As a primary service provider for Early Head Start families enrolled in the home based program, the Home Visitor provides early, comprehensive child development, case management, infant/parent relationship support and family support services to enhance the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of participating children. The Home Visitor promotes positive parent-child interactions and provides services to pregnant women and parents and children birth to three years that support their role as parents. Provides socializations/playgroups for enrolled families. Assists parents in strengthening their involvement in their child’s learning by creating a home learning environment, participating in the Policy Council. Complete no fewer than 46 home visits and 22 group socializations annually, evaluating results and updating family and children’s plan.
*Must have a minimum of a Home-Based CDA credential or obtain within the first year of hire, or a comparable credential or equivalent coursework as part of an Associates or Bachelor’s Degree ECE
*Demonstrate competency to plan and implement home-based learning experiences that ensure effective implementation of the home visiting curriculum;
*Promote children’s progress across the standards described in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: *Ages Birth to Five, including for children with disabilities and dual language learners, as appropriate; and
*Build respectful, culturally responsive, and trusting relationships with families.
*Must have knowledge of community resources with demonstrated experience providing parent education to families. *Familiar with Fairfax County communities.
*Two to three years’ experience in Early Childhood development and education, social services, or in a family support program with at risk families required.
*Ability to utilize basic office equipment and have a working knowledge of computers and data entry systems (i.e. Child Plus)
*At least two years of successful related experience
*Bilingual Spanish, Amarhic or Arabic a plus (speak, translate and comprehend)
*Must be COVID-19 vaccinated
• Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Leave (13 days each)
• Group Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
• Free Short & Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance
• Employee Assistance Program-EAP
• Eligible for Retirement Plan after 6 months of successful employment
compensation: $38,001.60 – $40,560.00 per year with excellent benefits
employment type: full-time
job title: Home Visitor/Educator – Infant Toddler