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Early Childhood Educator for Human Services Organization

Company: PathWays of the River Valley
Location: Claremont
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

PathWays has been providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in Sullivan and Lower Grafton Counties in NH for over 50 years and we provide services starting at age 0 through adulthood. Our Family-Centered Early Support and Services (FCESS) group focuses on little ones from 0 to 3 years of age. Because we are a human services organization, our positions are year-round, unlike a school district in most cases. While intake and evaluations are conducted mainly at our Claremont office, most of the work for the FCESS team is performed at the family's home and mileage is reimbursable. This position is the only one that has the requirement of playing on the floor with kids!In the FCESS program, the Early Childhood Educator provides developmental services for children under the age of three (3). Your responsibilities will include assessments of delays in areas such as motor, communication, cognition, social/emotional, and self-help skills as well as providing direct support and service coordination for children and their families. In this role, you will maintain direct service for a designated number of children, writing and keeping current case notes and files as well as participate in weekly team meetings and all scheduled in-service transdisciplinary meetings. You will participate in a transdisciplinary assessment and evaluation of designated children using a designated assessment tool and act as the liaison between children, families, and local community agencies to provide support for families. You will coordinate 6-month reviews, annual evaluations, and new IFSPs for all assigned children. You will secure all necessary releases and consents as well as updated medical information and family changes that may affect a child's development.Full-time, Hourly, Non-Exempt, Reports to FCESS Director, Hybrid work is a built-in part of the jobQualifications for the position:

  • An Associate's or Bachelor's degree in child development, early childhood education, psychology, social work, or other closely related field is required.
  • Functional knowledge of support strategies and treatment techniques considered best practice for children from birth through age 2 (two) is necessary
  • The possession of or eligibility to obtain a NH license in Early Child Education is preferred.
  • 2 -3 years minimum of working with the 0 to 3 years age group is required.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required for working with young children, their parents, and teammates.
  • Willingness and ability to work a flexible schedule to meet Agency and family needs is a must.
  • Willingness and ability to travel throughout Sullivan and Lower Grafton County is required.
  • A valid driver's license, auto insurance, and access to a reliable vehicle are required.
  • Willingness to work in both office and family home settings is requiredWe cannot help people live their best life without you.Join us and have fun while making a difference in young lives!We are an EEO Employer All PathWays' positions offer a HIRING BONUS In addition, all positions require:
    • Proof of Eligibility for employment in the U.S.
    • Passing a criminal background, MVR and BEAS check, OIG Exclusion List check, and DCYF check
    • Valid Driver's License and Proof of valid auto insurance
    • Must be 18 years of age or older per NH state regulations
    • Proof of High School Diploma or Equivalent
    • Passing a TB test Compensation details: 22-25 Hourly WagePI3f674d25f8b3-31181-33713465

Keywords: PathWays of the River Valley, New England , Early Childhood Educator for Human Services Organization, Other , Claremont, Northeast

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