Current Job Openings

Nutritional Coordinator

We are currently seeking a part-time Nutritional Coordinator for our North Side center.

Responsibilities

Make a real impact in the lives of children and parents! The Nutritional Coordinator will be responsible to:

  • Prepare and serve meals daily.
  • Maintain a clean workstation and dining area.
  • Order food and keep an inventory of supplies.
  • Complete necessary paperwork for the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

Benefits for Part-Time Employees

  • Free child care for one child (ages 0-5 years) during shift.
  • Paid vacation time.
  • Paid sick/personal days.
  • Free meals/parking.
  • A supportive environment which values developmentally appropriate and reflective practice.
  • Education and Training Opportunities.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience with food preparation.
  • 18 years of age.
  • High School Diploma.
  • Clearances and Health Assessment required.

Early Childhood Education Teachers

Angels’ Place welcomes resumes on an on-going basis from qualified Early Childhood Education Teachers. Teachers at Angels’ Place are required to have a Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of an Associate’s degree in early childhood education or a related field. Experience preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Assists in the preparation and implementation of developmentally appropriate program activities for a group of children, adhering to the principles of child development.
  • Coordinates daily activities, designs classroom environment and provides sight and sound supervision.
  • Works with children, both individually and in groups, supporting daily routines and activities.
  • Provides assistance in the personal care routines of children.
  • Provides ongoing written observations and assessments of the assigned children.
  • Assists with appropriate reports and record keeping in the classroom.
  • Maintains a safe, clean, and appropriate environment by adhering to all policies and procedures of the center, Pennsylvania Department of Human Service’s regulations, NAEYC and Keystone Stars Quality Standards.
  • Establishes and maintains positive communication and relationships with staff, children and parents.
  • Strives to maintain and improve professional competency through participation in trainings, coursework and in-service activities, which may occur outside of typically scheduled hours.
  • Performs other responsibilities as requested by supervisor.

Benefits for Full-Time Employees

  • A unique opportunity to make a real impact on the lives of children and parents.
  • A supportive environment which values developmentally appropriate and strength based reflective practice.
  • Free child care for one child (ages birth to five) during shift.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program and Life Insurance.
  • Generous PTO package including Vacation, Sick, Personal and Holidays.
  • Free meals/parking.
  • Experience, Education and Training Opportunities.

Job Requirements

  • Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in ECE or related field.
  • Experience working with families who face at-risk challenges.
  • Clearances and Health Assessment required.
  • Valid Driver’s license preferred.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs..

Substitute Teachers

Temporary work during the summer and throughout the school year.

Family Support Director 

Angels’ Place, Inc., is seeking a dynamic individual for the position of Family Support Director. Angels’ Place is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive family support services and quality early childhood education to full-time students and working parents who are single and meet low-income guidelines. 

 A successful Family Support Director will: 

  • Endorse the mission, vision, and values. 
  • Build on the heritage and strengths of the organization to provide a supportive learning environment that focuses on the total development of the child and parent. 
  • Possess excellent communication skills and represent the organization at community events and meetings. 
  • Work constructively as part of the Leadership and Administrative Team to ensure effective educational operations, resolution to problems that arise, and proactive responses to opportunities. 

Responsibilities 

Family Support Program 

  • Meet one on one with parents to provide therapeutic support. 
  • Complete Intake and Family Service Plan with each new client. 
  • Connect families to resources and services in community as needed. 
  • Facilitate and coordinate weekly parent education meetings. 
  • Collaborate with Teachers and Education Director to make goals for families. 
  • Coordinate with outside agencies to provide services for enrolled children. 

Community Resource and Referral 

  • Build new and existing community partnerships for the purpose of client recruitment and organizational partnerships. 
  • Create and maintain yearly resources and referrals calendar to connect regularly with other non-profits and partner agencies. 
  • Elevate the organization within the community. 

