The Learning Lamp
  • Early Learning
  • Somerset, PA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement plan, LTD, STD, Life insurance, child care discount and more!


The Learning Lamp is looking for a FULL TIME Closing Group Supervisor to work at our Somerset Child Care Center.  This position is a full time position that will be responsible for closing the child care center on a daily basis in the absence of the Director. This position offers a steady schedule, generally from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Closing Group Supervisor Responsibilities:

  • Planning and implementing daily program activities.
  • Gear the program to the needs of individual children with concerns for their interests, abilities, special talents and individual style and pace of learning.
  • Coordination of activities of Assistant Group Supervisors and Aides.
  • Assisting the Director with designated activities.
  • Treat children with dignity and respect.
  • Supervise upkeep of all educational equipment and materials in assigned area.
  • Maintain progress records of each child's growth and development, prepare periodic report and review with Director and parents.
  • Be responsible for the ordered arrangement, appearance, dcor and learning environment of the classroom and its learning centers.
  • Attend all staff meetings.
  • Participate in recommended training programs, conferences, courses and other aspects of professional growth to maintain current knowledge of early childhood practices.
  • Help with general housekeeping tasks.
  • Clean bathroom, kitchen and laundry areas as needed.
  • Take out garbage as needed.
  • Know the number and names of all children in your group at all times.
  • Learn and understand all Center policies and follow them at all times.
  • Effectively train, supervise and utilize classroom assistants and primary floaters.
  • Supervise all activities to ensure safety at all times.
  • Maintain a professional attitude and loyalty to the center at all times.
  • Responsible for the center in the absence of the Center Director and Assistant Director.
  • Follow all Department of Human Services and STARS requirements at all times.
  • Report cases of suspected child abuse/neglect according to PA State Law.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Center Director.

Closing Group Supervisor Requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human service field.
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human service field and 1 year experience with children.
  • An associate's degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human service field and 2 years of experience with children.
  • An associate's degree from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human service field and 3 years of experience with children.

**Please note years of experience can include things like babysitting, coaching, volunteering, etc. It does not have to be formal paid for experience. **

Are you looking for a flexible schedule with weekends off? Do you have a passion for working with kids and want an environment that has room to grow? If you do, then The Learning Lamp is the place for you! We offer an inviting, fun culture that is geared toward continual growth and professional development with advancement opportunities. Flexible schedules, paid time off, tuition assistance, and child care discounts are just a few of the top benefits we offer! Submit a resume today to become part of our fantastic team and gain valuable career experience! EOE

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