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Job Posting: Parent Educator – Parents As Teachers (PAT) Program

DATE:             November 7, 2019        

POSITION TITLE:     Parent Educator – Parents As Teachers (PAT) Program

                                    Spanish/English Fluency Required

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until Filled

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direct supervision of the Parent Educator Supervisor, the Parent Educator provides parent education, developmental information and family support to parents through personal home visits to promote the healthy development of children from pregnancy to kindergarten. Parent Educators utilize the nationally recognized “Parents as Teachers” curriculum to deliver quality home based early childhood education, developmentally age appropriate resources and effective child –parent interaction techniques.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend training to become a Certified Parent Educator.
  • Provide personal home visits to families on assigned caseload
  • Plan and conduct home visits using the Parents As Teachers (PAT) instructional curriculum based activities, methods and materials.
  • Provide early detection and developmental screening services to children zero to five years of age.
  • Monitor client caseload and record child’s developmental progress
  • Maintain accurate records of all personal home visits, contacts, screenings, resource linkages and data input of progress and required reports.
  • Maintain client confidentiality and integrity in keeping with agency policies, practices, professional standards and program requirements.
  • Acquire knowledge and expertise of the agency’s Client Management System software and other various database systems.
  • Participate in community outreach events as needed and required.
  • Attend agency staff meetings as necessary and required.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned and adhere to ongoing policies, program standards and supervisory directives.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Sit for 6-8 hours at a time, kneeling, squatting, standing and bending
  • Typing and computer work
  • Lift up to 10 pounds
  • Drive a vehicle
  • Command of the English language
  • Good judgment

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood development or related field is preferred; or-
  • Minimum of 60 college hours in early childhood development with a minimum of two years experience directly working with young children under the age of 5 required; or-
  • Certificate in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, or 5 years experience in a pre-school setting preferred.
  • Required continuing education to maintain certification.

Skills Required:

  • Ability to read, write and speak fluently in Spanish and English is required
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to receive supervision and work independently, problem solve and be solution-oriented.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain a positive rapport with children birth through age 5 and their parents; effectively communicate developmental issues to families.
  • Knowledge and skill working with diverse populations.
  • Bi-lingual Spanish strongly preferred.
  • Display a positive, outgoing and flexible professional demeanor and be resourceful, non-judgmental and tactful in dealing with both children and adults.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from parents or community.
  • Demonstrate good organizational skills.
  • Ability to write reports, correspondence and maintain accurate records.
  • Ability to perform CPR and First Aid.
  • Advocate and Support Mission, Vision, and Core Values of KidsFirst.
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in MS Outlook and MS Word.
  • Ability to pass TB Test and background check/fingerprint clearance.
  • Must possess a valid California driver’s license, provide own transportation and have a clean DMV report.
  • Other duties as assigned.

SALARY:                                 Depending on experience; Non-exempt position.

SUBMIT RESUME:                Human Resources Manager

KidsFirst

tlier@kidsfirstnow.org

POSITION LOCATION:        Auburn and as needed in Roseville

SALARY :       Depending on Experience; Benefits package includes health, supplemental health, dental, vision and life insurance, Wellness Program, Employee Assistance Program, Paid Time Off, Paid Sick Leave, plus 13 paid holidays per year.  We also offer a voluntary retirement package, voluntary benefits with Aflac and Legal Shield;  Non-exempt position.

KidsFirst is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Smoke Free/Drug Free Work Environment

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KidsFirst
Roseville

124 Main Street
Roseville, CA 95678
Tel: (916) 774-6802
Fax: (916) 774-2685

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

KidsFirst
Auburn

11960 Heritage Oaks Place, Suite 3
Auburn, CA 95603
Tel: (530) 887-3536
Fax: (530) 887-3856

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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