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West Chester Area Day Care Center is a great place to work. Are you interested in becoming part of our team?

All of our teachers must complete a criminal background check, FBI fingerprinting, and child abuse history report. See the below links to get the process started.

Required Background checks

Download the Application

Download the application and fill it out on your computer. Please return your application in person (do not email).
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Please also submit two letters of reference. Letters of reference should be sent directly to the director's attention to the following address:
West Chester Area Day Care Center
501 East Nields Street
West Chester, PA 19382
ATTN: Betsy Billie

Mandatory Online Training

Two online training courses must be completed by all new employees; you must also set up your professional development record on the PD registry.
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  1. Better Kid Care: Create an account and take the following online courses:
    • For working primarily in the Infant and Toddler classrooms:
      "New Staff Orientation – Get Started (K6.2 C1)(CDA6)" and
      "New Staff Orientation – Working with Infants and Toddlers (K6.2 C1)(CDA8)"
    • For working primarily in the Preschool classrooms:
      "New Staff Orientation – Get Started (K6.2 C1)(CDA6)" and
      "New Staff Orientation – Working with Preschoolers (K6.2 C1)(CDA8)"
    • For working primarily in the School-Age classroom:
      "School-Age Care: New Staff Orientation (K6.2 C1)"
    Upon completion, print your certificate and submit your receipt for reimbursement to the director.
  2. Mandated Reporting Training: Complete the online course "rrca-1089: Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse." Upon completion, print the certificate and submit it to the director.
  3. Set up your Professional Development Registry profile at www.pakeys.org.
  4. Questions? Contact us at 610-696-8447 or info@wcadaycare.org.

 

Revised November 2015