Join Our Family – Careers in Active Learning Centers – Lehigh Valley Jobs

top places to work lehigh valleyWe’re proud to have been named one of the Top Work Places of 2018 by The Morning Call. What makes working at Active Learning Centers so special? We strive to make working here not just a job, but the most rewarding career you’ll ever have. We invest in our employees, are generous with our benefits, and put an emphasis on fun and camaraderie. And you get to be around the sweetest, funniest and coolest people on the planet every single day: kids! It’s truly a joyful experience.

Many of our employees have been here from the day we opened our doors. It’s that kind of place. When you get here, you want to stay. So scroll down and send us your application for one of our open positions.

83
83% Job Happiness

What makes careers in Active Learning Centers so rewarding? We’re like family!

According to Forbes, the national average of Job Happiness is 43%. We asked our staff at the end of 2015 about their happiness level at ALC. Our average score across every location was 83%!

43
43% Average Nationwide

Our average wage is 126% of the national average in our industry. We believe that you “get what you pay for”, and so we pay for the best.

26
26% Above National Average

In addition, we proudly offer benefits to eligible full-time employees including affordable healthcare, dental, simple IRA, accident and disability, child care discount, gym memberships and martial arts training. For those exploring careers in Active Learning Centers, rewards are many. We keep our employees happy so we can keep hiring the best in the business!

We’re hiring for all positions!

Toddler Teacher

Lehigh Valley, PA
About the Job

We are seeking an experienced, fun-loving and patient, Toddler Teacher to join our five-time, AWARD WINNING organization! This individual will work within their classroom to plan and present age-appropriate activities for toddlers in a loving, fun and active environment at Active Learning Centers. We are focused on ensuring a family atmosphere and having fun while we work and especially in our infant room, strive to make trusting and caring relationships with the families we serve.

Come join a team working in a program voted BEST IN THE VALLEY Child Care for five consecutive years, are all Keystone STAR 3 or 4 facilities and most recently was awarded one of The Morning Call’s Top Workplaces of 2018!

This particular opening is available at our Trexlertown or Fogelsville facility. The opportunity is full time, benefits eligible.

Responsibilities:
  • Create Lesson Plans and instruct children in activities designed to promote, physical growth (gross motor and fine motor), language, literacy and intellectual and creative growth in an active, age-appropriate way.
  • Create a fun and safe learning environment and design center-based opportunities for learning and engaging activities.
  • Follow schedules and routines in each individual classroom based on age-appropriate expectations and allowing time for play and exploration as well as instructional time and small group activities.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with families and co-workers.
  • Communicate with parents on students’ growth and progress.
  • Maintain the health and safety of all students.
  • Understand and comply with all regulations relating to child care including safe sleep practices, feeding, diapering, supervision, cleanliness and play.
Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in childcare, teaching, or other related fields.
  • Bachelors or Associates Degree in Education or Early Childhood Education Required. CDA or current enrollment in a program acceptable. Related fields in human services (psychology, etc) are applicable as well.
  • Physical, TB and Clearances – all current or easily obtainable.

About Active Learning Centers

The staff at Active Learning Centers is dedicated to creating an atmosphere that fosters learning, leadership, and fun! Children look forward to their time here and often refer to it as “camp” all year long! We get to know each child as an individual and understand what motivates them. We design activities that engage the children’s minds and bodies and teach them the value of teamwork. We respect children’s need for space and independence, and help them appreciate the differences in all people.

Part-Time Child Care Teacher

Lehigh Valley, PA – Part-Time
About the Job

Active Learning Center is looking for a part-time employee. ALC is seeking a qualified, hardworking, excited, and caring staff for the to work in our classrooms – shift start and end times vary, but range from 2:00 – 7:00.

We are currently seeking candidates that are able to work 5 days a week. Available age groups include infants, toddlers, and preschool/pre-k! School age (K-8) opportunities may be available as well. Hours can be increased for the *right* candidate!

We are seeking staff members who are ready to join an amazing, hardworking family of child care providers and ready to jump in and get involved in our program with a wonderful group of educators. The facility has been built from scratch and is ready to be filled! These opportunities are perfect for students who are looking to gain experience in classroom settings – we can typically provide flexibility around college course schedules.

Requirements:
Our ideal candidate would be flexible, willing to take direction and work with a group of teachers to execute activities, be responsive to the children’s basic needs and routine care.

