Preschool Teachers/Teaching Assistants (Part-Time and Full-Time)

Spring Garden Academy is hiring teaching assistants and a lead preschool teacher for our North Philadelphia and Spring Garden locations. We are looking for qualified individuals who are committed to a holistic view of education in a high-risk community. We also place a high focus on meeting the needs of  trauma-impacted families and encourage a collaborative approach to teaching/support.

Two to five years of experience required and a BS/BA in early childhood or a related field strongly desired. However, we will consider candidates with significant coursework/experience in the field. Strong commitment to differentiated instruction, spiritual development, child-focused learning, standards-based reporting, ongoing formative assessment, professional growth, understanding of at-risk communities, and a school family model of education highly desired. Also, familiarity with Conscious Discipline, NAYEC accreditation, Keystone Stars are a plus.

Interested candidates should review our websites, and, to learn more about our mission and philosophy before applying on our website.


Learn more about our partnership with Philadelphia’s PHLprek Initiative!

Experience : 2-5 years
Qualification : BA/BS in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, or related field required

Kitchen Coordinator

Spring Garden Academy, a ministry of Next Generation Ministries, is hiring part-time to full-time kitchen coordinators for both our locations. The position is for 25-35 hours a week during the 2017-2018 school year. Applicant should be able to prepare pre-cooked food and maintain good records and inventory for 2-3 food programs in a site serving 70-90 children each day.

This job requires strong math skills and an ability to work independently while maintaining high standards. Applicant must also submit a child abuse clearance, a state police check, and a fingerprint clearance if offered the position.

Pay will be between $11-15 per hour depending on experience.

Interested candidates should: 1) review our websites and to learn more about our mission and philosophy. 2) complete an online application at


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