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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2617994
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : October 18, 2021

Job Description

Bilingual Student and Family Advocate 1

Hours: 6.25 hours per day
Schedule: 8:45 AM 4:00 PM
Rate: $21.64 per hour
FLSA Status: Non-exempt (Classified)
Contract Status: Regular/Probationary
Start Date: As soon as possible
Calendar: 181 Work Days
Retirement Contribution: Corvallis School District participates in the Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS and OPSRP) on behalf of its employees. Upon eligibility, the district contributes 6% of an employee’s salary to their Individual Account Program (IAP). Eligibility is defined as working at least six full calendar months in a qualifying position. Part-time employees working at least six months and 600 hours in a calendar year will qualify.
Notes: Bilingual in Spanish is required. Open until filled with earliest review of applications on October 18, 2021. This is a brief description/summary of the position. Please see attached to view the full job description. 

Purpose:    The purpose of this position is to coordinate educational and outreach services for students and families of traditionally under-served groups at the elementary and middle school level. This position will support academic growth and assist in overcoming barriers that impede their academic success.
Essential Duties and Responsiblities:
  • Advocates for students and families to receive educational services for which they are eligible.
  • Advocates for and assist students to enroll in school, and enroll in extracurricular and extended learning opportunities including summer programs and after-school tutoring.
  • Translates verbal and written communications from English to Spanish or Arabic for culturally and linguistically diverse students and families, as needed.
  • Interprets verbal communications from Spanish or Arabic to English, as needed.
  • Interprets and advocates so that parents and students can fully participate in educational activities and monitor and communicate, as needed, academic progress.
  • Participates in meetings appropriate to support culturally and linguistically diverse students and families and in the planning of parent meetings.
  • Ensures that families are provided meaningful opportunities to participate in their children’s education, providing the necessary technological support to add in communication.
  • Serve as a liaison to the schools regarding the cultural norms of the family and how to provide a more welcoming school environment.
  • Stays informed on the educational opportunities that are available in the community so that students and their families may access and provide information to school staff and families in a timely manner.
  • Gather and disseminate academic, behavior, and attendance data for our historically underserved  students.
  • Work closely with the counselors to support students’ academic needs.
  • Work in conjunction with the certified staff who are directly involved in our Response to Instruction (RTI) process.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with school personnel; work collaboratively as a team member
  • Work with school’s health navigator in referring families for services.
  • Provides other related services as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned
Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. To view the full job description, please see attached. 

Qualifications:  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.
  • High level of bilingual and biliteracy skills in Spanish or Arabic required.
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing in Spanish or Arabic and English.
  • An associate’s (or higher) degree, two years post secondary study, or a passing score on a district approved assessment.
  • Minimum two years experience in a human or family services field, or working with emergent bilingual students or other diverse communities.
  • Knowledge of K-12 public education systems in the United States.  
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with various community resources and services.
  • Ability to exhibit professionalism, leadership, and effective human relations.
  • Ability to interact effectively and collaboratively with individuals and groups of all ages.
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and collaboration efforts with staff and community.
  • Ability to collect, record, store, retrieve, assimilate, organize, and utilize information and records electronically and by using traditional methods.
  • Understanding of the realities facing students and families experiencing poverty and coming from different cultural backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of state and federal laws and state ORSs and OARs governing education, student and staff rights and local board policies and administrative rules.
  • Ability to travel among district facilities as needed, and if driving, the ability to meet district driving standards.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, sometimes may include evening hours and weekends.
  • Standard First Aid certification, or the ability to obtain certification within two months of hire, may be required.
The Corvallis School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, citizenship, color, disability, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, parental or marital status, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities, and provides equal access to designated youth groups.
The Corvallis School District is committed to racial educational equity by recognizing and dismantling institutional barriers and creating access and opportunities that benefit each student. We expect all staff to be a part of, be responsible for and accountable to this equity work for the learning and achievement of all students and for building a culture that supports and reinforces inclusion and connectedness.
We are an equal opportunity employer and strive to build balanced teams from all backgrounds. We encourage candidates with work and/or lived experience with culturally, linguistically and racially diverse backgrounds to apply.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding discrimination: Jennifer Duvall, Human Resources Director and Title IX Coordinator, 541-757-5840 | 1555 SW 35th Street, Corvallis, OR 97333
El Distrito Escolar de Corvallis no discrimina en base a la edad, nacionalidad, color, discapacidad, expresión de género, identidad de género, origen nacional, situación de los padres o de su estado civil, raza, religión, sexo u orientación sexual en sus programas y actividades, y proporciona igualdad de acceso a los grupos de jóvenes designados. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender las consultas acerca de la discriminación: Jennifer Duvall, Director de Recursos Humanos y Coordinadora de Título IX,
541-757-5840 | 1555 SW 35th Street, Corvallis, OR 97333
El Distrito Escolar de Corvallis no discrimina por motivos de edad, ciudadanía, color, discapacidad, expresión de género, identidad de género, origen nacional, estado civil o parental, raza, religión, sexo u orientación sexual en sus programas y actividades, y proporciona igualdad de acceso a los grupos de jóvenes designados.
El Distrito Escolar de Corvallis está comprometido con la equidad educativa racial al reconocer y desmantelar las barreras institucionales y crear acceso y oportunidades que beneficien a cada estudiante. Esperamos que todo el personal sea parte, sea responsable y rinda cuentas de este trabajo de equidad para el aprendizaje y el rendimiento de todos los estudiantes y para construir una cultura que apoye y refuerce la inclusión y la conexión.
Somos un empleador que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades y nos esforzamos por crear equipos equilibrados de todos los orígenes. Alentamos a los candidatos con experiencia laboral y / o vivida con antecedentes culturales, lingüísticos y raciales a postularse.
La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender consultas sobre discriminación: Jennifer Duvall, Directora de Recursos Humanos y Coordinadora del Título IX,  541-757-5840 | 1555 SW 35th Street, Corvallis, OR 97333
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Bilingual Education
  • Contact Information

    • Katie Forsman , HR Specialist
    • 1555 SW 35th Street
    • Corvallis, Oregon 97333

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