Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: $18.52 - $20.98
Organization's Mission: To elevate individuals, children and communities of weber county by improving self-sufficiency through services and collaboration.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: - OWCAP complies with all provisions of the EEO and ADA laws. OWCAP is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, or disabling condition.
• All job descriptions are subject to change upon approval of the Board of Trustees and the Head Start Policy Council when agency need deems necessary.
• OWCAP is an at-will agency. This job description should not be construed as a guarantee of employment.
• All applicants must complete an assessment through the Predictive Index to move the application forward. Assessments will be sent via email from Predictive Index.
• All employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID or submit a request for accommodations under American Disabilities Act (ADA) or Title VII.
Position Summary: OWCAP is seeking individuals who love to educate and work with families and their children in their homes. Through home visits and socializations, help parents use the home environment to create rich learning opportunities’ that build on everyday routines and support their child’s development. Support parents as the child’s first teacher, and recognize every family has their own beliefs, values and child-rearing interactions.
Primary Responsibilities: 1. Education
a) Education of children and parents through implementation of Head Start Performance Standards and School Readiness Act of 2007
b) Implement approved curriculums
c) Individualize for each child and family through ongoing observations and data collection
d) Plan, implement and evaluate weekly, developmentally appropriate activities
e) Provide quality parent-child, teacher-child, teacher-parent interactions and work on building trust relationships with all assigned children and families
f) Individualize one-to-one and group activities to reflect the unique needs and strengths of all children assigned.
2. Working with Families
a) Set up, prepare and conduct weekly 90-minute home visits and bi-monthly group socializations
b) Build quality teacher-parent relationships. Involve parents in curriculum planning.
i. Provide information and problem solve to address needs of families
c) Use and embrace family’s culture, ethnicity, background and composition
d) Support families to identify their strengths and needs using the Family Assessment Process and determine goals. Provide follow through with the delivery of needed services
e) Plan and implement family engagement meetings
3. Health
a) Complete hearing, vision, speech, developmental and behavioral screenings within 45 days of child’s entry and as required by the ESPDT standards
b) Complete hearing, vision, developmental and behavioral referrals as needed, attend IFSP meetings, and implement IFSP’s for children with diagnosed disabilities. Work with inter-disciplinary team
c) Support families in establishing and maintaining a medical/dental home and obtaining health insurance within 45 days of child’s entry,
d) Support families in obtaining all required medical assessments, treatments and immunizations and provide follow-up within 90 days of child’s entry and as required by the ESPDT standards
e) Use developmentally appropriate behavior guidance and classroom management skills. Work with inter-disciplinary team
f) Follow proper feeding requirements or conduct family-style meal and snack times and ensure compliance with Head Start standards; USDA, Child Care Licensing, Caring for our Children National Standards
4. Safety
a) Arrange space for group socializations to provide safe, developmentally appropriate use; care for and maintain appearance and cleanliness of classroom
b) Assess each child’s health status. Care for health and safety of children as established by the Head Start Standards; Child Care Licensing, Caring for our Children National Standards
c) Ensure child safety by never leaving them alone.
d) Provide guidance and training for substitutes, new-hires and volunteers
e) Provide guidance, training, support and leadership of classroom team. Communicate with team members to ensure functions of the classroom are met.
Desired Qualifications: What you need to be our Home Base Visitor:
• Home-based CDA credential or other comparable credential, or equivalent ECE coursework as part of an associate’s or bachelor’s degree
• Bilingual Spanish/English preferred
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Full benefits – holiday pay, paid time off, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401 K
Professional growth opportunities
Engaging, meaningful work that makes a difference in our local communities
Excellent leadership & work culture that values & recognizes its employees
Potential cost of living increases – pending federal initiative
Employee Assistance Program
Employee CARES Program
How to Apply:
Closing Date: 03/31/2023
Location: OGDEN


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Contact: Sarah Denson
Phone: 8013999281