The Salvation Army

  • Early Childhood Education Center Teacher

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    Community and Social Services
    Compensation Min
    USD $15.75/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $15.75/Hr.
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Position: Early Childhood Education Center Teacher                                                             

    Department: Early Childhood Education Center, KROC Center, Philadelphia, PA                

    Availability of Position: Immediately                        

    Schedule:  Part-Time (20-29 hours per week)

    Reporting Relationship: ECEC Director/Supervisor  

    Salary or Salary Grade: $15.75 per hour; 74 Non-Exempt


    To find out more about The Salvation Army KROC Center go to


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

    • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, vacation time and sick time.
    • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
    • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
    • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!


    Position Overview:


    The Early Childhood Education Center (ECEC) Teacher will plan, implement, instruct and assess the long term success of the ECEC children.


    The ECEC Teacher 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 ECEC Teacher will engage in positive and professional parent/child/staff relationships. The ECEC Teacher will keep records and complete reports which ensure the 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

    Fax:  (215) 558-1499

    Or go to

    Internal Candidate go to:


    No phone calls please.


    Released by the Kroc Center Human Resources 11/27/18



    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.


    Requisition No. 677



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