Brightside Academy’s purpose plan is at the center of everything we do. Our purpose is our company’s mission for the children, families and communities we serve. Our values drive our behaviors – as individuals and as a company.
Job Name
Assistant Teacher
This is a professional position responsible for
(1) providing a safe and caring classroom;
(2) assisting with classroom preparation, curriculum, and child encouragement, and
(3) serving as interim Teacher.

Proficiencies -
· Strong organizational skills
· Possess friendly but stern disposition
· Adaptable and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
· Demonstrates attention to detail and accuracy.
· Possess time management skills.
· Ability to multi-task
· Intermediate reading, writing and communication skills
· Self-motivating
· Intermediate reasoning skills.

Education/Experience. High School diploma or equivalent with one-year (1,250 hours; 2,500 hours in lieu of a degree), or Associates in Child Development or credits toward obtaining Associates or Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education (“ECE”), or forty-five (45) professional development hours, or three (3) to (six) ECE credits is qualifying. To perform this job successfully, an individual must have interpersonal/communication skills, creativity with problem solving skills, ability to effectively read/write English and basic understanding of MS office.

Raising Children.. Raising the Bar.. Raising Rates!
Brightside Academy is a recognized early childhood education provider offering a safe, supportive, and educational environment focused on child development at every stage. We offer state-of-the-art facilities with a nationally recognized curriculum.

With 30+ locations throughout Pittsburgh and Philadelphia PA, Brightside Academy believes that our employees are our best resources for our children and communities. If you have a passion for growth and development, can thrive in a challenging yet rewarding environment, have worked in a capacity overseeing children for at least two years and are ready to excel in your career, we’d like to speak with you!

We offer highly competitive wages, and our team members enjoy a multitude of benefits such as
* Medical Plan options
* Dental/Vision Plan options
* FREE Short-Term Disability
* 9 Paid Holidays
* Up to 25 Paid Time Off Days
* 401(k) Traditional & Roth Plans with Company Match
* FREE Life Insurance coverage
* Additional & affordable Group Term Life Benefits
* Life Assistance Program
* Transit Benefits for commuting
* Child Care Discounts
* Team Member Discount Programs
* Travel & Identify Theft Assistance
* Credit Union Partnership
* Employee Engagement events
* Bonus opportunities
* Professional Development Educational Opportunities and Credentialing Assistance
* FREE CDA Certification training
* Various Professional & Personal Continuing Learning Opportunities and Career Advancement
* Support from all levels within the company
* Our continued efforts to making Brightside Academy a Great Place to Work
Job Type
Education Level Required
High School/GED
Location City
Pittsburgh Locations, PA , United states
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How to Apply
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