Job Description

This is a 8 hr 10 month benefited position. Bilingual Required Spanish

BAND

GRADE

SUBGRADE

A

1

2

DEPARTMENT:

Administrative Services

ACCOUNTABLE TO:

Director of Family Welcome Center

FLSA STATUS:

Non-Exempt

CLASS SUMMARY:

Incumbents are responsible for performing a broad range of support activities pertaining to parent/community outreach programs. The Cartwright Parent Liaison is a stand-alone classification.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

Liaison between parents and school, increase and improve parent/family and community involvement in the Cartwright School District #83. Train parents and provide pertinent information in effort to increase parental participation in their students overall educational program in preparing their children to be college and career ready.

DUTY

NO.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

FRE-

QUENCY

BAND/

GRADE

 

 

1.

Attends Professional Learning Community meetings and professional development with the Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services, and the Director of the Cartwright Welcome Center.

As required

 

 

 

 

2.

Provides follow-up to school staff/administrators concerning parent communications.

As required

 

 

 

 

3.

Performs other work-related duties of similar nature or level.

As required

 

 

 

 

4.

Build positive relationships between the school and its community of parents and families.

As required

 

 

 

 

DUTY

NO.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

FRE-

QUENCY

BAND/

GRADE

5.

Facilitate a productive, two-way dialogue with Administrators around the issues, concers and celebrations that are important to Cartwright families.

As required

 

 

 

 

6.

Implement parent leadership training to empower parents to effectively advocate for their children.

As required

 

 

 

 

7.

Engage parents in the health, safety and education of their children.

As required

 

 

 

 

8.

Create workships, trainings and provide direct assistance to ease the intergration of families who have trouble understanding or navigating the school district’s systems.

As

required

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.

Provide training and support to school staff on parent engagement strategies.

As

required

 

 

 

 

 

10.

Nurture and manage relationships with local organizations and businesses to increase the supports and services available to families at the campus level.

As required

 

 

 

 

11.

Ensure each campus has an active parent advisory committee to work directly with the Principal on solutions and recommendations that impact student achievement.

As required

 

 

 

 

12.

Create and manage forms and opportunities for parents to get involved and volunteer at the campus level

As required

 

 

 

 

13.

Contact parents and families through phone calls, home visits and meetings at school or district site in order to encourage participating in school and or district activities and events.

As required

 

 

 

 

14.

Provide information to parents concerning district policy and procedures such as registration, PTO, curriculum and inititatives, assessments, uniform, discipline as stipulated in our District Parent/Student Handbook

As required

 

 

 

 

15.

Contact outside community agencies for the pupose of seeking resources and activities that will increase the participating of families in school and parent training opportunities.

As required

 

 

 

 

         

Skills (position requirements at entry):

Skills in:

  • Communication, interpersonal, and public speaking skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
  • Speaking and writing effectively in English and Spanish
  • Grammar, punctuation and spelling.
  • General office procedures.
  • Provide customer service.
  • Record keeping   practices and procedures.
  • Organize and conduct parent meetings/trainings.
  • Training in effective strategies for working with parents.
  • Working with others in a collaborative environment.
  • Using a computer and related software applications.
  • Composing letters, correspondence, reports and other written materials.
  • Prioritizing work.
  • Gathering and organizing information.

 

Training and Experience(position requirements at entry):

  • High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.)
  • Additional education beyond high school preferred
  • Skills in speaking, writing and reading a second language predominant in the community is desirable.
  • Must be Highly Qualified by receiving a passing score on the state approved exam or, have an Associates Degree or 60 hours of college credits completed.

Special Requirements(position requirements at entry):

Must provide own transportation.

Valid AZ Driver’s License

 

Licensing Requirements(position requirements at entry):

None

Physical Requirements: 

Position in this class typically require: reaching, grasping, speaking, hearing, vision, and repetitive motions.

May require:  pushing, pulling, and lifting.

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

Note:

The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

Classification History:

Prepared by : Educational Services

Date:  Draft 6/16/14



Primary Location: Family Welcome Center

Shift Type: Full-Time

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Thursday, February 08, 2018 12:00 AM
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