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Parent Educator for Parents as Teachers Program

La Plata Family Centers Coalition

Parent Educator for Parents as Teachers Program


Job Title: Parent

Department: La
Plata Family Centers Coalition

Supervisor: Executive

Employee Status:
Full-time (35 hours as funding permits)

Parent Educator will facilitate home visits with families who have children
ages 0 to 5 and group connection once a month. This will include but not be
limited to Early Childhood Education, Parent Education, Parent Engagement and
all other community activities as driven by the mission of LPFCC.

The Parent Educator must share in the Family Center philosophy and goals
outlined in the policy manual and driven by the LPFCC mission. This individual must
be familiar with the community and all early childhood programs, excellent
organizational skills and public speaking. This position requests a strong
background in Early Childhood Education birth to 5 year olds. Volunteer
organizational skills a plus. A BA in Education or closely related field is
preferred and /or 5 years experience in Early Childhood Development and/or must
be a parent. Bilingual Preferred.  


  • Work
    closely with the early childhood team to maintain fidelity & goals of
    the program.
  • Assist
    in the Early Childhood programs.
  • Facilitate
    home visits to families following PAT national guidelines for caseload.
  •  Maintain database to support grant
    reports (FRCAForce, Visit Tracker, Oliver, and others as needed).
  • Teach
    parent education classes (Love & Logic, or others as funded) when
    appropriate & in line with stated grant goals.
  • Act
    as a public relations representative of the LPFCC in the community.
    Coordinate liaison efforts between Center and community encouraging a
    positive relationship. Including, electronic newsletter, PSA’s, radio
    spots and other outreach marketing.
  • Fulfill
    all grant and funding agreements; i.e. travel to meetings, database,
    reporting and assist Executive Director with grant reports.
  • Assist
    with fundraising opportunities.
  • Fulfill
    all other duties assigned by the Executive Director as needed.


Parents as Teachers Guidelines

  • According to funding, recruit
    and maintain minimum amount of families, balanced between current PAT
  • Maintain all fidelity requirements,
    data bases, and updated trainings.

    • Monthly PAT staff meetings
    • Monthly reflective supervision
    • Monthly Group Connections
    • Appropriate percentage of
      visits per family
    • Timely health and development
    • Annual PAT survey
    • Annual PAT APR report to PAT
      National office
    • All other PAT duties as


Health & Development Screenings

  • Maintain all referral files,
    equipment and other items needed for administering the ASQ, ASQ/SE,
    hearing and vision screenings
  • Coordinate and provide
    developmental and health screenings to the community:  ASQ-3, ASQ-SE-2, Hearing (OAE), and
    Vision Screenings. (Maintain equipment & paperwork for screenings,
    including OAE, referral forms, etc.)
To apply please send resume to [email protected]