EHS Home Visitor (Bilingual)

Training and Research Foundation - Los Angeles, CA

 

The Early Head Start Home Educator 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 federal,state and program guidelines.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identifies, recruits and enrolls families for participation in the Early Head Start Program
  • Maintains caseload of 10 - 12 families; visits each family home for at least 90 minutes on a 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 Head Start 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 and services provided to pregnant women.
  • 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 the Child Plus system in a timely manner.
  • Assist families with children's transition into TRF’s Head Start program or other child care programs.
  • Provide a developmentally appropriate and nurturing environment for infants and toddlers and document child’s progress, attendance, and other requested information.
  • Plan and implement lessons using program required curriculum and other resources which maximize each child’s developmental ability.
  • Conduct screening 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.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or related field required. Teacher, Master Teacher, or Site Supervisor Permit required and 24 semester units in Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development (including six (6) units in infant/toddler studies)

Additional Requirements:
Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and oral) preferred.
Minimum of 2 years of experience working in child development, social work, parent involvement or health education in a Head Start or Early Head Start program is a plus.

Benefits: Include full medical, dental, vision, basic life insurance, pension plan, vacation, sick leave, and holidays.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Early Head Start Experience : 1 year of experience

 

How to Apply

Email Cover Letter and Resume to hr@trfhs.org

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Contact Info

Email Cover Letter and Resume to hr@trfhs.org

Job Details

Category: Family Services

Type: FT

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Salary: 21.00 - 22.00

Posted On: June 11th, 2018

Agency Details

Website: http://www.trfhs.org/v04/

Training and Research Foundation is a non-profit Head Start organization that serves low-income preschool children and families by providing comprehensive child development and school readiness services including education, health, nutrition, and mental health.  For more than 50 years, TRF has been committed to improving the lives of children in the Inglewood, Lennox, Hawthorne, and West Los Angeles areas.  As a part of this commitment, is the long range program goal to prepare children to succeed in school and life.