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Duties

This position is responsible for providing high quality comprehensive home-based services to children and families enrolled in Bensenville School District 2's Birth to Three Program Home Visit Program. Home Visitors provide home visit support to at-risk families, emphasizing the importance of the parent/child connection and its impact on social-emotional health and academic success.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provide year-round home visiting services to 10-25 families, two to three time per month.
  2. Select, develop and prepare appropriate instructional material using the BabyTALK curriculum.
  3. Promote positive parent/child interactions through the use of research-based strategies.
  4. Track, develop and report on program outcomes.
  5. Conduct developmental screenings and assessments.
  6. Connect families to community resources as indicated by their Family Needs Assessment and ongoing interaction with families.
  7. Increase the family's ability to problem solve and advocate for themselves and their children.
  8. Participate in staff meetings, professional development trainings and reflective supervision.
  9. Assist in the recruiting process through the attendance of outreach events occuring at numerous times and locations throughout the school year.
  10. Assists in other district wide initiatives that reflect the needs of B-3 families such as the resource and referral, and data collection.
  11. Attends and informs the direction of the Bensenville Early Learning Supporters Collaborative.
  12. Perform other tasks and duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  1. Must have a Bachelor's degree in early childhood education, social work, psychology or a closely related field from an accredited school.
  2. Ability to effectively collaborate with others.
  3. Experience working with economically disadvantaged children and families.
  4. Experience in establishing support-based relationships with families.
  5. Ability to read, write, and speak in Spanish and English.
  6. Ability to work independently, and take responsibility to complete assigned projects in a timely and efficient manner.
  7. Ability to work flexible hours.
  8. Computer Literacy
  9. Valid Drivers License

 

Salary/Benefits

This is not a union position nor is it a part of the collective bargaining agreement. TRS is not included.

This is a grant-supported position through Prevention Initiative funding. Subsequent years to be determined.

How to Apply

Please go to www.bsd2.org

Please go to the Employment Icon on the bottom of the page.

All the open job postings will appear, please click on the "APPLY" button pertaining to the Part Time Infant/Toddler Specialist JobID#1391

Please submit all documents online
Online application which will include the formal application, resume, official transcripts and certificate,
and letters of recommendation.

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page

https://www.applitrack.com/bsd2/onlineapp

Email Address

www.bsd2.org

Job Posting Date

3/11/2024

Application Deadline

6/28/2024

Start Date

N/A