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BCFS Education Services is part of a global system of health and
human service non-profit organizations led by BCFS and is focused
on advancing school readiness and ensuring families have the
necessary tools to give their children a Head Start toward a
lifetime of learning. Our team of compassionate educators and
innovative leaders believe every child is unique and has the
potential to be successful and make a positive impact in our
Reports to: BCFS Education Services ERSEA/PFCE Coordinator
Status (Pay Grade): Non-Exempt - Full Time (Specialist I
commensurate with education)
Minimum Qualifications: Certificate or credential in social
work, human services, family services, counseling, or related
field. Experience working with diverse families in low income
communities. Background in evidence-based strategies to strengthen
outcomes for children and families. Valid driver's license and work
eligibility status. Pass a criminal and driving background
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in social work,
Bi-lingual (Spanish), three (3) years of case management
Critical Action Items:
Determine, verify, and document eligibility, recruitment,
selection, enrollment, and attendance (ERSEA) of program
participants in accordance with agency and federal policy,
protocols, and regulations. (HSPPS 1302.12)
Participate in recruitment efforts designed to actively inform
families with eligible children in the service area-specifically
children with disabilities and other vulnerable or
disproportionately impacted children-of available Head Start
services and assist them with the application process. (HSPPS
Comply with established selection criteria and ensure program
compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
(IDEA). (HSPPS 1302.14)
Ensure assigned program maintains its funded enrollment level,
including filling slots within 30 days of vacancy. (HSPPS
Monitor and address attendance for each assigned child, to
include direct contact with parents and intensive case management.
Collaborate with families in the families' preferred language
(or through an interpreter) to engage them in a family partnership
process that identifies needs, interests, strengths, goals, and
services and resources that support family well-being, including
family safety, health, and economic stability. (HSPPS 1302.50,
Meet with families to establish Family Service Plans (FSP) and
review individual progress, evaluate/revise goals, and provide
resource referrals based on the urgency and intensity of identified
needs and goals. (HSPPS 1302.52, 1302.53)
Coordinate new and existing community referrals to maximize
resources and avoid duplication of effort or services. (HSPPS
Coordinate with teachers, families, and other resource support
to share information and ensure coordinated parent family and
community engagement (PFCE) strategies for children and families in
the classroom, at home, and in the community.
Identify and promote opportunities for parents to participate in
parenting and professional skills development, including
opportunities to participate in the Head Start program as
volunteers or employees.
Participate in the development and implementation of family and
community engagement activities and special events.
Support development of community and self-assessments, grant
applications, budgets, and required reports in accordance with BCFS
Education Services and Office of Head Start timelines and criteria
Perform other job duties as assigned.
Complete initial training on eligibility determinations within
90 days hire and subsequent professional development training as
indicated by program management.
Program enrollment is 100% and complies with eligibility
criteria and in accordance with agency, state, and federal
An established meeting and home visit schedule of sufficient and
consistent frequency ensures a partnership between program staff
and families in a timely and effective manner.
Child records are complete, current, and organized, including
documentation of case notes within 24 hours of meeting/home
Required reports are prepared and submitted prior to
Knowledge of applicable state and federal Head Start
regulations, performance standards and guidelines.
Strong written communication skills to document child files with
reports and case notes.
Strong oral communication skills to communicate with a family in
their preferred language (or through an interpreter) to develop
relationships with parents and structure services that encourage
trust and respectful, ongoing two-way communication
Ability to incorporate the unique cultural, ethnic, and
linguistic backgrounds of families in the program and
Sound judgment in the protection of confidential information.
Ability to organize and prioritize duties and responsibilities in a
Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays,
Ability to work independently.
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organizations to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all
employees equally regardless of age, race, creed/religion, color,
national origin, immigration status or citizenship status, sexual
orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender
identity, gender expression, disability, genetic information or
genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status,
partnership status, victim of domestic violence, sexual or other
reproductive health decisions, or other characteristics protected
by applicable law.
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