Head Start is committed to establishing a learning environment in which children, parents, and staff can teach and learn from one another. To accomplish this goal, staff must display sensitivity to and knowledge of the community’s cultural differences and issues. All Head Start and Early Head Staff shall agree to abide by the program’s Code of Conduct introduced during Pre-Service and/or orientation. Employee orientation, Pre-Service and In-Service training are provided in order to assist staff and volunteers in acquiring or increasing the knowledge and skills needed to fulfill their job responsibilities.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
• Assists in the provision of quality Family and Community Partnership and ERSEA services that meet or exceed Head Start Performance Standards, The Head Start Act, ongoing guidance from the Office of Head Start, and TDFPS Minimum Standards, by developing and implementing policies and procedures.
* Assists in the implementation of the parenting curriculum, Ready Rosie, program wide to assist parents/guardians in serving as their children's primary educator.
* Promote positive two way communication between Family Support Worker staff and parents/guardians. Ensure at least monthly two way communication is documented in Child Plus.
• Conducts regular site visits to provide technical support and monitor service delivery
• Assists in planning and implementing training programs that will effectively meet the needs of Head Start staff to enhance the Family and Community Partnership and ERSEA content area.
• Aggregate and analyze Family and Community Partnership and ERSEA data and make recommendations for improvements and changes.
• Assists in the monitoring of the Family Services and Community Partnerships and ERSEA content area to insure compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
• Coordinate with other Managers and Assistants to ensure quality integration of all content areas
• Capture, value, and appropriately document In-Kind, Fon-Federal Share.
OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES OR JOB REQUIREMENTS
• Ensure time sheets are submitted accurately and timely on a bi-monthly basis.
• Ensure any on-the-job accidents are reported immediately and followed-up with appropriate forms.
• Report any suspected fraud and abuse to the direct supervisor or SPCAA Fraud and Abuse Officer.
• The above statements are not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees in this job. Employees may perform other related duties and special projects as assigned.
• Associates Degree preferred.
• Experience in case management preferred
• Experience in services to disadvantaged individuals and/or families preferred
• Knowledge/ability to develop a network of community social services
• Computer and technology skills to effectively use: word processing software, spreadsheet format, emails, and internet.
• Ability to communicate in a professional and effective manner (orally and written format) with center staff, program supervisors and others providing services to children and families
Interested person may get applications from any South Plains Community Action Association, Inc. (SPCAA, Inc.), Workforce Centers, or on the SPCAA, Inc. website (www.spcaa.org). Submit Applications and resumes via the SPCAA, Inc. website, via fax to 806.894.6591 or to the HR Dept. at SPCAA, Inc. PO Box 610, Levelland, TX 79336. All applicants must be registered with Work in Texas (www.workintexas.com). SPCAA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For questions regarding positions please contact Human Resources at 806.894.6104.