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Approved:  2019

Position:  FAMILY EDUCATOR, Home Visiting Program - FT/Full Year

Qualifications:  AAS Degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Development, Family Services, or Related Field;

Three (3) years experience in Infant/Toddler Child Care
Experience in instructing adults

Bilingual Abilities (English/Spanish) PREFERRED

Responsibilities/Duties (Summary):  Early Head Start is a HOME VISITING OPTION of Luzerne County Head Start program.
Offering weekly individualized home visits up to 8 pregnant or parenting families, collaborating with parents to oversee all aspects of an infant's or toddler's development and readiness for preschool.

Under general supervision, the EHS FAMILY EDUCATOR is responsible for planning, and implementation of individualized community based programs. Serving as the family's primary contact, developing an on-going relationship within the family and works to build upon the strengths and self-sufficiency of the family members. In addition, the educator provides weekly home based visits.

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 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 (arrangements made upon conditional offer of employment)

Valid Driver's License with Acceptable Driverís Motor Vehicle Record (review by LCHS Insurance Carrier and Insurance Guidelines)

POSITIONS AVAILABLE/LOCATIONS and HOURS:
(1) WILKES-BARRE - 31 Beekman St, Wilkes-Barre

Full Time, 37.5hrs/wk, Non-Exempt Status
Salary/Hourly: $16.41
*Bilingual Adjustment 5%, if applicable

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
**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 days
**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:  EHS Program Manager - Direct Supervisor

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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:  IN-HOUSE CANDIDATES: Positions are considered vacant until filled

Should no applicants apply for the position in-house, OUTSIDE APPLICANTS ARE WELCOME TO APPLY:

FOR FULL CONSIDERATION - applicants are asked to submit a detailed Resume with Cover Letter and 3 written letters of Professional reference, copy of degree with transcripts and current/valid clearances.

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

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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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