Career Opportunities

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"I love being able to come to work and feel as though I'm making a difference. It's incredibly rewarding, as well as very fun work!"

--Steve Jannson, Assistant Teacher

We prefer applicants for early learning positions with degrees in early childhood education and who have previous experience working with infants, toddlers, or preschoolers. However, we know wonderful teachers with unrelated degrees, so if you have strong experience working with children, please send us your resume.

A candidate for the After School Center should hold a degree in elementary education or recreation. After-school teaching positions are part-time and applicants must be available at least three days a week.

Assistant Director:

The Assistant Director will lead the administrative team in providing a strong and consistent pedagogical foundation for the organization, as well as sharing management, community and advocacy responsibilities with the Executive Director.
 
Qualified candidates will have a Master’s degree from an accredited university in Early Childhood Education or related field and a minimum of 5 years of administrative experience supervising and coaching staff members. Qualifications also include advanced knowledge of child development, experience working in NAEYC accredited and/or STAR 4 designated programs, foundational understanding of the Reggio Emilia approach, knowledge of research and best practice of curriculum and instruction, and excellent verbal and written skills.
 
Application Procedure: 
Please submit the following materials to Executive Director Deb Green at dgreen@parentinfantcenter.org by March 30, 2019.  Please put “Assistant Director Application” in subject line.  Please attach each document as a separate PDF. 

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • 1-2 page statement of educational philosophy
  • 1-2 page statement of leadership orientation
  • List of 3 professional references with name, relationship and contact information.
  • Salary requirements

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Infant/Young Toddler Assistant Teacher:

We are seeking energetic, qualified candidates for an Assistant Teacher position in our Early Learning Program. Responsible for creating an inviting, stimulating and safe learning environment. Duties include assisting with creating a curriculum that is based in a solid understanding of child development, PIC’s philosophy, and the state and national learning standards. Strong communication and relationship-building skills are essential for family interaction, as well as for building a collaborative relationship with a teaching team. The teacher is a vital part of the PIC community, and there are duties beyond the classroom, including professional development and community events. Candidate must have an Associate's degree in ECE or related field and 2 years experience. Familiarity with emergent curriculum and the Reggio Emilia approach a plus. Do you have a CDA and looking to further your degree?  We have an opportunity for you!  Please email your cover letter and resume to Infant Toddler Program Coordinator Kharma Hicks at khicks@parentinfantcenter.org. No phone calls or drop-ins accepted.  Excellent benefits and competitive salary. 
 

Afternoon Teacher:

We are seeking energetic, qualified candidates for an Afternoon Teacher position in our Early Learning Program. The Afternoon Teacher is responsible for contributing to an inviting, stimulating, and safe learning environment. The teacher’s duties include supporting a curriculum that is based in a solid understanding of child development, PIC’s philosophy, and the state and national learning standards. Strong communication and relationship-building skills are essential for family communication, as well as for building a collaborative relationship with your teaching team. The teacher is a vital part of the PIC community, and there are duties beyond the classroom, including professional development and community events. This is a part time position, Monday- Friday, 2pm-6pm. Preference given to candidates with: Associate’s degree in Early Childhood, or related field, 2 years experience. Familiarity with emergent curriculum, the Reggio Emilia approach and Pre-K Counts a plus. Please email your cover letter and resume to Infant/Toddler Program Coordinator Kharma Hicks at khicks@parentinfantcenter.org. No phone calls or drop-ins accepted.

We are always looking for great substitutes!

If you have good experience working with kids, employed or volunteer, and are available to work occasional full days or on short notice, please email your resume to Kharma Hicks, Infant and Toddler Program Coordinator.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement: The Parent Infant Center is an equal opportunity employer. Employment is provided in a nondiscriminatory manner, without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, disability and age.