Position: Family Engagement Facilitators

High Expectations Parental Service is offering an exciting opportunity to serve the community by supporting families in reaching their goals for their children. We work in schools to give parents the tools and resources needed to partner for academic success. Join our team of parents and educators, dedicated to empowering families to make their visions a reality.


High Expectations Parental Service is an educational consulting firm whose purpose it is to significantly impact student achievement through increased parent engagement. We provide parent education, teacher training and administrative coaching to schools that are interested in increasing home school partnerships.

Position Overview:

High Expectations Parental Service is seeking part-time Family Engagement Facilitators, who will be responsible for the implementation of our parent leadership workshops in identified elementary, middle, and high schools. We are looking for individuals qualified to teach our 9-week family engagement series and our African-American and Latino parent leadership teams.

Our parent educators have excellent presentation and communication skills and are able to support parents in bridging the gap between home and school. Workshops are held at the school sites weekly. Applicants need to be willing to work throughout the Bay Area.

Position Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to support families in navigating the school system.
  • Background in literacy instruction.
  • Demonstrated training and presentation experience (preferably in the area of family engagement).
  • 2-4 years college experience required. School counseling or teaching experience highly recommended.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal, training and facilitation skills. Excellent verbal skills.
  • Demonstrated awareness of, sensitivity to and competency in serving varies cultural and socioeconomic populations.
  • Highly dependable, takes initiative, has good judgment and is able to function with minimal supervision.
  • Working knowledge in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Reliable transportation is required to and from the school sites.

Contract Deliverables:

  • Monthly or weekly workshop facilitation and prep. (Meetings are typically for 2hrs in the evening)
  • Parent recruitment and retention (phone and school)
  • Communication and follow-through with families, site administrators and High Expectations Parental Service.
  • Program documentation (record keeping and program paperwork)

Compensation: 1099 contract based on experience

How to Apply: No phone calls please. To apply, submit an updated resume and cover letter detailing your interest to:

Position: Program Assistant (25-30 hrs per week)

Position Description:

The Program Assistant at High Expectations provides executive administrative support to the program team. They report directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for the gen

Primary Objectives:

  • Develop and maintain effective and efficient systems of operations
  • Create and prepare program related materials
  • Monitor, prepare and disseminate written and spoken communications across all programs
  • Schedule meetings, organize travel logistics, maintain the calendar and provide related support to the Executive Director and Program Manager(s)
  • Coordinate logistics for program related meetings and events

Scope of Responsibility:

  • Maintain all aspects of office operation (equipment, supplies, phones, efficient filing system, correspondence, calendar)
  • Schedule and coordinate a wide variety of programs/activities (e.g. appointments, meetings, workshops, travel reservations/accommodations, facility usage, etc.) for the purpose of making necessary arrangements for assigned administrator, and school personnel
  • Assist Executive Director and Program Manager(s) in all aspects of office procedures and administrative tasks for the purpose of providing assistance with their functions and responsibilities
  • Participate in a variety of meetings, workshops, and/or trainings for the purpose of providing or receiving information, recording minutes, and supporting the needs of the attendees. This includes approximately 2-3 evening meetings per month.
  • Prepare a variety of documents (e.g. correspondence, agendas, minutes, event handouts, PowerPoint presentations, reports, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information and/or creating documentation in compliance with established client agreements
  • Maintain the safety, organization and professional appearance of the front office and general areas
  • Respond to a variety of inquiries from a variety of internal and external parties (e.g. staff, parents, students, public agencies, etc.) for the purpose of providing information or direction and/or facilitating communication between parties
  • Reconcile account balances for assigned budget categories for the purpose of maintaining accurate account balances

Skill and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2-years of proven experience as an Office Manager, Front Office Manager, or Administrative Assistant
  • Knowledge of office administrator responsibilities, systems and procedures
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to maintain a positive attitude and professionalism with a wide-range of clientele
  • Excellent writing, spelling and grammar skills
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Ability to honor confidentiality and to use discretion in communication is required
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus
  • Ability to operate general office technology and equipment with proficiency
  • Punctuality and reliability are required
  • Reliable transportation to and from office and scheduled events
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check, Live Scan Fingerprinting and TB Testing
  • Valid driver’s license

Compensation: 1099 contract to start. Pay rate based on experience.

How to Apply: No phone calls please. To apply, submit an updated resume and cover letter detailing your interest to:

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How to Apply: No phone calls please. To apply, submit an updated resume and cover letter detailing your interest to: