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Mineral County Schools 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV 26726            Phone: 304-788-4200            Fax: 304-788-4204

Parent Involvement Coordinator

Parent Involvement Coordinator

MINERAL COUNTY SCHOOLS

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

POSITION:                                  PARENT INVOLVEMENT COORDINATOR

 

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:      Principal

 

FLSA/CONTRACT STATUS:     Extracurricular

 

EMPLOYMENT TERM:              To be determined by the Director of Curriculum and Instruction

 

SALARY:                                    $10.00 per hour, maximum of 40 hours per month

 

EVALUATION:                            Performance in this position will be evaluated by the immediate supervisor

 

JOB SUMMARY:                        To serve as a liaison between Director of Title I, administrators and Title I staff regarding Title I parent involvement.

 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides workshops, classes, and activities for parent at their local school(s) and/or district on a regular basis;
  • Recruits volunteers from the community to host various workshops and classes to speak directly with parent;
  • Provides regular communication with parents to apprise them of events and opportunities at the school by monthly tips, strategies, and ideas;
  • Creates opportunities for parents who have limited English proficiency, a disability or are underrepresented because of social economics or racial barriers to participate in education initiatives and enrichment workshops;
  • Provides technical assistance relating to parental involvement as needed locally or at the district level;
  • Conducts surveys to assess the needs of parents at their local school(s) and/or district;
  • Reviews annual reports to evaluate the effectiveness of their parent involvement programs;
  • Develops, analyzes, and distributes the results of parent surveys to the school’s leadership team and/or Title I Director if mandated;
  • Keeps complete documentation records of all parent involvement activities, reports, surveys, funding, annual program evaluations, and communications to parents to meet Title I components;
  • Ensures compliance of the school or district’s parent involvement program with all state and federal guidelines;
  • Coordinates and implements research-based strategies for their local school(s) and/or district parent involvement program to engage parents in improving student achievement at home, off school site and in the local community;
  • Collaborates with local, regional, and state organizations to create opportunities to help families understand school academic standards, assessments and report cards;
  • Collaborates with parents, teachers, and the school’s leadership team to develop a family-friendly school climate;
  • Collaborates with other parent engagement professionals such as parent mentors and early education school staff or other designees;
  • Promotes parents as partners by involving them in the decision-making process regarding parental involvement activities and school improvement;
  • Works with school administration to solicit parent volunteers for field trips, meetings, assistance within school and other special events;
  • Takes part in opportunities for professional development at local, regional level with proper authorization;
  • Attends all local meetings and trainings of Parent Involvement Coordinators;
  • Shares ideas and experiences with school or district staff, leadership team and/or other parent professionals;
  • Coordinates recognition to exceptional parents and volunteers;
  • Conducts trainings with school staff during faculty meetings to determine school needs and shares updates on parent involvement best practices; and
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by school administration or Title I Director.
 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, staff, and community;
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality in regard to students and families;
  • Understands and respects the diversity of families economic, linguistic and cultural backgrounds and situations;
  • Experience serving as an advocate for children and parents;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • Self-motivated leader who can work independently as well as part of team;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Knowledge of family engagement research and literature;
  • Strong knowledge of computers and other educational technology (i.e. DVD players, IPAD, etc.);
  • Ability to host parent meetings off school sites and in the local community and/or neighborhoods;
  • Experience with developing collaborative partners and building relationship with constituents in the community; and
  • Ability to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends (as needed).

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed drugs while in the workplace. Alcohol and controlled substance which affects employee productivity, safety or judgment in the workplace will not be tolerated.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach, stand, walk, lift, grasp, write, talk, hear, see, use technology such as computers and multimedia equipment, and use repetitive motions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently lift and/or move at least 10 pounds of materials. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff members.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Most commonly, the educational setting is indoors. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate (20-60 dB).

 

 

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee.

 

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MINERAL COUNTY SCHOOLS: 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV. 26726      |      Phone: 304-788-4200      |      Fax: 304-788-4204
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