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Approved:  2019

Position:  ASSOCIATE TEACHER - FT 3 positions

Qualifications:  ASSOCIATE TEACHER
AA Early Childhood Education Preferred
CDA Credential is minimum requirement

Responsibilities/Duties (Summary):  To assist the Teacher in planning and carrying out educational activities to meet the HS Performance Standards and local plan.

Implement educational activities by providing and maintaining an atmosphere in the classroom that promotes school readiness and developmentally appropriate practices for 3 and 4-year old children.

Provide and maintain an atmosphere in the classroom that promotes school readiness and developmentally appropriate practices.

Terms of Employment:  Minimum Qualifications
a) Proof of Degree/Certification and experience required to meet the qualifications for position
b) FBI Clearance/Fingerprints, via PA DHS registration
c) PA State Police Criminal Record Check
d) PA Child Abuse History Clearance
e) Successful completion of Pre-Employment Physical Examination which includes a Tuberculosis screening (coordinated upon conditional offer of employment)

Requirements that must be satisfied upon hire:
a) Proof of US Citizenship or Eligibility to Work in US
b) Employee Disclosure Statement
c) Valid Drivers License; Access to Self-transportation; Proof of Vehicle Insurance
d) Once on the job must attend first scheduled training in CPR and First Aid

LOCATION AND HOURS:
Each position is Full Time, Monday-Friday, 37.5 hr/wk
(1) STATE FUNDED CLASSROOM @ BEEKMAN STREET CENTER/Wilkes-Barre
(2) PRE-K COUNTS CLASSROOM @ LCCC CENTER/Nanticoke
(3) PRE-K COUNTS CLASSROOM @ KISTLER CENTER/Wilkes-Barre

*LCHS operates on a school schedule (Aug-June)
*Starting Salary (Hourly) - based on individual's education:
$11.69/hr AA degree in Early Childhood Education
$11.07/hr CDA credential

FULL TIME BENEFITS include:
Enrollment into agency Health Insurance plan (after 90 days) Geisinger HMO and Guardian Dental, with Voluntary Vision through VSP, HRA plan included/Cash Out Option Available, Low Employee co-payment toward premium
Retirement plan 401(k) with 7% agency contribution and Employee Roth option
PAID Holidays immediately, including extended break between Christmas-New Year
PAID Sick Time
PAID Personal Time
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.

Responsible:  Teacher - Direct Supervisor
Early Childhood Team for Technical Assistance

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TO APPLY

For full consideration, submit a Letter of Intent and Resume to:
Human Resources Manager
Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.
23 Beekman Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

Deadline to submit Letter of Intent and Resume:  INTERNAL/IN-HOUSE CANDIDATES: Refer to the TRANSFER REQUEST process shared via email/Google Drive

SHOULD THE POSITION NOT BE FILLED BY AN INTERNAL TRANSFER, THEN OUTSIDE APPLICANTS ARE WELCOME TO APPLY.

OUTSIDE APPLICANTS: Should no in-house applicant be hired; Outside applicants will be considered. For full consideration, submit a detailed resume, cover letter and 3 written letters of reference.
Other items to include: Copy of degree/ transcripts (if applicable) and current clearances.

*ALL positions REQUIRE valid background clearances as a condition of employment: FBI Fingerprints (via registration thru DPW), PA Child Abuse Clearance, PA State Police Clearance

email: lchshumanresources@hsweb.org
fax: (570)829-6580

E.O.E M/F/D/V


LUZERNE COUNTY HEAD START, INC., SUBSCRIBES TO A POLICY OF EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY, AND WILL NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST ANY EMPLOYEE OR APPLICANT BECAUSE OF RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, CREED, SEX, MARITAL STATUS, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, MENTAL OR PHYSICAL HANDICAP, OR SEXUAL ORIENTATION

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