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 Bilingual Parent Educator - Dallas, Texas, United States

   
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Posted by: Lumin Education 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Health - Other
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: Spanish - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 729201540 / Latpro-3835678 
Date posted: Oct-27-2021
State, Zip: Texas, 75201

Description


Bilingual Parent Educator

Reports To:  Program Director

School/Program:  Lumin Education Bachman Lake Community School

Primary Work Site:  Lumin Bachman Lake Community School campus

Hours/Status:  Full-Time, 40 hours per week, 250-day year

Summary:

The Bilingual Parent Educator works with families and their children from prenatal to kindergarten entry using skills in partnering, facilitating and reflecting with parents. Parent educators provide parent education and family support to enhance the quality of parenting, increase a parent's understanding of child development and work with parents to help their child learn, grow and develop to meet their full potential. This position must be knowledgeable of child development, parenting techniques, community resources, cultural competence and confidentiality. Parent Educators work in the families' homes to assist parents in understanding the development of their child and approaches to behavior management. Fluency in English and Spanish required.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Complies with policies, procedures and guidelines as set by Lumin Education, Parents As Teachers National Center (PATNC), and Early Head Start.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Provides personal visits to families on caseload using PAT Curriculum and the Montessori approach.
  • Maintains accurate computer and paper documentation as required.
  • Completes required number of visits/screenings for families as determined by EHS and PATNC program guidelines.
  • Participates in all staff meetings.
  • Participates in reflective supervision meetings and develops a Professional Growth Plan based upon core competency self-assessment.
  • Helps plan and execute socializations as assigned. Notifies all assigned families of upcoming socializations.
  • Collaborates with Health and Disabilities and Family and Community Services Departments in providing services as needed for children and families.
  • Cooperates, communicates and seeks assistance from other professional staff members.
  • Communicates regularly with parents by means of phone calls, texts and e-mail.
  • Promotes parent participation and involvement in educational activities provided for their children and actively recruits families to participate in the program.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Education/Experience:

  • Have a minimum of a home-based CDA credential or comparable credential, or equivalent coursework as part of an associate's or bachelor's degree. Fluent in English and Spanish required.
  • Be an organized, independent, and self-motivated worker, with unquestionable integrity.
  • Be able to establish rapport with families and empower them by building on their strengths.
  • Demonstrated competency utilizing email, basic data entry and word processing.
  • Personal, licensed and insured reliable transportation is necessary to provide home visits throughout the programs' service area.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Must complete required training from the Parents as Teacher National Institute. Every year after initial training, Parent Educator must annually complete required professional development hours in order to remain a certified Parents as Teachers parent educator.
  • Infant CPR and First Aid required. Training can be sponsored if needed.

Experience:

Professional experience working with young children and their families is recommended.

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