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Early Childhood & Student Services (ECSS)
Career Opportunities

The Berks County Intermediate Unit Office of Early Childhood & Student Services has immediate openings for Teachers, Teacher Assistants/Paraeducators, and Family Engagement Workers.  

Positions are available in Early Intervention and Head Start.

What do you love about your job?

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“I love coming to work every day and seeing the smiling faces of the children eager to come to school and learn through play.”

What would you tell someone interested in working at the BCIU?

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“I love the atmosphere and everyone who appreciates what you do.”

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Click the button below to view all ECSS job openings at the BCIU. Applications take just 20 minutes!

Current Open Positions

Description: Assist the teacher in supervising children, planning a curriculum, and setting a safe environment which responds to the needs of the children in the classroom.

Terms of Employment: Full-time, part-day classrooms: 185 days per year (August-June); 6 hours per day.

Full-time, full-day classrooms: 196 days per year (August-June); 7.5 hrs. per day.

Salary: $13.71 – $15.29/hour

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general educational development certification (GED); or
  • Associate degree in Early Childhood Education; or One (1) year experience working with preschool aged children, preferred
  • Current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential preferred
  • One (1) year experience working with preschool aged children, preferred
  • Must be willing to obtain CDA within 18 months of employment and maintain current CDA

Description: Assist in assessing the needs of program participants, make appropriate referrals and provide follow-up as needed; assist with the implementation of parent involvement activities; assist with the implementation of all component service areas, including health, nutrition, disabilities, mental health, education, enrollment, and recruiting.

Terms of Employment: Full-time, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., 35 hours per week, 214 days per year

Salary: $16.87 – $22.96, depending on credentials

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of an Associate’s degree, credential, or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling, or a related field
  • Bilingual/Spanish speaking preferred
  • Must possess current Pennsylvania drivers’ license and ability to provide own transportation

Description: Assist the teacher in supervising children, planning a curriculum, and setting a safe environment which responds to the needs of the children in the classroom.

Terms of Employment: Full-time, 4 days/week. 28 hours/week, 12-month stretch calendar *1 week/month is 5 days/35 hours

Salary: $13.40/hour; 165 days/year

Qualifications (one of the following):

  • Completion of at least 2 years of postsecondary study; or
  • Possess an Associate’s degree or higher; or
  • Meet a rigorous standard of quality as demonstrated through a state or local assessment

Description: Implement curriculum and provide for a safe and secure classroom environment that meets the needs of all participating preschool children in program.

Terms of Employment: Full-time, part-day classrooms: 185 days per year (August-June); 6 hours per day.

Full-time, full-day classrooms: 196 days per year (August-June); 7.5 hrs. per day.

Salary: $20.10 – $24.69/hour

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in Early Childhood or Child Development required
  • Bachelor degree in Child Development, Early Childhood or equivalent coursework with Early Childhood Education certification, preferred

Apply Today

Click the button below to view all ECSS job openings at the BCIU. Applications take just 20 minutes!
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