English Learner McKinney Vento Family Engagement Coach

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Pupil Services

Description

Job Summary:
This part time EL Family Engagement position supports the McKinney Vento program and is grant funded. The McKinney Vento program supports students and families experiencing significant financial hardship and housing insecurity.The Family Engagement position will work closely with the McKinney Vento Liaison and the McKinney Vento School Social Workers.  This position will identify, support, and engage with English Learner (EL) families that are in need of McKinney Vento services with a goal of improving school connection and ensuring students have access to supports needed to be successful in school.  This might include assisting a parent with enrollment or applying for benefits, parent coaching regarding technology use, or supporting Treasure House.  

Skills/Education:

Able to speak and write in English and Spanish 
Excellent communication
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent Written communication skills
Able to navigate community resources
Education requirements:  High school diploma or equivalent

Job Duties/Expectations:

  1. Plan and implement at least one family engagement event for Mckinney Vento populations during the school year.

  2. Maintain a log of family contacts

  3. Support Parents through case management to facilitate improvement in financial stability; as an example this may include assistance with interview skills, job search and/or connection to community based resources

  4. Provide skills building to parents around parenting skills in areas such as supervision, structure, academic support to students, and how to help a child with homework

  5. Support McKinney Vento School Social Worker through follow up regarding case management for family support by serving in a case aide role

  6. Organize Holiday Assistance for McKinney Vento students

  7. Support the work of the Homeless Liaison as needed/directed

    PAY: $30.00 per hour

Posted By

Spotsylvania County Public Schools

6717 Smith Station Road , Spotsylvania, VA 22553
 

At the following locations

Administrative Services - Student Support Services

8020 River Stone Drive , Fredericksburg, VA 22407