FAMILY EDUCATOR, EHS Home Visiting Program - Luzerne County Head Start

FAMILY EDUCATOR, EHS Home Visiting Program

Approved: 2021


  • AAS Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or closely related field; BS Degree preferable
  • Three years’ experience in Infant/Toddler Child Care with the knowledge of the principles of child health, safety, and nutrition, adult learning and family dynamics
  • Experience in instructing adults
  • Candidate with Fluency (Read, Write, Speak) in English/Spanish PREFERRED


Providing support services in the Early Head Start (EHS) Home Visiting Program as a Home Visitor.
To provide early, continuous, intensive and comprehensive child development services to children, birth to age three that honor their unique characteristics enhancing their physical, social, emotional and intellectual development. Provide family support services and link families with appropriate agencies and services that enable parents to fulfill their roles as parents and to move toward self-sufficiency.


Terms of Employment

Requirements that must be satisfied prior to hire
Proof of Degree/Certification and Experience Required to meet the Qualifications for position
FBI Fingerprints – PA DHS Registration/Service Code 1KG756
Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check
Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
Successful completion of Pre-Employment Physical Examination which includes a Tuberculosis screening (arrangements made upon conditional offer of employment)
Position will require record check approval of driving record by LCHS Insurance Provider, as this position is considered a designated position requiring driving as an essential job function

Location, Hours, Salary
WILKES-BARRE – 31 Beekman Street, Wilkes-Barre
HAZLETON – Front Street, Hazleton

Full Time/Full Year position (12-months), 37.5 hrs/wk
Salary/Hourly: $ 17.23, Eligible for overtime pay
Bilingual Abilities Preferred (Eng/Spanish); Bilingual Adjustment in pay of 5%

Fringe Benefits Package includes
HEALTH INSURANCE – Enrollment into agency Health Insurance plan (after 90 days) Geisinger HMO, with voluntary Dental and Vision; Health Reimbursement Account with LCHS paying 1/2 of plan deductible; Cash Out Option Available if have other coverage; Low Employee co-payment toward premium
RETIREMENT PLAN After 1 year – LCHS 401(k) with 7% agency contribution and Employee Roth option
PAID Holidays immediately, All Federally recognized holidays, including extended break between Christmas-New Year
PAID Sick Time – Accrues up to 65 working days
PAID Personal Time, 1 day/yr
PAID Vacation Time, 2 weeks/Year; 3 weeks yrs 2-4; 4 weeks after 5 years
PAID Training Opportunities
Flexible Benefits – Medical/ Dependent Care Spending
…and much more!

Our employees…
…receive attractive salaries and unique career opportunities;
…do meaningful work that is constantly changing and evolving;
…enjoy successful careers without sacrificing their personal lives;
…enjoy limitless opportunities for professional growth;
…work in an environment of professional respect.

Reports To

EHS Program Manager

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