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Parent Coordinator

Company: Aspire Public Schools
Location: Richmond
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Aspire Public Schools is mandating COVID-19 vaccination and testing, which varies between *LAUSD co-located and non-co-located school sites. All job applicants must be prepared to show proof of vaccination and/or -request and receive and exemption. All Aspire employees must also test for COVID-19 weekly in accordance with Aspire policy and legal requirements. Please note that compliance with the policy is a precondition of employment. Questions may be directed to -.*Effective October 16, 2021, LAUSD prohibits Aspire from allowing unvaccinated employees on District property and Aspire must adhere to this directive pursuant to its facilities use agreements with the District. - In instances where Aspire is not able to accommodate a teammate's onsite, it will consider other accommodations including telework (if available based on essential functions of the job), medical leave or unpaid leave of absence.About Aspire:Aspire Public Schools operates a network of high-performing, college preparatory charter schools serving TK-12 scholars in communities across California. Founded in 1998-in an effort to transform the inequitable racial, social, and gender outcomes that our communities persist through-Aspire is one of the largest and most forward-thinking open-enrollment public charter school systems in the nation. Our purpose is to prepare our scholars for success in college, career, and life. At Aspire, we set a foundation for our scholars to gain knowledge, skills, and power to access and make choices for their families and post-secondary lives. Every day, our community of students, families, teachers and staff comes together to learn, work, and play in an environment grounded in our values of Bienestar (Well-Being), Culture of Belonging, Community Partnership, Agency & Self-Determination, and Joy.The Opportunity:Behind every successful student is a passionate and dedicated team. Together, we will change the odds for underserved students, ensuring that every student is prepared to earn a college degree.The Parent Outreach Coordinator assists the Principal, Business Manager, and Assistant Principal in developing and implementing a comprehensive program to increase and deepen family engagement in support of student education and a school culture of "College for Certain." The Family Coordinator works to enlist and engage culturally and linguistically diverse family groups in program activities.What You Will Do:

  • Help the school community develop a family-friendly school climate amongst staff, students and families.
  • Develop programs and activities designed to engage families in improving student achievement.
  • Support staff and families to develop strong academic partnerships.
  • Enhance communication between families, school and the district.
  • Develop and implement effective family involvement strategies to empower families as key decision makers in school governance committees such as: School Site Council & English Learner Advisory Council.
  • Coordinate and support school wide governance council and committees.
  • Promote and participate in school/ district activities and programs for families.
  • Recruit partners to become part of the school's family involvement program.
  • Organize, implement, coordinate and present family education workshops and training sessions.
  • Prepare and disseminate newsletters and other school communication materials for school communities.
  • Develop volunteer activities at school site, including coordinating family leaders, room parents, volunteers, etc.
  • Collect and evaluate the data of family involvement activities.
  • Provide support resources and referrals to families as needed.
  • Prepare monthly family engagement plans and maintain records on program activities.
  • Maintain monthly log with focal families at school site.
  • Attend professional development sessions which are organized and led by regional office.
  • Report monthly activities and goals to school staff and community partners.What You Will Bring:
    • Experience organizing families and/or community partners
    • Strong event management skills from idea through execution and evaluation
    • Excellent relationship-building and management skills
    • Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively and interact effectively with different audiences
    • Strong organization, time management and follow-up skills; high sense of urgency; demonstrated ability to successfully handle multiple projects concurrently; ability to work as a team
    • Bilingual and biliterate - Spanish speaking and writing
    • Experience with leadership, including demonstrated strength in culture-building and leading peers
    • Knowledge of Aspire procedures and policies related to students
    • Demonstrated commitment to students and learning
    • Social work or mental health background or degree desired
    • Bilingual - Spanish and English Proficient in Reading, Writing, and Speaking
    • Bachelor's degree strongly recommended
    • 2+ years of experience working in either parent or activities coordinator roleCompensation:Aspire offers its full-time employees a competitive salary and benefits, including paid time off, 100% core health benefits coverage on select plans, life insurance/long-term disability, participation in a CA state retirement plan, tuition reimbursement plan, and adoption assistance program.Aspire Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. Aspire promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans. -

Keywords: Aspire Public Schools, Richmond , Parent Coordinator, Other , Richmond, California

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