FT or PT Parent Involvement Educator at Scecina Memorial HS in Indianapolis, IN
Catapult Learning is hiring a High School Parent Involvement Educator at to work at Scecina Memorial High School for the 2022-23 school year.
- Full Time or Part Time options available
- Flexible schedule during regular school hours
- Bilingual (Spanish) strongly preferred
Parent Involvement Educator Job Summary:
The Parent Involvement Educator will work closely with the Non-Public Title I Teacher to create a learning environment that supports and increases parental involvement and engagement of eligible Title I families in the non-public schools. This entails working in concert with the building principal and the Non-Public Title I Teacher to create and maintain a positive school climate among parents, students and school staff.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Creates and maintains working relationships between Title I eligible parents and school staff to include workshops and home visits with parents
- Assist in the plans to improve involvement of Title I eligible parents
- Maintains records of parent meetings
- Prepares reports concerning parent engagement activities at the school level for the Title I office
- Assist in the collection and compilation of parent engagement activities.
- Travel throughout the neighborhood, and visiting homes.
- Work with the Title I teachers and eligible non-public teaching staff to ensure an understanding of communicating and working with parents to build ties with the school
- Serve as a liaison to the community and attend external meetings as needed
- Refer parents and family members to human service agencies and other resource providers
- Develop relationships with agencies and organizations whose resources can help increase academic success and improve the conditions for learning
- Coordinate parent workshops and meetings with a focus on Math and the five components of Reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension)
- Creates and disseminates information to parents as it relates to Title I
Bachelor’s degree in education, government, social service or a related field and/or equivalent work experience in education, government, social service or related field. Bi-lingual individuals preferred.
- Culturally competent and able to work with diverse community members, parents and family members.
- Ability to manage and coordinate multiple programs, services, and resources from multiple organizations and partners.
- Willing to actively engage with neighbors, community organizations, and other groups that are not currently working with the school.
- Desire to learn about effective teaching and learning and how community resources can help impact the learning and student success.
- Proficient in computer resources and standard office equipment.
- Must be trustworthy, dependable, and able to keep client and corporate matters confidential.
- Language Ability:
- Must demonstrate a high level of oral and written communication skills in order to communicate with directors, principals and peers. Able to communicate with diverse groups and various management styles.
- Math Ability:
- Reasoning Ability:
- Able to work independently under supervision of the Title I Non-Public School Teacher and Federal and Special Programs. Must be able to recognize and utilize interdepartmental relationships and procedures. Able to problem solve and trouble shoot at a high level.
- Certificates and Licenses:
- No certification needed
- Supervisory Responsibilities:
- This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, feel or handle; reach with hands or arms; talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, and lift and /or move up to 10 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is
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