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Approved:  2019

Position:  TEACHER - Full Time positions

Qualifications:  BS/BA degree or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education
PA Certification in PK-4 Instructional I REQUIRED

Responsibilities/Duties (Summary):  To plan and implement educational activities to includes managing the classroom and planning activities according to the curriculum that are developmentally appropriate.

Evaluate and record children's progress and communicate with parents on a regular basis.

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

Terms of Employment:  REQRUIREMENTS 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

LOCATION AND HOURS:
Positions available at local Head Start Centers in the Greater Wilkes-Barre and surrounding areas
Full Time, 40 hrs/wk

Salary/Hourly: 19.80 to $20.77 (higher salary with PK-4 Instr I Certification)

FULL TIME BENEFITS include:
**Enrollment into agency Health Insurance plan after 90 days with Geisinger Solutions HMO, Guardian Dental and VSP Vision (optional); Health Reimbursement Account established to help offset costs toward deductible; Cash Out Option available
**LCHS 401(k) Retirement Plan with 7% agency contribution; Employee Roth option
**PAID Holidays immediately - Up to 25 days/year includes extended time between Christmas-New Year
**PAID Sick Time, max accrual 65 working days
**PAID Personal time - up to 3 days/year (max 6)
**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:  Center Manager - Direct Supervisor
Early Childhood Specialist - Training and Technical Support

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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 THIS POSITION NOT BE FILLED BY AN INTERNAL CANDIDATE, OUTSIDE APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED.

OUTSIDE APPLICANTS: 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/valid background clearances.

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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