- Job Name
- Developmental Screener
- Reports to: Mental Health Consultant / Child Development Specialist
Children’s Village Mission:
Children’s Village is a non-profit that provides early childhood education and school-age academic enrichment distinguished by excellence and family diversity. Working together with children, parents, and the community, we promote a society that is fair, compassionate, and economically vibrant.
As Developmental Screener, the candidate assists the Mental Health Consultant and Child Development Specialist in coordinating and conducting developmental screenings for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Designated screening instruments approved by credentialing authorities are implemented according to strict time frames and documented accordingly. Data is recorded and reported in adherence to all confidentiality and reporting guidelines.
The Developmental Screener assists the Mental Health Consultant and Child Development Specialist in communications with parents to facilitate referrals for early intervention and follow up, as necessary, to keep appointments for evaluations and meetings. The Developmental Screener interprets between Chinese-speaking parents and English-speaking staff and consultants.
All staff are responsible for abiding by and advocating for applicable quality standards such as DPW licensing guidelines, NAEYC accreditation criteria, Head Start performance standards, Pre-K Counts requirements, PHLpreK guidelines, STARS standards, and the nationally recognized Environment Rating Scales, ITERS, ECERS, and SACERS.
Hours/Shift: 20-25 hours per week
Additional hours are needed in September and October to satisfy all screening requirements for credentialing agencies within the specified time frame. Hours must be able to be flexibly scheduled according to the needs of the children and classes, usually morning to early afternoon.
From time to time, responsibilities in addition to those listed above may be requested to meet the needs of the individual child, the parent(s) or family, the classroom, or Children’s Village.
1. Educational Degree – a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, special education, child development, psychology, or closely related field is required.
2. Experience - experience in an educational setting working primarily with children is required.
3. Bilingual (Mandarin Chinese/English) Required – proficiency in other Chinese dialects desirable
$18 – 21 per hour, depending on qualifications
The physical demands of this position are related to working with children individually or in the classroom. The candidate must be able to sit on a small chair or on the floor to observe and interact with children.
Working Conditions and Environment:
The candidate will work with children, teachers and parents in a small office or meeting room, or in the classroom. Occasionally the candidate may accompany the class on outings, or escort parents to off-site meetings.
Application and Interview Process:
1. An interested candidate should submit (via e-mail, fax, mail, or hand-delivery) the Children’s Village Employment Application (available on our website, www.childrensvillagephila.org).
2. Until the position is filled, qualified candidates will be contacted for a short first interview.
3. Strong candidates from the first round of interviews will be contacted for a second program visit, including an extended visit in the classroom and a second interview.
4. Due to the heavy volume of applications, letters of rejection will not be sent to applicants who are not contacted for a first interview.
125 N. 8th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Ph (215) 931-0190
Fx (215) 413-0120
E-mail: Dr. Barbara Wolf email@example.com
or, Beth Baker firstname.lastname@example.org
- Job Type
- Education Level Required
- Location City
- Philadelphia, PA 19106, United states
- Contact Person
- Beth Baker
- Contact Email
- Contact Phone
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