Home Base Specialist

Izzi Early Education! | Menlo Park, CA

Posted Date 6/01/2024

Position: Home Base Specialist
Locations: South County
Salary Range: Starting at $27.00 & Depending on Qualifications & Experience

Izzi Early Education Head Start & Early Head Start Programs requires all applicants to submit copies of transcripts, degree(s)
and any certification along with the cover letter and resume. All applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for
satisfaction of minimum qualification standards. The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview.

- Employer Paid - Medical, Dental and Life Insurance; Vision Savings Eye Care Program
- Employer Assistance Program
- Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance
- Commuter Benefits
- 403(b) Retirement Plan Benefits - 8% funded by employer
- Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal Days and Paid Sick Time
- Limited Time ONLY & after 6 months of full time employment: Sign-On Incentive and Relocation allowance will be provided if coming from out of the State of CA

1. Ensures enrollment by completing full intakes and returning intakes, in partnership with Coordinator, adhering to HS/EHS requirements as well as ERSEA enrollment guidelines and deadlines. Provides outreach to families and communities to recruit children into the program, as needed. Ensures all comprehensive services are delivered over a month on a monthly basis by utilizing comprehensive curriculum, Parents As Teachers and other support resources.
2. Implements parent-child activities and education to meet the individual child and family’s needs over a month for each child and family. Assists parents to use activities and household materials that naturally occur in the home and other places as learning opportunities. Plan, organize and facilitate socialization experiences twice a month. Updates family needs assessments and family goals with each family. Provides families with socializations experience twice a month. Provides resources, referrals, and support services. Mentors parents to assume leadership roles (i.e. parent meetings, committee members, and policy council), advocates for services and to be fully involved in the program.
3. Provides support services for children and families within the program. Communicates and provides services with content specialist and community partners. Assist with and facilitates transition services for children and families to ensure continuation of services.
4. Maintains record keeping systems with ongoing documentation of family contacts in Child Plus. Complies with child abuse and neglect law and reporting requirements. Submits weekly, monthly and ongoing reports. Maintains confidentiality of family records and program information. Maintains and ensures health and safety practices.
5. As needed, attends staff trainings on and off site. Participates in performance appraisal and individual supervision meetings. Develops individual professional development plans, in partnership with supervisor. Attends annual vision and hearing trainings as needed.

1. Must have a minimum of nine (9) Early Childhood Education (ECE) units in curriculum development, understanding of observation and assessment principles, and principles of childhood development.
2. Minimum one (1) year experience providing direct services to low-income families with children ages birth through five (5) years.
3. Knowledge of principles of family dynamics, early intervention and childhood development.
4. Knowledge of community agency resources for staff and parents.
5. Ability to maintain a cooperative and professional working relationship with staff, parents and other public agency personnel.
6. Valid California Driver’s License, proof of insurance and reliable transportation required.
7. Spanish speaking preferred.

- Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment
- Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement/NSOPW

APPLY: Attn: Human Resources Department
Izzi Early Education
155 Bovet Road, Suite 300
San Mateo, CA 94402


Salary27.00 - 27.00 Hour
Job Category (Select One)
Family Services | Program Support
Full time

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