Cairo School District #1

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EPI Parent Educator

EPI Parent Educator
Cairo School District #1
• Bachelor’s or four-year degree in early childhood education, social work, health, psychology, or a related field is recommended (or equivalent degree outside of the US).
• Supervised experience working with young children and/or parents is also preferred. It is essential that parent educators have at least a high school diploma or GED and a minimum of two years of previous supervised work experience with young children and/or parents.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, and possessing key characteristics (e. g., empathetic, conscientious, accepting, ethical)
• A commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility
• Ability to establish rapport with families and empower them by building on their strengths > Strong organizational and record keeping skills
• Ability to work independently and be self-motivated (often in the field)
• Computer skills; including web browsing, e-mail, Internet, and word-processing
• The parent educator must complete the Parents as Teachers Foundational and Model Implementation Trainings before delivering PAT services.
Essential Functions:
• Engage in recruitment activities (as applicable)
• Complete an initial and annual family-centered assessment with each family
• Develop, monitor and review goals with each family
• Plan, provide and document personal visits focused on parent-child interaction, development-centered parenting and family well-being
• Provide group connections to give families an opportunity to build social connections with each other,
• Engage in parent-child interaction activities, and increase knowledge of ways to support children’s development
• Complete at least initial and annual developmental screening and health review for each enrolled child
• Connect families to resources that help them reach their goals and address their needs > Help parents and children transition to other services as needed
• Maintain and submit all required family and program documentation in a timely manner
• Participate in at least two hours of reflective supervision monthly and at least two hours of staff meetings monthly
• Obtain competency-based professional development and renew parent educator certification annually
• Participate in continuous quality improvement
Go to the Districts website (About Us Section) to download a Non-Certified Application or call 618-734-4102 choosing option 1 and request that an application be mailed to you. Mail the application to Cairo School District Number One Attn: Business Office 4201 Sycamore St., Cairo, IL 62914 or email the completed application to [email protected]
Contact Debbie Huff
Phone: 618-734-4102
Fax: 618-734-4047
4201 Sycamore, Cairo, IL 62914