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Job Title:

Bilingual Parent Child Educator

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Bolingbrook, Joliet


1st Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Do you want to use your skills and talents to make a lasting difference in the world? At Catholic Charities Diocese of Joliet we are mission-driven, focused on positive results for people and believe that people should be treated with dignity and respect. If you feel the same way we encourage you to join us in making a difference!

Catholic Charities’ Head Start program is NAEYC Accredited as well as a Gold Circle Quality and US Model Head Start Program.

If you desire a better work/life balance and can work in a fast paced environment with excellent growth potential, we would like to hear from you.

General Responsibilities:

Under the Administration and Coordination of the Early Childhood Service Manager the Early Head Start Bilingual Parent Child Educator will provide for the physical, cognitive, social and emotional growth and development of infants and toddlers in the home based setting and during center-based socialization experiences.
The Early Head Start Bilingual Parent Child Educator will work with parents and families to develop, plan, model and implement positive early childhood experiences in the home and center based setting; ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) developmentally appropriate practice for infants and toddlers.
A personal vehicle for transportation is required, and periodic weekend recruitment activities are required along with attendance at parent meetings and family activity events.
It is the expectation that programmatic recruitment takes place throughout the community as specified and designated during the week and some weekends.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree preferred in Early Childhood Education or a related field. All degrees must be from a regionally accredited educational institution which has U.S. Department of Education approval.
Passage of complete background clearance, physical and Tuberculosis (TB) Test.
Documentation of 36 semester hours of early childhood coursework including infant and toddler courses.
Have at least two years of experience working in an Early Childhood setting or working directly with low-income families.
Understanding and commitment to the social teachings of Catholic Charities.
Excellent written and oral communication.
Bilingual required.
Competency in use of a computer including Microsoft Office applications, and office technology skills.
Ability to work independently and accept increased levels of responsibility.
Ability to develop a weekly itinerary for completing home visits, socialization and manages multitasks simultaneously.
Understanding and promoting the social teachings of Catholic Charities.
A valid driver’s license, reliable means of transportation and proof of liability insurance is required.


Work/Life Balance Time-off: 12 Holidays - 15 Days’ Vacation -3 Personal Days-9 Sick Days
Medical/Dental/Vision Health Insurances
Flexible Spending Account
Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance
403B Retirement Plan with employer contributions
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Short-term Disability Insurance

Company Information

For 50 years we have locally provided services to help those in need in seven Illinois counties.
Will – DuPage – Kankakee – Grundy – Iroquois – Kendall – Ford

As a member of Catholic Charities-USA – we are part of one of the largest social welfare associations in the nation. We hold the rank of #21 on the 2019 Forbes list of largest 100 charities in the USA.

Application Instructions:

ONLY online applications are considered and accepted, please no phone calls.
Joliet application:

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