Goverment Jobs
Published
May 15, 2019
Location
Longmont, Colorado

Description

<div id="job-source-10" class="job-source-10"> <div id="details-info" class="tab-pane active"> <dl><dt>Description</dt> <dd><p><img alt="" src="https://secure.neogov.com/images/AgencyImages/jobposting/1462/jobpostings/image/parents-as-teachers-banner-1920x300.jpg" style="height: 86.0px;width: 550.0px;"/></p><div style="text-align: justify;"><br/>Boulder County's Department of Housing and Human Services (DHHS) is hiring a <strong>Bilingual Parents as Teachers (PAT) Educator</strong>. The PAT Educator provides in home and community parenting support to families that supports their role in promoting school readiness and healthy development of their children. The PAT Educator will work with families with children ages prenatal to six who live within the Boulder County service area. PAT is an early childhood family support and parent education home-visiting model. PAT Educators work with families using an evidence-based curriculum.<br/><br/>This is an eclectic position that requires competency in both early childhood education and social work. Classroom management and therapeutic experience are a must.</div><br/>This is a <strong>full-time, benefited</strong> position with Boulder County. Work hours are <strong>flexible</strong> based on a<strong> <strong>Monday through Friday</strong></strong>, <strong>8:00 am to 4:30 pm </strong><strong>schedule</strong>. This position is primarily based in <strong>Longmont </strong>with frequent travel to other Boulder County communities. Under FLSAguidelines, this position is <strong>exempt</strong> from overtime.<br/><br/><strong>Hiring salary range:</strong> $49,884 to $60,864 annually<br/><strong>Classification salary range: </strong>$49,884 to $71,884 annually<br/></dd> <dt>Examples of Duties</dt> <dd><p></p><ol><li>Communicating and scheduling visits with families in Spanish and English, through reading, writing, and speaking</li><li>Assessing family needs using a variety of screening and assessment tools</li><li>Creating meaningful lesson plans for children and parents with family's goals in mind</li><li>Availability to conduct visits outside of regular business hours (weekend and evening hours) a plus</li><li>Maintain caseload of up to 20 families</li><li>Daily travel throughout the County</li><li>Deliver Parents as Teacher's curriculum to individual families</li><li>Function as client advocate with service providers and community resources</li><li>Assist in formulating basic plan to address families' needs</li><li>Facilitate bi monthly personal home visits that include lesson plans, parenting skills support, and referrals</li><li>Use screening tools to assess health, vision, hearing, and development</li><li>Use assessment tools to measure progress in school readiness, parenting skills, and family assessments</li><li>Maintain a variety of program and client records accurately and in a timely manner</li><li>Provide information to families and the public regarding programs</li><li>Provide outreach by working with community groups and contacts to locate families and assist them in obtaining services</li><li>Assist in the preparation of reports and budgets</li><li>Assist with monthly family group meetings</li><li>Perform related duties, as required</li><li>May be reassigned during emergency situations</li></ol></dd> <dt>Required Qualifications</dt> <dd><p/><div style="text-align: justify;"><br/><strong>PLEASE NOTE</strong>: When submitting your application be sure to include all relevant education and experience, as applications are screened based on the qualifications listed in this position announcement. Applications that do not appear to meet minimum qualifications, as outlined below, will not be considered. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of completed applications.<br/><br/><strong>EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION: </strong><br/>Boulder County is looking for well-qualified candidates to fill our positions. Any combination of relevant education and experience is encouraged. In this position, we are looking for<strong>5 years</strong>of combined education and experience.This can include degrees in social science or related field. Related experience can include work with children of varying abilities and families, early childhood development, family education, or social work.<br/><br/><strong>BILINGUAL SKILLS:</strong></div><ul><li style="text-align: justify;">Applicants must demonstrate fluency at the time of the pre-employment screening process.Spanish language proficiency will be determined through standardized demonstration and written and oral testing.