Early Childhood Education Home Visitor--$500 Sign-On Bonus
Job Details
Family Support Center - Wellington, KS
Full Time
$16.50 Hourly

Early Childhood Education Home Visitor (6 mos. Exp Req)

Do you have a passion for working with young children to thrive?

We are located in Wellington, Kansas and are Sumner County's premier early childhood provider. As an Early Head Start Home Visitor, your department will be comprised of another home visitor and a family engagement coordinator as your supervisor. We offer a supportive, highly collaborative, and FUN work environment with over 30 years of experience in early childhood education.

$500 Sign-On Bonus! Join our team and work for a place with more benefits than you would expect!

As an Early Head Start home visitor, you will:

  • Coordinate individual and/or group Early Head Start activities for children, their families, and program staff to enhance teaching, learning, and collaboration.
  • Assist parents of children ages birth-5 in identifying and accessing community resources necessary to be self-sufficient and to develop and maintain families.
  • Interact with parents in home and classroom settings on how they can best engage with their children to bring healthy family outcomes..
  • Organize engaging and FUN activities to empower parents to actively promote child learning and development within their own family unit.

 

Skills required for this fulfilling position include at least six months of experience in the early childhood field and a sincere desire to make a difference in the lives of the children and families Futures Unlimited supports.

Minimum Requirement for the position are:

  • Home Visitor Child Development Associates (CDA) or comparable credential

OR

  • Equivalent coursework as part of an associate's or bachelor's degree.
  • Valid driver's license and the ability to drive throughout Sumner County.

Preferred requirements for the position are:

  • An associate's or bachelor's degree in early childhood education, child development, social work or related field.
  • Successful work experience in a related position involving direct interaction with children or families.

Click to read the story of our own family's journey toward self-sufficiency through multiple births, special needs challenges, job changes, obtaining education, and taking in an additional family member, which all were impacted significantly by the involvement of a home visitor staff through the Early Head Start program: https://www.futures-unlimited.org/News/DeterminationHead-StartGoals-Achieved_161145.aspx.

What our home visitor staff say they enjoy about the position:

  • "I enjoy getting to know the family and developing a partnership with them, supporting, and encouraging them on their journey as their child’s first and most important teacher, helping them plan, problem solve and use activities to support their child in meeting their milestones. I enjoy the children and when they learn to speak and can say your name and when they learn to trust you and want to give you hugs."

If you possess early childhood experience and are ready to make a significant impact in the lives of families, we invite you to apply today.

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