CLASSROOM AIDE - Luzerne County Head Start

CLASSROOM AIDE

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience with Young Children preferred
  • Bilingual Language abilities, English/Spanish, a plus

Responsibilities/Duties

To work as a part of a team to assist in carrying out educational activities in the classroom setting.
This position works with the lead Teacher and Associate Teacher as a 3rd person support in the classroom.
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.

A $500 monetary incentive will be paid to newly employed Luzerne County Head Start staff members who start work after July 1, 2021: $250 payout will be paid upon successful completion of the first 90 days; $250 payout after 1 year of service

Terms of Employment

Requirements the must be satisfied prior to hire
Proof of Degree/Certification and Experience Required to meet the qualifications for position
Background Clearances:
(1) FBI Fingerprints; PA DHS Registration; Service Code 1KG756
(2) Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check
(3) Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
Successful completion of Pre-Employment Physical Examination which includes a Tuberculosis screening (arrangements made upon conditional offer of employment)

NOTE: ENTRY EXPRESS PROGRAM in effect August 2021- Current Head Start Parents who apply and are hired into the program will receive reimbursement for the background clearances


Location, Hours and Salary
POSITIONS AVAILALBE IN ALL LCHS HEAD START CENTERS

  • All positions are Part Time, 10-months – working a school schedule Aug-June, 30 hrs/wk
  • Rate of Pay: $10.63/hr
  • Bilingual Abilities Preferred (Eng/Spanish); Bilingual Adjustment in pay of additional 5%

Fringe Benefits
RETIREMENT PLAN – LCHS 401(k) with 7% agency contribution (no match necessary unless the employee wishes to participate; Employee Roth option 
PAID Life Insurance (1x annual salary); Long Term Disability Insurance
PAID Sick Time – Accrues up to 65 working days
PAID Personal Time – Up to 3 days/school year
PAID Holidays immediately, including extended break between Christmas-New Year
PAID Tuition Assistance
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.

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