Educational Paraprofessional Position - Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Head Start
Position: Educational Paraprofessional Position
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Home Based Visitor
Job Location: The Urban League
Beginning: Feb 08, 2024
Deadline: Mar 08, 2024**
District: Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Head Start
St. Louis, MO 63108
Telephone: 314-615-3600
Job Description:
Would you like to become a member of a nationally recognized early childhood education program? Join our team!

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Inc. is currently seeking an Home Based Visitor. Under the general supervision of the Education Coordinator the Home Based Visitor will serve as a role model and coach to parents by providing child development services, social services, health services and parent engagement services to families. The Home Based Visitor will conduct home visits, socializations, delivering home based services as defined by Head Start Performance Standards for families and their children birth-3 years of age, provide advocacy and crisis intervention in accordance with federal, state, and program guidelines.

Candidates must have:
  • Education and experience must equivocate minimally to an Associates degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Services, or Health/Nutrition.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred, and a minimum of 6 credit hours in Child Development of infants and toddlers or proof of professional training with a focus on infants and toddlers.
  • Has thorough knowledge of Early Head Start Performance Standards, with specific knowledge of early childhood disabilities, social services, family, and community engagement areas.
  • Ability to relate well and maintain effective working relationships with staff, children, parents and other agencies.
  • Three years planning for and teaching small children, and working with disadvantaged and low-income clients desirable.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.
  • Possess valid driver's license.
*Per program policies a health exam, clear tuberculosis screen, Hepatitis A vaccination and background check are required for hire.

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified.
Current and former Head Start parents will receive preference for employment vacancies for which they are qualified. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by law.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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