Assistant Teacher Position | LVCC | Allentown, PA - Lehigh Valley Children's Centers, Inc.

Assistant Teacher


More than 1,500 children receive early childhood education and child care services each day at LVCC. We’re the largest full day, year-round, early education and child care provider in the region, with 30 convenient locations in Lehigh and Northampton Counties. Each of our centers either participates in Pennsylvania's Keystone STARS or are working toward STARS, continuously building a higher standard of measure for our programs.

LVCC has both full and part-time positions.

  • Participates in creating an atmosphere where the children develop confidence, independence and responsibility.

  • Provides discipline which is positive, consistent, and based upon expectations which are clearly defined and geared to appropriate developmental levels and individual needs.

  • Actively participates in daily classroom maintenance.

  • Works in conjunction with other staff in preparation of materials for daily activities

  • Maintains high standards of professional ethics and confidentiality in regard to children, staff and parents.

  • Supervises, directs, and is involved with small and large groups of children in both planned and spontaneous activities.

  • Works with any child needing special attention in conjunction with other staff and consultants as needed.

  • Supports person, (staff, volunteer, etc.) who is leading group activities by attending to needs of non-participants.

  • Cooperates and is flexible to ensure that center coverage is adequate and reflects changing needs of families served.

  • Attends to physical and hygienic needs of the child including providing a pleasant daily rest time.

  • Models good health habits; complies with Lehigh Valley Children’s Centers dress code.

  • Attends workshops trainings, and conferences for professional development. 

  • Attends parent meetings and supports extracurricular activities of the center or agency upon request.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • High school diploma/GED required

  • CDA; specialized certificate in early childhood education; 9 credit hours from an accredited college or university in education or related field preferred

  • 2500 hours documented experience working with children

  • Vacation

  • Sick days

  • Holidays

  • Personal days

  • Company paid long-term disability

  • Paid professional development days

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Discounted childcare during working hours

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Short-term disability

  • Life insurance

  • Retirement plan

Lehigh Valley Children's Centers is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer.

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