Accredited High School Diploma or equivalent (U. S. A. equivalency)
Six months of experience as a parent/participant in the Home Instruction for parents of preschool youngster (HIPPY) preferred
Knowledge of the community the program serves, including resources available in the geographic area
General knowledge child growth/ development and behavior characteristics
Ability to work a flexible schedule
Organizational and interpersonal skills required to meet the goals of the position
Ability to relate to students and parents in a positive manner
Must have own transportation to conduct home visits
Bilingual (English/ Spanish) preferred
Assist with identifying, recruiting and maintaining an appropriate caseload of families for the HIPPY Program
Meet with assigned HIPPY parents on a weekly basis, by conducting home visits with each family to role play the HIPPY curriculum and revisit families according to need
Attend mandatory weekly training of the HIPPY curriculum
Assist in the preparation, provision and clean-up of parent group meetings at participating campuses as assigned by program staff and participate in all regular HIPPY activities (i.e. Field trips, celebrations, trainings, etc.)
Refer appropriate families in need of information/assistance to the HIPPY Coordinator for evaluation and social services referrals as needed
Maintain family files with current and accurate information at all times
Enter data into the required database to comply with District, funders and HIPPY USA requirements
Submit all required reports and documentation on a timely manner
Participate in staff development as deemed necessary by the District, HIPPY USA and AmeriCorps, for the purpose of personal and professional growth
Perform other duties as requested by the HIPPY Specialist, Program Manager, Early Childhood Director
Perform all duties relating to the Title I, Part A grant at 100%
Perform all other tasks and duties as assigned
Selected individuals for Dallas Independent School District positions will be placed according to compensation guidelines. A campus-based employee may not assume a new position for which he/she was selected based upon the posting process until the end of the current semester, unless approved by the chief officer Human Capital Management. This position is funded by the Title I, Part A Grant. Federally funded personnel must comply with time and effort reporting requirements through personnel activity reports or periodic certifications, as appropriate.
A security check and disclosure of family relationship information is required for all positions.
No telephone calls please.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/H
Dallas Independent School District, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. The District is required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, as well as board policy not to discriminate in such a manner (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).
Dallas Independent School District