RECRUITMENT NO. : 1976
PROGRAM : Early Head Start/Head Start Program
JOB TITLE : Parent Child Educator I
ISLAND : Oahu
EMPLOYMENT STATUS : Full Time
COMPENSATION : * To be discussed during interview
CLOSING DATE : Jul 31, 2018
*All resumes with cover letter must be submitted by the specified closing date.
DESCRIPTION : Under the direct supervision of the Area Manager, the Parent Child Educator I implements an individualized and comprehensive early childhood education program for prenatal women, children ages birth to three (3) years and their families in a center-based model. This is a transition position for a staff person who has an infant toddler Child Development Associate (CDA) and in the process of completing the required college credits in order to successfully transfer to the Parent Child Educator II position.
What you will be doing:
• Provides individualized comprehensive early childhood education services to Early Head Start families and acts as a family educator and advocate; promotes best practice and acts as a resource person.
• Coordinates and completes weekly lesson plans that are centered on the development of the child through individualized small and large group activities. Emphasis is placed on preparing children for preschool and engaging families throughout the process.
• Coordinate with parents to ensure that prenatal, well-child exams, immunizations, health screenings, and nutrition assessments are complete and necessary follow up occurs.
• Complete Individualized Family Partnership Agreement, Individualized Learning Plans, developmental screenings and all other required assessments with families in accordance with program policies and procedures.
• Maintain accurate written/electronic records including: health information, ongoing assessments, family contact documentation, screening schedule, observations, and other required forms in a timely manner.
• Completes required documents and submits weekly and monthly paperwork associated with assigned classroom and children. Paperwork consists of meal counts, attendance records, health and safety checklists, food temperature logs, feeding progression logs, and other required forms.
• Use individualized curricula to meet the identified needs of each child and family and ensures linkages and/or referrals are made to community resources. Implements special education services, for children with special needs and their families, through the development and implementation of an Individualized Family Support Plan in collaboration with the child’s Part C provider (e.g. Early Intervention, Easter Seals, etc.)
1. Child Development Associate (CDA) in Infant Toddler, required.
2. Thirty (30) hours of infant/toddler training, required.
3. Caregiver qualified as documented through the State of Hawaii child care registry, required.
1. Twenty-Four (24) months full-time experience working with children under thirty-six (36) months of age in a licensed early childhood education program or center, required.