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Parent Liaison - Grades 6-8

Gwinnett Daily Post

License and Certification Qualifications: Valid Georgia driver's license required.

Education Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. College training and/or academic preparation through non-English language preferred.

Experience Qualifications: Experience providing outreach services to families and children required. Experience in a school setting working with Title I preferred.

Skills Qualifications: Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with the public, families, students, and staff; demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills; ability to follow oral and written instructions quickly and accurately; strong clerical skills including typing, word processing skills, and filing; knowledge of basic bookkeeping skills; and ability to represent Gwinnett County Public Schools in a positive and professional manner. High level of bilingual ability in English and predominant minority language preferred.

Primary Responsibilities: Provide family outreach and training activities for parents of all students in Title I schools to assist them in helping their children improve their academic achievement and in becoming active participants in the education of their children.

1. Assist with Building Parent Capacity
a. Participate in parent-teacher conferences, assisting targeted parents with understanding progress monitoring, Academic Knowledge and Skills (AKS) curriculum, assessments, Title I requirements, and how to support their children's academic success
b. Communicate with parents in multiple formats that reflect the needs of the community
c. Assist the Assistant Principal for Title I in collaboration with parent and community stakeholders in the development of the school's parent and family engagement plan, the School-Family Compact, and budget
d. Assist in the coordination of local staff, district staff, and community partners to integrate activities designed to build parent capacity
e. Maintain the Title I Parent Center and consult with teachers for appropriate student learning materials for parent check-out
f. Establish and meet regularly with a Family Engagement Committee

2. Assist with Building Staff Capacity
a. Assist in the development of and participate in professional learning and collaboration as it relates to Title I, Part A
b. Assist the Assistant Principal for Title I in facilitating professional learning sessions to build the capacity of teachers and other staff to improve family engagement
c. Assist the Assistant Principal for Title I in collaboration with all staff regularly to coordinate activities to build the capacity of parents that align to the school’s Local School Plan for Improvement (LSPI), parent and family engagement plan, and the School-Family Compact
d. Work with school leaders on faculty and staff usage of the GCPS Language Bank to ensure quality communication with all parents/families, especially parents/families of English Learner (EL) students
e. Assist school leaders, faculty, and staff on strategies for outreach to all parents, especially those of English Learner (EL) students
f. Assist school leaders in identifying languages for the translation of school documents specifically for parents/families of EL students regarding the education of their children
g. Participate in regularly scheduled meetings and professional learning offered by the Office of Federal Programs

3. Outreach to the Community
a. Conduct community outreach as it relates to Title I, Part A
b. Serve as the liaison between school and community for family engagement purposes
c. Collaborate with community stakeholders to create partnerships with local business

4. Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, and crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to operate a motor vehicle in performance of duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Mar 09, 2023. Gwinnett County Public Schools Jobs from GA Job Source

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