JOB ID: 3251 – 1.0 FTE Long Term Substitute Cultural Liaison –  Temporary Full-Time position with the district beginning 08/17/2020-10/30/2020.  Scheduled days/hours: 7:30-3:30 pm M-F. Qualifications Required: Associate of Arts degree or a two-year college or technical school training. Fluent in Spanish. Experience and fundamental knowledge of Special Education processes and procedures.  Duties: The Cultural Liaison facilitates communication between minority students, their families and Northfield Public Schools. The primary purpose of this position is to ensure successful education for all minority students. Arranges and makes home visits to provide or collect information. Participates in school meetings and/or conferences as needed. Consults with teachers specializing in English as a Second Language as required. Develops preventative plans to reduce road blocks to student success. Present during IEP meetings regarding minority students with special needs. Provides language interpretation between school staff, students, and families as needed. Translates written material as necessary, or arranges for translation of written materials. Provides resources for teachers and acts as liaison between the school staff and families at risk. Provides conflict resolution when needed, including but not limited to: absenteeism, tardiness, difficulty with school work, behavior issues, multicultural awareness, discrimination and social issues.  Deadline:  Open Until Filled (07/29/2020) — EOE — Employment is contingent upon completion of a background check.