Felton’s Teenage Pregnancy and Parenting Project (TAPP) is a comprehensive case management and social services program serving pregnant and parenting teens city-wide. TAPP case managers help ensure that teens and transitional age youth have access to all available health, education, and social services for which they are eligible, regardless of whether they are in school. Focusing on the reduction in second births to teenage parents, academic enrollment and retention of pregnant and parenting teenagers, reduction of low birth-weight babies, and reduction in risk behaviors, TAPP also provides a myriad of support services, including child development, parenting education, childcare support services, nutrition , health education, job readiness, mental health programs, relationship violence prevention, and academic counseling. These support services are provided at TAPP as “one-stop shopping or are facilitated through longstanding partnerships with other youth-serving agencies. TAPP focuses on the promotion of strong families and the optimal support for children by focusing on the Strengthening Families Framework™. This approach focuses on the implementation of Five Protective Factors: parental resilience, increasing social connections; increasing knowledge of parenting and child development; providing concrete supports in times of need; and supporting social and emotional competence in young children.
Brief Job Overview
The Child Development /Learning Specialist is responsible for ensuring that quality classroom instruction services are delivered to Division clients within the standards of the First Five and Maternal Child and Adolescent Health and any other related funding sources contracts and program protocols. The Child Development Learning Specialist has responsibility for supporting FDC’s admission team with child development assessments screenings (ASQs) for new children enrolling in our ECE programs and providing parenting education workshops/classes (PIPE, Abriendo Puertas, Early Literacy and Pre-natal Health) to families we serve. The Specialist will work within the TAPP team to support client’s access to child development services, child development education training, and provide related activities as a resource for both families and TAPP team. This position oversees and facilitates the partnership with matching our pregnant client’s with a Doula through our community/hospital partnerships. The Child Development Education Specialist attends community meetings as assigned by the Program Director and participates in weekly team meetings. This position requires adherence to Federal Financial Participation (FFP) requirements that include completion of time study reports, and secondary documentation identifying activities completed during the time study period along with case notes that correspond to the activity.
Child Development/ Parenting Education:
Family and Community Partnerships:
Education, certification, and licenses:
Compensation and benefits:
Salary range $50k to $52k annually depending on qualifications and experience, this is a full time –exempt position with benefits. All full-time positions are eligible to participate in medical health benefit plans including dental, vision, 403(b) plans. We also offer 21 vacation days, 15 sick days, 12 paid holidays, and on-going opportunities for learning.
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Job Type: Full-time
Posted on : Fri, 15 Mar 2019 19:59:31 GMT
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