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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Employment Opportunity: Additional Opportunities

Title: Bilingual Parent Educator (Spanish/English)

Closing Date: Until Filled

Department: Regional Office of Education

Hours: Full-Time: 12 months, 210 days

Responsibilities include:
•    Engage in recruitment activities in the community.  
•    Plan, deliver and document personal visits for a caseload of approximately 16 families
•    Use the PAT Foundational Curriculum to share research based information with families
•    Provide family support in a nonjudgmental, reflective, and empathic manner
•    Organize and host group connections to give families an opportunity to build social connections
•    Complete development screening and health reviews
•    Connect families to resources that help to address their needs and reach their goals
•    Help parents and children transition to other services as needed, preschool or kindergarten
•    Maintain and submit in a timely way all required family and program documentation
•    Organize and inventory supplies / materials, etc.
•    Participate in at least 2 hours of reflective supervision monthly
•    Participate in at least 2 hours of staff meetings monthly
•    Obtain competency-based professional development and renew parent educator certification annually
•    Participate in continuous quality improvement
•    Other activities as assigned

Requirements include the following experience or equivalent combination of training and experience:
•    Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, social work, health, psychology or a related field
•    Strong communication and interpersonal skills
•    Ability to establish rapport with families and empower them by building on their strengths
•    Strong organizational and record keeping skills
•    Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
•    Valid Illinois driver’s license
•    Proficiency in technology

A pre-employment background check is required.

PLEASE NOTE: For this position, apply at:

Applications accepted until position is filled.

DuPage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer