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Gain Experience and Build a Career at The Learning Lamp

Posted on August 10, 2017

Johnstown, PA (August 10, 2017) – The Learning Lamp and Ignite Education Solutions will host a job fair on Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at The Learning Lamp’s main office located at 2025 Bedford Street in Johnstown. The job fair is designed to help job seekers locate good jobs, change careers, or explore employment options all while showcasing the education-focused organizations. A variety of positions assisting with programs across Cambria and Somerset counties are available for individuals with a passion for working with children.

“We encourage job seekers with the desire to make a difference in the lives of children to come and meet with their potential supervisors, learn about the positions available, and be interviewed on the spot,” said Kayla Cobaugh, director of human resources at The Learning Lamp. “We will be filling positions in many programs throughout Cambria and Somerset counties. It’s a great way for new teachers and support staff to get their foot in the door at a growing company.”

The Learning Lamp is a leading provider of early education, child care and before and after school programs. Ignite Education Solutions is a division of The Learning Lamp that is dedicated to serving schools. Both offer meaningful work for people with a variety of education levels and skill sets. Multiple full- and part-time positions are available.

Many openings are school year positions, with no evening or weekend hours and holidays off. Applicants interested in any of the following positions are encouraged to walk in and interview on-the-spot: mobile early learning staff member to work at multiple locations, office assistant, before and after school staff, PreK Counts teacher, substitute teachers, special education teachers, specialized classroom teachers, licensed social worker, substitute registered nurses, substitute teacher aides and personal care aides, cosmetology aide, instructional aides and custodians.

The Learning Lamp and Ignite Education Solutions offer competitive pay rates, part-time and full-time options, health care and a retirement savings plan, plus opportunities to further your career with tuition assistance and professional development. All positions require updated clearances.Applicants should bring resumes and dress for success! For more information on job opportunities at The Learning Lamp, please call Kayla at 814-262-0732 extension 236 or visit us at thelearninglamp.org. For more information on Ignite Education Solutions, visit igniteedu.org.

The Learning Lamp is a nonprofit organization with a mission to engage all children in the support they need to succeed. We deliver high quality programs that are affordable and accessible to families of all income levels. The Learning Lamp served 35,525 children from 62 school districts and 39 non-public and private schools and other organizations in 17 Pennsylvania counties and one county in Maryland in 2016.

Our programs include: one-to-one tutoring; before/after school programs; portable classrooms aimed at building math and science skills; alternative education programs for at-risk students; evidence-based prevention programs; online learning and credit recovery; SAT preparation; educationally-focused child care; literacy-based preschool programs; and grant writing and project consulting for schools.

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