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Early Learning Specialist-Bilingual

Boys Town & Boys Town National Research Hospital West Palm Beach, FL
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Works independently with toddlers (2 - 4 years old) and families conducting bi-weekly visits involving reading activities and playing games with the aim of preparing the child for school.

Position located in West Palm Beach

***Bilingual in Haitian/Creole & English Required***

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

Prepares toddlers for school.

  • Establishes rapport and develops relationships with families relating to parents and other adults as peers or equal partners in providing help to the child.

  • Meets with assigned program families twice per week for 30 minutes to conduct lesson plans as directed in the given curriculum.

  • Implements and completes approved strategies.

  • Provides appropriate educational materials to program families.

  • Observes parents as they model teaching behaviors.

  • Maintains adequate documentation of services provided and clearly documented case notes to include family home visits in family folders adhering to family confidentiality.

  • Discusses client confidentiality, rights, responsibilities, and grievance processes.

  • Audiotapes or videotapes home visits as directed.

  • Attends training sessions and meetings.

  • Completes periodic Ages and Stages Questionnaires (ASQs) with families and makes internal or external referrals for more intensive services as needed.

  • Completes Pre and Post CBT/PACT assessments each program year to measure improvement.

  • Enters accurate and timely data into the Healthy Beginnings Data System (HBDS) and the ParentChild Plus Management Information System (MIS), ensuring compliance with 41 data points measured on the CPPA report by the funder.

  • Submits referrals to the Early Learning Coalition (ELC) for childcare assistance.

  • Makes referrals for essential needs (i.e. furniture, clothing, bus passes, etc.) as needed.

  • Responsible for outreach and building community relationships.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to handle a variety of circumstances in a home setting and to adapt responses to situations while maintaining procedural and regulatory integrity.

  • High level of professionalism and interpersonal skills.

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to youth care.

  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.

  • Ability to build and sustain successful, professional relationships.

  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and multi-task while maintaining quality standards.

  • Knowledge of the community.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with families and toddlers including experience working in an educational, social services, or family literacy setting required.

  • Possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check required.

  • Bi-lingual English/Creole may be required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates degree in Early Childhood Education preferred.

Diversity is more than a commitment at Boys Townit is the foundation of who we are and what we do.

At Boys Town, we cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. A unique feature for employees and their dependents enrolled in medical benefits are reduced to no cost visits for services performed by a Boys Town provider at a Boys Town location. Additional costs savings for the employee and their dependents are found in our pharmacy benefits with low to zero-dollar co-pays on certain maintenance drugs. Boys Town takes your mental health seriously with no cost mental health visits to an in-network provider. We help our employees prepare for retirement with a generous match on their 401K or 401K Roth account. Additional benefits include tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

Date Posted July 15, 2024
Date Closes August 14, 2024
Requisition REQ-2024-4329
Located In West palm beach, FL
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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