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Child Family Educator, School Based

Company: Clayton Early Learning
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

This position provides families and students with development information and services to ensure success for individual student's needs. Delivers comprehensive programs and provides training and support to propel students, parents, and families to be effective in meeting their goals and promoting the overall wellbeing and education of the student and the family.Key Responsibilities & DutiesStudent Assessment and Development

  • Implements programs to meet student's needs and ensures parents are involved in the student's development; conducts ongoing assessments and maintains documentation of the student's progress; performs developmental screening of all students; develops weekly plans from results of ongoing assessment
  • Implements case management and support to families; facilitates the identification of family's personal and family goals; completes and monitors the family partnership agreement; refers students showing delays for developmental screenings
  • Functions as a service planner for families; provides information to them on child development, health education, etc.; provides crisis intervention to families around child abuse, domestic violence, emergency food, housing needs, etc.; communicates program expectations and goals
  • Coordinates opportunities for family participation in parent meetings, volunteer opportunities, events, etc.; plans and carries out events including such details as room reservation, speakers, activities for families, childcare, transportation, etc.
  • Conducts home visits and works with internal stakeholders to ensure appropriate program and support services are established for each student; continually evaluates ways to best serve families
  • Creates and provides reports, tools or forms to families or internal stakeholders; maintains accurate documentation of caseloadCollaboration and Educational Support
    • Communicates regularly and works in an Interdisciplinary manner with parents and internal stakeholders
    • Partners with families to ensure student attendance is 85% or better
    • Assists the internal team in implementing behavior strategies and plans with parents as needed
    • Provides support and/or coverage to the classroom as neededCompliance
      • Collaborates with health service staff to monitor compliance with health requirements; guides families in the acquisition and use of medical and dental services
      • Completes and monitors all forms, tools, program documentation etc. in a timely manner and in compliance with all local, state, and federal requirements
      • Provides regular objective case notes and records of contact and communications with families in COPAQUALIFICATIONS:Education:Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Early Childhood Education, or a related field.Experience:Minimum of 3+ years of experience in this field or a related field.Certifications or Licenses
        • CPR Certification
        • Pediatric First Aid Certification
        • Universal Precautions Certification
        • Valid driver's license with evidence of auto insuranceOther Special Requirements
          • Maintain all required credential and certifications
          • Attend professional development for re-credentialing or maintenance of certifications
          • Pass a Colorado Bureau of Investigation and Federal Bureau of Investigation criminal background checks
          • Pass a National Sex Offender Registry Check
          • Bilingual in SpanishSkills and Abilities
            • Strong compassion for children with the ability to interact with children and families in a positive manner
            • Experience with and/or knowledge of different cultures and demonstrated ability to adapt to a variety of diverse audiences
            • Ability to problem solve and create effective solutions for unanticipated challenges
            • Ability to identify and resolve conflict; ability to remain calm and to calm others in stressful or confrontational situations
            • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; can interpret and understand basic information as well as prepare and transmit it to diverse groups
            • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to be patient and supportive with the approach on the learning process
            • Planning and time management skills with the ability to manage competing deadlines
            • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and other teaching softwareCOMPENSATION:
              • $20.00- $24.00 per hour + $1,000 sign on bonusOur Core Values:

                At Clayton 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. We see these values in action each and every day as they strengthen our Clayton community and our service to the children, families, and educators we serve.

                Community-Community fosters belonging, resiliency, stability, and strength. We are committed to creating a caring, trauma-informed, professional community at Clayton and we are committed to being a positive member of the many communities we partner with and serve. Community means living the seven Sanctuary commitments: nonviolence, emotional intelligence, social learning, democracy, open communication, social responsibility, and growth and change.

                Collaboration-Collaboration builds trust and relationships and brings new ideas, skills, and knowledge to help us do better work. We are committed to approaching our work as one team across Clayton. Collaboration means working across teams and departments and with our external partners.

                Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging-Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging leads us to reflect the communities we serve and bring the widest variety of ideas and innovation to our work. We are committed to building and sustaining an organization centered on diversity, equity, and belonging. Diversity means building a team that is reflective of the world around us, in all aspects of our personal and professional backgrounds. Equity means recognizing that we need to provide different resources to meet different needs and circumstances that are often the result of systemic injustice; it is core to everything we do in service of our children and families and in how we work with each other. Inclusion refers to a community where all members are and feel respected and are able to participate and achieve their potential. A true sense of belonging means that everyone who enters the Clayton campus is valued for who they are and can meaningfully say "I belong here."

                Growth- Growth allows us to develop as professionals and to provide the best services we can to the children, families, and educators we serve. We are committed to growing as individuals and as an organization. Growth means we are continually learning how to do our individual and collective work better and we adapt and evolve our programs and practices to reflect new learning and to meet changing needs.

                Stewardship-Stewardship enables us to have the greatest impact we can with the resources we have. We are committed to being good stewards of our community and our resources. Stewardship means using our financial resources wisely and responsibly so that we can sustain our work into the future, taking care of our unique and beautiful campus so it can remain a resource for our community, and caring for our community and team and treating each other with respect and responsibility.

                Fun-Fun reduces stress, keeps us motivated, builds connections, and models for our children the joy that can come with learning and working together. We are committed to having fun! Fun means noticing and sharing things that bring us joy, being creative in our work, making connections with each other, and finding humor and hope in our work.

                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, School Based, Other , Denver, Colorado

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