WORKING AT SUMMIT

our employees:

  • Receive competitive salaries and unique career opportunities.
  • Do meaningful work that is constantly changing and evolving.
  • Enjoy successful careers without sacrificing their personal lives.
  • Have opportunities for professional growth.
  • Work in an environment of professional respect.
  • Full reimbursement for the cost of required clearances.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans for full time (30 -40 hours week) employees.
  • Generous paid time off, plus paid holidays and paid sick time.
  • Competitive pay.
  • ½ off child care services.
  • Retirement savings plan with employer contributions at 4%.
  • Career development and advancement.
  • Extensive training and learning opportunities.
  • Work environment that offers strong, positive team connections.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and possess current/valid State/Federal Background Checks

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

If you have any questions about employment with SUMMIT, send us an email: 
For Mifflin County: kelly.knarr@summitel.org
For Union or Snyder County: brenda.brubaker@summitel.org

ASSISTANT TEACHERS (year-round)

If young children are your love and passion, we need you! Our staff is comprised of warm, caring individuals, joined together as a team, dedicated to providing a high quality learning experience for children and their families.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency is required; two years’ experience working with children is highly preferred; must have an interest in child development and a flexible personality, as well as enjoy variety in your daily work routines.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The assistant teacher, supported by an experienced team, provides a positive environment that meets the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual needs of enrolled children. 

LOCATIONS:
LEWISBURG CHILDREN’S CENTER: 205 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, PA
MIFFLINBURG CHILDREN’S CENTER: 105 Quail Lane, Mifflinburg, PA
LEWISTOWN CHILDREN’S CENTER, 10 Bollinger Rd., Lewistown, PA

HOURS & SALARY: Full time (30-40 hours per week), Monday – Friday. $12.50 – $13.72 per hour

Rate of Pay: based on education/experience
Associates Degree or higher: $13.19 – $13.72/hour

CDA: $13.06 – $13.59/hour
HS Diploma/GED plus two years’ experience: $12.77 – $13.29/hour
HS Diploma/GED no experience: $12.50 – $13.01/hour

HEAD START TEACHER (school year)

If teaching young children is your love and passion, we need you! SUMMIT Early Learning is looking to hire a head start teacher working with preschool children. Our staff is comprised of loving, caring and committed individuals, joined together as a team. Our staff are dedicated to providing a high-quality learning experience for children and their families, implement the curriculum and daily plans and provide a safe environment for the children. Classroom teachers at SUMMIT Early Learning are supported by an experienced team that provides a positive environment that meets the needs of children socially, emotionally, physically, and intellectually.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of an associate’s degree in early childhood education or an associate’s in related field with 15 ECE credits. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: Must have an interest in child development, a flexible personality and enjoy a variety in daily work routines. Must also have the ability to work with cultural, ethnic, and socio-economic diverse populations, work independently, plus have excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

LOCATION: STRODES MILLS, 205 Chestnut Ridge Rd., McVeytown, PA

HOURS & SALARY: Full-time (40 hours per week), Monday – Friday. (Based on the school-year calendar.) $15.47 to $17.42/hour, 200 days/year, 8 hours/day.

      Rate of Pay: based on education/experience
      Associates Degree in ECE or related field: $15.47 – $16.09/hour

      Bachelor’s Degree in ECE or related field: $16.47 – $17.42/hour    
   

HEAD START ASSISTANT TEACHERS (school year)

If young children are your love and passion, we need you! Our staff is comprised of warm, caring individuals, joined together as a team, dedicated to providing a high-quality learning experience for children and their families.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency is required; two years of experience working with children is highly preferred; must have an interest in child development and a flexible personality, as well as enjoy variety in your daily work routines.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The assistant teacher, supported by an experienced team, provides a positive environment that meets the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual needs of enrolled children. The travel assistant teacher works at various community/school classroom locations as assigned.

