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Home Based Teacher (Early Childhood)

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Children's Aid
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New York, NY
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Publicado hace 17 días

Position Summary:

Early Childhood (EC) Division at Children’s Aid (CA) is founded on the belief that strong communities are built by children and families who have the access and skills and choice to create pathways to their success. The Early Childhood Department serves over 700 low-income children ages 0-5 and their families in schools and community centers throughout Manhattan, Staten Island and the Bronx through a combination of Federal, State and City funding. We believe that strong communities are built by children and families who have access, skills and choice to create pathways to their success.

Each Home Based Teacher will ensure that all children reach developmentally appropriate milestones through the implementation of evidence-based curricula, individualized support and high quality learning environments. Home Based Teachers will focus on making sure that all the children and families will be ready to be successful in Kindergarten and in life, while ensuring that all Head Start Performance Standards and site-specific funding regulations are met or exceeded.

Salary: $34,550 - $36,950

Location: P.S. 8 Luis Belliard - 465 West 167th Street, New York, NY 10032

Responsibilities: Under the direct supervision of the site’s Education Director, the Early Head Start (EHS) Home Based Teacher’s responsibilities include the following:

 

Curriculum and Instruction

  • Plan and establish a relationship with children and parents that fosters acceptance, trust, and a space that promotes interaction for growth and development.
  • Conduct three or four home visits a month for the duration of an hour and half for each family on caseload. 
  • Write Lesson Plans for socialization classes and conduct weekly two-hour socialization classes with parent and child
  • Collaborate in the designing of a developmentally sound home based and center based curriculum to enhance the social, emotional, intellectual, language /communication and physical well-being of the children in the Early Head Start.
  • Implement learning experiences to achieve curriculum goals through individual child planning.
  • With assistance from Education Director, design and arrange space allowing for a variety of learning opportunities and engagement.

 

Screening and Assessment

  • Deliver on-going administration of the program’s established screening tools. 
  • Maintain up-to-date The Ounce Observation Record Assessment tool for each child and distribute family album to families and provide ongoing assessment of children enrolled in the EHS program.
  • Observe and document students’ development to request additional support from Education Director through internal referral process.

 

Family Engagement

  • Facilitate parent involvement and communication throughout home visits, socialization classes, program events, and “open-door” policy.
  • Facilitate meetings with families when there are outstanding developmental or behavioral issues with children.
  • Prepare, coordinate and implement additional home visits, parent/teacher conferences, open houses, and/or family days.
  • Works with parents to develop weekly home visits and weekly educational activities based on each child’s assessment and family needs.
  • Connect with community partners from which families can benefit. Loop in the Communication & Partnership Mgr. for documentation purposes.
  • Share highlights of families, kids, staff, and community partners; Educate and engage our online social media community with the EC Instagram committee.

 

Professional Development

  • Participate in all agency offered trainings, workshops, In-Service days, and/or All-Staff conferences.
  • Actively participate in monthly team meetings. Teacher planning, Case Conferences, individual supervision.
  • Maintain certification requirements.
  • Complete all Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) Required Trainings within the specified time frame.
  • Maintain Active Membership with Aspire and/or “Registered” TEACH Account linked to CA.

 

Health and Safety

  • Adhere to all state and city safety requirements and CPR/first aid certification , Child Abuse Mandate, Foundations for Health and Safety and Mental Health First Aid.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children aligned to CDC, DOHMH and ECERS guidance.

 

 

And other related duties as assigned, at the discretion of the Educational Director and/or Children’s Aid.

 

Qualifications:  An EHS Home Based Teacher must have qualifications that satisfy the Federal Head Start requirements. 

Depending on one’s education and certification, a Home Based Teacher may fall into one of the following categories:

 

☐ Home Based Teacher I: Must possess a High School Diploma/GED and must hold a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential in early childhood development at time of hire.

☐ Home Based Teacher II: Must possess an Associate’s Degree or equivalent credits (in any area). Depending on the nature of the degree and relevant years of experience, it may be required to have a child development associate (CDA) credential or be enrolled in a CDA credential program that will be completed within 2 years, which is a condition of employment that cannot be extended.

☐ Home Based Teacher III: Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree (in any area). Depending on the nature of the degree and relevant years of experience, it may be required to have a child development associate (CDA) credential or be enrolled in a CDA credential program that will be completed within 2 years, which is a condition of employment that cannot be extended.

☐ Home Based Teacher IV: Must possess a Master’s Degree (in any area). Depending on the nature of the degree and relevant years of experience, it may be required to have a child development associate (CDA) credential or be enrolled in a CDA credential program that will be completed within 2 years, which is a condition of employment that cannot be extended.

 

Other Qualifications:

  • Bilingual preferred
  • Experience working with infants and toddlers, and children with Special Needs
  • Dedicated, excited and passionate about teaching and learning with young children
  • Professional approach with effective communication skills.  
  • Hold Mental Health First Aid Certificates

 

A review and final determination of credentials and qualifications are reserved for the site’s Education Director and the Children’s Aid Director of Early Childhood Programs.

Position Summary:

Early Childhood (EC) Division at Children’s Aid (CA) is founded on the belief that strong communities are built by children and families who have the access and skills and choice to create pathways to their success. The Early…

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    A Tiempo Completo
Salario
USD $34.550 - USD $36.950
/ año

Compensación

Benefits:

  • Medical, Vision, Dental
  • 403b + employer match
  • Up to 20 vacation days
  • Sick days
  • Personal days
  • Paid holidays
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • Pre-tax transportation account
  • Voluntary benefit plans & life insurance
  • Education support program

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Benefits:

  • Medical, Vision, Dental
  • 403b + employer match
  • Up to 20 vacation days
  • Sick days
  • Personal days
  • Paid holidays
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • Pre-tax transportation account…

Ubicación

Presencial
465 W 167th St, New York, NY 10032, USA

Cómo aplicar

https://childrensaidrccorp.peoplefluent.com/res_viewjob.html?optlink-view=view-30202&ERFormID=res_newjoblist&ERFormCode=any

Children’s Aid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. Qualified candidates from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

Please apply online through Children’s Aid website – Job ID: 005574

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