Grace Lutheran Preschool and Kindergarten is a wonderful, welcoming, and joyful place to work. We take our responsibility for children very seriously, employing top-quality teachers and staff who have experience working with children; view their work as their calling; and demonstrate leadership, teamwork, integrity and compassion for others. In addition to the certifications/clearances that are mandated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Mandated Reporter Training and annual Epi-pen training are also required. If you meet the stated requirements and would like to inquire about openings, please email Cathy Smarkusky, Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Whether you are a qualified teacher, have a specialist degree that lends itself well to working with young children, or simply love working with young children and helping teachers, the application process is the same. Please contact the director at email@example.com for an application or for information about current openings.
GLPK is looking for a highly motivated and energetic music teacher for the 2018-19 school year! The music teacher is responsible for planning and implementing developmentally appropriate music classes based on the school's music curriculum, for children aged 2 1/2 through kindergarten. The music teacher must be available three mornings per week to teach up to eleven 20 to 30 minute classes per week. (Number of weekly classes in dependent on school enrollment.) The music teacher is also responsible for planning and implementing two performances at a small day-time church service; an evening Christmas Program; and a performance at a local retirement center. Qualifications for persons applying include general musical skills and experience working with preschool through kindergarten aged children. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Cathy Smarkusky, Director, firstname.lastname@example.org by May 1, 2018.
All GLPK teachers must have at least a four-year degree in either Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education. Teachers who have a degree in elementary education must obtain a Private Academic Certificate from the Pennsylvania Department of Education if they are hired.
All aides, specialists and support staff must have a high school degree and meet the criteria for their specific assignments as set by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and Grace Lutheran personnel policies. Some higher education and documented experience working or volunteering with young children is preferred.
Working as a substitute is a wonderful way for experienced teachers and parents to re-enter the workforce, providing the flexibility families often need if they are raising young children or looking for part-time employment. Clearances are also required for those who wish to work as a substitute.
Pennsylvania laws require our school to have three clearances on file BEFORE you can be employed:
Applicants are responsible for paying the fees to obtain clearances/certifications and employees are responsible to pay for their renewal.