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Job Title: Home Visitor, Head Start/Early Head Start Program (6680)
Location: Edwardsville, IL United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/20/2017
Expire Date: 10/20/2017
Job Categories: Social Services, Counseling, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
Job Description
Home Visitor, Head Start/Early Head Start Program (6680)
SIUE’s Head Start/Early Head Start Home Visitor staff provide children and families in the Home Based option a comprehensive program to meet their social, intellectual, emotional and physical needs. Home Visitors serve as facilitators, educators, and support systems for parents and families. Responsibilities include preparing developmentally appropriate lesson plans (including instruction during family style dining), implementing the adopted curriculum, managing child behavior, modeling instructions for parents, individualizing child instruction, conducting screening and assessments, maintaining records, scheduling and completing weekly home visits. Individuals in this position are responsible for obtaining and managing child outcome data.

The SIUE Head Start/Early Head Start program serves more than 1,700 families and youth from birth to age five (including children with special needs) in St. Clair County. The program includes 14 early childhood centers, seven managed directly and seven collaborations. Services include a rigorous school readiness program, educational programs for family members, and health and dental screenings.

This position is a current Administrative / Professional vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's East St. Louis Higher Education Center. It will This position will close to applicants at close of business, 4:30 pm CST, on the posting end date.

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Qualifications & Requirements
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
-Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or have a degree with coursework equivalent to a major in Early Childhood Education with experience teaching pre-school aged children.
-Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills required.
-Nurturing personality.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Experience with conducting home visits and working with families in home setting.
-3-5 years of experience working with children age 3-5 years preferred.
-Experience working with community resource agencies.
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Contact Information
Contact Name:Jennifer Oates-Blair
Contact Email:joatesb@siue.edu
Website:https://siue.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=6680&job=project-specialist-home-visitor-head-start-early-head-start-program-6680
Company Description:
SIUE is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live. SIUE awards degrees in undergraduate and graduate programs encompassing the arts, sciences, nursing, education, health, human behavior, business and engineering. The Schools of Dental Medicine and Pharmacy award first-professional doctoral degrees in dental medicine (DMD) and pharmacy (PharmD). SIUE is an NCAA Division I member of the Ohio Valley Conference, as well as the Missouri Valley Conference in men’s soccer and the Southern Conference in wrestling. The Edwardsville campus is supplemented by campuses in Alton and East St. Louis. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.
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