Head Start Behavior Guidance Specialist

Keystone Human Services Harrisburg , PA 17101

Posted 1 month ago

Keystone Human Services is the parent organization of six nonprofit subsidiary companies. We work to create an environment where all people, regardless of ability, can grow, make choices and be valued and contributing members of the community. In this vision, we see the welfare of all people being vested in the welfare of each individual. Our services include the areas of intellectual disabilities, autism, mental health, Head Start, and an internationally accredited service dog program.

Sign On Bonus Eligible

Capital Area Head Start is seeking full time Behavior Guidance Specialists 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!

The Behavior Guidance Specialist assists with developing and implementing behavioral interventions and delivering classroom support based on child behavior observation outcomes. This position provides education and guidance, to families and colleagues, about social emotional development and positive classroom guidance and maintains the high quality behavioral services provided by Capital Area Head Start.

Position Details:

  • $16.66 per hour, may increase based on education and/or experience

  • Salaried, Non Exempt position: Standard biweekly salary paid throughout the entire year, including summer months

  • Schedule: Hours between 7:30AM and 4:30PM based on assigned center; Schedule is based on the school year and does not require work during the summer months

  • Location: Positions available in Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry counties

Benefits:

  • Knowing you make a difference everyday

  • Competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K and more

  • Generous paid time off program

  • Mileage reimbursement

  • Extensive training and learning opportunities

  • Career development and advancement opportunities

  • $500 Sign on bonus eligible per incentive guidelines

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate's degree (or at least 60 credits towards a bachelor's degree) in early childhood education, special education, psychology or related field

  • Minimum of one year successful teaching or classroom experience working with preschool children in an early childhood setting or one year of other highly related experience

  • Demonstrated expertise in managing challenging behaviors; Knowledge of social and emotional development in preschool aged children

  • Familiar with adult learning principles including experience designing and delivering interactive professional development

  • Intermediate level computer skills, ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, 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:

  • Bachelors or master's degree in a related field

  • Knowledge of the Pyramid Model for Supporting Social Emotional Competence in Young Children

  • Bi/multi-lingual

  • Participation in Head Start or Early Head Start

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.

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