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Plans, coordinates, and implements Head Start goals through a parent-focused program that enhances positive learning experiences for the family, particularly in meeting the developmental needs of the children. In the case of Early Head Start focus, essential duties and responsibilities are directed toward prenatal, infant and parent.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This position does not directly supervise any other positions
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and/or Experience
Experience and training equivalent to high school diploma or GED and a Child Development Associate (CDA) certificate; or an Associate of Arts degree, or 36 college credit hours in Human Development or Early Childhood Education is required. A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Human Development or Social Services and bilingual proficiency are preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Strong oral and written English communication skills. Experience in any program that emphasizes that parent’s role in the child’s development. Experience supervising adults and facilitating groups. For Early Head Start must have an ability to work with first time and young parents. Knowledge of infant/toddler issues and state regulations related to infant/toddlers. Knowledge of local community resources. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with people of varied social, cultural, and educational backgrounds. Must be people oriented, assertive and self-motivated, organized, and flexible. Must be bondable.
Other Skills and Abilities
Must have the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos demonstrating the ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Must be able to demonstrate the ability to write simple correspondence. Must be effective presenting information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Must possess the ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Must have the ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance. Must be able to apply common sense understanding. Must have the ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Certificates and Licenses
Current, valid Arizona Drivers License,
Ability to obtain a Department of Public Safety Fingerprint Clearance Card
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met, or are encountered, by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel crouch, or crawl; and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
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