Parents as Teachers serving Festus, Crystal City, Dunklin and Jefferson R-7 has an opening for a part-time parent educator. The PAT regional office is located in the Festus School District. Find out more...

Openings as of 4/12/2024

  • Part Time Parent Educator - PAT

    JobID: 823 

    • Position Type:

      Student Support Services/

      Early Childhood

    • Date Posted:


    • Location:

      Festus R-VI School District

    • Date Available:


    • Closing Date:

      Open Until Filled


    The Festus School District has an immediate opening for the position of:
    Part time Parent Educator - Parents as Teachers

    Position Title:            Part-time Parent Educator – Parents as Teachers

    • Certification and/or a four year degree in either Early Childhood   Education, Early Childhood Special Education, Elementary Education, Child Development, Social Work or a related field and demonstrated ability in working with young children and their parents


    • Prior experience in working with young children and their families in a home visiting program is preferred.


    • Effective communication and interpersonal skills (nonjudgmental, objective, reflective, empathic, patient, tactful).


    • Organized, detail oriented, independent and self-motivated, with unquestionable integrity.


    • Skillfully able to establish rapport with families and empower them by building on their strengths.


    • Competent with computer skills including; email, word processing and the ability to use the PAT record keeping system.


    • Personal, licensed and insured reliable transportation is necessary to provide home visits throughout our four school districts.


    • Must be available to work some days, evenings and weekends. 


    • Must physically be able to sit on the floor during visits, lift 40lbs, and stand in one place for up to 2 hours.

    Certification:  Must receive a one-week training/certificate in the Parents as Teachers Foundational Curriculum and Model Implementation from the Parents as Teacher National Institute in St. Louis, MO.  Parent Educators must annually complete required professional development hours as established by DESE in order to remain a certified Parents as Teachers parent educator.
    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:       Eleven months part-time employment

    "Educating all students for the challenges of tomorrow"

    The Festus R-VI School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate
    on the basis of age, gender, creed, color, national origin or handicap.