Assists in promoting school readiness of children ages 0-3 by providing responsive caregiving, effective teaching and an organized learning environment that promotes healthy development and children’s skill growth aligned with the Head Start Early Learning Outlook Framework, including for children with disabilities. This to include engaging parents, caregivers, and other family members in the child’s learning and development by developing a strength based relationship that focuses on the positive parent/caregiver and child relationship.
Provides a learning environment focused around responsive caregiving practices, such as being tuned into the children and families, understanding the cues of the infant/toddler and responding appropriately while using the environment to support development and extend learning
Assists in setting learning goals and plans learning experiences by integrating knowledge of each child’s temperament, interests, gender, culture, language, learning approaches, understanding, misconceptions, and abilities and by working collaboratively with families and a range of specialists (e.g., medical, dental, speech, nutrition, mental health)
WI Child Care Department Approved Courses or be enrolled to complete within 6 months of hire:
Child care certificate or higher (Associate of Arts degree)
Family Forum, Inc. is the grantee for the Head Start and Early Head Start programs working with children and families in preparing them for success. We have high quality programming, family support and wellness education, and we foster meaningful relationships. The agency has been serving the communities in Northwest WI for over 50 years and we continue to grow through quality services, and partnerships with the families we serve and the communities we serve in.