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Do you like singing silly songs? Reading to children? Getting messy? Playing outside? If so, Oak Lane Day Care might be the right place for you! Oak Lane is a small, non-profit, Quaker preschool, located on the beautiful campus of Westtown School in West Chester, PA. Our students range from a few months old to five years old. For most applicants, some experience in an early childhood or primary/elementary school setting along with coursework in early childhood education is preferred. A lot of common sense, a little imagination, and a great sense of humor are essential.

Don’t see a posted position that’s perfect for you? Reach out anyway! We’d love to meet you.

For all posted positions, we are looking for someone who connects well with children, is flexible in attitude and body, and has physical stamina. The successful candidate will be able to work well with children, colleagues, and parents in our close-knit community. As part of our team, you will engage with our children with kindness and respect, and share the task of keeping our school clean, neat, and inviting.

Physical demands of teaching at Oak Lane:
1. Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds and be able to get on a child’s level in order to maintain physical and visual contact with children.
2. Must be able to be outdoors for periods of up to one hour in temperatures ranging from 25 to 90 degrees.
3. Must be able to see and hear well enough to both supervise and interact with children.

Current clearances, two written references, online child abuse training, and in person CPR/First Aid certification are required upon hire.

We welcome your application! Please email your resume and a letter of interest to apply:  oaklane@oaklanedaycare.org

Oak Lane Day Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.