JobID 4046 : Parent Liaison (#2022682)

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Full-time

Description

2019/2020 School year
1 FTE
192 days per year/5 days per week/8 hours per day

POSITION:         
Parent Liaison
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
To implement the school Title 1 Parent Compact, increase parent involvement in our schools and strengthen positive parent engagement at both the district and school level.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
Proof of high school diploma or equivalent.
Strong problem solving skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Spanish.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to work with parents, school staff and community members with a variety of diverse cultural backgrounds.
Ability to respond creatively to challenges.
 
EXPERIENCE:
Experience in conflict management.
                                                                                     
RESPONSIBILITIES:
I. Determine the needs of the families and community:

  • Conduct a survey of needs of families by the end of September.
  • Work with the school principal to determine incentive for increased parent participation.
  • Propose an action plan based on the results of the survey to the building principal and the Director of Student Achievement.
  • Conduct home visits as needs and as circumstances warrant.  It is recommended for safety reasons that another staff member accompanies the parent liaison when doing home visits.
II. Work with parents and staff to impact student achievement:
  • Helping children with their homework.
  • Ensuring a Home Learning Environment.
  • Language Acquisition classes.
  • Computer Classes.
  • Other approved literacy classes and workshops.
  • Write a monthly newsletter informing parents about school issues, opportunities and academic information (in both English and Spanish).
  • Work with building administrator and Director of Student Achievement to create curriculum documents to be distributed to parents to understand what children are learning at school.
  • Create, organize and create a check out system for the Parent Resource Center at the school.
  • Attend parent organization meetings, building accountability meetings and district accountability meetings as requested by principal.
  • Work with building principal in completion of the Title I Parent Compact.
  • Work on sustainability of parents who have gone through trainings and Trainer of Trainer (TOT) model for Family Literacy. Facilitate parent TOT laptop computer and LCD use- all workshop info already loaded on computer.
III. Coordinate volunteers:
  • Recruit, train, develop, increase and maintain volunteers.
  • Maintain district protocol for volunteer registration and approval.
  • Maintain updated data base of volunteers.
  • IV. District functions:
  • Attend professional development activities when scheduled and approved by joint supervision team.
  • Attend required district meetings as scheduled and approved by joint supervision team.
SALARY:  Per the Classified Employee salary schedule.  To view current Adams 14 salary schedules, please click here.  Adams County School District 14 is a direct deposit employer. All new employees must be fingerprinted per H.B. 90-1077 at a cost of $40.00 to the employee.
 
APPLICATIONS DEADLINE: Until filled.
 
APPLICATIONS:   All candidates must complete the district's online application for employment. Apply online at www.adams14.org.  For more information call 303-853-3201.
 
ABOUT THE DISTRICT:  Adams 14, a nationally recognized leader in education innovation, is Colorado's 23rd largest school district and serves more than 7,500 students annually. Nestled in the historic community of Commerce City, Adams 14 strives to ensure academic success for every student by providing highly effective classroom instruction, supplemental enrichment opportunities and parent/family collaboration opportunities. To learn more about Adams 14, visit adams14.org.
 
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Per the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), the selected applicant shall be required to verify, within 72 hours of employment, their legal right to be employed in the United States. All contracts for employment of personnel shall be subject to approval by Adams County School District 14 Board of Education. Selected applicant must comply with all Adams County School District 14 Board of Education's policies, rules, and regulations.
                                                                                                                 
Inspire. Educate. Empower.  Adams 14 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
Updated 12/4/2012

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Adams County School District 14

5291 EAST 60TH AVENUE, COMMERCE CITY, CO 80022
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,714 (USD)

State Average: $10,278 (USD)

% ELL Students

39%

State Average: 12%

Student Teacher Ratio

19.59

State Average: 17.36

% IEP Students

State Average: 11%

FTE

893

State Average: 415