Under the direction of the Child Care Aware Program Manager, the Bilingual ECE Specialist II provides support services to children Birth-5 and their families. This position is part-time, working 36 hours per week and 193 days per year.Essential Functions
Provide comprehensive early learning through parent/child playgroups, and other support services.
Provide parent education to promote involvement in child development.
Plan, lead, and facilitate group activities.
Administer and evaluate developmental screenings and/or other assessments for children ages 0 - 5 years and adult participants.
Facilitate referrals and connections with community agencies; assist families with self-advocacy efforts.
Participate in staff training and development activities.
Develop and maintain relationships with community agencies and partners.
Compile data and submit required forms, evaluations, and data reports.
Conduct outreach activities to recruit participants.
Communicate effectively in Spanish using tact, discretion and courtesy in interdepartmental and public contacts. Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
Experience working in a parent/child playgroup or early childhood classroom setting.
Experience providing comprehensive services to children birth to five years in one or more of the following content areas: health, early childhood education, nutrition, mental health, and/or children with disabilities. Working Conditions/Employment Requirements
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Physical work environment may include office setting and frequent visits to community work sites.
Regular attendance during scheduled work hours. Employment Requirements - ESD job offer is contingent upon satisfying the following:
Successful completion of a criminal history check and fingerprint check through the Department of Children, Youth, and Families.
Successful completion of an initial health examination that includes screening for tuberculosis and assurance from an MD, Licensed Nurse Practitioner, or Physician Assistant that the employee does not, because of communicable diseases, pose a health or safety risk to the populations served. The health examination is conducted at the employee's expense.
- Position Type: Part-time
- Positions Available: 1
- Salary: Up to $20.27 Per Hour
Job Category: State-level Positions > Specialist Job Requirements
- Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Development, Family Studies, Child Development, Education, Sociology, Psychology, or Social Work OR an Associate's degree in any of the above and two years of experience working with families and children ages 0 - 5 in an early learning program.
Experience working with community and social service resources.
Experience working with low-income and at-risk families.
Experience using computer software to manage data, maintain files and submit reports.
- Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
- Joseph Mathews, Coordinator
- 2500 NE 65th Ave
- Vancouver, Washington 98661