York County Library System
December 1, 2022
York, PA, Pennsylvania
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Supervisor: Contract Manager/Location: York City School District/Classification: Full-time Hourly/Non-Exempt/Hours: 37.5 hours per week 

Schedule: Monday – Friday, between the hours of 7:45AM-3:15PM. Working lunch with the children. Follows the York City School District calendar. 

The Assistant Teacher will assist the Pre-K Counts Lead Teacher in providing equitable developmentally appropriate instruction to pre-kindergarten students of various developmental backgrounds in the area of social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development and to provide a safe and supervised setting for students.

COVID-19 vaccination is required. At York County Libraries, the health and safety of our employees are important to us. Therefore, new hires must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by date of hire. Individuals requiring a medical or religious accommodation may contact Human Resources. 

General Requirements & Skills

Candidate must enjoy being a team player and providing excellent care and service to a diverse population. The candidate should have the ability to interact with staff, families and students in a manner that demonstrates respect and dignity, and the ability to solve problems in a professional manner. 

Education & Experience Requirements 

  • High School Diploma with CDA Certificate or Associates Degree 
  • At least one year of experience in Early Childhood field. 
  • Candidate must have current PA Child Abuse Clearance, PA Criminal History Clearance, FBI Fingerprint-Based Clearance, and Mandated Reporter Training Certificate. 

Physical Requirements 

  • Must be able to lift to 30 pounds from ground level to waist level and be able to bend, squat, and kneel occasionally throughout work shift. 
  • Must be able to reach, lift, and stretch throughout the workday. 
  • Must be able to stand and/or walk up to seven hours at a time. 
  • Must be able to sit for up to seven hours at a time. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Actively supervise children at all times/maintain ratio at all times. 
  • Assist teacher with any preparation of materials, displays, etc. This includes charts, theme boards, games, manipulatives, and homework. 
  • Collaborate weekly with teacher on the planning of lessons. 
  • Review lesson plans for the day in the morning with teacher and be prepared to teach and assess the small group lesson. 
  • Take observation/assessment notes daily for all students. 
  • Set up of classroom before the school year begins and tear down of classroom in June. 
  • Participate in events that promote the partnership of York County Libraries and the York City School District. 
  • Contact supervisors/coaches with instructional concerns and child concerns. 
  • Complete Behavior Tracking Forms on students as needed. 
  • Understand and be able to implement policies and procedures in the Parent Handbook and Teacher Handbook. 
  • Assist lead teacher with the administration of assessments. 
  • Collaborate with lead teacher on creating monthly and large supply orders. 
  • Ensure that the Development Screener Tracker is kept current. 
  • Implement behavior plans. 
  • Be prepared to take over most lead teacher duties in the absence of lead teacher and to assist the district sub if applicable.  
  • Actively participate in coaching cycles with Pre-K coaches. 
  • Actively participate in professional development and staff meetings. 
  • Other duties as assigned
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