All Other Positions - Knob Noster R-VIII
Position: All Other Positions
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Job Title: Parents as Teachers Educator
Job Location: Knob Noster Public Schools
Beginning: Aug 15, 2020
Deadline: Mar 13, 2020**
District: Knob Noster R-VIII
Knob Noster, MO 65336
Telephone: 660-563-3186
Job Description:
Knob Noster Public Schools is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as School Nurse (RN) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The successful candidate will demonstrate diverse professional knowledge, a vision of excellence, a student-centered focus, and a positive, team-oriented attitude.
Parents as Teacher Educator
CERTIFICATION:  High School Diploma or Equivalency Certification
  1. Experience working with young children and/or parents or 60 college hours in relevant field
  2. Available to attend Foundational and Model Implementation Training prior to working as a PAT
  3. Available to work outside the regular school day
  4. Holds and maintains a valid driver’s license and evidence of insurance
  5. Criminal justice fingerprint and background clearance
  6. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board and/or Superintendent may find appropriate
REPORTS TO:  Director of Student Services/PAT Supervisor
  1. Provide strategies and support as a liaison between home and school (prenatal to kindergarten age)
  2. Instruct parents in parenting, child development and educational support
  3. Provides information on educational and related support services available for eligible students and families
  4. Assessing and making referrals to other agencies
  • Provides developmentally appropriate information, observations and support to parents in their role as their child’s first teacher
  • Maintains an accurate log of parent contact, activities and assessments that support child development in our computerized system
  • Demonstrates knowledge of child development, skill acquisition, parenting and issues related to typical and atypical growth
  • Shares relevant information, resources and activities on development, language, motor, and social skills with parents/care givers in the home and at community connection events
  • Models appropriate verbal interactions, communication techniques and self-regulating behaviors
  • Screens and monitors child progress in cognition, language, motor and affective development, and provides referrals as necessary to community resources
  • Plans for and implements home based programming to strengthen parent effectiveness
  • Maintains files and records for documentation
  • Establishes good rapport with families, community resources, team members and district personnel, demonstrating active listening, encouragement, guidance and feedback
  • Actively recruits high risk families
  • Ability to travel to various locations; meeting families in their homes and at community events
  • Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of the position
  • Participates in district professional development, as requested
  • Demonstrate professionalism and appropriate judgment in behavior, speech, dress, and appropriate professional manner for the work setting
  • Adhere to all district rules, regulations, and policies
  • Adheres to good safety practices
  • All other duties as required or assigned
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:     176 total contract days. Classified salary schedule to be established by the Board of Education.
Revised:              January 2020
Interested, qualified candidates should apply online at A competitive compensation package commensurate with experience and credentials will be offered.  This position will remain open until filled. 
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** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.