Position Title: Parent Educator - FACE Program
Department: Theodore Jamerson Elementary School (TJES)
Reports Directly to: TJES Principal
Status: Exempt; Full-time
Salary: $38,392 - $50,093
Summary of Duties:
Will serve for the Home-Based component of Family and Children Education (FACE) program serving families of prenatal to 5-year old children.
Will provide research-based information on how children grow and develop and support parents on how to foster learning nurture developments in their role as their child’s first teacher.
Plans with FACE staff strategies for recruiting families to participate in FACE program. Establishes rapport with families participating in FACE program.
Makes home visits to implement the curriculum and age appropriate activities.
Assists parent in implementing activities to promote the social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth of children, ages 0-5.
Monitors home environments by making home visits to ensure that these provide developmentally appropriate learning experience specific to the home type.
Recognizes behavior and/or development of children deviating from the norms.
Screens each child enrolled in the FACE program using prescribed assessment tolls, including PAT Health Questionnaire, hearing and vision functional assessments, direct observations onsite, PT Milestones, and the AGES and Stages Questionnaire.
Uses paraprofessional knowledge of early detection of delayed development in order to make referrals to appropriate diagnostic and/or treatment processes.
Collaborate with other appropriate agencies/programs.
Helps families to access community resources.
Acts as parent/child advocate. Serves as educational advisor and resource person to parents.
Takes initiative to research materials and community resources needed to address parental needs, concerns, and/or questions.
Establishes and maintains participant’s formation of group meetings, periodic newsletter, and parent support group if necessary. Arranges or conducts parenting sessions concerning age appropriate topics.
Conducts or facilitates monthly meetings for families participating in FACE program.
Works as a team member of FACE program: recruiting, advertising, visiting families, writing newsletter articles to publicize program and encourage participation.
Collects and maintains statistical data for planning and reporting purposes in accordance with the FACE program requirements.
Prepares various reports needed to maintain PAT certification and signed assurances.
Normal working hours are from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm.
Will need to be able to bend, stoop and lift in the course work duties.
Must possess an Associates of Arts degree or 60 college hours, to state certification for paraprofessionals.
Must be certified by PAT after training and maintain certification annually.
Must have a valid North Dakota Driver’s License.
Knowledge & Skills:
Copy of valid North Dakota Driver’s License
Opening Date: June 16, 2022
Closing Date: July 15, 2022
United Tribes Technical College is an Equal Employment Opportunity. The applicant is responsible for providing proof of enrollment in a federally recognized tribe if Indian preference is claimed. The applicant is responsible for providing a copy of his/her United States Government Form DD214 or his/her honorable discharge certificate from any branch of the military service if veteran’s preference is claimed. Failure to provide proof will result in loss of Indian or veteran preference in employment.
Interested applicants should submit a completed UTTC application, cover letter, resume, copy of ND Driver’s License, and unofficial copies of transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org or Human Resources Department, United Tribes Technical College, 3315 University Drive, Bismarck, ND 58504. NOTE: Applications and supporting documents received after the closing date and time of a job posting will NOT be considered.