Parent Educator

Job | Posted a month ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


P.O. Box 207
San Carlos, AZ 85530
(928) 475-2315

Mission: We exist to educate and empower students to become culturally responsive, global Nn’ee
 Vision: We will become an effective student focused learning community graduating culturally confident citizens.


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against an otherwise qualified individual with a disability or any
individual by reason of race, color, religion, sex, and age or national origin is prohibited. Efforts will be made in
recruitment and employment to ensure equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons. San Carlos Unified
School District Governing Board Policy No. GBA. San Carlos Schools does recognize Native American Preference in


Minimum Qualification:
1. Bachelor’s degree in child development, early childhood education, social work or a related field required.
Commitment to supporting at-risk families. Cultural and linguistic competency appropriate to service area.
2. Valid Arizona State Driver’s License
3. Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card
4. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.

Job Goals:
The Parent Educator will work in collaboration with District Parent Educator to engage families, staff education,
community partners to ensure that the program meets the needs of the whole child and supports parents/guardians in
addressing family needs and setting and achieving ambitious family goals.

Key Activities:
• Collaborate with teachers and instructional leaders to engage parents in the classroom and school/site,
including meaningful volunteer opportunities. Ensure that the programs maintain a welcoming environment for
• Lead development and implementation of parent education opportunities, leveraging, internal recourses and
community partners. Solicit parent input on parent education offerings.
• Implement and support activities to ensure a strong connection between home and school. Including takehome learning activities.
• Engage parents in parent advisory committee and other leadership opportunities.

Eligibility and Recruitment
• Support program efforts to identify and recruit the most at-risk children in the community.
• Educate parents about the importance of early learning programs and support parents in completing the
enrollment process.
• Identify and develop potential partnerships with community entities with access to priority population.

• Review attendance on a regular basis to identify patterns of absenteeism.
• Determine supports needed to support regular attendance and connect parents to resources as appropriate.
Educate parents about benefits and importance of regular attendance.

Comprehensive Services: • Coordinate parent meetings and workshops to educate parents in the area of child health, mental health and development. • Assist parents in establishing a “medical home” and “dental home” for their children to ensure access to consistent health care. • Coordinate transition program to Kindergarten • Collaborate with mental health consultant to facilitate evaluation of children with parent consent and referrals to mental health resources as needed. • Coordinate and conduct home visits as needed to support home-school connection, address attendance concerns and provide other family supports. • Provide supports to children with special needs, including empowering parents as advocates for their children. Connection to Resources: • Assess family needs and identify parent/guardian goals for family. Work with families to develop a plan towards meeting needs and achieving goals. • Refer families to resources to support referrals on a regular basis.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Twelve (12) month SALARY: Placed on appropriate Salary Schedule according to experience and/or education. EVALUATION: Performance of this position will be evaluated annually in accordance with the Board’s policy on Evaluation of Personnel.

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Posted By

San Carlos Unified School District

PO Box 207 , San Carlos, AZ 85550

At the following locations

Rice Intermediate School

100 San Carlos Ave , San Carlos, AZ 85550