Full Time Contract
Details: Competitive salary based on experience.
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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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).
- Some supervisory experience.
- Experience implementing large-scale community programs, especially with home visiting components.
- Familiarity with and connections in local communities of Newark.
Comprehensive benefits package.
Level of Language Proficiency
English & Spanish (Portuguese and/or Haitian Creole a plus).
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Please send cover letter with resume or CV by June 1, 2018 to firstname.lastname@example.org.