Newport Mesa Unified School District
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School / Community Facilitator #28-20
at Newport Mesa Unified School District
- Description: The Vacancy, Basic Function, Minimum Qualifications
Ability to Read, Write and Speak Spanish Fluently is Required. There is currently one position, 8 hours per day, 5 days per week, 10 months per year.
Under the direction of assigned Administrator (site principal or designee), encourage and coordinate parent education and involvement in various school programs and other activities; perform liaison duties between school and parents at an assigned site; refer families to local agencies or school services as appropriate; maintain related records.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to: bachelor's degree in social services, education or a related field and one year experience working in an instructional or social program.
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Valid California driver's license.
Incumbents are required to speak, read and write in a designated second language.
- Examination Procedures & Information
- The Examination:Exam Weight-Supplemental Questions -Qualifying
Written Examination (Translation and Multiple Choice) - 50%Qualifications Appraisal Interview (Oral Exam) - 50%Eligibility list will be certified and established for six (6) months.The written examination is tentatively scheduled for November 11th.. All who are successful with the written test will be invited to the oral exam/interview which is tentatively scheduled for November 14th. You will be notified via email as indicated on your application, regarding your ability to participate in the examination phase of this recruitment.
Applications will be reviewed for minimum requirements. However, Newport-Mesa Unified School District reserves the right to hold a competitive screening based on the number of applications and the needs of the District.If you elect to have Newport-Mesa Unified School District (hereafter, 'District') contact you via email regarding your application and the hiring process, please be aware that the District is not responsible for any contacts you may have blocked on your email service. Unclaimed emails to applicants are not the responsibility of the District. In an effort to allow our emails through your personal spam filter, you can try to add the domain @nmusd.us and @governmentjobs.com to your safe senders list.
- Job Responsibilities
Promote parent education and involvement in various school programs and other activities; provide information and materials to parents to assist them in utilizing community services and resources; conduct assessment screenings as assigned and refer families to local agencies or school services as appropriate; maintain related records.
Perform liaison duties between school, community resources and agencies and parents at an assigned school site; communicate with parents regarding student performance including attendance, behavior, academic achievement, health and medical problems; make home visits to acquire information and discuss school-related problems such as absenteeism, illnesses, behavior problems and other matters.
Unite outside organizations, schools and families; inform community agencies of available school services; resolve issues or concerns as needed; contact community businesses to obtain donations of food and equipment as assigned.
Facilitate family participation in various activities; identify and encourage recruitment of parent volunteers; explain and assist in determining program eligibility; arrange parent activities including recruitment, training, and scheduling; monitor parent activities.
Participate in student recognition programs for school and community service projects; recommend students receiving awards; prepare speeches and written materials for distribution as assigned.
Conduct and coordinate parent training and associated school committees; arrange training schedule, speakers, meeting sites and presentations; prepare and distribute promotional related materials.
Monitor students with chronic homework problems; confer with parents and teachers regarding students; prepare progress reports; represent school at site meetings.
Communicate with other departments and District staff to coordinate services.
Represent assigned site at a variety of school and community meetings; attend and participate in workshops and conferences as assigned. Ref. 8.b
Operate a variety of office and classroom equipment including a computer, copier, laminator, VCR, television set and telephone; drive a vehicle to conduct work.
Perform a variety of clerical duties including typing, answering telephones, duplicating materials and preparing correspondence; prepare news releases concerning upcoming events.
Translate written materials from English to a second language as assigned by the position; provide translation for conferences and other meetings as assigned.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Community resource organizations including various Federal, State and County agencies.
District organization, policies and objectives.
Record-keeping and report preparation techniques.
Correct oral and written usage of English and a designated second language.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Telephone techniques and etiquette.
Policies and objectives of school programs and activities.
Public speaking techniques.
Laws, codes, rules and regulations related to assigned activities.
Operation of a variety of office and instructional equipment including a computer.
Perform liaison duties between school and parents at an assigned site.
Determine program eligibility based on applications and supporting documentation.
Plan, organize and implement parent education and involvement activities and programs.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Read, write, translate and interpret English and a designated second language.
Operate a computer and a variety of office and instructional equipment.
Work independently with little direction.
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Meet schedules and time lines.
Plan and organize work.
Prepare and present oral presentations.
Work confidentially with discretion.
Maintain records and prepare reports.
Read, interpret and follow rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Driving a vehicle to conduct work.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
Sitting for extended periods of time.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person or on the telephone.
Seeing to read a variety of materials.
Contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals.