The Salvation Army

  • Assistant Day Care Director

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    Compensation Min
    USD $31,000.00/Yr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $31,000.00/Yr.
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Position: Assistant Day Care Director                           

    Department: Philadelphia Citadel Corps, 5830 Rising Sun Avenue, Philadelphia                

    Availability of Position: Immediately         

    Reporting Relationship: Director of Youth Services  

    Schedule: Full Time, 40 hours a week

    Salary Grade:  9 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!

    Position Overview: Duties and requirements include advising, guiding, promoting and maintaining a developmentally appropriate environment that fosters children’s social, emotional, intellectual, spiritual and physical development and that respects their dignity and their contribution. 


    Responsibilities include meeting state and city regulations, maintaining settings and relationships that support productive work and professional needs, cooperates with the director and supervises teachers in the implementation of the

    daily program and monitors the curriculum which teaches appropriate behaviors and social skills.  Supervising staff to ensure quality, accounting for overall safety and security procedures, keeps open lines of communication between staff, parents and director; maintains all policies and procedures, directs Summer Day Camp program.  Performs other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, special education, or a related field.
    • Must have at least two years of classroom experience.
    • Child Protection Clearances PA Act 153 requires that all prospective employees complete the following clearance and background checks: PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record/Fingerprint Check.
    • Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.


    Contact:  Please send or email your resume along with a cover letter including salary requirements to:


    Attn:  Monica Menten

    The Salvation Army

    5830 Rising Sun Avenue

    Philadelphia, PA 19120


    Or go to


    No phone calls please


    Released by the Divisional Human Resource Department on March 8, 2018




    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. 718__


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