The Learning Lamp
  • Early Learning
  • Johnstown, 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 Preschool Aide for our Westmont Preschool. This is a year round position assisting with preschool and summer camp. This position offers a set schedule of Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Below is a detailed list of responsibilities for this position. 

  • Assist in planning and implementing the daily program under the direction of the Preschool Teacher.
  • Assist in planning and preparing the learning environment, setting up interest center and preparing needed materials and supplies.
  • Supervise the classroom when the lead teacher is out of the classroom.
  • Help with general housekeeping tasks.
  • Assist lead teacher with any other requests.
  • Maintain a professional attitude and loyalty to the center at all times.
  • Treat all children with dignity and respect.
  • Attend all staff meetings and recommended training programs and conferences.
  • Help to maintain a neat and organized classroom.
  • Supervise all activities to ensure safety at all times.
  • Follow program procedures relating to confidentially.
  • Follow all DHS requirements and regulations at all times with no exceptions.
  • Report cases of suspected child abuse/neglect according to PA State Law.
  • Complete general housekeeping tasks as needed.
  • Clean classroom areas as needed.
  • Take out garbage as needed.
  • Learn and understand all Learning Lamp policies and follow them at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Preschool Teacher or Director of Early Learning and Child Development.

Preschool Aide Requirements:

  • A high school diploma or a general educational development certificate and 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human service field.
  • A high school diploma or a general educational development certificate, including 600 hours of secondary training (CCP or CDA).
  • A high school diploma or a general educational development certificate, 15 credit hours from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human service field and 1 year of experience with children.
  • A high school diploma or a general educational development certificate and completion of a post-secondary training curriculum (CCP or CDA).
  • A high school diploma or a general educational development certificate and 2 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 steady 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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