Parent Engagement Liaison

Learn4Life

Learn4Life

Texas, USA · Canada · Remote
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024

Job Details

REMOTE - , CA
Regular Part-Time
Day
Classified

Description

PASEO GRANDE CHARTER SCHOOL

Regular, Part-Time

Compensation: $32/ hour

Help Us Change Lives

We live by the motto that “There is a Student in Front of Everything We Do” and we are very passionate about it. Do you have a passion to work with students? If so, then this is an exciting opportunity for you! You’ll have the opportunity to work with a diverse group of students supporting their growth and development. Remember the person who made a difference in your life? Now it’s your turn.

Learn more about us at https://learn4life.org/

How You Will Make an Impact:

The Parent Engagement Liaison serves as the school liaison between parents, teachers, and school employees. The parent liaison implements and manages school-wide parenting initiatives and activities to empower parents to become positive active participants in the education of their children in alignment to the school goals. Supports the principal and school leadership in documentation of parental involvement. This position reports to the Principal or designee.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: This list is illustrative only and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of tasks performed by this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Serves as the liaison between parents, teachers, and school employees.
  • Consult, support, and coordinate with school employees and school leadership (administration and teacher to establish and maintain ongoing parent activities, which support academic achievement and school-wide goals at home as well as school.
  • Provide the coordination, technical assistance, and other support necessary to assist and build the capacity of the school in planning and implementing effective parent and family involvement activities to improve student academic achievement and school performance.
  • Promote strategies to support successful school and family interactions.
  • Promote teamwork by sharing knowledge, cooperating with others, participating in meetings and work groups, and supporting the goals and objectives of the school and sites.
  • Promote the importance of communication between teachers and parents on an ongoing basis through avenues such as participation in parent-teacher conferences, reports to parents on their children’s progress, and volunteer opportunities in a language the family can understand.
  • Promote and support parent attendance and participation in school-wide events such as Open House, Back-to School Night, participation in PAC/Parent Advisory Committee meetings, ELAC/English Learner Advisory Committee meetings, and other events.
  • Provide excellent customer service by establishing positive relations with school personnel, representatives from external organizations and others; respond to phone calls, e-mails, letters, and other communications.
  • Assist parents of children served by the school, as appropriate, in understanding academic standards and how to monitor a child’s progress and work with educators to improve the achievement of their children.
  • Coordinates parenting sessions, meetings, and activities.
  • Coordinates and implements outreach to parents of students.
  • Provides information to families regarding public and private resources available.
  • Recruit, coordinate and manage parent and community involvement in programs, advisory committees, school events and support.
  • Perform administrative duties, responsibilities and activities that may be assigned or changed from time to time.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  • Strong writing, oral communication, public speaking, and presentation skills
  • Ability to build and maintain rapport with culturally diverse populations
  • Strong follow-through skills
  • Coordination, organizing, planning skills
  • Interpersonal skills and persuasion skills
  • Ability to work harmoniously as part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks based on urgency
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly with minimal guidance
  • Ability to collaborate and work with community representatives and varied stakeholders
  • Self-sufficient and focused on excellent customer service

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2 years’ experience in Family and School Relations, Community Outreach, Community Relation required.
  • Bachelor’s degree or 2 years equivalent experience in Community Outreach, Community Relations (equivalent experience is included in total years of professional experience).
  • Some evening student recruitment and/or evening meetings; occasionally working on Saturday and/or Sunday.
  • Bilingual in English & Spanish is a plus, but not required.
  • Skilled in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) or other specific technology.
  • Ability to travel in performance of job duties is required.
  • Ability to lift, carry, push, pull objects weighing up to 10 pounds of force (almost all office jobs).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mental Demands: high workflow management, high project coordination, high people engagement.
  • Finger Dexterity: using primarily just the fingers to make small movements such as typing, picking up small objects, or pinching fingers together.
  • Talking: especially where one must convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Average Hearing: able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.
  • Average Visual Abilities: ordinary acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or operate machinery.
  • Frequent multi-tasking, changing of task priorities, repetitious exacting work required.
  • Working in a low to moderate noisy, distracting environment with frequent deadline pressures.