Plans, organizes, implements and directs the parent literacy education program for care givers and their children five (5) years and younger.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Develop lesson plans and program priorities.
- Provide instruction in child development to parents of young children; train and support parents in the early learning stages.
- Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives and policies of the program.
- Identify and procure resources for programs.
- Select books and other educational materials appropriate for early childhood programs.
- Include materials and experiences in the classroom that are culturally appropriate and represent diversity of project services to meet program/grant objectives.
- Model developmentally appropriate activities and positive behavior management techniques through contact with children, parents and early childhood staff.
- Coordinate with facilities to schedule and conduct training; travel to various district and county facilities to deliver programs.
- Order, clean and maintain supplies, vehicles and other program inventory.
- Provide support for access to resources, buildings and services; coordinate referrals provided to for outside resources.
- Create and maintain the program’s website and social media pages.
- Support the City’s policies, goals and objectives and work with management and other staff to ethically achieve such goals and objectives; ensure compliance with safety procedures.
Other Information/License, Certifications, Etc
NOTE: The results of this recruitment may be used to fill one (1) vacancy in the Library Department and other vacancies that may occur during the life of the eligible list.
Graduation from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) with a Bachelor's degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Family Studies, Developmental Psychology, Nursing, Social Work or related field.
Physical Demands and Working Environment
Work is performed indoors. May require frequent walking, standing, bending, stretching, sitting and operation of a personal computer. May be required to perform a full range of motion with lifting and/or carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds and push and maneuver carts and bins weighing up to 200 pounds. Requires traveling to program locations within the County and operation of a City vehicle. May work evenings and weekend hours.