Commerce City Schools

posted Aug 8, 2018, 8:57 AM by Angie Ingram

Parent Involvement Coordinator (working with all schools)

Responsibilities-

  • Provides workshops, classes, and activities for parent at school 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;
  • Reviews annual reports to evaluate the effectiveness of their parent involvement programs;
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • Conducts trainings with school staff during faculty meetings to determine school needs and shares updates on parent involvement best practices
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QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bilingual (Speaks and writes Spanish and English fluently)
  • Four year degree (Preferred)
  • 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;
  • 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

Contact:

Joy Tolbert at 706-335-5500 or joy.tolbert@commercecityschools.org

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