Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred
Work Schedule: 7am to 3:30pm (40 hours) per week
UAMS Head Start/Early Head Start currently serves 928 children at 16 sites throughout Pulaski County. The program’s overall goal is to increase the social competence of children in low income families and children with disabilities, while improving the chances of success in school. Head Start/Early Head Start addresses the needs of the whole child including the educational, vocational and material needs of the entire family. The program strives to enhance children’s physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development while enabling parents to be better caregivers and teachers to their children. Head Start/Early Head Start helps parents meet their own goals while giving children a head start in life.
The Preschool Child Enrichment Specialist prepares the classroom and curriculum for each day, greets the child and parent to ensure a welcome transition into the learning activities, and documents children’s individual learning. S/He is responsible for the completion of developmental assessments for all children and tracking of the child’s progress during the year. S/He provides training and supervision to the Child Care Technicians and Caregivers. Ensures that the child/staff ration of 1-10 is met at all times.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Salary: $11.02 hourly