FACE Technical Assistant (Remote)
Position Overview: The Technical Assistant (Remote) provides technical assistance, training and support to Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) schools implementing Parents as Teachers programs as part of the Family and Child Education (FACE) contract. This includes conducting monthly calls with assigned sites, site visits and training opportunities, serving as the primary point of contact for schools, ensuring compliance with PAT/BIE/FACE implementation guidelines, and assisting with the development of program content.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Conduct regular technical assistance site visits to assigned BIE FACE programs.
- Conduct monthly calls to regularly communicate with assigned FACE Programs to strengthen quality of services, ensure progress toward meeting goals and establish rapport with each program. Provide ongoing technical assistance and support for problem-solving, staff skill building, and training opportunities, which includes distance learning (webinars and online), and regional and Follow-up Training
- Write, edit or assist in the writing of a variety of related materials, including: program reports and correspondence, summaries, site visit reports, Family Circle kits, newsletter articles, webinars and specialized training.
- Work collaboratively as part of PAT’s Affiliation and American Indian teams.
- Attend quarterly Parents as Teacher Meetings; and FACE Team Meetings in St. Louis, Mo.; attend BIE annual Review and Planning Meetings
- Skype in for team planning and development meetings as requested; participate in monthly reflective practice meetings with supervisor
- Assist with special projects as needed
Education and/or Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field
- Minimum of two years of experience delivering PAT model. Experience in Foundational Curriculum, Model Implementation, Visit Tracker, ASQ-3 and ASQ:SE is a plus
- Trainer/presenter experience
- Understanding of American Indian cultures is desired
- Experience in relationship building and working with vulnerable families of diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.
- Knowledgeable about the characteristics of learners of all ages, infants through adults.
- Understand early childhood development and characteristics of the adult learner.
- Ability to plan, manage and organize work/tasks within allotted time frame
- Ability to communicate clearly, listen, and speak effectively; ability to train/present
- Ability to develop content for presentations and webinars
- Ability to synthesize and write concisely and clearly
- Ability to accept responsibility for keeping informed and trained on current educational topics and advancements
- Ability to travel to conduct Technical Assistance Site Visits
- Number of travel hours will vary widely each week, based on needs of PAT and the BIE schools. Some weeks may require a 40-hour commitment; other weeks will require significantly fewer hours.
- Up to 50% of the time will be spent traveling in the U.S. to conduct site visits.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae, along with names/contact information of three references, and salary requirements, to jobs@ParentsAsTeachers.org.