Job: Parent Outreach Liaison

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Posted: 01/12/2018

Job Reference #: 5405

Job Description

Openings as of 1/15/2018
Administrative/Office Support

  • Parent Outreach Liaison JobID: 5405
  • Position Type:
    Administrative/Office Support/School Office

  • Date Posted:
    1/11/2018

  • Location:
    Royal Palm Middle School

  • FTE/Hours per week:20

      
    GRADE:
    4552
    Starting Salary Range:
    $12.12-$12.48
    POSITION CONTROL:
    3233
    DEPARTMENT:
    School Site
    ACCOUNTABLE TO:
    Administrator of Social Services
    FLSA STATUS:
    Nonexempt

    CLASS SUMMARY: Under general direction, incumbent(s) serves as a liaison between the school and the parents and families of the District by assisting with the implementation of the selected parent engagement program and addressing opportunities and challenges regarding the needs of the parents and families.

    DUTY
    NO.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES
    FRE-
    QUENCY
    BAND/
    GRADE
    Serves as a liaison between the school and the parent and families of the school. Contacts parents to encourage parental engagement with school curriculum and activities. Provides information to parents and families in order to improve home-school communication. Daily
    30%
    Sends and gathers information to parents by acquiring parent e-mail addresses, creating database of parent e-mail addresses, and entering information into database. Provides information from school staff, PTO, site council, professional development team, and other related committees to parents. Analyzes parents concerns and/or reponses and distributes to appropriate school member or committee. Daily
    30%
    Facilitates meetings with parents to encourage student success and parent participation and to provide school needs, activities, functions and other school related information. Attends District, school and community meetings and workshops related to parent engagement. Weekly
    20%
    Works with the Administrator of Social Services to prepare progress reports and provide information to the District. Collaborates with parent involment coordinators and the school administrator to investigate complaints from parents, families and the community. Weekly
    20%
    Performs related duties as required As Required
    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications. In addition, verification of these required qualifications is necessary.
    • High School diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) prior to being hired;
    • One year experience working with children.
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    It is preferred that applicant possesses the following preferred qualifications; however, the following qualifications are not required to be eligible for this position.
    • One year of experience working with parents, families, and community members.
    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:
    • Being sensitive to peoples needs;
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with parents, schools,
    • community and district office personnel.
    • Knowing differentiated instructional practices;
    • Understanding parental involvement in public schools;
    • Applying organizational skills
    • Researching and keeping records;
    • Using computer software related programs;
    • Engaging and encouraging communication skills while interacting with supervisors, staff, students, etc. to exchange information.
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; sit; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and distance vision.

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
    The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.





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