Parent Educator Lead, Healthy Start

Salary
$25.12 per hour
Posted Date
Closing Date

Bureau: Family Health Services | Healthy Start

Full-Time County Contractual
Position open to all qualified candidates.
Location: 6701 Baymeadow Drive, Suite B, Glen Burnie, MD 21060
Hours: 40 hours per week
Benefits: Participation in the County’s group health plan including prescription, dental, and optical, paid holidays and sick leave. Optional deferred compensation program at employee's own expense.
Annual Budgeted Amount: $52,241

Job Description

Nature of Work:

Provides orientation and ongoing training and coaching to Healthy Start Parent Educators. The Healthy Start’s Parent Educator works with families by implementing the Parents As Teachers (PAT) model, which emphasizes parent-child interaction, development-centered parenting and family well-being. Utilizing the PAT Foundational Curriculum in culturally sensitive ways, the parent educator partners, facilitates and reflects with families. The parent educator implements the curriculum in the home through ongoing home visits to promote and foster the healthy development of children.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: High School Diploma or Equivalency (GED)

Experience:

- Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalency certificate and at least three years of experience in a Parents As Teachers community-based program OR
- Possession of an associate's degree from an accredited college with at least two years of experience in a Parents As Teachers, home visiting program or community-based program working with young children and families OR
- Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in education, social work, psychology or a related field, with at least six months to one year of experience in a Parents as Teachers, home visiting program or community-based program working with young children and families

Desired or Preferred Qualifications:

Parents As Teachers curriculum experience preferred

How to Apply

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications can apply.
Send a completed County application or resume to:

Human Resources
3 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401

Fax to 410-222-4392 or email hdrecruiter@aacounty.org.

An Equal Opportunity Employer
Smoke-Free Workplace


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