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Position Available at OMPH Catholic School: Kindergarten Teacher Aide and Lunchroom Monitor – 5 days per week; 6 hours per day, when school is in session. Responsibilities include assisting the Kindergarten teacher with classroom activities (singing included) as needed, support the teacher with routine classroom tasks as needed, assist individual children as needed, and supervise all OMPH students in the lunchroom during all lunch periods. It is expected that the successful applicant will abide by all that is set forth in the teacher contract, the Diocesan Policy Book, the Faculty Handbook, assigned duties and classroom responsibilities, and will review the Parent Handbook and Emergency Operations Plan. Qualifications: Must have a high school diploma; a Bachelor or Associates degree is preferable; strict confidentiality working in a school environment is required; strong management & discipline skills with Kindergarten through 8th grade students; must enjoy children of all ages. If interested, please submit a letter of interest along with a resume by Wednesday July 10th to OMPH School office (office@omph.org), 330 Church Ave., Ephrata, PA 17522, Attention: Principal.

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Curriculum

Accreditation and Diocese Curriculum

Our Mother of Perpetual Help School is accredited with the Middle States Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools. Core curriculum is mandated by the Diocese of Harrisburg Curriculum and the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Religion

Religion is studied at all levels on a daily basis and is central to the spirit of our school. Students are instructed in our faith, the sacred scriptures, the liturgical seasons, and the moral doctrine of the Church. As a school community, we gather weekly for Mass.

Major Subjects

Language Arts – Mathematics – Science – Social Studies

Special Studies

Computers – Library Science – Physical Education – Music – Art – Spanish

IU Support Programs/Services

Speech/Language Therapist – Remedial Reading – Remedial Math – Guidance Counselor – School Psychologist


 

 

 

 

Pre-School

Our pre-school program is offered to children who are 3 or 4 years old by September 1st. The program provides activities which are developmentally appropriate in a Catholic environment. Planned indoor and outdoor activities promote physical, social and spiritual growth.

Pre-school 3 classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:15 – 10:45 a.m.

Pre-school 4 classes are held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 8:15 – 10:45 a.m.

Extended Munch Bunch Enrichment starting at 10:45 is available for pre-school students if needed.

Kindergarten

Kindergarten is open to children who are 5 years old by September 1st. This program continues the physical, social, and spiritual growth of the child. Emphasis is placed on Religion, Language Arts and Math. The children also experience Art, Music, Library, Computer and Physical Education. Classes are held daily in a full day session from 8:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

After School Program

The After School Program begins daily at school dismissal and runs until 5:30 p.m. Activities include supervised play and free time; seasonal arts and crafts; snack time and supervised study all in a safe and secure environment.