Eastern Washington University

Cheney , WA
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Parent Child Educator #2019013EP

Eastern Washington University
Cheney, WA Full-time
Posted on April 17, 2019

Parent Child Educator

EWU Early Head Start Child and Family Outreach Programs Eastern seeks to build a candidate pool to fill a full-time Parent Child Educator position, and future vacancies, located in Stevens County. EWU Early Head Start Parent-Child Educators (PCEs) are early childhood home visitors who help parents prepare their child for Success in School and in life by engaging and equipping parents in their roles as primary nurturer, most influential teacher and child advocate. Parent Child Educators work in partnership with parents to provide comprehensive Early Head Start services in a home-based program option for pregnant women, infants and toddlers. Ninety-minute home visits are scheduled on a weekly basis, year round with two socialization events per month. Caseloads per PCE include 10 to 12 infants, toddlers and pregnant women. While PCEs are the primary service provider for the home-based EHS program option, they work collaboratively with parents, other EHS staff, volunteers, community partners and other providers plan and implement the full range of EHS services.

Candidates for the Parent Child Educator position must have knowledge and experience in: Child development and early childhood education; Principles of child health, safety, and nutrition; Adult learning principles; and Family dynamics. Additionally, they must be skilled in communicating and motivating people, and must have knowledge of community resources and the skills to link families with appropriate agencies and services. Don't Delay! Screening begins May 3rd.

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning. Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing and retaining the diversity of its faculty, staff, students and academic programs. We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.