Post Date: 02/13/2018
Close Date: 04/13/2018
El Programa Hispano Catolico: SUN Community Schools Program
Full-time Position (40 Hours a Week) Non-exempt
Reports to: SUN Community Schools Regional Manager
The P-3 Coordinator will work closely with the SUN Site Manager and Principal to increase and deepen diverse parent-centered family engagement and leadership at the school. This work will focus on parents with infants through children in third grade. P-3 Coordinators will foster collaboration with early learning partners and projects and build support in the school and community for the school as a hub for early learning.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Cultivate and provide opportunities for culturally-diverse parent leaders at the school and those about to enter the school.
Gather information from parents, both informally and formally, about their interests, strengths and needed support.
Be present and visible in the school building.
Look for opportunities, such as daily school drop-off, events at the school and events in the community, to greet and get to know families.
Utilize popular education methods and provide opportunities for families to share their knowledge and experience in culturally relevant ways.
Convene a diverse parent leadership group for project planning and action; this could be a new or existing Family Leadership Team or a separate group.
Create and facilitate CAFES parent group.
Support coordination of the Early Kindergarten Transition (EKT) program, including facilitating the EKT parent component.
Lead outreach efforts for P-3 activities, including EKT.
Help the school develop a family-friendly climate, with a special focus on supporting families of color and families who speak languages other than English.
Support Kindergarten Teacher Family Visits through data collection, communication with families and accompanying teachers on home visits.
Create opportunities for parents to build supportive peer relationships.
Conduct home visits to remove barriers and to develop relationships.
Support transition of parent leadership from Head Start to school.
Connect with early childhood and community partners, including Community Education Workers, DHS and local childcare providers and build links between partners and the school.
Maintain clear communication with SUN Site Manager, SUN Early Learning Coordinator and Principal to keep them informed of successes and challenges.
Join and participate fully on relevant school teams, such as the attendance and family engagement teams.
Include P-3 activities in the SUN Annual Plan.
Attend regular meetings and trainings coordinated by the SUN Early Learning Team.
Collect, enter and report on data on a regular basis, this will include utilizing ServicePoint and conducting parent surveys.
Attend monthly meetings with Rockwood Pathways Project Navigators team and other meetings as required by the collaborative.
Adherence to El Programa Hispano Catolico policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Must be bilingual (Spanish/English) and bi-culturally competent.
Ability to communicate concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing in Spanish and English.
Minimum of 1 year of informal or formal community organizing.
Experience with working in a public school setting is preferred.
Knowledge of the community and an ability to authentically connect with families from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Experience and knowledge working with a broad range of issues affecting Latinos/Communities of Color in the community.
Demonstrate judgment and discretion in dealing with confidential matters.
Advanced skills in Microsoft Office programs (including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint).
Must be able to organize and prioritize work, be proactive, take initiative, resolve problems, follow through, and simultaneously manage multiple priorities to ensure goals are met in a timely manner.
Strong analytical and strategic problem solving skills.
Ability to work well in team setting, as well as independently; be flexible and adapt well to different dynamics within a fast paced environment.
Ability to take initiative and prioritize tasks; good time management, problem prevention, and problem solving skills.
Ability to support organizational and program specific mission and goals.
Ability to lift 40 pounds.
Availability to work a flexible schedule that could include some evenings and weekends as needed.
Must have a valid driver's license and automobile insurance coverage at 100/300/100 levels.
Successful completion of civil, criminal and/or motor vehicle background checks.
COMPENSATION: The hourly pay range is $18.50-$20.00. Competitive benefits package, including: 100% employer paid health insurance (employee portion), disability, life insurance, paid time off, 12 paid holidays, retirement plan, free parking and more.
TO APPLY: Please submit your cover letter and resume at: https://ElPrograma.applicantpro.com
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