Parent Child Home Program (PCHP) Project Coordinator


Job Type

Full Time Contract

Salary

Minimum: $65,000.00
Maximum: $75,000.00
Details: Competitive salary based on experience.

Published:

05/11/2018

Application Deadline:

06/01/2018

Address

Newark
New Jersey
United States

Description

The Newark Trust for Education (The Trust) is seeking a Parent Child Home Program (PCHP) Project Coordinator to join a creative and highly motivated team. The ideal candidate has in-depth knowledge of early literacy, parent-child interaction techniques and child development, with strong interpersonal skills and some supervisory experience. Basic knowledge of data collection and experience implementing large-scale community programs is essential. Ability to communicate fluently in both English and Spanish required (Portuguese and/or Haitian Creole a plus).   Familiarity with and connections in local communities of Newark preferred.


Administration and Supervision

  • Recruits, interviews and selects Home Visitors for employment in the program.
  • Recruits, interviews and selects families to participate in the program.
  • Develops and implements the training of Home Visitors in accordance with the PCHP national Center’s curriculum, both prior to starting the program and through the year, through weekly staff meetings.
  • Maintains personnel records for all PCHP staff.
  • Maintain liaison with PCHP’s National Center.
  • Chooses appropriate early childhood curricular materials in accordance with PCHP standards.
  • Orders, maintains, monitors and distributes inventory of curricular materials.
  • Prepares curriculum guide sheets.
  • Visits and interviews program families at least twice a year.
  • Monitors and evaluates Home Visitors through home visit records, audio/video tapings, weekly staff meetings, personal conferences, and observation of home visits.
  • Works with NTE Director of Programs and Engagement to align work of PCHP with NTE Early Learning work

 

Family Support

  • Works closely with school district personnel who provide supportive services to participating families, such as school social workers, school psychologists, special education evaluators, Adult Education staff etc.
  • Works closely with community agency personnel who provide supportive services to participating families, such as Department of Health Evaluators, youth outreach workers, church outreach workers etc.
  • Assists participating families, at their request only, to access school and community resources.
  • Assist participating families, at their request only, to interpret evaluation and procedures that have resulted from a Parent-Child Home Program eval.

 

Participant Evaluation

  • Prepares and maintains records, reports and assessment data on participating children.
  • Analyzes the results of such assessments and makes recommendations.
  • Collects and preserves data, through the PCHP’s web based Management Information System.

 

Budgets and Funding

  • Prepares, or assists in preparing, yearly budget. Monitors program spending.
  • Prepares, or assists in preparing, grant/funding proposals.

 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in social work, early childhood education or elementary education.
  • In-depth knowledge of early literacy, parent-child interaction techniques and child development.
  • Strong interpersonal skills - ability to form trusting relationships with parent and child.
  • Leadership capabilities - strong commitment to positive team dynamics, professional development and responsible supervision.
  • Pro-active and action oriented - ability to lead team in implementing a project according to strict timelines and quality standards.
  • Strong commitment to maintain program records.
  • Basic knowledge of data collection and experience using technology to capture data.
  • Ability to communicate fluently in both English and Spanish required (Portuguese and/or Haitian Creole a plus).  


Preferred qualifications:

  • Some supervisory experience.
  • Experience implementing large-scale community programs, especially with home visiting components.
  • Familiarity with and connections in local communities of Newark.

Benefits

Comprehensive benefits package.

Level of Language Proficiency

English & Spanish (Portuguese and/or Haitian Creole a plus).

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

info@newarktrust.org

http://www.newarktrust.org/project_coordinator_parent_child_home_program

Please send cover letter with resume or CV by June 1, 2018 to jobs@newarktrust.org.


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