Jefferson-Clarion Head Start, Inc.

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Mental Health/Behavioral Specialist will be responsible for overseeing the Mental Health Services for the Head Start program. They will provide assistance in the classrooms and homes for children experiencing behavioral issues and develop plans to improve children’s behavior. This position will also provide training and support for staff and parents on implementing program wide PBIS and on parenting/social emotional development. They should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and be capable of working with diverse populations.



Level A – Must have completed a master’s degree (or higher) or a post-masters certificate and possess the Pennsylvania License for Behavior Specialist or a Licensed Social Worker with preference for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Preference given to individuals with knowledge of child development from the birth – five age group and with experience implementing Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS).


Entry level: Commensurate with education and experience (minimum $ 30.05 per hour)


Full-time Position: Monday – Friday, Approx. 40 hours/week


Benefits include: Individual Health Care coverage, Discounted Family coverage, Vision, Life & Disability Insurance, Retirement, Annual and Sick Leave, Aflac options, Family Friendly work environment, Qualify for loan forgiveness


Location: Brookville, PA


Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, possess a valid PA driver’s license, and have Act 34, 151 & 114 clearances at time of hire.


Please submit a cover letter, resume, and employment application either online, by email to or by mail to Jefferson-Clarion Head Start, Inc., 18 Western Ave. Suite C, Brookville, PA 15825.


For our Employment Application or more information:

  • visit our agency website at
  • call 814-849-3660 ext. 100
  • email

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE

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