Parent as Teachers Educator

JOB TITLE: Parent as Teachers Educator
SALARY SCALE: G3/S8-G7/S10
DEPARTMENT: North Fork Rancheria Tribal TANF
SALARY RANGE: $38,864-$63,733
REPORTS TO: Parent Education Supervisor
STATUS: Non-Exempt/Full and Part-time

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the direct supervision of the TANF Program 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 through kindergarten. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.0 Primary Job Responsibilities:

1.1 Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills to thrive in the job.
1.2 Utilization of active listening and speaking skills to counsel parents in a clear and understandable manner.
1.3 Responsible for planning to develop sound work schedules and analytical skills to assess the effectiveness of instructional strategies.
1.4 Problem-solvers, with the ability to establish positive relationships with people from various cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
1.5 Must be able to travel to different locations as required.

2.0 PERFORMANCE AREA 3: General Corporate Expectations

2.1 Attends required training to become a Certified Parent Educator.
2.2 Provide personal home visits using through Parents as Teachers instructional curriculum-based activities, methods, and materials.
2.3 Completes required number of visits/screenings for families as determined by NFRTT and PATNC guidelines.
2.4 Complies with policies, procedures and guidelines as set by NFRTT, PAT (Parents as Teachers) Affiliate.
2.5 Maintains confidentiality.
2.6 Monitor client caseload and record child’s development progress.
2.7 Maintain accurate records of all personal home visits, contacts, screenings, resource linkages and data input of progress and required reports.

2.8 Recruit for the Parent as teachers Program by means of outreach events, contacting community members, etc.
2.10 Partake in yearly Professional Development.
2.12 Develop and facilitate cultural activities during in person visits and group connections.
2.13 Participates in all required NFRTT and PATNC.
2.10 Participates in monthly reflective supervision meetings and develop a Professional Growth Plan based upon core competency self-assessment.
2.11 Help plan and execute group connections as assigned. Notifies all assigned families of upcoming group connections.
2.12 Help develop and maintain resource networks.
2.13 Cooperates, communicates, and seeks assistance from other professional staff members.
2.14 Assists in the writing of the yearly PAT proposal.
2.15 Clerical duties related to program.
2.16 Utilize TANF Program TAS and Penelope Program knowledgeable to document visits and to make contact
with participants.
2.17 Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, LICENSE/CERTIFICATION, & SKILLS:

Education
• Must possess a High School diploma
• Associates or bachelor’s degree in child development preferred
Experience
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with youth-0-5 years of age.
License/certification
• Valid CA driver’s license
• CPR/First Aid certified preferred but not required

Skills
• Able to quickly build and maintain rapport with youth and parents of differing backgrounds, team player.
• Customer-service oriented.
• Positive professional insight.
• Flexibility and dependability.
• Demonstrated good problem-solving skills, sound judgment.
• Effective leadership/supervisory skills.
• Modern office practices and procedures including scanning, faxing, etc.
• Intermediate to advanced software skills with MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, Visio, SharePoint).
• Attention to detail and excellent follow-through on work tasks.
• Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Able to work independently without supervision

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Environmental Conditions:
Work takes place within an office environment. Air quality is good with general adequate lighting at desk/workstations. Noise conditions are moderate and limited to self and others on telephone calls and general interactions with coworkers and public.
Physical Requirements:
• Must be able to lift 20 pounds and push up to 50 pounds (on wheels).
• Must be able to hear staff on the phone and those who are served in-person and speak clearly to communicate information to clients and staff.
• Must be able to read memos, computer screens, program forms, and administrative documents.
• Must have high manual dexterity.
• Must be able to reach above the shoulder level to work, must be able to bend, squat and sit, stand, stoop, crouch, reach, kneel, twist/turn

NFR complies with the Indian Preference Act. Preference in hiring is given to qualified Native Americans in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, US Code, Section 472 and 473). Subject to, but not in derivation of the Act, we are an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for this job email your details to nfrhr@northforkrancheria-nsn.gov