Parents As Teachers Manager

The Family Place is seeking an energetic individual for a full-time position (30 hours) for a The Parents as Teachers Manager. The individual selected will serve as the integral team member in the Education Department and is responsible for all aspects of the Parents as Teachers Home Visiting Program at The Family Place. This position helps us fulfill our mission of “strengthening families and protecting children.”

The Family Place is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization striving to achieve its mission of Strengthening Families and Protecting Children in Cache and Rich Counties through therapy, education, and 24-hour Kid’s Place care and shelter services.

Join an amazing team passionate about making a difference in our community! Enjoy multiple benefits, including the organization’s wellness program, professional development, trauma training, employee assistance program, health insurance, retirement plan, holidays and paid leave. Come and make a difference with us!

Direct report to the Education Director.

Duties Synopsis

  • The Parents as Teachers supervisor provides leadership, oversight and works with the Parents as Teachers National Council (PATNC) to complete all requirements to become an affiliate. The manager’s responsibilities include coordinating all aspects of the program, attending meetings regarding affiliate and grant compliance, supporting, and evaluating the job performance of parent educators. 

    Outcomes:

    1. Positive results for Parents as Teachers on all evaluations
    2. Organize and carry out monthly and quarterly group connections
    3. Continuous quality improvement (CQI), per response to participant evaluations.
    4. Evidence based tool(s) implemented document effectiveness of programs and services.
    5. Children and parents/guardian receive trauma informed services.
    6. Current and compliant with contract requirements and accountability reporting.
    7. Trained and implement Attachment, Regulation and Competency (ARC) in conjunction with PAT

     

    Duties Checklist

    1. Coordinate and monitor service delivery in accordance with PAT Essential Requirements, PAT Quality Standards, and affiliate policies/procedures
    2. Coordinate with Trauma Resiliency Project for the parent advisory board.
    3. Develop/maintain relationships with community organizations and leaders to help grow and sustain the program
    4. Oversee direct recruitment efforts or participation in centralized intake system
    5. Supervise parent educators (maintaining necessary documentation of the following activities)
    6. Provide at least 2 hours of individual reflective supervision monthly to each parent educator
    7. Provide an orientation process for new parent educators that begins with hiring and continues throughout the first year after PAT training
    8. Conduct at least 2 hours of staff meetings monthly that cover administrative issues and provide opportunities for review of implementation data, case discussion, peer support and skill building
    9. Observe parent educators delivering services within 6 months after training and then at least annually thereafter, providing verbal and written feedback
    10. Facilitate parent educators’ completion of an annual core-competencies self-assessment
    11. Complete an annual performance evaluation of each parent educator, including written professional development goals
    12. Ensure that parent educators obtain necessary professional development and renew certification with PATNC annually
    13. Ensure that staff have access to necessary technology, workspace and supplies to effectively fulfill their responsibilities
    14. Monitor service documentation, data collection and reporting (including annual submission of the Affiliate Performance Report)
    15. Engage in quality assurance using PAT quality assurance tools
    16. Facilitate continuous quality improvement
    17. Maintain and monitor the budget for the PAT program

     

    Supervision  

    1. Supervise PAT Family Educators
    2. Be in compliance contract, grant, or funding source requirements.
    1. Staff client needs to other departments, as requested.
    2. Complete monthly, quarterly and annual reports..
    3. Perform public speaking engagements.
    4. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in social services related field.
  2. Five years’ experience working with families and young children
  3. Experience supervising others
  4. Spanish preferred
  5. Background in child development and adult education.
  6. Pass annual Background Criminal Investigation (BCI).
  7. CPR/First Aid Certification (Adults, Children, and Infants).
  8. Able to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination or weekly negative Covid-19 test.
  9. Food Handler’s Permit.

 

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  1. Ability to think strategically, creatively problem solve, exercise good judgment and lead change.
  2. Integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven and self-directed.
  3. Ability to work individually and as team member/leader.
  4. Knowledge of community resources and referral process
  5. Computer literate, proficient in MS Excel, Word, etc.
  6. Strong technical writing skills.
  7. Competency in public speaking.
  8. Commitment to advocacy for children advancing TFP mission.
  9. Detail oriented.

Application

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Jennifer@thefamilyplaceutah.org or to The Family Place P.O. Box 6055, Logan, UT, 84341. Position open until filled.

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