Home Visiting Supervisor

Location: Seattle

Pay: $57,200 – $60,320 annually, Full-time, health & dental benefits, PTO, and retirement

Denise Louie Education Center is looking for Home Visiting Supervisor who will train and manage home visiting staff and ensure visiting plans are maintained.  This position will also make regular visits to client homes and provide assessments of Home Visitors’ performance and client families’ wellbeing.

Job Duties

  • Provide Home Visitors with training, modeling, and coaching to ensure the delivery of responsive services in line with the Early Head Start (EHS) performance standards and curricula.
  • Observe, evaluate, and provide feedback on Home Visitors’ skills through Reflective and Administrative Supervision. Observe consistent home visits with each Home Visitor.
  • Work to identify and address barriers preventing children and families from attending home visits and socializations. Collaborate with staff to identify solutions to increase attendance and engagement.
  • Monitor and support Home Visitors in maintaining accurate, up-to-date records of home visits, child progress, parent contact, parent goals, planning forms, and data entry into electronic data system.
  • Monitor Program Information Report (PIR) using electronic data system and tracking system to ensure health, child development, and family partnership goals are being set and met in a timely fashion.
  • Monitor overall program performance and develop plans to identify and address concerns, as well as grow and support team capacity as a whole.
  • Collaborate with Child Development, Head Start programs, Home Visitors, and families to ensure a smooth transition for children into and out of the EHS program.
  • Collaborate with Child Development, community partners and consultants to facilitate appropriate referrals and connection with Early Intervention, or other community resources, as needed.
  • Collaborate with the EHS Support Team, especially the Coach to support the development of the Early Head Start Team, and the professional development of Home Visitors.
  • Support planning and facilitation of group socializations with Home Visitors, Health Services, and Family Community Partnerships Coordinators.

Skills, Competencies, and Experience

  • BA in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Family Studies, or related field; MA preferred.
  • Three to five years of supervisory experience managing high-level professionals who work independently; demonstrated experience with continued professional development of a team or demonstrated history of leadership roles with increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Three years’ experience working with children and families in an early childhood setting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge related to infants and toddlers, maternal and child health, safety, nutrition, poverty, adult learning, family dynamics, and services to high-risk families.
  • Compassion and understanding of challenges and strengths of immigrant and refugee families.
  • Valid Washington State Driver’s License and daily access to a personal, legally licensed vehicle with proof of current automobile insurance or other reliable source of transportation.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the Home Visiting Supervisor is regularly required to walk, stand, balance, sit for prolonged periods, speak clearly, and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. The employee is regularly required to use fingers, hands, and arms to manipulate and shuffle documents, use writing instruments, and type on a keyboard. Frequent local travel to client homes is required.

 The physical demands described here must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  The working conditions are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Since 1978, the Denise Louie Education Center has provided high-quality multicultural early learning and family support services to insure that Seattle kids will be ready to succeed in school and life. We believe that children from low-income families deserve to grow up in high-quality learning environments and we strive to close the “opportunity gap” so that all children can enter kindergarten ready to be successful.