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Family Child Care and Microcenter Coordinator

The Learning Lamp
Johnstown, PA
  • Expired: December 23, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Family Child Care and Microcenter Coordinator You have a purpose and so should your job. Our children are the future of our community, and their care and education will directly impact their growth, development, and success. We believe success in the classroom is the foundation for success in life - and that no child should go without the opportunity to reach their full potential. The Learning Lamp has been lighting the way to a brighter future for nearly 20 years in our region.

Initially started with the mission to provide access to high quality tutoring without the high price tag, our organization has grown, minimizing education and care disparities for children through child care, tutoring, and more. We are an integral part of our community, providing much needed support for families, schools, and children. We are hiring a full- or part-time Family Child Care and Microcenter Coordinator in our Johnstown, PA office to provide support to family child care providers and micro centers by participating in community outreach to advocate for early childhood education. You'd be great for this role if you: * Enjoy networking with community members. * Support and are passionate about helping people. * Care about the future of education in our region. * Strive to make an impact. Primary Duties and Responsibilities Family Child Care Provider Support * Develop a deep understanding of Staffed Family Child Care Network and Micro-Child Care Center approaches to increasing child care capacity * Work directly with family child care providers to offer ongoing support in business development * Research and implement a technology solution for home-based providers that offers a streamlined tool for reporting, recruiting, and supporting their practices * Maintain open communication and positive relationships with family child care providers and collaborate with Shared Services staff to ensure access and smooth transition into requested services Community Outreach * Work closely with CEO to develop and distribute marketing materials for both approaches and market programs regionally * Attend and support the business series training cohort * Seek opportunities to speak to businesses individually or as part of Chamber of Commerce or community/economic development consortia breakfasts, routine meetings, etc. * Seek opportunities to communicate and collaborate with ELRCs and other regional and statewide child care organizations to recruit and support family child care and micro-center providers, as well as meet needs of communities * Advocate for expansion and resources for family child care providers What are the hours like? * Our main office is open 8 AM - 4 PM, but other hours may be discussed. * This position is full- or part-time, 30-40 hours per week. What do we offer? * A collaborative, supportive environment for your professional growth. * Training and Development opportunities. * Paid Holidays include: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. * Substantial Childcare Discounts for employees, including * Infant/Toddler: $12 per day or less if eligible for Child Care Works (CCW) * Preschool - School Age: $9 per day * 50% Off Before and After Care * 50% Off Tutoring Services * PTO (up to 18 days after 6 months of employment) * Health * Dental * Vision * Life * Long-Term Disability * Short-Term Disability * Retirement savings (403(b)) * 529 Savings Plan * Tuition reimbursement * Pay: $15/hour What do you bring? * Associate's degree or higher OR equivalent professional experience. * Willingness to go through (and pass!) the required clearances and training to ensure the safety and security of our children, including: four clearances, mandated reporter training, a physical, and TB test. This can typically be accomplished within a week to get you started. * Capacity for sitting, standing, walking, bending and stopping for long periods of time, as these happen throughout the eight-hour day. Our opportunities are a great way to start a career in the Early Childhood field that offer a lot of room to grow within our organization.

Our childcare centers need supportive and committed people to positively impact the next generation. Apply Now!

The Learning Lamp


Johnstown, PA
15907 USA


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