The Salvation Army

ECE Teacher

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
Child Care
Compensation Min
USD $17.09/Hr.
Regular Full-Time


Position: Early Childhood Education Center Teacher (ECECT)
Location/Dept.: The Salvation Army Kroc Center (SAKC), Philadelphia, PA
Availability: Immediate
Schedule: Full Time (up to 40 hours per week)
Reporting Relationship: ECEC Supervisor/ECEC Director
Salary: $19.31 per hour; Grade 76, Non-Exempt

The Salvation Army is hiring and offers truly excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:

  • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time and sick time
  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
  • Comprehensive health care coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles
  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Remitted Tuition Program
  • Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!


The Early Childhood Education Teacher (ECECT) will plan, implement, instruct and assess for the long-term success of the ECEC; will utilize the curriculum as a foundation for lesson planning and assure there is healthy and safe environment for the children and families served. The ECECT will engage in positive and professional parent/child/staff relationships. The ECECT will keep records and complete reports which ensure that standards of excellence are maintained. Perform related duties as assigned.


The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, school age care, child development or other child-related field; will consider individuals with an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education currently working towards a bachelor’s degree. A minimum of one year on the job training in providing a nurturing indoor/outdoor environment and meeting the child’s out of home needs. Candidate must have one plus years of experience under qualified supervision working as a teacher serving the ages and developmental abilities of the children in care. Candidate will be required to have a valid certificate in pediatric first aid, including CPR. Thorough knowledge of normal child development and early childhood education, as well as knowledge of indicators that a child is not developing typically. The ability to respond appropriately to children’s needs in addition to the ability to recognize signs of illness and safety/injury hazards and respond with prevention interventions. This position requires effective oral and written communication skills. Sound judgment and emotional maturity is requisite. As a Mandated Reporter, must provide proof of having completed training on recognizing and reporting child abuse meeting the training standards of PA Act 153 of 2014 within 30 days of employment with recurrent training required every five years thereafter. Meets the Child Protection Clearances required by PA Act 153 to include PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check. Must possess understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army and the RJKCCC.


Contact: Please send or fax your resume along with a cover letter with salary expectation to:

The Salvation Army Kroc Center
Human Resources Department
4200 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 19129
Online applicants: ECE Teacher (

Fax: (215)558-1499



No phone calls please.

Released by the Kroc Center Human Resources Department 11/27/23


 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.
Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.

Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Req No.1879


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