Website Community Action Partnership of Scott Carver and Dakota Counties
The Early Head Start Home Visitor plans and directs the educational and related activities for families in the EHS Home Based Program, works closely with parents and other program staff and performs related duties as required.
•Plan and direct Home Based individualized Family/Child educational curricula with meaningful educational opportunities for infants and toddlers and related activities.
•Complete Developmental Screenings and Assessments on assigned children. Review each child’s progress with parents.
•Use child assessment information and observations to guide parents in planning and implementing home visit activities and follow-up home activities.
•Carry a caseload of ten families. Visit each home weekly for a minimum of one and one-half hours each throughout the program year.
•Plan and conduct two group socializations each month.
•Familiarize families with all components of the Early Head Start Program.
•Maintain open communication with parents and program staff to ensure complete services for each child.
•Maintain open communication with Outreach Coordinators to insure delivery of appropriate social services to families.
•Attend Agency and Head Start meetings/trainings, interagency meetings and community events as assigned.
•Maintain up-to-date activity sheets and home visit reports.
•Submit monthly reports in an accurate and timely manner.
Education, Training and Experience Guidelines
Bachelor or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education, or a degree in a related field with experience in Early Childhood Education, or a State awarded Infant/Toddler certificate.
•Home Based individualized Family/Child educational curricula methods for infants and toddlers.
•Approved Assessment and testing methods.
•Local community resources and regional community services programs.
•Principles of record keeping and records management.
•Personal computers utilizing standard software.
•Safety rules and regulations.
•Maintaining order when supervising children, while expressing warmth and friendliness.
•Maintaining composure, and working effectively under classroom conditions.
•Communicating effectively with children.
•Following verbal and written instructions.
•Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers.
•Effective verbal and written communication.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
A valid Minnesota State Driver’s License, proof of insurance and review of Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) report is required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Work is performed in a standard office environment which requires occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. Mobility to drive a motor vehicle in order to attend meetings. A job in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with long periods of computer work and heavy phone usage.
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