Parent Educator

Sep 10 2020
Keiki O Ka Aina |Kailua-Kona|Full Time
Job Description

Keiki O Ka Aina is an organization that Educates Children, Strengthens Families, Enriches Communities, and Perpetuates Hawaiian Culture. As an agency we value the future of our islands' children, and provide programs that support parents as their children's first and most important teachers. If you share the same values, we want you to be a part of our team.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Conduct home visits in the community to families with children between the ages of 3-5.

- Prepare for home visits that promote literacy and kindergarten readiness, increase parental knowledge of positive parenting practices, and provide referrals to community partners.

- Teach parents how to assist their child in being ready for kindergarten through the implementation of the HIPPY curriculum (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters).

- Document family’s progress.

- Assist in organizing group meetings and attend weekly trainings.

- Possess the ability to understand and perform within the organizational structure of culture-based education (CBE) and family engagement through knowledge of and implementation of Hawaiian culture and dual language opportunities.