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Community-Based (In Home) Educator

(Spanish Speaking Bilingual)

About Verner

For over 20 years, Verner Center for Early Learning has been a leader in more ways than one: our  commitment to developing the youngest among us, our thorough support for families and communities,  and our investment in the development of educators. Verner’s centers provide a supportive, inclusive  work environment, with a strong emphasis on one-on-one mentorship. Verner staff are expected to foster  the inclusive, play-based, interactive and reflective learning atmosphere that families have come to expect  of us. Ideal applicants are open-minded and willing to grow and learn about innovative child development  and family engagement best practices. Our unique benefits package includes tuition assistance, paid  training, and comprehensive mental health support. All Verner educators are also entitled to freshly  prepared and complimentary breakfasts, lunches, and snacks, courtesy of our Rainbow in My Tummy  nutrition program.

Job Description

Community Based Educators (CBE) will work with children ages birth to 3 years of age. Must be self directed, this position will largely work independently throughout the week, driving from home to home. CBE works with families of young children to support children’s development, provide parenting education, and work toward other goals identified by the family. Candidates must be comfortable driving throughout Buncombe County, spending time with families in the home environment, and working with families experiencing poverty and other high risk situations.

Qualifications

  • Two years of related experience preferred
  • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, or a related field, a CDA, or at least 18 semester hours of equivalent coursework OR be willing to obtain CDA within 1 year of employment
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is preferred
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Current CRC letter of Qualification from DCDEE is preferred
  • Reliable transportation
  • Physically able to lift at least 30 lbs., kneel, stoop, bend and sit on the floor to attend the children’s needs
  • Must be Spanish speaking bilingual

Benefits & Compensation

  • Access to industry-leading one-on-one mentorship
  • Tuition assistance for ongoing career development
  • State of the art learning environment providing the highest quality early care
  • Paid continuing education & training opportunities
  • Affordable Medical, Dental, & Vision insurance after 90 days of employment
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Short & Long term disability
  • Matching 403(b) retirement plan
  • 5 1/2 weeks paid time off your first year (this includes PTO and Holidays)
Verner Center for Early Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All Verner centers embrace DEIB (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging) as organizing principles to  foster safe and inclusive workplaces.