Employment

Home-based Visitor/Caregiver Teacher (Infants/Toddlers)

Department

Head Start/Early Head Start

Program

Early Head Start

Reports to

Child Development Center (CDC) Supervisor

Job Summary

Home-based Caregiver Teacher (Home-Visitor) is responsible for providing child development services, social services, health services and parent involvement services to families including home visits, socializations, advocacy and crisis intervention in accordance with established program standards, and applicable state and federal regulations. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Identifies, recruits and enrolls families for participation in the Early Head Start Program; Maintains caseload of 11-12 families; visits each family home for at least 90 minutes weekly; Establishes trusting, nurturing relationships with children, and their families; Observes, assesses and documents each child’s health, skills, behavior, growth and development; Provides children and parents with group socialization experiences; Serves as an advocate for families and as a liaison between families, the program, and the community at large; Integrates other components, i.e. health, nutrition, disabilities, mental health,   family and community engagement into home visit; Works with parents to make weekly activity and home visit plans based on the child’s assessment and identified family needs; Works with parents to establish and attain agreed upon goals; Encourages participation in the Policy Council meetings as well as socialization meetings, workshops, and other events or trainings; Enters child/family information and other required program information into Child Plus system in a timely manner; Assist families with children’s transition into Head Start program or other community child care programs; Provide a developmentally appropriate and nurturing environment for infants and toddlers and document child’s progress, attendance, and other required information; Plan and implement lessons using program required curriculum and other resources that maximize each child’s developmental ability; Conduct screenings and developmental assessments and maintain written records of each child’s development; maintain current and accurate records on each child; Exchange information and serve as a member of a trans-disciplinary intervention team; Participate in on-going in-service and educational development opportunities provided by the Agency; Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Minimum Associate Degree (2-Year) in Early Childhood Education (ECE) /Child Development and two (2) years demonstrated experience working with infants/toddlers; must have a valid State of Ohio Driver’s License and transportation as position requires significant and on-going travel; computer literacy; Summit County residency; fingerprint/background checks conducted.

Pay Rate

$16.09 p/hr., Pay Level 8 (2-Year Degree, ECE/Child Development)
$17.70 p/hr., Pay Level 9 (4-Year Degree, ECE/Child Development)

Benefits

Medical, Life, Dental, Vision, Prescription, 403-b Retirement Plan with employer matching, Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance Program and other benefits as applicable to work classification

Classification/Schedule

Regular, Full-time /Year-around (11 months)

FSLA Status

Non-Exempt

Site Assignment

Child Development Centers are located throughout Summit County. Worksite assignments are based on program needs and subject to change during the course of employment.

Postings Dates

10/5/2020 - CONTINUOUS UNTIL FILLED

SEND RESUME TO:

Community Action Akron Summit
Application to: Human Resources Department
55 East Mill Street, Akron, Ohio 44308
Or, Email resume to resumes@ca-akron.org


NO PHONE CALLS. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications/resumes are kept on file for 6-months.
EOE