Parent Liaison, ESOL Bi-Lingual

Category:  Support
Job Function:  Support Staff
Department:  Ridgeview Charter Middle

Summary

Provides support to District schools with a high ESOL student population by implementing policies and coordinating programs to build capacity for ESOL parental involvement; the role of the parent liaison is part of a comprehensive effort to build and ensure responsiveness, problem solving, and the helpfulness to all parents

Essential Duties

  • Interacts with parents and ensures opportunity for their involvement in our schools
  • Assists staff in implementing and facilitating the NCLB guidelines for ESOL services
  • Provides an annual orientation for ESOL parents about school, accessing the school, and ESOL program
  • Increases ESOL parental involvement and helps parents navigate the educational system
  • Offers services/information to ESOL parents and their families regarding: Health, Child Development, Parent Rights and Responsibilities, and School Improvement
  • Assists in the coordination of services for children and families through multiple partnerships with public and private agencies by linking family members to opportunities and services in the community
  • Provides opportunities for ESOL parents to enhance their knowledge of their child’s development
  • Conducts meetings with parents and faculty to discuss relevant information
  • Plans and implements parent workshops and direct parents to job skills training and job interviews opportunities
  • Conducts written and oral surveys of ESOL parent/student needs
  • Documents and maintains accurate records for all requirement state and federal reporting
  • Develops partnerships with other social agencies
  • Attends selected Fulton County Parent Liaison collaboration meetings and trainings
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Required Education

High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Certification/Licensure

Bilingual/Biliterate in English and a minimum of one (1) other language

Experience Qualifications

Minimum of 2 years of experience working in an educational or social services environment

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to plan, organize, manage, and implement successful programs
  • Must display strong interpersonal and public relation skills
  • Ability to relate/interact with various cultures and social groups
  • Ability to solicit resources for District needs
  • Must exercise strict confidence in handling sensitive student and parent information
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Working Conditions

  • Normal office environment

Physical Demands

  • Routine physical activity associated with normal office environment
Posting ID:  18061

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