Activities / Athletics (not state certified) - Ritenour School District
Position: Activities / Athletics (not state certified)
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Parent Educator - School of Early Childhood Education
Job Location: Ritenour School District
Deadline: Apr 15, 2024**
District: Ritenour School District
St. Louis, MO 63114
Telephone: 314-493-6061
Job Description:
2024-2025 SCHOOL YEAR
(Posted: 04/03/2024)

POSITION:   Parent Educator - Full-Time Position (11 Months)
LOCATION:  School of Early Childhood Education
QUALIFICATIONS:   One of the following: 
  • Certification and/or a four year degree in either Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, Elementary Education, Vocational Home Economics, family and Consumer Sciences or Child Development and demonstrated ability in working with young children and their parents.
  • Or a two-year associate degree or two-year certificate program in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or Nursing and demonstrated ability in working with young children and their parents;
  • Or sixty semester hours or more of credit from an academic degree granting institution and two years working with young children and their parents as approved by DESE.
Application Submission Procedure – External Candidates
  • To ensure full consideration, please complete our online application.
  • Applications are accepted only through this process-mailed or emailed application materials will not be considered.
  • Upload letter of interest and resume.
  • All documents are required-partial or incomplete application materials will not be considered or reviewed; please make sure that all documents are uploaded appropriately.
Application Submission Procedure – Internal Candidates
  • To ensure full consideration, please “Sign In” as an employee.
  • Click “Staff Website” and then under Quick Links click on “Internal Job Postings,” new applicants will create an internal Profile and click on “Job Listings” and apply for the position.
  • If you already have an internal Profile, click on “Job Listings” and apply for the position.
SALARY: Parent Educator Salary 

JOB TITLE:  Parent Educator
A certified parent educator provides information; support and encouragement that parents need to help their child develop optimally during the crucial early years of life. This is accomplished by providing education in the form of personal visits, group connections, developmental screenings and linkages to a network of resources for parents and children.
REPORTS TO:  School of Early Childhood Principal                              
  • Plans and develops parent education courses in accordance with School of Early Childhood Education curriculum guidelines.
  • Meets individually with parents as needed to assist with parenting education needs.
  • Consults with other professionals within the family center and other district buildings as needed to assist in understanding needs of children and their parents.
  • Participates in educational conferences, professional training seminars, workshops, School of Early Childhood staff and parent educator staff meetings.
  • Performs other similar Parent Educator duties and responsibilities as requested by the Principal of the School of Early Childhood.
(*)  When a specific assignment has additional or different ESSENTIAL FUNCTION requirements, the differences will be discussed at the time of assignment.
  • Regular attendance is required to service assigned responsibilities to parents.
  • Requires independent travel to work sites within the district.
  • Interpret textbook materials on child and family development theory for the purpose of teaching parents; read and interpret correspondence, reports, and documents for teaching and administrative purposes.
  • Operates equipment as necessary to write lesson plans and curriculum for parent education.
  • Prepares lessons for parents; participates in development of parent education curriculum; provides instruction to parents.
For More Information, Please Visit Ritenour School District's, Employment Page.

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