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Parent Education Specialist- Santa Rosa

  2019-09-30     Butte County Office of Education     Santa Rosa     $26.03 - $38.46 hour  

JOB TITLE: Parent Education Specialist- Santa Rosa - Bilingual/Biliterate in Spanish Required

WORK YEAR: Full-Time/ 12 Months/ 218 Days (prorated based on date of hire) / 7 hours per day

START DATE: As soon as possible after interviews

SALARY: Salary Schedule 5, Range 31, $26.03 - $38.46 per hour. Placement dependent on experience.

BENEFITS: Generous benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision for employee and dependents. Sick and vacation leave accrued. This position qualifies for CalPERS retirement.


TO APPLY: Visit:

DEADLINE: This position is open until filled; to receive full consideration, please apply by Friday, September 20, 2019 at 4:00 PM


Under general supervision of the Senior Director or designee, the Parent Education Specialist designs and coordinates services related to the Parent and Family Engagement focus area as outlined in the State Service Delivery Plan, and provides technical assistance and training to Region 2 Migrant Education Staff and District Migrant Education Staff to support staff in implementing the services.


  1. Assist Area and Associate Directors in the development, implementation and evaluation of services within the Regional Application that are associated with Parent and Family Engagement
  2. Identify and develop parent education curriculum and materials
  3. Design and facilitate relevant and engaging training to MEP staff who implement Parent and Family Engagement services including but not limited to Family Biliteracy; Parent Institutes; and Parent Advisory Councils
  4. Deliver migrant parent trainings at Regional PAC meetings, Parent Leadership Institutes and other programs as outlined in the Regional Application
  5. Assist MEP staff in the implementation of Parent and Family Engagement services at the Area level
  6. Prepare accountability, services rendered, and other reports related to services addressing the Parent and Family Engagement focus area
  7. Provide technical assistance to district(s) in the implementation of district level Parent and Family Engagement services for migrant parents
  8. Collaborate with community agencies within Region 2 that provide services appropriate for migrant parents and families


Knowledge of:

  1. Parent education curriculum
  2. Educational systems in California
  3. Federal and state reform initiatives and legislation

Ability to:

  1. Utilize effective communication and interpersonal skills
  2. Develop and effectively deliver presentations
  3. Work flexible schedule, including evenings
  4. Work with adults in an educational setting
  5. Utilize effective advocacy skills
  6. Organize and manage various tasks and activities
  7. Work in diverse cultural settings
  8. Establish and develop home school linkages
  9. Access community resources serving migrant parents
  10. Ability to travel throughout the Region 2 area as program delivery requires

Education and Experience:

  1. Two (2) years experience providing parent education/support services
  2. Bilingual/Biliterate in the language of the target population(s)
  3. Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree


Occasional (less than 25%)

Ability to bend and twist, stoop, and kneel

Ability to lift 30 pounds

Ability to carry 15 pounds

Ability to stand for extended periods of time

Often (25 – 50%)

Sufficient mobility to move about an office

Very Frequent (76%)

Ability to stand and move around an office

Ability to work at a desk, conference table, or in meetings of various configurations

Ability to see for purposes of reading printed matter and observing staff

Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels

Ability to communicate so others will be able to clearly understand

Ability to operate office equipment

Ability to reach in all directions

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

NOTE: This list of essential functions and physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary in accordance with the requirements of the job.


  1. To comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new employees must provide proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States.

TO APPLY: Visit:

Online applications only; no paper copies will be accepted. All online applications must be accompanied by the following attachments; (incomplete applications will not be accepted):

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation required, current letters preferred
  • Copy of Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree or Transcripts

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Handicapped IX Employer

Deaf individuals may use the toll-free California Relay Service (CRS). If you have a TTY: (530) 532-5650. If you do not have a

TTY: 1-800-735-2922. Upon CRS connection, ask for 530-532-5785 for more information about this recruitment.

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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