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Early Learning Specialist (Seasonal) in Philadelphia, PA at Public Health Management Corporation

Date Posted: 11/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/13/2018

Job Description

This is a seasonal position that generally runs from August through May.

These programs have a reputation in the community for providing culturally competent services with particular expertise in serving homeless and low-income families and individuals. Valuing diversity and championing anti-racism policy and program delivery are core values. The PCHP Early Learning Specialist reports to and is supervised by the PCHP Site Coordinator. The position is seasonal, paid hourly and hours vary based on home visitor caseload size. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide home visits 23 weeks 2x a week to parents of children age 2 and 3 according to the agency and National PCHP guidelines
  • 2x a week home visits 30 minutes each, 1st visit bring book or toy and demonstrate how to use to cultivate language and verbal skills
  • Provide age and culturally competent services during hours convenient for the parents and children being visited
  • Model behaviors that enhance children’s development and promote school readiness
  • Attend training for the Parent Child Home visiting program provided by the Site Coordinator or National Center for Parent Child Home Visitor Program
  • Must meet outcomes for services delivery determined by PCHP and Supervising staff
  • Coordinate delivery approach and services with other PCHP staff
  • Perform assessments at the beginning and end of program according to contract guidelines
  • Provide documentation as required by the PCHP National Center and PHMC programs
  • Apply strength based model as a method of delivering services for all families
  • Attend weekly team meeting with Site Coordinator and other parent child home visitors
  • Respond to messages on a daily basis Monday through Friday

 Skills:

  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to multicultural practices
  • Demonstrated ability to relate and work effectively with culturally, economically and educationally diverse families, staff, social service and community organizations and the public
  • Ability and willingness to work independently and as part of a team and to make sound judgments without on-site supervision
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to make home visits as needed and to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work flexible hours including weekends when necessary
  • Reliable transportation

 Experience:

  • Experience working effectively & respectfully in a multicultural setting; thorough understanding of culturally specific community
  • Experience  working with young children
  • Willingness to participate in training and develop a knowledge of child development
  • Bilingual speakers encouraged to apply
  • Former program participants encouraged to apply 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

 Education Requirement:

  • High School Diploma preferred.

 Salary:

  • Commensurate with education and experience.