Oct 08, 2020

Head Start Community Aide

  • TrulyHired
  • Beaumont, TX, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description



Beaumont independent school districtJob Description

JOB TITLE:

Head Start Community Aide

CLASSIFICATION:

Nonexempt

REPORTS TO:

Head Start Center Assistant

PAY GRADE:

PSS

2

/ 193 Days

LOCATION:

Assigned Campus

DATE REVISED:

10/7/2020

FUNDED BY:

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Assists with the Social Services component within Head Start guidelines. Works directly with parents interested in enrolling their child (ren) and/ or enrolled in the program. This position assists in recruiting, enrolling, attendance, and family partnership agreements.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:
  • High School Diploma (or equivalent)
  • Social Services Background (optional)
Special Knowledge/Skills:
  • Effective organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of city, state and federal social services programs
  • Ability to use computer and office-type software
  • Proficient typing, word processing, and file management skills
Experience:
  • Work with children and/or families
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Personal Effectiveness
Works cooperatively with parents, staff and students in a positive professional manner while performing daily work.Treats children and co-workers in a fair and equitable manner.Feels comfortable offering suggestions and ideas for effective operations of the Family/Community Partnership content area.Willing to be part of a team striving to provide families with a positive Head Start experience.
Performance Effectives
Assists in the recruiting and enrolling of children including determination of eligibility, verification of age and income, onsite recruitment in local target areas, and distribution of information about the program.Monitors absences of children and make home contacts or visits as necessary.Provides direct services to families as needed maintaining appropriate documentation as required by Head Start Performance Standards.Refer families to appropriate agencies as needed maintaining appropriate documentation as required by Head start Performance Standards.Develops a Family Partnership Agreement for each family using the appropriate documentation.Provides parents with updated information on available community services.Maintains thorough, accurate documentation of all social services activities a required by Head Start Performance Standards.Transports children and / or parents as needed.Attends selected workshops and participates in activities in order to maintain a knowledge of current Head start practices and procedures concerning social services.Input family and student data in the program designated management system.
Professional Effectiveness
Maintains contact with teachers in order to share relevant information concerning the child and /or family. Assures confidentiality is maintained for all students and families.Assist parents with concerns about their children.Collaborate with community agencies to help meet the needs of the Head Start families served.Participate in professional organizations.Attend professional workshops and classes.Develop professional skills appropriate to job assignment including a Family Service Worker credential.
WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands
  • Maintain emotional control under stress
  • Work with frequent interruptions
Physical Demands
  • Light lifting and carrying, reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, repetitive hand motions; frequent bending and stooping
  • Prolonged use of computer
Environmental Demands
  • Normal office environment
  • May work prolonged or irregular hours
  • Exposure to childhood communicable diseases; good general health and stamina needed

The above statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to the job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

The Beaumont Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, or sex in the educational programs or activities that it operates and is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
Contact Information
  • Derwin Samuels
  • 3395 Harrison Ave
  • Beaumont, Texas 77706

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