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Family Services Assistant - SY

Cincinnati Public Schools
Cincinnati, OH, US
Early Childhood Education

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    Family Services Assistant (SY)


    Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) serves 35,000 students preschool to 12th grade in over 65 schools across a 91-square-mile district in Southwest Ohio. Cincinnati Public Schools is Greater Cincinnati's largest school district.

    CPS offers families high-quality educational choices and a variety of academic programs. Our innovative approach to education, our caring teachers, and a vast array of collaborative partnerships ensure that students thrive and graduate prepared to enter college, the military and the workforce.

    Cincinnati Public is looking for creative, innovative, passionate, problem-solvers to join our team. We seek to have a positive impact on our children and families every day and are looking for staff members who want to not only do an excellent job with their career field but also serve as a role model for the children in CPS. We invite you to become a member of our CPS work family.


    Problem solve effectively, work independently as well as part of a team, engage collaboratively with diverse populations, develop and implement parent/guardian meetings, effectively work within a variety of school learning environments, assist with local/state/federal compliance, and recruitment/enrollment processes.

    • Early Childhood Performance Standards
    • Ohio Department of Education Preschool licensing, compliance and Step Up to Quality Standards
    • Cincinnati Public Schools Board Policies and Procedures
    • Preschool and School Age Health and Safety Requirements
    • Required trainings to fulfill district and various grant requirements (including but not limited to: Safeschools, First Aid, CPR and AED, Child Abuse, Communicable Disease, Child Plus, CACFP, federal/state/local programming, etc.)
    • All data systems: EMIS, Powerschool, Laserfiche, Child Plus and how to access information
    • CACFP requirements; enrollment in CACFP program with ongoing monitoring for compliance
    • FERPA and maintaining confidentiality
    • Early Childhood registration/enrollment forms/documentation and processes to complete in collaboration with families from recruitment to enrollment ( Online Registration System, magnet lottery etc.)
    • Various local/state/federal grants, eligibility guidelines, and federal poverty guidelines.
    • District and school community for recruitment activities, family support and resources
    • Community resources centered on wellness, mental, emotional and physical health and daily living
    • Ability to provide support at various CPS preschool buildings to serve students, families and staff
    • Providing and implementing various ways to engage and communicate with families, school staff and community to ensure the highest quality services to our students and families
    • Maintaining required student documentation in cumulative folders and other data systems
    • Individual student health needs (medicals, dentals, health plans, heights/weights, blood pressures, vision and hearing screenings)
    • Individualized health/nutrition plans and medication
    • Coordinating and implementing required Parent/Guardian meetings at school sites according to performance standards and secure resources and presenters to encourage family engagement
    • Family Partnership Agreements and how to support families goals
    • Local, state, and federal resources to provide emergency assistance for families
    • Maintaining accurate documentation to ensure local,state and federal compliance
    • School environment to assist with various transitions
    • Monitoring, collaborating, and assisting in removing barriers for staff and families to ensure student academic/social emotional growth
    • Strong mathematical and communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Recruiting and participating in Policy Counsel Committee meetings
    • Early Childhood and Social Emotional Development

    • Associates Degree or HS Diploma with passing Praxis score
    • An ODE Educational Aide permit with the ESEA endorsement


    Starting Salary Range: $18.30 per hour
    Service Period: School year only

    The intent of this job description is to provide a representation and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

    Certain jobs at Cincinnati Public Schools may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation are available upon request from Human Resources.

    All interested applicants are invited to submit an online application at / Apply online.

    Cincinnati Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. The district has a continuing non-discrimination policy which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

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