LOCATION:
LEWISBURG CHILDREN’S CENTER: 205 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, PA
STRODES MILLS: 205 Chestnut Ridge Rd. McVeytown, PA
MIDDLEBURG/WESTERN SNYDER COUNTY AREA (travel assistant teacher position)

HOURS & SALARY: Full-time (30-40 hours per week), Monday – Friday. (Based on the school-year calendar.) $12.50 – $13.72 per hour

Rate of Pay: based on education/experience
Associates Degree or higher: $13.19 – $13.72/hour

CDA: $13.06 – $13.59/hour
HS Diploma/GED plus two years experience: $12.77 – $13.29/hour
HS Diploma/GED no experience: $12.50 – $13.01/hour

PRE-K COUNTS ASSISTANT TEACHERS (school year)

If young children are your love and passion, we need you! Our staff is comprised of warm, caring individuals, joined together as a team, dedicated to providing a high-quality learning experience for children and their families.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency is required; two years of experience working with children is highly preferred; must have an interest in child development and a flexible personality, as well as enjoy variety in your daily work routines.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The assistant teacher, supported by an experienced team, provides a positive environment that meets the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual needs of enrolled children.

LOCATION:
MIFFLINBURG CHILDREN’S CENTER: 105 Quail Lane, Mifflinburg, PA 
LEWISTOWN CHILDREN’S CENTER, 10 Bollinger Rd., Lewistown, PA

HOURS & SALARY: Full-time (30-40 hours per week), Monday – Friday. (Based on the school-year calendar.) $12.50 – $13.72 per hour

Rate of Pay: based on education/experience
Associates Degree or higher: $13.19 – $13.72/hour

CDA: $13.06 – $13.59/hour
HS Diploma/GED plus two years experience: $12.77 – $13.29/hour
HS Diploma/GED no experience: $12.50 – $13.01/hour

EDUCATIONAL COACHES

SUMMIT Early Learning is seeking motivated and energetic individuals to join our team. The successful candidate will have strong attention to detail, excellent time management and organizational skills, and be trustworthy as well as a self-starter. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or related field and minimum of 2 years’ experience in early childhood. Preferred: At least 5 years’ experience in early childhood and experience in adult education and training.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Educational Coach, with a minimum of two years’ experience in early childhood and experience in adult learning, implements practice-based processes for supporting staff’s use of effective practices that lead to positive outcomes for children and families; must have a strong belief in the value of early childhood education and the ability to work well with others; must be willing to travel to all agency locations (Snyder, Union, Mifflin counties). Agency vehicle provided.

LOCATION: Both positions require travel to classroom locations; one is primarily located in Union/Snyder counties; the other position is in Mifflin County and western Snyder County.

HOURS & SALARY: Full-time position at 8 hours/day, Monday – Friday; $17.09 – $17.78/hour depending upon qualifications. 200 days/year plus minimal summer hours.

CENTER DIRECTOR

If you are passionate about the field of Child Development, young children are your love, and you have a sincere desire to make a positive impact in the lives of children and staff, we have the position for you. Our staff is comprised of loving, caring and committed individuals, joined together as a team, dedicated to provide a quality learning experience for our children and their families. Summit Early Learning Lewistown, a 4 STAR center, is seeking a Center Director. This position is perfect for a dynamic, energetic, experienced professional in the field of early childhood education (ECE). .

QUALIFICATIONS:  Minimum qualification of an associate’s degree in early childhood education or a related field, with a minimum of 30 credits in early childhood education (ECE); a Minimum of 2 years experience in an early childhood setting, and at least 1 year’s management/supervisory experience in ECE programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Center Director is responsible for creating and managing an attractive, warm, and challenging learning environment for young children, incorporating developmentally appropriate learning activities which meet the needs of the group as well as those of individual children. Have knowledge of Early childhood development curricula; creativity in team management and supervision; effective supervision skills; effective time management; child behavior management which supports learning in a relaxed, calm classroom environment.

LOCATION: LEWISTOWN CHILDREN’S CENTER, 10 Bollinger Rd., Lewistown, PA

HOURS & SALARY: $43,251 – $44,999/year depending upon qualifications. 

BUS DRIVER

Transport groups of 20 or less children ages 3-5 years old to and from home and center on an air-conditioned school bus, working as a team with the Bus Monitor who also rides the bus and takes care of the children.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma required plus proof of a safe driving record, proper insurance, and current Commercial Driver’s License with S endorsement. Must be a licensed driver for at least the past 5 years. 

LOCATION: MIFFLIN COUNTY 

HOURS & SALARY: 35 hours/week, 200 days/year. Monday – Friday.  $12.77 – $13.29/hour, depending on experience.