Granite Park Jr. High - Attendance Specialist

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Instructional Support


Please note that this posting closes at 3:00 pm on the date listed above.

Granite School District

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact April Guardado, Assistant Principal, at (385)-646-3380 or email

Hours per week: 29


Job Title  Attendance Tracker
Department  School
Supervisor  Principal
Salary Schedule  Paraeducator (88)
Lane Placement  A
Contract Length  Hourly Only
FLSA Classification  Non-exempt
Last Review Date  March 2021

Job Summary
Attendance Trackers work with students, families, educators, and other staff members to maintain attendance, support student responsibility in a way that will increase student success. Attendance, physical presence, and timeliness are required and are essential functions of this position.
Essential Functions
  • Identify student with excessive absences by generating a weekly “hotsheet”.
  • Monitor student attendance daily to promote regular attendance habits.
  • Establish positive and open communication between the school and parent/guardian of students.
  • Recognize student improvement through appropriate and administrator approved activities.
  • Interface with administrators, counselors, social workers, psychologists, teachers and other staff to increase communication and identification of potential attendance issues.
  • Contact parent/guardian of students with attendance issues.
  • Attend team meetings and present communications and success.
  • Track contact information, attendance interventions, and progress toward goals.
  • Establish and maintain a contract system with students.
  • Establish incentive programs with students to meet attendance goals.
Non-Essential Functions
  • Other duties as assigned*
*This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an employee assigned to this position.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of education, knowledge, and experience requirements; the machines, tools and equipment used; background; and any licenses or certifications required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Required Education and Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent
Required Prior Experience

Required Knowledge and Skills
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with students, parents, and other adults.
  • Ability to develop positive personal relationships with students to build a foundation of trust.
Assigned Decision Making
Decide the best way to track and positively interact with students and parent to promote regular school attendance.
Interactions with Others
Positive interaction with students, teachers, social workers, psychologists, support personnel and administrators.
Supervisory Responsibility
Budget Responsibility
Working Environment
Work setting is mainly in the classroom.  May be asked to work inside and outside the building to accomplish assigned tasks. Working conditions can be in hot and cold weather. May experience stress from disruptive students and/or groups of students.
Physical Requirements – Not limited to the following:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to speak and/or hear.  Frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, and crouch.  Occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel and must occasionally climb or balance.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Must be able to sit/stand for long periods of time.
Note:  The list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented in accordance with the requirements of the job.


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Granite School District

2500 South State Street , Salt Lake City, UT 84115

At the following locations


3031 SOUTH 200 EAST , SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84115