PARENT CHILD + PROGRAM HOME VISITORS - CONTRACTED GRANT FUNDED POSITION SALARY ($15.50 PER HOUR)

Cardinal O'Connell Early Learning Center ( learn more )

Lowell Public Schools

Lowell, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3186597
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : October 16, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Parent Child + Program is a national program in which an early learning specialist, from the child’s neighborhood, arrives at a toddler’s home with books and educational toys to sit with the child and parent and engage in early learning activities together. The Parent Child + Program of the Lowell Public Schools Early Childhood Department is hiring part-time (10-18 hours a week). We seek individuals to sub-contract with Lowell Public School as home-visitors to provide early numeracy, language and literacy programing to young children in their homes.  Candidates are preferred who speak Portuguese, African-dialects, or Arabic who can provide early learning through home visits twice a week (either T/Th or W/F). Candidates must be able to participate in weekly staff meetings on Monday afternoons 12:30-2:30pm.  Ideal candidates will be bilingual, have reliable transportation, and have experience in working with young children and their families within a home visiting, family engagement in learning model.
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Athletics & Activities > After School Programs
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Lowell Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Job responsibilities:
      • Participate in weekly staff meetings Monday afternoons 12:30 to 2:30 PM
      • Conduct weekly home visits to 5 or 6 families twice per week either T/Th or W/F.
      • Follow – Verbal Interaction Stimulus Material (VISM) interaction guide sheets to implement PCHP Home visiting program.
      • Document weekly visits using Parent Child Plus Protocols.
      • Conduct Ages and Stages Questionnaire twice per year.
      • Enter data into online data base regular.

      Job requirement:
      Must have valid driver license and reliable transportation.
      Computer skills and ability to write in English.
      Preference will be given to candidates who that speak and/or write Portuguese, African-dialects, or Arabic to meet the needs of our families.
      OR
      PCHP Parents that have completed program 1 and 2
      OR
      Individuals that have completed college level child development course or are in process of pursing degrees in Early Education preferred.
    • No experience required
    • Associate degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Lisla Van Thiel , Principal
    • 21 Carter Street
    • Lowell, Massachusetts 01852

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