Minimum: Associates Degree
Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Must be familiar with the community and community support agencies
Knowledge of child development and effective parenting techniques
Must exhibit a willingness to assist in the personal development of low-income families
Must be flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of the families and program
Working hours must be flexible to accommodate work in the evening
Ability to communicate in native language(s) of program recipients is preferred
Experience working in an educational, social services or family literacy setting
Experience working with parents and young children
Experience working with families with diverse cultural and economic backgrounds
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written); maintain emotional control under stress.
Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Occasional district and statewide travel; frequent prolonged and irregular hours.
The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required.
* Educational qualifications in accordance with The William F. Goodling Statute for Even Start Family Literacy Programs, Part B, Subpart 3 of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), section 1235 and guidance document provided by the U.S. Department of Education, September 2003; and NCLB, P.L. 107-110, Section 1119, Highly Qualified Teacher Requirements and Paraprofessional Qualifications.