FAMILY AND COMMUNITY LIAISON -HS

Quest Peoria Charter School Academy ( learn more )

Peoria, IL ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3501276
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 20, 2021

Job Description

Job Description

 

Job Title: Family and Community Liaison

 

Reports to:  Principals

 

Primary Role and Purpose:

The Family and Community Liaison assists the school in functions related, but not limited to enrollment, family resources, student support, outreach and family retention. The Family and Community Liaison will plan, attend, and implement specific activities related to the aforementioned functions. The Family and Community Liaison will be required to travel occasionally and must have access to consistent, reliable transportation.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 

  • Assist in the planning, organization, and implementation of school recruitment efforts and events.
  • Assist in managing the school enrollment system and serve as the direct coordinator for ensuring families have guidance through the enrollment process.
  • Ensure the school meets its targeted enrollment capacity for the upcoming school year.
  • Assist in the planning, organization and implementation of student and family retention efforts and events.
  • Research and implement programs focused on the social, emotional, developmental, and behavioral well-being and growth of students and families.
  • Manage the school’s Parent Resource Center and organize partnerships that will provide families assistance and foster growth.
  • Coordinates volunteer programs for parent/legal guardian and other individuals as assigned for the purpose of assisting in improving parent/legal guardian involvement and enhancing student success.
  • Participates in home visits as needed and/or assigned for the purpose of enhancing student success, increasing parent/legal guardian understanding and/or ensuring safety of students and/or personnel.
  • Prepares a variety of documents, reports and written materials for the purpose of communicating information to parents, staff; providing written support, developing recommendations and/or conveying information.
  • Refers students and parents to outside agencies for the purpose of meeting the needs of the students in conjunction with the school social worker and guidance counselor.
  • Update parent communications and update website weekly with events
  • Work in collaboration with the school counselor and social worker and serve on the RTI team for Social Emotional Supports.
  • Attend problem solving meetings for RTI Social Emotional Supports.
  • Serves as liaison to parents/legal guardians and students for the purpose of removing barriers to student success in school.
  • Performs and completes other tasks, duties, and responsibilities as designated by building leader (s).

 

 

Communication and Outreach:

  • Facilitate parent-school communication
  • Facilitate community agency referrals and connect families in collaboration with the social worker and counselor.
  • Encourage parent involvement in the school
  • Foster trust between parents and the educational community
  • Foster higher academic achievement through collaboration with school personnel.
  • Develop parent academies and hold quarterly parent events at each building.
  • Work with the parent organization to relaunch the PTO and Parent Advisory at Quest Charter Academy.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of community partnership relationships.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Strong communication skills

Strong organizational skills

Strong technology skills

Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, using proper grammar and vocabulary

Provide proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status

Provide evidence that a criminal record history check has been conducted and clearance given

Pass state required TB test

                                                

Desirable Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in psychology, counseling or social work

MSW (preferred)

Minimum of two years counseling experience or family outreach in an educational setting

Experience in managing websites

 

  • Position Type: Full-time

Contact Information

  • Nicole Wood
  • 2612 N. Bootz Ave
  • Peoria, Illinois 61604

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