Family Engagement Liaison- 2021/2022 School Year- District Wide/Grant Funded- Interim
This is a full-time position with benefits.
This is a temporary position funded through the duration of the ESSER grant.
The Family Engagement Liaison is employed to engage parents as active partners to increase student achievement and reaching school goals. In collaboration with parents and staff, the Family Engagement Liaison will develop, organize, improve, and support parent/family engagement activities/events and coordinate the school-wide parent volunteer program. She/he will serve as the outreach liaison between parents/families, school, and community.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Additional duties that support parent engagement may be assigned.
- Plans, implements and evaluates trainings/workshops to help parents/families participate more effectively in improving their children’s learning.
- Assists in coordination of all Title I and site-based parental involvement activities.
- Serves as outreach liaison between school, families, community and District, that may include home visits.
- Collaborates with teachers, coaches, interventionists, and other staff to provide parent/family education and training relevant to student learning and/or goals.
- Has a working knowledge of school and district resources.
- Confers effectively with appropriate school personnel, parents, and community agencies.
- Prepares all materials for parent/family meetings and workshops including, but not limited to, flyers/agendas, transportation, childcare, and refreshments.
- Attends district trainings and meetings to increase capacity to improve parent involvement.
- Coordinates and facilitates parent volunteer program.
- Participates in professional development opportunities.
- Facilitates and/or leads parent meetings or activities.
- Maintains records of work activity.
- Confers with parents at meetings and at school to stimulate and increase parental involvement.
- May be required to work some evenings.
- Has reliable transportation and Arizona Driver’s license.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
- High school diploma or equivalent required.
- Associates Degree or equivalent of two (2) years’ college education, (60 credit hours at 100 level or above with a grade “C” or better) preferred.
- Parent involvement experience or coursework preferred but not required.
- Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one or small group situations.
- Respond to questions from administrators, staff and the general public.
- Ability to write simple correspondence, create flyers and reports.
- Read and comprehend simple instructions, memos, and correspondence.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred. Prefer ability to read and write Spanish; also good oral communication skills in both languages.
- Basic computer skills– including experience with Microsoft Office Software such as Word, Outlook, and Publisher.
- Working knowledge of Title I programs and goals.
- Ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions.
- Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties, to include all other employees, parents, and general public.
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
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 stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may sometimes push or move up to 50 lbs., such as boxes, supplies, 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 quiet to moderate.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
Grade level placement is based on level of education.
Grade 4: (HS diploma only) $12.24 per hour
Grade 8: (AA degree or min of 60 college credits) $13.69 to 15.11 depending on years of experience.
This is a temporary, grant funded position.
Job Contact Information
Friday, April 9, 2021 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)