</li></ul><div style="text-align: justify;"><br/><strong>DRIVER'S LICENSE:</strong></div><ul><li style="text-align: justify;">Employee must have a valid driver's license</li></ul><div style="text-align: justify;"></div><p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>VEHICLE:</strong></p><ul><li style="text-align: justify;">Employee must have reliable transportation that is readily available for county use (approved mileage will be reimbursed)</li></ul><div style="text-align: justify;"></div></dd> <dt>Supplemental Information</dt> <dd><p/><div style="text-align: justify;"><br/><strong>KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:</strong></div><ul><li style="text-align: justify;">Ability to work with families in a case management role</li><li style="text-align: justify;">Ability to design and implement early childhood lesson plans</li><li style="text-align: justify;">Ability to use common computer programs (Outlook, Word, Data Collection Systems)</li><li style="text-align: justify;">Ability to work autonomously</li><li style="text-align: justify;">Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills</li><li style="text-align: justify;">Large group and small group management skills</li><li style="text-align: justify;">Ability to maintain confidentiality</li><li style="text-align: justify;">Willingness to travel throughout Boulder County and work outside of the office</li><li style="text-align: justify;">Excellent communication skills both oral and written</li><li style="text-align: justify;">Works effectively with other employees, agencies and the public</li><li style="text-align: justify;">Excellent time management skills and ability to meets commitments timely</li></ul><div style="text-align: justify;"><br/><em>Boulder County is a family-friendly workplace dedicated to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and respectful environment for all employees. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.</em><br/></div><div style="text-align: center;"><em><img alt="Accounts Payable Clerk II description image" src="https://secure.neogov.com/images/AgencyImages/jobposting/1462/jobpostings/image/Boulder%20County%20Logo%201.jpg" style="height: 75.0px;width: 75.0px;"/></em></div><br/></dd> </dl></div> <div id="details-benefits" class="tab-pane"> <dl><dd><p/><div style="text-align: justify;">As well as offering competitive pay and a caring work environment, Boulder County offers employees an array of benefits. For all FTE employees, we provide:<br/></div><ul><li style="text-align: justify;">a family-friendly workplace, including paidcaregiver leave, a breast feeding friendly-work environment, sick child care, an infants-at-work policy, and generous paid vacation, medical leave, and holidays</li><li style="text-align: justify;">the opportunity to take charge of your well-being through a nationally-recognized wellness program, employee assistance program, and the choice of comprehensive health plans that include vision and dental coverage</li><li style="text-align: justify;">peace of mind for the future with PERA pension, PERA 401k, and Social Security retirement plans, in addition to life and disability insurance, as well as critical illness and accidental insurance options</li><li style="text-align: justify;">the opportunity to master new skills with robust learning programs and certificates, federal loan forgiveness (after ten years of public service), and county-paid tuitionassistance for continuing education</li><li style="text-align: justify;">free and discounted ways to get around town with an RTD Eco Pass and B-Cycle membership</li></ul><div style="text-align: center;">For more information about benefits, visit the Jobs page: https://www.bouldercounty.org/jobs/</a></div></dd> </dl></div> <div id="details-questions" class="tab-pane"> <dl><dd> <div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">01</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>What is your highest level of education attained?</span> <ul/></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">02</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>How many years of experience do you have in or a related field?</span> <ul/></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">03</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>Are you bilingual in Spanish and English?</span> <ul><li>Yes</li> <li>No</li> </ul></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">04</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>Do you have reliable transportation that is readily available for county use (required)?</span> <ul><li>Yes</li> <li>No</li> </ul></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">05</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>Do you have a valid driver's license (required)?</span> <ul><li>Yes</li> <li>No</li> </ul></div></div> <p> <span class="required">*</span> Required Question </p> </dd> </dl></div><div><div style="text-align:center"><span><br><a href="https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/2448807-0" target="_blank">Apply for Job Now</a></span></div></div></div>