Family Coordinator Position Description
M.E. Pearson Elementary School, Kansas City, Kansas USD 500
Title: Family Coordinator
Reports to: M.E. Pearson Site Coordinator for Communities In Schools (CIS), Jamie Thiessen
Classification: Non-Exempt, Hourly
Start Date: TBD; targeted for March 2013
Contact: Jamie Thiessen 913-627-3158
The Communities In Schools Family Coordinator will oversee family services and activities for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers KidZone program for 10 hours per week during each month of the program period with the exception of June through August, and winter and spring breaks, as directed by the CIS Site Coordinator.
EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:
Experience in working with elementary school and/or at-risk students and their families and schools. Program implementation and administration, volunteer training, and proven leadership skills. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with school administrators, personnel, students, parents and the public. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Spanish/Bilingual required.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Coordinate CIS Family Programs and Activities Related to the 21st CCLC KidZone Program
- Facilitate and document family and student involvement in appropriate programs and activities
- Monitor, document and evaluate services in areas of responsibility
- Monitor and document parent involvement
- Promote positive relationships between all school and CIS stakeholders
- Maintain appropriate CIS documentation in paper files and CIS Data Management Tool (CISDM)
- Maintain communication with the CIS administrative office and school staff
- Other function-appropriate duties as assigned
Work Environment Office/School/Community
Lifting Requirement 25 pounds
Travel Requirements Minimum travel, including training, and field trips, etc.
If participating in providing transportation, must have
Valid driver’s license
Pass various background checks
The physical requirements described here are a representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Direct Budget No
Indirect Budget No
MAJOR SYSTEM (MIS) OR PROCESS RESPONSIBILITY:
- CISDM – Communities In Schools Data Management system
MANDATED REPORTER: As a staff member of Communities In Schools you are a mandated reporter of child abuse and neglect as outline in the employee handbook. Failure to properly report to SRS and your supervisor can result in disciplinary actions up to and including termination. See Mandated Reporter Policy in the Employee Personnel Manual for specific details.
Applicants will be required to pass KBI and NSOPR checks prior to hiring. Communities In Schools of Schools of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
THIS IS A GRANT-FUNDED POSITION SPECIFIC TO COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS OF KANSAS PARTICIPATION IN THE 21ST COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTERS KIDZONE PROGRAM AT M.E. PEARSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. THERE SHOULD BE NO EXPECTATION OF CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT BEYOND THE LIFE OF THIS GRANT OR CISK PARTICIPATION IN IT.
The duties and responsibilities of this job are subject to change without prior notice.