Parent Educator, Part-time - Family Cornerstones

Starfish is an affiliate of the national Parents as Teachers organization, operating through Family Cornerstones, Inc.  Starfish helps at-risk parents provide a solid educational foundation for their children.

This is a part-time position, 20-25 hours a week, starting at $13 an hour.  Parent Educator will be responsible for providing monthly in-home, educational visits to families within Bradley County.  Visits include parent education, resource connection, developmental screenings and support.  Parent Educator will also help with monthly group activities.  In addition, Parent Educator will help during Family Cornerstones activities and translate materials as needed.  Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Early Childhood Education or a related field of study preferred.  Experience working with children and families.  Bilingual in Spanish and English.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and provide ongoing proof of adequate vehicle liability insurance.  Applicant must be able to effectively communicate in both oral and written form and be able to display skill in developing rapport and relating to people of diverse backgrounds.  Familiarity with basic computer programs.  Availability to attend Parents as Teachers certification training out of state.

Please send resume to Jennifer Ratcliff- jratcliff@familycornerstones.org or PO Box 5404, Cleveland, TN 37320

Questions: e-mail Jennifer or call 423-559-1112