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Job Carnival Scheduled to Highlight Careers in Education

Posted on July 23, 2018

Johnstown, PA (July 18, 2018) – Are you looking for the opportunity to gain experience and build a career in the field of education? Would you like to get your foot in the door at a growing organization where you make a meaningful difference in the lives of children in our community? Positions at The Learning Lamp and Ignite Education Solutions give you the opportunity to have a substantial impact on the life of a child. To learn more, stop in at our Job Carnival on Thursday, July 26, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Career Link entrance at the Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center at 445 Schoolhouse Road in Johnstown. The Job Carnival is designed to help job seekers discover potential careers and explore other employment options in the field of education across Cambria, Bedford and Somerset counties.

“We encourage job seekers who like working with kids 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. “The Job Carnival will also provide perspective employees the opportunity to tour our child care center that is located inside the Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center – giving them the chance to see the type of environment they could possibly be working in.”

Children are welcome to attend the carnival with job seekers. There will be light refreshments, face painting, coloring sheets and giant building blocks to keep little ones entertained so that parents and other adult caregivers can focus on the interviewing process.

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 and helping children reach their full potential in the classroom. Both offer a number of positions for a variety of education levels and skill sets. 

Most jobs available are school year positions, with weekends, evenings, and holidays off – allowing employees to maintain a good work-life balance. Applicants interested in any of the following positions are encouraged to join us in this great opportunity and interview on the spot: early learning staff, substitute teachers for many area schools, instructional and personal care aides, substitute aides and tutors in all subject areas.

The Learning Lamp and Ignite Education Solutions offer competitive pay rates, flexible scheduling, professional development opportunities and opportunities for advancement. All positions require updated clearances.Applicants should bring their resumes and dress professionally. 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 37,197 children and adults from 52 school districts and 71 non-public and private schools and other organizations in 19 Pennsylvania counties and communities in Maryland and West Virginia in 2017.  

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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