All Other Positions - Fox C-6 School District
Position: All Other Positions
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Job Title: Parent Educator - Parents as Teachers
Job Location: Don Earl Early Childhood Center
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Fox C-6 School District
Arnold, MO 63010
Telephone: 636-296-8000
Job Description:
POSITION TITLE:      Parent Educators __ Parents as Teachers
STATUS:                     Part-time, approximately 19 hours per week; base salary  Flexible schedule – some evenings and weekends may be required.
FLSA STATUS:           Non-exempt
REPORTS TO:           Parents as Teachers Supervisor; Director of Early Childhood Education
POSITION SUMMARY: To provide personal instruction, demonstrate appropriate educational activities, and deliver research-based printed materials to parents regarding child development and related issues.  To conduct child developmental screenings including, but not limited to, vision, hearing, the understanding and use of language, motor development, hand-eye coordination, health, and physical development for children from birth through kindergarten entry.
  1. Serve families in assigned caseload with face-to-face personal visits at a frequency dictated by supervisor.
  2. Coordinate services with other community programs with similar purposes, make recommendations for further screenings, evaluations, etc.
  3. Attend and enhance group connections and community events involving Parents as Teachers(health fairs, parent universities, speaking engagements, etc.).
  4. Adhere to all district health, safety, and confidentiality policies.
  5. Document and maintain visit records as required.
  6. Conduct screenings for children from birth through kindergarten entry, provide related verbal review and written documentation.
  7. Maintain permanent records as required by Parents as Teachers.
  8. Actively recruit volunteer families to participate in the program.
  9. Attend required certification training and become certified as a parent educator.
  10. Attend required professional development.
  11. Provide professional parent instruction and delivery of information to district families implementing the curriculum provided by the National Parents as Teachers (PAT) Center, along with enhancements from the district.
  12. Coordinate services with other community programs with similar purposes.
  13. Support and enhance the existing PAT program.
  14. Represent the district at various community events supporting families and/or young children.
  15. Support the value of education.
  16. Support the philosophy and mission of the district.
  17. Support the philosophy and mission of Parents as Teachers.
  1. Attend training and become qualified to administer developmental and health screenings.
  2. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor or as needs arise.
  3. Adhere to all district health and safety policies.
  1. Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of clienteles.
  2. Ability to exercise sound judgment.
  3. Ability to work effectively with all stakeholders.
  4. Calm demeanor for handling stressful situations.
  5. Ability to accomplish tasks that are often interrupted by persons with special and/or immediate needs.
  6. Must possess effective written and verbal communication skills.
  7. Ability to follow through and complete tasks without direct supervision.
  1. Must meet one of the following criteria:
  • Certification and/or four year degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field
  • Associates degree or other certificate in Early Childhood Education or a related field
  • 60 College Credit Hours and 2 years DESE-approved experience
  • High School Diploma (or equivalent) and 5 Years of DESE-approved experience
  1. Demonstrated ability to work with adults and their young children.
Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of telephone/email and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, and handle or feel objects. Some climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, and repetitive motions. Requires ability to sit and stand for long periods to complete work. Requires ability to handle multiple tasks with frequent interruptions and ability to work in noisy, stressful, and crowded environments, and to work in a variety of settings. The employee must independently transport him/herself to various locations in the District for various meetings, events, home visits, etc.

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