Two Rivers High - PT (5.50 hrs.) Student Advocate (#1628031)
A position has been declared open in the Weber School District at Two Rivers High, for a Student Advocate Aide. This position is for 5.50 hours per day, 9 months per year. Weber School District employees may send a resume to the school principal. Applicants outside the District may apply on Teachers-Teachers.com. Files will be reviewed before interviews are scheduled.
THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED AFTER A MINIMUM OF 3 WORKING DAYS.
Purpose Statement: The job of the Student Advocate Aide was established for the purpose/s of assisting high school/Junior high school students who may be below proficiency and need additional support. Under the direction of the designated Lead Counselor, to develop their skills, receive support, and communicate with educational stakeholders while offering them education. Providing educational support to students to improve their academic skills using class time for student instruction and remediation; maintain the necessary contracts and files on students; and communicating student progress with parents/guardians and with teachers.
Essential Functions First and foremost, you must have a desire to make a difference in kids lives. Responsible for providing guidance and advocacy to students to ensure they meet academic and behavioral requirements to move the next grade level. Responsibilities include linking students and their families to school and community resources, monitoring attendance and discipline, communicating with administration, counselors, students, and families.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Communicates accurately and timely with students and their families to ensure a continuous school/family partnership exists. 2. Evaluate student progress including attendance, academic, and behavioral data. 3. Coordinate with community partners to build resources. 4. Makes home visits to obtain information about students. 5. Keep accurate records of student, parent, staff, and community contacts. 6. Participate in stakeholder conferences to develop student action plans. 7. Assist with the supervision of students during instructional and non-instructional time. 8. Supports a positive school climate while interacting with students, families, staff and community members. 9. Maintain confidentiality when dealing with students, families, staff, and community members. 10. Perform moderate to extensive physical activity including frequent standing or walking. 11. Facilitate social and emotional growth with students. 12. Improve professional competence through professional development. 13. Participate in staff meetings at both site and district levels.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications Skills, Knowledge and Abilities - Must be able to operate standard office equipment; preparing and maintaining accurate records, utilizing pertinent software applications; and utilizing problem solving techniques. Must have knowledge of instructional/tutorial procedures and practices; intervention techniques; age appropriate activities; stages of child development; and safety practices and procedures.
Job Qualifications: Experience: Job related experience is required. Education: Targeted job related education that meets organization’s prerequisite requirements.