Approved: 2019


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


**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!

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.


Teacher (Direct Supervisor)/Center Manager;
Early Childhood Education Team for Technical Assistance

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