Minimum qualifications per Head Start regulations (for Federally Funded classrooms):
- High School Diploma
- Experience with Young Children preferred
To work as a part of a team to assist in carrying out educational activities in the classroom setting.
Implement educational activities by providing and maintaining an atmosphere in the State-Funded classroom that promotes school readiness and developmentally appropriate practices for 3 and 4-year old children.
Terms of Employment
Requirements prior to hire:
- Proof of Degree/Certification and Experience Required to meet the Qualifications for position
- FBI Clearance/Fingerprints
- PA State Police Criminal Record Check
- PA Child Abuse History Clearance
- Successful completion of Pre-Employment Physical Examination which includes a Tuberculosis screening
Location & Hours:
ALL Head Start Center Locations in Luzerne, Wyoming Counties including Wilkes-Barre, Nanticoke, Edwardsville, Hazleton, Mehoopany, Pittston
Part Time 30 hrs/wk, Non-Exempt Status
Works a School Schedule 10-months, Aug-June
Salary/Hourly – based on individual’s education:
$9.92 HS Diploma/GED
FRINGE BENEFITS include:
**LCHS 401(k) Retirement Plan with 7% agency contribution; Employee Roth Option available
**PAID Holidays immediately, including extended time between Christmas-New Year
**PAID Sick Time – accrues up to 65 working days
**PAID Personal Time – Up to 3 days/school year; max at 6
**PAID Training Opportunities
**Flexible Benefits – Medical/Dependent Care Spending Plans
…and much, much more!
…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.
Teacher (Direct Supervisor)/Center Manager;
Early Childhood Education Team for Technical Assistance