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School Health Educator

Department: Education and Outreach
Location: Bedford Heights, OH

ABOUT PLANNED PARENTHOOD

At Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio, you will find an organization that supports both your professional goals and your personal passions. We strive to create a workplace where you feel valued and empowered to be more than just an associate, but also a changemaker. Go to work each day feeling like what you’re doing matters. Because really it does!

Compensation is competitive and Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio offers a comprehensive and flexible benefits program. It has been designed to provide you and your family valuable resources to protect and enhance your health and financial security.

Why Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio…

  • 100 Years of providing safe accessible & affordable health care
  • We utilize a team centered approach to patient care
  • Opportunity to assist in leading the growth of our primary care services
  • 360 Approach – Impact our communities through high quality health care, education and public policy
  • In This Together – Bringing associates together and fostering an inclusive culture
  • 100,000+ Patient visits to our health centers in 2018
  • A progressive health organization committed to adhering to medical standards well above national requirements
  • We fight every day to provide safe, high quality and affordable health care to everyone – no matter what

 

SUMMARY

The main responsibility is to provide abstinence-inclusive sexuality education at various area schools in northeast Ohio based on the schools’ schedule. Participate on a team responsible for delivering comprehensive sexuality education curriculum.  Performs a variety of duties to develop, implement and monitor the education department’s program.  Job requires commitment to quality sexual health education and excellence in customer service.  In addition, this position requires adaptability to teaching several class periods per day.  High energy and proficiency with public speaking needed.

 

CULTURAL AWARENESS:

All associates are required to demonstrate the importance of the ethical and cultural awareness commitment of Planned Parenthood by:

  • Demonstrating empathy; recognizing inherent worth, and treating individuals with respect
  • Protecting confidentiality of staff
  • Appreciating the Planned Parenthood culture and its function in human behavior, and recognizing cultural strengths
  • Seeking to understand patient’s cultures and value of diversity to be able to provide competent services

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Present to high school students on a variety of sexual health topics in accordance with assigned curriculum. Facilitate classroom discussion about sexual health topics, including, but not limited to, sexually transmitted infections, contraceptive choices, and healthy relationships.
  • Maintain accurate records of education and outreach activities, including records of student attendance during curriculum delivery at various schools.
  • Coordinate scheduling and implementation of education at assigned schools; adapt to changes in school schedules as needed.  
  • Follow activity outlines and lesson plans as provided by approved curriculum.
  • Write and adapt lesson plans and for specific populations.

 

  • Participate in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating designated education programs.
  • Complete basic organizational tasks, such as recording hours worked, submitting timecards and associate surveys.
  • Write, design, develop and print handouts and other written materials as assigned.
  • Participate in trainings and professional development activities as assigned.
  • Collaborate with other Planned Parenthood Health Educators in reviewing best practices of curriculum delivery; participate in affiliate-wide committees and workgroups as needed and/or assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Job is not routinely supervisory in nature. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily including: 

  • Well organized with attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to relate to diverse populations
  • Ability to speak effectively at public functions
  • Able to facilitate groups
  • Basic computer skill level in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and File Maker Pro required; Intermediate skill level preferred
  • Reliable transportation.

 

Education and/or Experience

B.S. /B.A. in Education, Social Service, Health, Communication or related field plus 2-3 years’ experience in social service, education or health setting.  Experience or training in the area of reproductive health and human sexuality strongly preferred.  Training in adolescent development and group dynamics helpful.  Experience working with a diverse youth population, public speaking, implementing, coordinating and evaluating programs preferred. 

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Strong spoken and written communication skills.  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or associates of organization. 

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

 

REASONING ABILITY

 

 

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. 

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Requires evidence of valid driver’s license and automobile insurance in accordance with agency and liability policy.

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Physical ability to continuously finger, talk and hear, frequently sit, stand, walk, reach, grasp, handle small objects, use repetitive motions of the hands and wrists.  Work requires occasional bending and stooping.  Rarely requires repetitive motion of the feet. Must be able to occasionally lift, push and/or carry up to 30 lbs., operate a computer including keyboard, multi-key telephone.

 

 

 

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with this job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

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