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Job Opportunities

The Learning Lamp hires full- and part-time staff year-round for positions in child care, preschool, K-12 education, and for administration and support job openings at our main office. We are looking for people who value the work we do and want to make a difference in our community.

now hiring! take a look at our complete list of job openings:

GJCTC Child Care Center Staff – The Learning Lamp is looking for staff at its GJCTC Child Care Center located in Richland. We are hiring for Assistant Group Supervisors and Group Supervisors. Candidates must have two years of previous experience working with children and Group Supervisors must have at least an Associate’s Degree in a Human Service field. Program runs Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. We are looking to hire people with open availability. Responsibilities include interacting with the children and taking care of their basic needs, cleaning, parent communication and much more! This is a great way to gain experience working with children. Interested? Please send a resume to jobs@thelearninglamp.org or contact Veronica at 814-254-4084 for more details. EOE.

Jennerstown Child Care Center Staff – The Learning Lamp is looking for a FULL TIME Group Supervisor at our Jennerstown Child Care Center located right off Route 30 in Jennerstown. Candidate MUST have at least an Associate’s Degree in Education or related Human Service field plus two years of previous experience working with children. Program runs Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. and we are looking for staff with open availability. Schedule will most likely be closing shift with the possibility at working at both the Jennerstown and Somerset child care centers. Responsibilities include interacting with the children and taking care of their basic needs, cleaning, parent communication and much more! This is a great way to gain experience working with children. Interested? Please send a resume or contact Kayla at 814-629-5345 for more details. EOE.

Student Services Coordinator – The Learning Lamp is looking to hire a FULL TIME Student Services Coordinator to work at its Main Office in the Johnstown area. This position will oversee several of the programs The Learning Lamp offers including Tutoring and a new initiative that will offer children’s programming at local schools and the main office. Shift may vary slightly, but will mostly be 11:00 am to 7:00 pm Monday through Friday with some occasional evening and weekend hours required. Responsibilities include marketing programs, staff management, working with parents and children, coordinating summer camps and other events and much more! Successful candidates will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or related Business field. Previous experience with marketing and program management is a big plus! Does this sound like a fit for you? Please send a resume to learn more! EOE. To apply, email a resume to jobs@thelearninglamp.org or fax it to 814-262-0837.

Substitute Teachers –Are you interested in advancing your career and making an impact in the classroom? Ignite Education Solutions is looking to hire high-quality substitute teachers in all certification areas for long- and short-term assignments for school districts in Bedford, Cambria, and Somerset Counties. Joining our team will help you stand out from your peers and get your foot in the door. We use easy to learn software called TeacherMatch to make selecting jobs more accessible. Must be flexible and reliable. Teachers can apply to one location, and sub for multiple school districts. Successful candidates will either be a certified teacher in PA (any certification) or have a 4 year Bachelor’s Degree and can be emergency certified. Questions about emergency certification? Please contact Tara at 814-262-0732 x.290 for more information. EOE.

Long Term Math Teacher – Ignite Education Solutions is looking for a long term Math Teacher to work in the High School setting at a local school district. This position starts in May and will last the remainder of the school year. Candidate must be PA Certified in Math. This is a great way to gain experience in the classroom. New graduates are welcome to apply! Please send a resume if interested. EOE. To apply, email a resume to jobs@thelearninglamp.org or fax it to 814-262-0837.

Building Substitute – Do you have a four year Bachelor’s Degree and are looking for work? Ignite Education Solutions is looking to hire Building Substitutes to sub in the Saxton area. Certified teachers or emergency certified teachers (anyone with a 4 year Bachelor’s Degree) are eligible for these positions. Candidates must be flexible and reliable and willing to sub 5 days per week. Work is available most days from now until the end of the school year. Position offers a great daily rate of $90 per day and firsthand experience in the classroom setting. Does this sound like a fit for you? Please email a resume to jobs@thelearninglamp.org or contact Tara at 814-262-0732 x.290 for more details. EOE.

Substitute Registered Nurses (RN) – Ignite Educations Solutions is looking for part time Registered Nurses (RN’s) to work in local school districts as a substitute school nurse on a day to day basis. This is a flexible position that is great for a stay-at-home parent or someone currently working part time. Positions offer a great daily rate with a lot of opportunities to work in schools in the Johnstown, Somerset, and Bedford areas. Candidates must be a Registered Nurse and have a clean background. Interested? Please email a resume to get started today. EOE. To apply, email a resume to jobs@thelearninglamp.org or fax it to 814-262-0837.

Teacher Aides & Personal Care Aides – Openings for teacher’s aides and personal care aides in the school setting in the Johnstown, Ligonier, Bedford, Somerset and Rockwood areas working with special needs students on a one to one basis. Positions follow the school calendar and offer competitive pay rates. Great for working parents that want to be home when their kids are home! Previous experience in caregiving preferred. To apply, email a resume to jobs@thelearninglamp.org or fax it to 814-262-0837.

Custodians –We are looking for cleaners for Johnstown area schools. Shifts vary but may be daylight, evening or overnight. Positions offer great rate and a steady schedule. Previous experience working in cleaning or maintenance is preferred. Must be able to get all 3 background clearances. To apply, email a resume to jobs@thelearninglamp.org or fax it to 814-262-0837.

All positions require all 3 clearances as well as a physical and TB updated with in the past year. To apply, email a resume to jobs@thelearninglamp.org or fax it to 814-262-0837. Please contact Kayla Cobaugh with questions at 814-262-0732 x236. EOE.

Updated 4/27/17

If you think you would be a good fit for our organization, submit a resume to jobs@thelearninglamp.org or fax it to 814-262-0837. The Learning Lamp is an Equal Opportunity Employer. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. All teaching positions require a current PA certification. All positions require current (within one year) child abuse, state police and FBI background clearances. Some positions require a health exam and TB test, as well. To learn how to apply, click here.

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