Malden Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

EARLY LEARNING SPECIALIST - PARENT CHILD HOME PROGRAM


Malden Early Learning Center
Malden Public Schools
Malden, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3038336 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: January 3, 2019 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
Early Learning Specialist—Parent Child Home Program, Malden Public Schools

Experience a most rewarding field of working with families with young children! Enjoy reading, demonstrating strategies for learning through play, and talking with families, during home visiting! The Parent Child Home Program is a new resource in Malden, which provides free books and toys to families of low income or who have other family stressors/barriers.

Qualifications:
• High School degree/GED; Associate degree or Bachelor degree preferred; some knowledge of child development/early childhood education, experience working with families with young children
• Fluency in language other than English
• Requires some flexibility of scheduling with families, such as late afternoon or Saturday morning visits;
• Follow confidentiality, have a strong sense of responsibility, and enjoy working independently.

Duties:
• Visit a small caseload of families in their homes, twice per week, to model reading, play, and verbal interaction behaviors and activities for two and three-year-old children with their parents/caretakers, supporting parent-child interaction and building early literacy, cognitive, and social-emotional skills
• Complete written/on-line home session report after each visit
• Data input in computer system as needed
• Assist coordinator with recruiting families and building community connections
• Help families with identifying preschool options
• Refer families to other resources if necessary
• Meet weekly for group supervision meeting/training, two hours each week
• Attend required state meetings when necessary

Salary: $14-$19 hour, based on experience
Part-time, 14 hours per week, possibility of school year calendar

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
Malden 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, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
  • Associate degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
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    Contact Information
    Peter Dolan, Principal
    257 Mountain Ave
    Malden, Massachusetts 02148
    Phone: (781) 397-7025
    Email: pdolan@maldenps.org