Family Engagement and Education Coordinator- Grant Funded Position
This is an interim, ESSER grant funded position.
The Family Engagement & Education Coordinator is responsible for effectively assisting the Director in providing leadership and coordination of all parent engagement and education programs in the District, in accordance with Title I and ESEA guidelines and the LEA Consolidated Plan. Additionally, the Family Engagement & Education Coordinator will provide support to Principals, Parent Engagement Liaisons, Family Engagement Specialists, Teachers, and Social Workers in an effort to increase the engagement of families in students’ learning.
The Family Engagement & Education Coordinator cooperatively plans, implements, administers and monitors services, which support family and community engagement to ensure that parents will have the necessary skills and opportunities to ensure their children achieve greater academic success.
The Family Engagement & Education Coordinator will report to the Director of Federal Programs.
The Principal is the supervisor of the Parent Engagement Liaisons, Parent Engagement Specialists, Teachers and the Social Worker; however, the Parent Engagement & Education Coordinator is responsible to provide training, guidance, and support to Parent Engagement Liaisons, Family Engagement Specialists, Teachers and Social Workers in the area of parent engagement.
Qualifications and Experience
Arizona Teaching Certificate preferred
Bachelors Degree required, Master’s Degree in Education, preferred
Bilingual (English/Spanish) abilities, required
Three years experience as a classroom teacher preferred
Experience in working with persons with diverse cultural and economic backgrounds
Experience working with adults
Knowledge of child development and effective parenting techniques
Knowledge of community resources
Knowledge of research based methods to promote successful school, family, and community partnerships
Knowledge of the Parent Engagement section of Title I
Major Duties and Responsibilities (also: other duties as assigned)
- Develop and implement parent education programs for families utilizing a variety of venues, formats and resources.
- Develop and maintain a Parent Resource Center with the support of school Parent Engagement Liaisons & Family Engagement Specialists
- Coordinate the implementation of Parent Education programs and services to/from schools in collaboration with Principals, Social Workers, Parent Engagement Liaisons, Teachers, Nurses, and others.
- Address parent concerns and research information to facilitate problem-solving in collaboration with school and district staff.
- Coordinate services with other community agencies and programs offering services to parents and their children.
- Ensure that parents are involved with the yearly evaluation and revision of the School-Parent Compact and other school-parent documents.
- Oversee the development/printing/distribution of the annual Parent Survey and compiling the results.
- Oversee all aspects of High School Night for 8th grade students and their parents
- Assist principals with the requirements and documentation for the parents’ Annual Title I Meeting.
- Represent the District at various community events supporting families and children.
- Recruit community and parent volunteers to enhance opportunities in parent education programs.
- Collect, maintain and manage data to measure effectiveness of parent education programs.
- Ensure data is maintained at school sites to document increased parent engagement.
- Attend trainings to enhance program development and engage in on-going learning about issues related to the needs of the school and community.
Physical Demands: The physical demands 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 frequently required to stoop, reach, stand, walk, lift, pull, push, grasp, talk, hear, see and use repetitive motions, While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds of materials, etc. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.
Work Environment: The Work 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.
The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate.
This an interim, grant funded position.
Job Contact Information
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)