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Lopez Cooperative Preschool Parent Educator (Long-term Employment Offered)
Lopez Island
August 13, 2019
Posted by Jane Hobbs (Lopez Children's Center), Lopez Island
360.468.3896

Application Deadline - August 28, 2019

This is a great opportunity to connect with the young families of Lopez Island.

Lopez Cooperative Preschool is in search of an enthusiastic supporter of families to fill the position of Parent Educator for the 2019/2020 preschool year.

The Parent Educator works closely with the Preschool Parent Board, Preschool teachers and families and with the Family Life Cooperative Preschool coordinator at Skagit Valley College to support the Cooperative Preschool and Parent Education program.

Responsiblities Include:
•Supporting Lopez Cooperative Preschool Parent Board in their oversight of the preschool, including attending monthly board meetings
•Planning and coordinating monthly parent meetings.
•Integrating a curriculum that coincides with the standards and learning outcomes of the “Family Life” program at Skagit Valley College. Reporting quarterly to SVC.
•Supporting the preschool teachers.
•Taking time to get to know the families and children enrolled at the preschool.
•Representing the Lopez Cooperative Preschool on the Lopez Children’s Center Board.

Qualifications: An associate or higher degree with the equivalent of 30 college quarter credits of adult education, human development, human services, family support, social work, early childhood education, child development, psychology, or another field directly related working with parents and families.
Experience, knowledge and understanding of the joys and challenges of raising a family required. A good attitude and sense of fun appreciated.

Employment will begin in September 2019 and be for the school year until June 2020.

Pay: $400/month based on 18 hours/month.

A DCYF background check and a TB test will be required.

Please contact Jane Hobbs, Director, Lopez Children’s Center, 360-468-3896 for information or send your resume to Jane Hobbs, PO Box 867, Lopez Island, WA 98261