ParentChild + Site Coordinator in Philadelphia, PA at Public Health Management Corporation

Date Posted: 11/19/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/19/2020

Job Description

The ParentChild+ Site Coordinator oversees all aspects of the Program, including hiring/training/supervising Early Learning Specialists; recruiting/selecting families and Family Child Care Home practitioners; maintaining assessments/evaluations, records, and data entry in the Management Information System and internal tracking systems; selecting appropriate curricular materials for the populations being served; and serving as the social service and community resource referral point person for all families in the Program. The ParentChild+ Site Coordinator reports to and is supervised by the Director of Quality Initiatives, ECE. The position is full time, 100% FTE.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise a team of 4-6 ParentChild+ Early Learning Specialists
  • Provide leadership, motivation and support to staff
  • Oversee the implementation of the ParentChild+ Program with a cohort of up to 55 individual families or a combination of 55 individual families and Family Child Care Homes
  • Build a network of community partners including representation from the school district, health community, social service community and culturally-specific organizations
  • Maintain active participation of community partners for the benefit of enrolled families by coordinating services and maintaining communication
  • Ensure that deliverables from multiple funders are met including recruitment of families, recruitment of Family Child Care Home practitioners.
  • Ensure additional measurable outcomes are met for children, families and practitioners are met including improved positive interactions in the home or Family Child Care Home environment
  • Implement and monitor a rigorous and reliable process for gathering assessment data in accordance with research standards
  • Coordinate with the research team including the national office representatives, internal Research and Evaluation staff and assigned university professionals, ensuring accurate, reliable data collection for the evaluation of the program.
  • Recruit, interview and select Early Learning Specialists for employment in the program.
  • Carry a small caseload of families and/or Family Child Care Home practitioners.
  • Model high quality services
  • Develop and implement the orientation and ongoing training of Early Learning Specialists in accordance with PCHP National Center’s curriculum
  • Plan and lead weekly group reflective supervision meetings to introduce curriculum, reflect on challenges and provide skill building opportunities for Early Learning Specialists
  • Ensure all staff implement the curriculum with cultural sensitivity and best practices for dual language learners in accordance with the national model
  • Liaise with the ParentChild+ Program’s National Center, and attend national training and annual meetings.
  • Appraise the ongoing performance of the Early Learning Specialists and provide regular formal and informal feedback through visit records, audio/video tapings, weekly staff meetings, personal conferences, observations of visits, as well as performance appraisals.
  • Choose appropriate early childhood curricular materials (toys and books) and maintain inventory in accordance with the national model and internal procedures
  • Write developmentally appropriate curriculum guide sheets for staff, families and Family Child Care practitioners.
  • Visit and interview all program families at least twice a year to ensure family satisfaction and adherence to the model
  • Seek out opportunities to give presentations on the program to local community groups, school boards, and funders
  • Assist participating families to access services in accordance with model protocols . Support staff in being able to provide appropriate referrals to families in need.
  • Prepare and maintain records, reports and /or test data on participating children and Family Child Care Homes.
  • Analyze the results of assessments and make recommendations; provide input and information for reports.
  • Attend all required meetings and trainings, including active participation in Coordinators meetings.
  • Collect and preserve data, through the ParentChild+ web-based database, and as requested by funders.
  • Ensure accurate reports are submitted in accordance with program guidelines.
  • Prepare for and maintain documentation that meets program guidelines for attaining and maintaining certification as a replicate site.
  • Participate in follow-up research on families and Family Child Care practitioners
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to relate to families and Early Childhood practitioners in a variety of home and environmental situations
  •  A working knowledge of various computer software including the MS Office Suite and databases

Experience:

  • Minimum two years of related work with childcare, education, home visiting, or parent engagement required.
  • Experience supervising staff
  • Experience in home visiting
  • Experience working with young children and families in at-risk communities

Education Requirement:

  • BA/BS in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Social Work, or closely related discipline.

Other:

  • This job includes the normal physical demands associated with office work including bending, lifting, and carrying.
  • This position may include the need to attend weekend or evening meetings or trainings and might involve travel

Salary:

  • Commensurate with education and experience
  • Grade 19