Making Opportunity Count Inc Early Learning Specialist in Barre, Massachusetts
JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for conducting (2)-30 minute home visits to program families using the Parent Child Plus visiting model, emphasizing parent-child interactions, and child language development using dialogic reading model. Assist Program Coordinator with all other assigned duties.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Promote family education, engagement and literacy
Conduct 1-thirty minute introductory home visit to assigned families a week, providing a new book. Encourage verbal interactions between parent and child. Model dialogic reading techniques.
Conduct 1 thirty minute introductory visit to assigned families a week, providing a new toy. Encouraging verbal interaction between the parent and child. Offering parents ideas to increase child cognitive and social--emotional development.
Conduct 1 thirty minute review per week with assigned program parents.
Maintain accurate records of toys and books distributed to assigned families, signing VISMS out.
Maintain and submit accurate records of family visits; completing family session reports (intro and review), CBT/ PACT reports in a timely manner.
Input CBT and PACT results into the National PCHP MIS data-base.
File session reports and other documents into the family folder.
Assist with VISM guide sheet review, ordering, and inventory.
Attend staff meetings 2 hour weekly, participate in reflective supervision and in field observation with program supervisor quarterly, attend required National PCHP trainings.
Assist Program Coordinator in up-dating program guide sheets.
Assist Program Coordinator in maintaining accurate records and invent01y or program VISMS.
Assist Program Coordinator fa planning parent training, community literacy events, and family activities as needed
Maintain confidentiality between program families, following agency policies on confidentiality.
Attend CFCE advisory council meetings as needed.
Flexible hours that may require evenings or weekend work.
Other duties as assigned
Provide support and information to families with children transitioning between early education and care settings, home and school.
Demonstrated knowledge in early childhood education, and home visiting
Strong knowledge of child growth and development birth to 4 years, a commitment to low-income population and issues affecting these families. Enjoy playing with children and exhibit warmth and patience when dealing with children
MOC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.