Family Involvement Coordinator - Field Trip Division - Individualized and Diverse Educational Activities

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Field Trip Family Involvement Coordinator-Field Trip Division Central, PA 

Individualized and Diverse Educational Activities - IDEA 

 

Position Summary 

Working from one of our Family Service Centers (Allentown, Andreas, Capital Campus (Harrisburg), Norristown, Pittsburgh, Wilkes Barre or Williamsport) , the Family Involvement Coordinator will work with the Field Trip Division to coordinate and execute all educational and social events opportunities for our families in assigned regions.  

The Field Trip Family Involvement Coordinator will be responsible for the successful completion of the following tasks: 

  • Work with the Special Education department to coordinate, plan, oversee, and execute educationally appropriate field trips aligned to the standards and curriculum throughout the school year with specific focus on the individual needs of our special education population; 

  • Coordinate, plan, oversee and execute social opportunities for families with students in our special education program; 

  • Solicit on-going feedback to guide future field trip planning; 

  • Manage high-volume of registrations efficiently and with attention to customer service; 

  • Coordinate with AgWorks, Special Education, other departments, and our mobile classrooms to provide high-quality agricultural, career, and mobile lab/classroom experience to special education students throughout the region;   

  • Develop relationships with venues and organizations to further our social and education field trip opportunities for students; 

  • Consistently plan new ways to engage students and families through enriching social and educational activities that align with our mission and vision;    

  • Assist with Family Service Department engagement events and initiatives; 

  • Coordinate with teachers to plan and execute educational summer camp opportunities within the region;   

  • Develop a rapport and relationships with our families using exemplary customer service skills; 

  • Collaborate with teachers on a daily and weekly basis to develop and ensure authentic, enriching learning experiences that reinforce the curriculum; 

  • Provide post-graduation support to ensure successful transition to the workforce or continued education; 

  • Attend any all-school meetings as required throughout the school year; 

  • Collaborate closely with other Family Involvement Coordinators to ensure consistency across the state; 

  • Actively participate in the Family Services Department effort to serve our families; 

  • Manage and budget monthly Expense Reports; 

  • Other duties as assigned by the Family Services Manager; 


Competencies  

  • Strong technology skills (especially with Microsoft OS and MS Office programs); 

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written 

  • Superior problem-solving skills 

  • Highly organized and punctual 

  • Customer focused approach with high degree of flexibility 

  • Demonstrated ability to work well in fast paced environment with a team player track record 

  • Willingness to travel ? 

  • Detail oriented and analytical  


Work Environment 

This job operates in a professional office environment and on educational or social events. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptops, phones, IPads, MIFI.  


Physical Demands 

Requires the ability to lift, squat, sit, bend or stand as necessary. ?Ability to travel to other sites/locations as needed. 

 

Position Type 

  • Full-time 

  • Exempt 

  • Salary 

 

Travel 

  • Travel is required for this position

 

Required Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s Degree 

  • 4 years of relevant work experience 

 

Preferred Education and Experience 

  • Teaching degree/experience 

  • Working with families 

 

Additional Eligibility Qualifications 

  • Valid PA Driver’s License 

  • Appropriate Automobile Insurance Coverage 

  • Clear background as determined by State required background checks 

 

Other Duties 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  

 

Commonwealth Charter Academy is an equal opportunity employment,  educational and service organization. 

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Commonwealth Charter Academy

000, 000, PA 00000
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,700

State Average: $16,365

% ELL Students

0%

State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio

26.02

State Average: 14.21

% IEP Students

17%

State Average: 18%

FTE

475

State Average: 302