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HIRING AND ONBOARDING PROCEDURE

STEP #1 – INITIAL CONTACT

Candidate completes online employment application or emails resume to: director@thediscoverytree.net.

Owner calls candidate, schedules interview, and sends email confirmation.

STEP #2 - INTERVIEW

Candidate must bring:

  • Two reference letters written by non-family members, attesting to candidate’s suitability to work with children (including name, address, and phone number of referring individual).

STEP #3 – TRIAL DAY

A “working interview” when candidate is invited to spend time in a classroom.

Candidate must bring:

  • Disclosure Statement
  • Original results of criminal clearances or copies of requests for results.

 STEP #4 – VERIFICATION

Owner verifies candidate’s employment history and credentials.

STEP #5 – JOB OFFER

Owner emails written job offer and job description to candidate for signature.

STEP #6 – INITIAL PAPERWORK

Owner emails Personnel Policies Manual, Parent Handbook, and required forms for employee to complete and return by fax/email.

  • Staff Data Sheet
  • W4 Form
  • I9 Form
  • PA Residency Certificate
  • Staff Emergency Contact Form
  • Direct Deposit Form (optional)

STEP #7 – WELCOME MEETING WITH DIRECTOR

Employee must bring:

STEP #8 - EMPLOYEE STARTS IN CLASSROOM

STEP #9 – EMPLOYEE’S FIRST MONTH

Within first month, employee completes:

STEP #10 – EMPLOYEE’S FIRST 90 DAYS

Within first 90 days, employee completes:

STEP #11 – EMPLOYEE’S FIRST YEAR

After 12 months, employee completes self-assessment and meets with Director for annual performance review.


To apply for employment with us, print and complete an employment application.

Please read our privacy statement.

Send application and inquiry forms by fax or scan/mail to:

Carrie Zwiercan
director@thediscoverytree.net
(484) 461-7819 (fax)

The Discovery Tree I
4814 Drexelbrook Drive
Drexel Hill, PA 19026
(484) 461-6566 (phone)
(484) 461-7819 (fax)

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The Discovery Tree II
4400 State Road
Drexel Hill, PA 19026
(484) 461- 3765 (phone)
(484) 461- 8354 (fax)

DIRECTIONS

The Discovery Tree III
1324 Macdade Crossing
Woodlyn, PA 19094
(484) 816-2886  (phone)
(484) 766-3887 (fax)

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