Duties:

  • Responsibilities vary based on individual age groups, however, could include maintaining appropriate sleep schedules, serving meals, bottles, or snacks, interacting with children on their level, playing with the kids both indoors and out, managing behaviors and teaching appropriate social, emotional interaction, proper assistance and health and safety procedures for diapers, pulls-ups, potty training and routine classroom maintenance.
  • Staff working with School Aged would be expected to provide guidance completing homework during the school year.
  • This person would also be responsible for daily interaction with parents and willing to build trusting relationships with our families.
  • Staff would also be required to maintain training hours and First Aid and CPR training with assistance from ALC.
Applicants, please identify your preferred age group when responding.
About Active Learning Centers

The staff at Active Learning Centers is dedicated to creating an atmosphere that fosters learning, leadership, and fun! Children look forward to their time here and often refer to it as “camp” all year long! We get to know each child as an individual and understand what motivates them. We design activities that engage the children’s minds and bodies and teach them the value of teamwork. We respect children’s need for space and independence, and help them appreciate the differences in all people.

Preschool Teacher

Trexlertown, PA – Full-Time
About the Job

New and EXCITING opportunity for a talented, experienced Preschool Teacher!

Position is full time, benefits eligible. The program has grown and expanded and we are looking to add an additional staff to our awesome program at Palmer ALC in Easton, PA! Applicants should be experienced in teaching Preschool, have lesson planning experience, possess an understanding of DHS Regulations and Keystone STARS and ECERS OR be willing to be trained in all of the above.

Applicants MUST have an Associates or Bachelors degree in Education or a related field, possessing 12 or more credits in ECE, have a current Physical and TB Test (within the last year) as well as current clearances or the ability to attain them.

Job expectations can and may include:

  • Working collaboratively with the Director and current classroom staff.
  • Taking ownership of classroom and responsibilities within the classroom.
  • Regular weekly lesson planning.
  • Supervising meal and snack time.
  • Overseeing potty training or managing pull ups based on Health and Safety expectations (especially in preschool age rooms).
  • Actively playing and engaging with the children both indoors and outdoors.
  • Weekly observations and regular classroom maintenance.
  • Regular professional growth and development through training that meet your goals and the goals of the program.
Benefits eligible. Pay generous for the right candidates.
ALC is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
About Active Learning Centers

The staff at Active Learning Centers is dedicated to creating an atmosphere that fosters learning, leadership, and fun! Children look forward to their time here and often refer to it as “camp” all year long! We get to know each child as an individual and understand what motivates them. We design activities that engage the children’s minds and bodies and teach them the value of teamwork. We respect children’s need for space and independence, and help them appreciate the differences in all people.

Preschool Teacher

Easton, PA – Full-Time
About the Job

New and EXCITING opportunity for a talented, experienced Preschool Teacher!

Position is full time, benefits eligible. The program has grown and expanded and we are looking to add an additional staff to our awesome program at Palmer ALC in Easton, PA! Applicants should be experienced in teaching Preschool, have lesson planning experience, possess an understanding of DHS Regulations and Keystone STARS and ECERS OR be willing to be trained in all of the above.

Applicants MUST have an Associates or Bachelors degree in Education or a related field, possessing 12 or more credits in ECE, have a current Physical and TB Test (within the last year) as well as current clearances or the ability to attain them.

Job expectations can and may include:

  • Working collaboratively with the Director and current classroom staff.
  • Taking ownership of classroom and responsibilities within the classroom.
  • Regular weekly lesson planning.
  • Supervising meal and snack time.
  • Overseeing potty training or managing pull ups based on Health and Safety expectations (especially in preschool age rooms).
  • Actively playing and engaging with the children both indoors and outdoors.
  • Weekly observations and regular classroom maintenance.
  • Regular professional growth and development through training that meet your goals and the goals of the program.
Benefits eligible. Pay generous for the right candidates.
ALC is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
About Active Learning Centers

The staff at Active Learning Centers is dedicated to creating an atmosphere that fosters learning, leadership, and fun! Children look forward to their time here and often refer to it as “camp” all year long! We get to know each child as an individual and understand what motivates them. We design activities that engage the children’s minds and bodies and teach them the value of teamwork. We respect children’s need for space and independence, and help them appreciate the differences in all people.

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