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Child Family Educator, Home-Visitor

Company: Clayton Early Learning
Location: Denver
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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 change.

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 Colorado.

We are seeking a Home-Visitor Child Family Educator for our Head Start program. This is a full-time position (40 hours per week).

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 assessment.

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 housing needs.

Meets weekly with supervisor to plan and evaluate home visits. Consults with appropriate staff as needed to better serve individual families.

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 accurate manner.

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 certification.

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.

COMPENSATION DETAILS:

  • $17.00-17.50 per hour

Amazing benefits include:

  • Health (89.5% of Employee Only plan covered by Clayton),
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 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 holidays!

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 Clayton we:

  • 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 Clayton.
  • Operate with integrity. We adhere to the highest standards of professionalism, ethics, personal responsibility, and accountability, worthy of the trust our community places in us.
  • 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 recognition.
  • 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.

Keywords: Clayton Early Learning, Denver , Child Family Educator, Home-Visitor, Other , Denver, Colorado

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