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Approved:  2019

Position:  ASSISTANT TEACHER

Qualifications:  Minimum qualifications per Head Start regulations
(for Federally Funded classrooms):

Child Development Associate (CDA) credential for Preschool setting; OR
be enrolled in an AA/BA degree program; OR
be enrolled in a program with ability to obtain a CDA as required by Federal Head Start Performance Standards and the Head Start Act of 2007 within 2 years of hire.

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 State-Funded
classroom that promotes school readiness and developmentally appropriate practices for 3 and 4-year old children.

Terms of Employment:  REQUIREMENTS to be satisfied PRIOR TO HIRE:
a) Proof of Degree/Certification and Experience Required to meet the Qualifications for position
b) FBI Clearance/Fingerprints
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

LOCATION AND HOURS:
(1) NANTICOKE CENTER - 1010 South Hanover Street, Nanticoke
(2)HAZLETON/Carson -663 Carson St, Hazleton

Full Time 37.5hrs/wk, Non-Exempt Status
Works a School Schedule 10-months, Aug-June

Salary/Hourly - based on individual's education:
$11.69 minimum AA degree in Early Childhood Education
$11.07 CDA credential
$10.55 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!

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)/Center Manager;
Early Childhood Education 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 ANY POSITION NOT BE FILLED BY AN INTERNAL CANDIDATES, 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 and current background clearances.
*This position REQUIRES current background clearances as a condition of employment:
FBI Fingerprints (via registration thru PA DHS)
PA Child Abuse History Clearance
PA State Police Criminal Record Check

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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