 Team Collaboration and Support 

  • Implement special projects, trainings, and staff development that promote social/emotional health of the organization and of all program participants. 
  • Support staff in collecting and organizing data for Family Support Program to be used for funding and partnership opportunities. 
  • Build relationships which foster sharing knowledge of child development, reflective practice, solution-oriented interactions, and trauma-informed practice and coach staff in utilizing the above methodologies. 
  • Regularly attend and participate in leadership and administrative team meetings and provide input and updates to all staff. 
  • Adhere to all agency policies and procedures, including child care licensing regulations. 
  • Work with other staff members to form a positive supportive team atmosphere. 
  • Strategic Plan Implementation 
  • Develop and maintain a network with social and educational providers in the community, overseeing and directing outreach to attract families and partners. 
  • Provide strategic direction to staff to ensure that long and short-range planning, are undertaken in an effective and efficient manner and in keeping with the goals established by the Board of Directors. 

 Qualifications: 

The ideal candidate would have a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or related field (with current license preferred) with 5+ years’ experience working with at-risk families, knowledge of child development, developmentally appropriate practice, mental health issues and community resources. 

 Key Skills 

  • Individual Counseling Skills: Skilled in ability to support emotional and behavioral health and well-being. Promote healthy problem-solving skills. 
  • Family Support: Understanding of family systems and diverse needs. 
  • Early Childhood Experience: Experience in an early childhood setting, with family and/or play therapy preferred. 
  • Community Outreach: Create strong dynamic working relationships with all stakeholders. 
  • Strong Relational Skills: Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills and an ability to work with limited supervision. 
  • Strong Organization Skills: Ability to multi-task and can manage time to meet frequently changing deadlines in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Strong Computer Skills: Including Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel, Outlook), the internet and social media. 
  • Ensures confidentiality of privileged information and follows ethical standards. 
  • Willingness to work flexible hours that may include evenings and/or weekends. 
  • Maintains a professional appearance, attitude, and work behavior at all times. 
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations. 
  • Generally works in an office setting with no exposure to adverse environmental conditions. 
  • Valid driver’s license and access to an automobile. Required to work and travel between multiple sites. Must be available to travel to community outreach, court appointments, schools and other meetings as needed. 
  • Such additions and alterations to the above qualifications as the Executive Director and Board may find appropriate and acceptable. 

 Benefits 

  • A unique opportunity to make a real impact on the lives of children, parents, and the community. 
  • A supportive environment which values a strength-based, developmentally appropriate, and trauma-informed approach including reflective practice. 
  • Free child care (for one child aged 0-5 years) for employees during shift. 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Generous PTO package including vacation time, sick/personal days, and holidays. 
  • Free meals/parking. 
  • Education and Training Opportunities. 
  • Comprehensive benefits package available. 

 

 

 

Substitute Teacher

Angels’ Place invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Substitute Teacher. A successful candidate will be able to perform the following:

Essential Job Functions

Center Team

  • Engages regularly in Angels’ Place in-service meetings.
  • Prepares for the meeting by contributing agenda items, project updates, and other information that will contribute to the work of the center team.
  • Performs work in a neat, orderly and timely manner, meeting deadlines.
  • Supervises, by sight and sound, children’s activities and play to provide a safe environment.
  • Photographs classroom and center activities for use in media publications.
  • Supports peer teachers daily in a reciprocal manner.
  • Works constructively with staff members to problem solve.
  • Contributes to the professional development of new teachers and/or student teachers.

 Communication

  • Assists with the coordinating scheduled appointments with families, and other partners, community resources and prepares information for meetings when requested.
  • Assists with representing the organization at speaking engagements, meetings and networks with other professionals via visits/tours, conferences, etc. when requested.
  • Assists with creating and sharing relevant information with all stakeholders when requested.
  • Answers phone and handles calls as needed regarding program questions, concerns, funding, media, family problems, etc. when requested.
  • Exhibits strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Planning

  • Assists with preparing thematic units plans based on NAEYC standards and Keystone Stars meeting PA State Standards as requested.
  • Assists with writing and preparing lesson plans that meet the diverse physical, emotional, social, and intellectual needs of both the individual children and the group as requested.
  • Gathers, prepares, and sets up materials for activities and cleans up when finished.
  • Organizes activities so children can learn about the world, explore interests, and develop talents.

