MIGRANT PROGRAM RECRUITER/HOME VISITOR

Wahluke School District ( learn more )

Mattawa , WA ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2891302
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : February 16, 2018

Job Description

                                                 WAHLUKE SCHOOL DISTRICT

                                      JOB SUMMARY AND DESCRIPTION OF TASKS

  

Position:                     Migrant Program Recruiter/Home Visitor

 

Reports to:                 Daily Operations: Report to Grants Manager

                                    Evaluator; Assistant Superintendent of Teaching & Learning

 

Salary Range:            Current PSE Contract Salary Schedule for Home Visitor

 

Classification:            PSE Union Position; Classified; Non-Exempt

 

Basic Function:          Identify and recruit children who potentially qualify for the Migrant program.  Gather information and complete necessary paperwork to establish eligibility and enroll students in the program and in the MSIS system.  Serve as a liaison between the home, school, and community.

 

Typical Work and Responsibilities:

  • Actively identify and recruit all eligible migrant children residing in the school district from 0 to 21 years of age. This may include surveying the area on a regular basis, establishing communication networks, establishing work relations with other community agency personnel, employers and social services.
  • Complete, distribute and maintain a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) according to state/federal guidelines for each eligible migrant family immediately upon their arrival in the district (regardless of whether students are in school or not).
  • Annually verify families’ most recent move information.
  • Regularly meet and share information on eligibility of migrant families with preschool programs as appropriate to identify and increase enrollment of qualifying preschool children.
  • Provide assistance as a liaison between the home and school.
  • Promote activities between students, parent, educators and communities.
  • Share with migrant parents and students all school services/programs available to them.
  • Network with other agencies providing services to migrant students to ensure a coordinated service-delivery system.
  • Be knowledgeable about support services for families and refer migrant families to appropriate health, social, or legal services in order to meet the needs of the migrant student’s successful participation in school.
  • Facilitate parent involvement.
  • Prepare documentation such as a home visitor log, which reflects major home visitor activities.
  • Assist in recruiting out-of-school students into educational programs.
  • Complete all forms and process information required by the MSIS.
  • Update and maintain required files and data bases in a timely manner.
  • Work with all building secretaries and other program staff to ensure that eligible migrant children are identified and enrolled.
  • Work with necessary staff to provide continuity between migrant and district records.
  • Work with the Migrant Record’s clerk to ensure completeness of student/family information.
  • Work regularly with Migrant Student Advocates en ensure continuity of migrant student program services.
  • Assist in sending out notices and communications for parent meetings.
  • Assist in the development and coordination of parent meetings and PAC meetings.
  • Attend all training sessions as recommended.
  • Assist in setting up and coordinating health screenings and physicals for migrant students.
  • Assist with student notification and planning for summer school and other program offerings as needed.
  • Assist in the recognition of possible homeless students as required by the McKinney/Vinto Act.
  • Assist with tasks for the overall operation of the grants office.
  • Treat all student records and information as confidential and private.
  • Perform other such duties as required.

 Qualifications:

  • Bilingual/Biliterate Spanish required.
  • High School diploma preferred, equivalent accepted.
  • Good oral and writing skills. 
  • Experience working with culturally diverse students and families.
  • Must be able to work with people in an agreeable and professional manner to produce a positive outcome, be patient and willing to help parents, and/or students with questions and provide resources.
  • Must be able to complete accurate and timely reports. Attentive to detail/paperwork process.
  • School work experience helpful and/or an understanding of school environment and processes.
  • Must be flexible, in order to work evening hours when needed and necessary to meet the needs of the program purposes.
  • Computer and application skills required.
  • Office procedures, experience, and basic clerical skills required. Able to file and keep records.
  • Ability to successfully organize and conduct meetings as necessary.
  • Ability to solve practical problems, apply appropriate judgment and deal with a variety of situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of student and district records required.
  • Must be able to travel and possess a valid Washington State Driver’s License and auto insurance.
  • Expected to attend work as scheduled and model appropriate professional behavior, work collaboratively with staff to ensure a positive and effective program within the school environment.
  • Able to attend regional and state training
  • Perform other such duties as requested and required.

 

Terms of

Employment:             260 work days per year,8 hours day

                                    11 paid holidays

                                    Vacation and other benefits granted consistent with PSE contract.

 

The Wahluke School District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation including gender identity or expression, national origin, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, age, or honorably discharged veteran or military status.  This holds true for all programs and services. The District provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the school district’s Equity and Civil Rights/Title IX Director and/or Section 504/ADA coordinator at (509)932-4565.           We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

  • Position Type: Full-time

Contact Information

  • Liz Leitz
  • 411 East Saddle Mountain Drive
  • Mattawa, Washington 99349

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