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Head Start Substitute

Company: Keystone Human Services
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Capital Area Head Start is seeking Substitutes to join our mission in providing a comprehensive child development program designed to give children a head start in life, empowering parents and strengthening families. If you have the passion and heart to make a difference and uplift communities, Head Start is the place for you!

Substitutes work on an as needed basis. Responsibilities include assisting education staff with classroom activities and routines, implementing daily lesson plans, and ensuring the health and safety of children.

Position Details:

  • $10.86 - $12.22 per hour, may increase based on education and/or experience
  • Casual/Per Diem, Non Exempt position
  • Schedule: Hours between 7:30AM and 4:30PM based on center
  • Location: Positions available in Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry counties

    • Knowing you make a difference everyday
    • Extensive training and learning opportunities
    • Career development and advancement opportunities

      Minimum Educational Requirements:
      • High school diploma or equivalent
      • Ability to start process to obtain diploma or equivalent within six months of start date and obtain credentials within in two years of employment

        Additional Minimum Requirements:
        • Experience working with young children or completion of Head Start Hands on Training program and 25 volunteer hours in a classroom setting
        • Basic computer skills, ability to use Microsoft Word, Outlook and learn web based systems
        • Valid driver's license and access to properly insured vehicle, or public transportation
        • Successful completion of pre-employment process, including Criminal History, MVR, Child Abuse and FBI clearances

          Preferred Qualifications:
          • Associate's degree in early childhood education
          • Participation in Head Start or Early Head Start
          • Bi/multi-lingual

            National Head Start Performance Standards require that all Head Start employees be fully Covid-19 vaccinated. Any employee accepting a position with Capital Area Head Start will be required to provide proof of vaccination or submit and have approved a Medical or Religious Accommodation prior to hire. Employees with an approved accommodation will be required to test weekly for COVID-19. Testing is provided at no cost to the employee.

            Keystone Human Services is committed to an inclusive workplace that does not discriminate against race, nationality, religion, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law. We believe in diversity and encourage any qualified individual to apply.

            Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Keywords: Keystone Human Services, Harrisburg , Head Start Substitute, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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