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.
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.
$10.49 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
Associate's degree in early childhood education
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.
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