Clayton Early Learning is an innovation hub that fosters
thriving, equitable communities by partnering
with families to nurture a whole child, whole family approach to
the early years, discover what works, and advance systems
Overview of Clayton Early Learning
Clayton Early Learning is a hub for Colorados innovative work in
early childhood development.
Committed fiercely to the belief that healthy early childhood
development offers one of the most
powerful levers for ending inequality, Clayton plays a
leadership role in demonstrating whats
possible in the early years and the positive impact that has for
children and families over time.
Claytons 20 acre campus in the heart of Denver is the home of
Colorados only Educare school, a
nationally recognized model supporting children from birth to
age five and their families. We also
impact systems change in Colorado and beyond through our
research and evaluation services,
professional development for teachers and leaders throughout
Colorado, and policy and advocacy
work at the state and federal level. Our direct service and
systems change work has impacted 20,000 children throughout
We are seeking a Home-Visitor Child Family Educator for our Head
Start program. This is a full-time position (40 hours per
POSITION SUMMARY: Supports parents in enhancing the development
of their children by delivering a comprehensive home-based
preschool program based on the individual educational, social, and
emotional potential of the children enrolled. Participants as a
member of an interdisciplinary team to provide education, health,
and family services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
In accordance with Head Start performance standards, ACF,
licensing and organization guidelines, implements an individualized
early education program that is based on childrens strengths and
needs. Recognizes parents as the first and more influential
educators of their children and involves parents directly in the
educational development of their children.
Conducts ongoing assessment of children and maintains
documentation of each childs progress. Performs a developmental
screening of all children with 45 days of enrollment. Develops
weekly instructional plans guided by results of ongoing
In accordance with Head Start performance standards, ACF,
licensing and organization guidelines, implements family and
community partnership services for families enrolled in Clayton
Early Learning. Provides case management services and supports
families in moving toward self-sufficiency. Facilitates the
identification and codifying of personal and family goals.
Completes and monitors the family partnership agreements. Assists
parents in identifying and working with public/private agencies.
Ascertains the effectiveness of referrals.
Provides crisis intervention to families including, but not
limited to, child abuse, domestic violence and emergency food and
Meets weekly with supervisor to plan and evaluate home visits.
Consults with appropriate staff as needed to better serve
Collaborates with health service staff to ensure and monitor
compliance with child health requirements. Guides families in the
acquisition and use of medical and dental services.
Completes all forms and monitoring tools in a timely and
Is responsible for regular attendance in accordance with
established work schedule and Clayton Early Learning policies.
Demonstrates responsible professional behavior by participating
effectively within and across teams.
OTHER DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Actively participates in training programs, workshops, and
meetings concerning teaching methods, approaches, and other topics
relating to the early childhood development component.
Performs other duties as assigned.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Minimum education: BA in Early Childhood Education or related
field. Bilingual in English/Spanish required.
Work experience in positions similar or related to this job: One
year of early childhood education experience highly desirable.
Certificates or licenses: If driving to home visits valid
drivers license and evidence of vehicle insurance is required;
pediatric first aid, CPR, and universal precautions
Special professional and/or job-related requirements: Position
requires traveling to daily home visits. Current PPD-TB,
immunizations, and physical examination; background check; and
compliance with other regulatory requirements as applicable.
Special training or experience: Knowledge of the culture,
including food preferences, and conditions inherent within the
surrounding community. Experience in relating to small children,
and interacting with parents and others who represent various
backgrounds. Training or experience in working as a functional
member of a team.
Additional requirements include:
Background check, Physical exam and current TB test
Pediatric first aid and CPR certification,
Valid drivers license with evidence of auto insurance.
Amazing benefits include:
- Health (89.5% of Employee Only plan covered by Clayton),
- 401(k) with employer match
- Flexible spending account,
- 100% employer paid STD, LTD
- Minimum of 5 weeks paid time off per year (accrued) plus paid
Claytons Core Values
We seek candidates who embody our core values and are motivated
to lead in a values-driven environment.
At Clayton we aim to create the beloved community. We work to
foster a community characterized by trust, dignity, love, and
justice, with our children and families, our team members, and
other partners on our campus and beyond.
These values are foundational to Claytons beloved community. At
- Value diversity, equity, and inclusion as our foundation. At
the core of the beloved community, we leverage collective genius by
nurturing and embracing differing perspectives, backgrounds, and
cultures. We seek to understand our differences, rather than
pretending they dont affect us. We challenge our own biases, and we
actively work to ensure each of us can bring all of ourselves to
our work. We intervene if someone is being marginalized. We look
for ways to eliminate inequities inside and outside of
- Operate with integrity. We adhere to the highest standards of
professionalism, ethics, personal responsibility, and
accountability, worthy of the trust our community places in
- Demonstrate bold humility. We courageously drive toward our
vision, while embracing humility that favors substance over sizzle,
that accepts feedback in the spirit of growth, views vulnerability
as a path to truth, and seeks impact for our families, not for
- Strive for excellence. Each day we bring our best selves and
our best work to our community, creating a positive impact for our
families and each other. We value continuous learning and
improvement for ourselves and our work.
- Collaborate through innovation. We energize the organization,
enhancing the lives of those we serve, through the ideas and unique
talents of each Clayton community member and those of our partners.
We lead with How might we? and bring curiosity to discover
solutions to hard problems. We discover new approaches through
collective creativity and collaborative action. We welcome a steady
flow of ideas, people, and partnerships that foster a thriving
learning environment on our campus for changemakers.
Clayton Early Learning is an equal opportunity employer that
values workplace diversity. We strive to create an inclusive work
place that embraces diverse backgrounds, life experiences, and
perspectives. We prohibit discrimination of employees or applicants
on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin,
sexual identity, sexual orientation, religious affiliation,
disability, or any other classification considered discriminatory
under applicable law.