Classroom/Facility Management

  • Prepares an inviting and developmentally appropriate classroom environment.
  • Organizes and maintains supplies, classroom displays, labels, toys and donations.
  • Assists with keeping personal space and center spaces (classrooms, playroom, library, art closet, playground, etc.) clean and organized.
  • Maintains good order and discipline amongst children and safeguards their health and safety at all times.
  • Creates and makes materials.
  • Comforts children and builds children’s self esteem.
  • Knows emergency procedures and protocol.

Data Management

  • Maintains accurate, complete and timely classroom records pertaining to the group including daily care sheets, attendance, assessments, and service hour balance, etc. as requested.
  • Completes quarterly assessments of children and biannual screenings as requested.
  • Maintains up to date emergency forms, curriculum plans, individual child development profile and other records as needed and requested.
  • Writes reports.
  • Initiates Functional Behavioral Assessment, collects information and supports parents when children have diverse needs and communicates with therapists and agencies as needed for orientation guidance, and assessment, etc. as requested.
  • Reads, answers, manages and saves electronic mail and attachments on a daily basis.

 Professional Development

  • Attends workshops, conferences and other educational programs to enhance knowledge of child development, early childhood education and evaluations.
  • Reads job pertinent publications disseminated by the Education Director.
  • Remains current about early childhood education and best practices.

Purchasing

  • Assists with requesting orders and/or makes purchases for classroom materials and center shared materials as directed.
  • Submits labeled receipts to Administrative Assistant for reimbursement.

Child & Family Relations

  • Builds relationships with children and families.
  • Serves as a resource as needed.
  • Establishes and maintains good communication with parents through parent conferences and daily contact.
  • Demonstrates cultural competency and respect for the child’s background by incorporating the cultural, linguistic and familial values and beliefs into the program.

Job Functions Supporting Others

Executive Director (ED)

  • Provides information and assistance as needed.

 Development Director (DD)

  • Volunteers and attends all special events.
  • Participates in all fundraising.
  • Provides information as requested.

 Operations Director (OD)

  • Notifies Operations Director of facility issues to be resolved.
  • Helps to share alumni survey link and notifies Operations Director for follow-up.

 Family Support Director (FSD)

  • Works to facilitate and assist in Play Connections Group.
  • Coordinates Functional Behavior Assessments and observations.
  • Participates in optimal family functioning plan.

Education Director (Edu.D)

  • Provides information and assistance as needed.

Financial Administrator (FA)

  • Provides necessary information for purchases and time sheets.

 Administrative Assistants (AA)

  • Provides information and assistance as needed.

Nutritional Coordinator (NC)

  • Completes meal counts for CACFP and helps to serve snacks and meals.

 Responsibilities as an Angels’ Place Employee

  • Uses the vision, mission, and values of the organization as guiding principles.
  • Works with other staff members to form a positive supportive team atmosphere.
  • Interacts with and engages volunteers to support assignments and demonstrates appreciation and value for their work.
  • Creates strong dynamic working relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Abides by the ethical standards of regulatory agencies.
  • Ensures confidentiality and discretion of privileged information.
  • Models organization philosophy and school spirit (every staff member is an ambassador).
  • Adheres to all agency policies and procedures, including child care licensing regulations.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in schedule and approach including the ability to work some evenings and weekends.
  • Works the assigned days and hours to perform all responsibilities and tasks in a timely and professional manner.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by the supervisor according to agency needs.
  • Functions in a cooperative and friendly manner with all staff and volunteers.

Education/Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field.
  • Associates Degree in ECE, Child Development or related field plus one-year experience.
  • CDA, thirty ECE Credits, two years experience, and currently working toward a degree.

Experience/Minimum Requirement

  • One to three years of Early Childhood Education experience.
  • Current regulatory clearances.
  • Current Pediatric CPR / First Aid Certifications.
  • Valid Pennsylvania driver’s license or transportation.
  • Health Appraisal.

Working Conditions

  • Generally works in a classroom setting with no exposure to adverse environmental conditions.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

In order to be considered for a position with Angels’ Place, applicants must fill out our online application or email angelsplacepittsburgh@gmail.com with a cover letter and resume attached.

Apply Online!

Angels’ Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Professional development is offered for all employees along with the opportunity to work with a caring and compassionate team at a NAEYC Accredited and Keystone STARS – Star 4 center.