All Other Positions - Grain Valley R-V
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Job Title: Parent Eductor
Job Location: Early Childhood Center
Beginning: Aug 01, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Grain Valley R-V
Grain Valley, MO 64029
Telephone: 816-847-5006
Job Description:
Grain Valley Schools is looking for a motivated and energetic Parent Educator.  This position will provide support to the instructional program with specific responsibilities for working with parents of newborns to age five children, promoting their involvement and providing information and/or direction; assisting parents in goal setting and educational development; developing and refining program materials; and assisting in transitioning students to preschool and kindergarten.
Essential Functions
  • Screen infants and children up to kindergarten age to determine developmental levels and creating a program of instruction for parents (this requires a minimum of 2 evenings per week in addition to day visits)
  • Acts as a case manager for preschool students for the purpose of providing for the early childhood education, related, medical and mental health services
  • Organize parent workshops and meetings to provide information on parenting and developing parent involvement with the child's school activities
  • Serve as a liaison to parents and students transitioning through the first year of school
  • Refer students and parents to outside agencies to assist with meeting the needs of the children and their families
  • Prepare a variety of documents, reports and written materials (e.g. student progress, contacts with parents, teachers, outside professionals, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information to parents and staff, providing written support, developing recommendations and/or conveying information
  • Complete required hours of training and in-service
  • Missouri Teacher’s Certificate is preferred
  • Knowledge of preschool development stages and parenting methods
  • Ability to work and effectively communicate with diverse individuals and/or groups
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills to analyze issues and create action plans
  • Ability to exercise self-control in difficult situations
  • Demonstrated ability to handle information with utmost confidentiality
Job Information
  • Full-time
  • 9 month position
  • Pay Range - $16.26/hr - $18.51/hr


** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.