Sample 2

SAMPLE 2

PARENTS AS TEACHERS COORDINATOR JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION: To successfully oversee and coordinate the Parents as Teachers program and effectively lead parent educators toward reaching the following program goals:

  • Increase parent knowledge of early childhood development and improve parenting practices
  • Provide early detection of developmental delays and health issues
  • Prevent child abuse and neglect
  • Increase children's school readiness and school success

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or related field (Master's degree or higher preferred)
  • Strong ability in working with young children and their parents
  • Three years successful experience as an educator
  • Proven leadership experience and/or Administration degree preferred.
  • Completed or willing to complete approved training in parent education.

REPORTS TO: Superintendent of Schools

SUPERVISES: Parent educators and staff

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: The Director should fulfill the requirements for the Parent Educator job description and the following:

  • Interviews, supervises and evaluates Parents as Teachers faculty and staff
  • Trains new parent educators
  • Develops in-service training for parent educators and screening personnel
  • Conducts regularly scheduled Parents as Teachers staff meetings
  • Conducts regularly scheduled individual reflective supervision sessions with parent educators
  • Plans, schedules, coordinates and participates in the community screening for 3 months-5 year olds
  • Coordinates, monitors and evaluates personal family visits, group connections, playgroups, record keeping and recruitment efforts of other parent educators
  • Actively recruits families to participate in the program
  • Supervises and/or prepares information for periodic newsletters, web sites and school district/PAT social media
  • Develops and monitors the budget in conjunction with the Superintendent and Business Manager
  • Requisition and/or purchasing and distributing supplies needed for PAT program
  • Maintains contact with county and community social service agencies, health care personnel and other organizations in contact with families of young children
  • Reviews and evaluates results of annual parent surveys and other evaluative measures
  • Maintains and monitors parent educator caseloads and records that pertain to screening, enrollment and participation in Parents as Teachers program
  • Prepares and completes the Parents as Teachers application, final report, program evaluation and any other district or state forms/reports
  • Prepares and completes the yearly Affiliate Performance Report required by the PAT National Office
  • Serves as a resource for parent educators and others concerning early childhood issues
  • Serves as chairperson of the Parents as Teachers Advisory Committee and participates on other district, community and/or state committees
  • Serves as a liaison to community agencies and is available to speak to community groups about the Parents as Teachers program
  • Other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Superintendent of Schools