The Salvation Army

Early Childhood Education Center Teacher

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
Community and Social Services
Compensation Min
USD $15.99/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $15.99/Hr.
Regular Full-Time


Position: Early Childhood Education Center Teacher (ECECT)
Location: The Salvation Army Kroc Center (SAKC), 4200 Wissahickon Ave., Philadelphia, PA
Availability: Immediate (2 positions available)
Schedule:  1 Full-Time, 1 Part-Time (up to 29 hours per week) and Part-Time (under 20 hours per week)
Reporting Relationship: ECEC Supervisor/ECEC Director
Salary and Grade: $15.99

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 over 20 hours per week 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!


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:  If you are interested in applying for this position please submit your resume and cover letter online. 


                                    Online Application:

                                    or internal candidates:

                                    Fax: (215)558-1499

                                    No phone calls please


Released by the Kroc Center Human Resources Department 9/7/21


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. 1239



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