Job Description

Job Title: Teacher's Aide
Job ID: 730152
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Mercy
Department: Day Care Toddler(Bldg B)
Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219


Whether you're looking for a collaborative team setting, an excellent work-life balance, or experience with an industry leader, our Teacher’s Aide opportunity offers many ways for you to get involved! 
The Teacher's Aide assists teaching staff to provide quality childcare for the children enrolled in the Child Development Center; assists to promote the children's social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth by assisting with play and learning activities and strictly follows department policies and procedures to assure child safety and hygiene.

  • Assist children with their play as directed by teacher or assistant teacher.
  • Assist to maintain a center-wide environment that is clean, orderly, safe and attractive.
  • Complete job tasks for assigned shift as designated by teachers or assistant teachers.
  • Independently earns on-going training hours, as dictated by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare.
  • Maintain confidentiality about children and their families at all times.
  • Promote children's hygiene by attending to their personal needs such as toileting, diapering and hand washing.
  • Works between centers as needed to meet staffing needs; works in other rooms or shifts as needed to keep center in compliance with Department of Public Welfare licensing regulations.


  • High School diploma or GED is required.
  • Experience with children through volunteer work, babysitting or training programs is required.
  • Good time management and organizational skills to complete job tasks within assigned timeframe.
  • Must be able to interact in a supportive, loving and consistent manner with children.
  • Must be able to accept supervision and guidance from multiple professionals.
  • Must be able to collaborate and communicate effectively with a wide range of personnel.
  • Good oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility and maintain composure is required.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 31 Clearance
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $13.65 to $21.27 / hour

Union Position: No

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