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 Preschool Teachers 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 Preschool Teacher works with an inclusive team to deliver a high quality, curriculum-based educational program for children ages 3-5. Responsibilities include developing and implementing lesson and individualized service plans, approaching child development through family engagement and community partnerships, ensuring the health and safety of children, and maintaining outcomes while promoting progress in accordance with Head Start standards.
Starting Salary: $24,615, may increase based on education and/or experience
Salaried, 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
Knowing you make a difference everyday
Competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K and more
Generous paid time off program
Extensive training and learning opportunities
Career development and advancement opportunities
$500 Sign on bonus eligible per incentive guidelines
Associate's degree in early childhood education or a related field with coursework equivalent to a major in early childhood education (Please include a copy of transcript if degree is in a related field)
Experience working with young children
Intermediate 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
Bachelor's or master's degree in early childhood education or related field
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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