Family Partnership Specialist

Location
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 13, 2021
Ref
2989
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Overview

Pending approval of the Consolidated Application and Hamilton County Board.

The purpose of this job is to engage families and the community in the education process of their children to support academic achievement and success of students.

Responsibilities

  • Acts in a professional, respectful, and welcoming manner at all times.
  • Creates a customer-focused climate and provides quality services and support to school and other stakeholders.
  • Complies with applicable district, state, and federal codes, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
  • Facilitates the development and implementation of a School-Family-Community Partnership Plan that is directly connected and completely interwoven with the school improvement plan and student achievement.
  • Identifies and organizes a representative mix of community members and school staff to make up an Action Team that will develop and carry out the School-Family-Community Partnership Plan that engages families to achieve school improvement goals.
  • Implements strategies towards measurable goals to improve student achievement and uses approved criteria to measure success.
  • Maintains data that administrators and outside auditors can review to determine if the program components are directly connected to improving student academic achievement and the components are having a positive impact on academic achievement.
  • Coordinates an extended-day tutorial program utilizing community-based organizations, teachers, and other community resources that yields measurable academic improvement.
  • Plans and/or conducts workshops and trainings for parents and teachers to increase their capacity to work together on student achievement and school improvement goals.
  • Uses student and school data to communicate information about academic achievement to families.
  • Promotes two-way communication between school and home.
  • Stays abreast of school issues by attending school improvement team, grade level team, and faculty meetings.
  • Conducts home visits with identified families to discuss progress, issues, and concerns.
  • Communicates through the proper channels to keep supervisor and other appropriate personnel informed of impending problems or events of unusual nature.
  • Follows established procedures to ensure assigned areas are safe.
  • Works collaboratively with all stakeholders.
  • Attends work and arrives to work on time.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Adheres to the Teacher Code of Ethics as defined by Tennessee Law.
  • Uses computers and other technology to enter and access information related to essential job functions.
  • May operate a motor vehicle to conduct various work activities.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Knowledge/Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree required with a minimum of two (2) years of experience working in public education or working with students who attend public schools.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills to deal effectively with all stakeholders.
  • Ability to collect, disaggregate, interpret, and use data to improve student achievement.


  • Ability to use technology to develop training presentations and communicate with student, parents, administrators, and community members.

Education Requirement

Bachelor's Degree
Years Experience Requirement

2

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