SCHOOL COMMUNITY SPECIALIST/CAMPUS SECURITY
Support Staff/School Community Specialist/Campus Security
Central Valley Continuation High School
This position requires the skill to understand and follow both oral and written instructions in an independent manner; read and write at a sufficient level for successful performance of required duties; effectively communicate in both oral and written form (with fluency in foreign language helpful); maintain routine records and prepare reports; plan and organize required activities according to stated policies and objectives; persuade and motivate individuals and groups; relate well with students; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; exercise tact, diplomacy and good judgment in dealing with students; establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties.
This position requires the ability to assist in planning, implementing, and evaluating the parent community involvement programs; contact various local community service agencies to explain migrant and other programs, analyze family school needs, and to learn what services are available in school and community; participate in District parent involvement activities; establish and maintain records of activities, home visits, meetings, and prepare necessary reports; work with minority students to enhance academic performance and extra-curricular participation; participate in District Community Advisor meeting as necessary; applicant must possess the physical ability and willingness to break up student altercations whenever necessary; perform related duties as required.
Completion of the twelfth grade is required, preferably supplemented by college level courses in the areas of sociology and school/community relations. Successful experience and first-hand knowledge in working with minority groups is required.
Must provide proof of completion of SB1626 school security guard training with application.
Three years of responsible experience involving a considerable amount of youth work are required, preferably in a high school setting.
SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT MUST POSSESS AND MAINTAIN A VALID CALIFORNIA DRIVER'S LICENSE. SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL BE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A COPY OF CURRENT DRIVING RECORD ISSUED BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES.
A PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL ASSESSMENT AND CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK WILL BE REQUIRED OF THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE PRIOR TO EMPLOYEMENT.
DUTIES OF POSITION: Acts as a liaison between migrant program, minorities, schools, migrant and minority parents, and community services. Employees in this classification receive limited supervision from a school site administrator within a well defined framework of policies and procedures. This job classification is responsible for providing information and communication links with minority groups and must exercise initiative and possess communication skills in foreign languages. Also under supervision assist in the supervision of students on school grounds, parking lots, and areas adjacent to the school to ensure proper conduct and maximum class attendance. This job exercises responsibility for enforcing school rules and regulations pertaining to student behavior, order and conduct.
STARTING SALARY: $2,522.86(monthly)
NUMBER OF MONTHS: 9.4 (to begin as soon as possible)
NUMBER OF HOURS: 8 (daily working hours 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
School Community Specialist - 2hrs.; Campus Security - 6 hrs.)