We strongly believe that diversity of experience contributes to a broader collective perspective that will consistently lead to a better school system and better results for all students. We are working hard to increase the diversity of our team wherever we can and we actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of it. 

Position: Community Liaison

Location:  Heritage Middle School 

Reports To: Equity Coordinator and Building Principal

Schedule: Full-Time, Academic School Year (student contact days)

Pay Rate: $28.95 per hour

 

Position Summary:

Community liaisons understand the value of and are committed to effective partnerships between schools, families and communities. They serve as advocates to our Spanish speaking families and students and build trusting relationships that ensure equitable access to school and district services. Community Liaisons work in collaboration with a variety of school and district staff members to support and empower students in reaching their social and academic goals.   

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in social work or communications 

  • 4 years working with Spanish  speaking families and low income families.

  • Speaks fluent Spanish

  
Essential functions of the position may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work collaboratively with other community liaisons in the district and attend team meetings

  • Partner with school staff in communicating information regarding attendance, grades, athletics, etc.

  • Work in coordination with counselors, mental health and other support staff and/or administration to meet students/families needs 

  • Assist school and district staff in deepening their understanding of and responsiveness to Spanish speaking cultures represented in District 197 schools

  • Assist in supporting student academic success and goals 

  • Partner with teaching staff to help build family connections 

  • Assist in developing and implementing support and outreach strategies for families

  • Lead Parent Academy seminars/courses

  • Lead and develop student groups to empower student voice 

  • Assist in phones calls received for Spanish speaking families regarding attendance, grades, athletics, ect.