Career Opportunities

We’d Love For You To Join Our Team

Here at Rising Stride, our team are extremely important to us and are part of our family.

If you’re looking to work at an Early Childhood Education Center that puts its team first, then come and join our family.

We are currently hiring Lead Teachers and Assistant Teachers to join our amazing team. 

Current Open Position

PreK Counts PA Certified Lead Teacher

Location – Drexel Hill

$36.75 per hour, 6.5 hours per day, $1137 per week, $45,500 for 40 weeks.

September through May, Summers Off

8:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M., Monday through Friday

Includes one hour of paid planning time

Paid sick time, holidays, and snow days.


The PreK Counts Teacher is responsible for the care and education of a group of children as part 

of a teaching team and functions as a team leader. The PreK Counts Teacher plans and 

implements the curriculum and, with active participation of other members of the teaching 

team, works with parents and assesses the needs of individual children.


Know and follow guidelines and standards adopted by the Director, up to and including, but not 

limited to:

  • PA Licensing Requirements
  • PA Early Learning Standards
  • Keystone STARS Quality Standards
  • Pre-K Counts Requirements

To maintain a safe, orderly, and healthy learning environment.

To advance children’s physical, intellectual, social, and emotional development.

To establish positive and productive relationships with families and coworkers.

To ensure a well-run, purposeful program responsive to participant needs.

To maintain a commitment to professionalism.


Must have Level I Certification in PreK-4 Early Childhood Education


  • SEEING AND HEARING: Clearly, near and far, with background movement and noise.
  • STANDING: Extended periods of time while supervising children.
  • WALKING: Frequently – supervision of children, walking excursions, etc.
  • LIFTING: Occasional – supplies, child up to 50 lbs. Repetitive motions – such as lifting, placing,
  • and positioning up to 20 cots and naptime bags within a five-to-ten-minute time frame.
  • STOOPING: Frequently – participating with children during floor activities.
  • REACHING: Frequently – supplies in cabinets, hanging pictures, bulletin boards
  • CLIMBING: Occasional storage (using step ladder).
  • SWIFT MOVEMENTS: In any direction, without notice, such as to run after and redirect a running child.


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional Development Support (Paid Teacher Induction for Level I Certified Teachers)

We are currently recruiting for Lead Teachers and Assistant Teachers to join our amazing team.

If you’re interested in joining Rising Stride, please fill out the form below.