POSITION OVERVIEW: The Early Head Start Program provides comprehensive services and home visits to pregnant women, infants and toddlers. The Parent Educator delivers weekly home visits that encourage caregivers to develop and strengthen their skills as primary educator of their child(ren). During these visits, the Parent Educator will provide support and information related to child development, educational activities, community resources, health and social services. The Parent Educator will also provide similar services to families in social settings in an effort to develop networking skills for caregivers, preschool readiness skills child(ren) and provide a setting for caregivers to model appropriate social interactions. The Parent Educator will partner with caregivers in order to implement a structured Family Partnership Agreement, which is designed to identify family needs and assist in creating an action plan to meet them.

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Level A – Early Childhood Education Baccalaureate Degree, Baccalaureate    Degree in family studies and human development, social work,rehabilitative science, infant and maternal health, or related social services field.

 

Entry Level: Commensurate with education and experience

 

Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 37.5 hours per week

 

Benefits Include: Health Care coverage, Vision, Disability, Retirement, Annual and Sick Leave, Aflac options.

 

Location: Clarion, PA

 

Interested applicants can visit our agency website at www.jcheadstart.com, call 814-849-3660 ext. 100, or email info@jcheadstart.com for job qualifications, further information, and an employment application.

 

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid PA driver’s license, and have Act 34, 151 & 114 clearances at time of hire. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and employment application either online, by email to info@jcheadstart.com or by mail to Jefferson-Clarion Head Start, Inc., 18 Western Ave. Suite C, Brookville, PA 15825. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE

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