Parent Liaison, Title I

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

Summary

Provides support to District Title I schools by implementing policies and coordinating programs to build capacity for parental involvement per state and federal Title I, Part A regulatory guidelines

Essential Duties

  • Manages space and operation of the school Parent Resource Center; Greets and assists parents
  • Selects and purchases appropriate materials for parent check-out
  • Develops and maintains a Parent Library and provides training for parents in the use of materials
  • Assists parents with the understanding of Title I Part A, NCLB, AYP, report cards, learning compacts, assessments, progress reports, Parent Rights and Responsibilities, and school improvement
  • Provides orientation for all parents new to the school
  • Creates opportunities to involve all parents in the education of their child
  • Coordinates academic-based learning opportunities/workshops for parents at flexible times
  • Organizes volunteer program; Recruits and provides continuous training for volunteers
  • Advertises all Title I Parent Involvement activities through a variety of media
  • Communicates with parents via school newsletter and/or Parent Center newsletter, and/or website
  • Serves as liaison between the local school and the Title I Office Parent Involvement and SES
  • Initiates and responds to parent phone calls, emails, and written correspondence related to Parent Involvement and/or Parent Center
  • Participates in early release conferences, assisting parents with the understanding of progress reports, school progress reports, and report cards
  • Calculates and keeps accurate data of parental involvement
  • Submits all required Title I documentation to Title I office in a timely manner
  • Assists in the development/implementation and monitoring of the Parent Involvement Budget
  • Monitors and maintains records required by Title I
  • Conducts professional learning sessions with staff to improve parent involvement
  • Collaborates with all staff regularly to coordinate meetings/workshops for parents
  • Conducts written and oral surveys of parent needs
  • Conducts program evaluations of the parent activities and Title I, Part A program
  • Assists in the development/implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the school’s Parental Involvement Policy and school compact
  • Serves as a liaison between school and community for parent involvement purposes
  • Assists parents in accessing community resources
  • Develops partnerships with other social agencies
  • Serves as a resource to PTA Establishes and meets regularly with the Parent Involvement Committee
  • Attends regularly scheduled meetings/professional learning as determined by Title I Office
  • Performs other Title I duties as assigned by the Title I Grant Manager

Required Education

High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Certification/Licensure

None required

Experience Qualifications

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

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Knowledge of "No Child Left Behind Act of 2001"
  • 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

Working Conditions

  • Normal office environment

Physical Demands

  • Routine physical activity associated with normal office environment
Posting ID:  18200

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