Oversees, evaluates, maintains and recommends District policies related to Child Welfare and Attendance.
Develops and provides in-service to school staff regarding laws, regulations, administrative regulations, and procedures concerning attendance, student welfare, student discipline and District intervention programs.
Serves as a resource to schools for child welfare referrals; conferences with parents and students as needed.
Serves as consultant to District personnel on matters pertaining to prevention, intervention and education on substance abuse, violence, school safety and positive youth development. Serves as a member of the District Crisis Team. Updates school personnel and disseminates information to the public on available social services in the community.
Remains current with developments in law, legal opinions and administrative matters relating to the position.
Serves as the District’s homeless and foster youth liaison.
Assists in the selection of new staff, supervises, and evaluates the Family Resource Center staff.
Participates in all activities related to the Coordinated Compliance Review process.
Develops and supports training programs for staff members, classroom teachers and instructional aides, including statistics, parent involvement, and health activities, based on guidance from regional staff.
Plans, attends, and facilitates monthly Parent Advisory Council Meetings.
Monitors completion and timelines of required state reports.
Schedules and facilitates Family Resource Center community and governing meetings.
Coordinates the Initiative’s Case Management system.
Coordinates evaluation plan, including the design of relevant protocols and forms.
Coordinates additional needs assessments or resource mapping as necessary.
Assists in the identification and pursuit of alternative sustaining sources of funding, including grant writing.
Makes presentations to school board and other groups.
Represents the Initiative at all appropriate Kern County Children’s Network and Kern County Healthy Start Collaborative committees and events as is appropriate.
Performs other duties as assigned by Superintendent or designee.
California Administrative Credential
Familiar with planning, organization and direction of Child Welfare and Attendance Programs
Knowledge of Compliance Review Mandates
Knowledge of Law incidences guidelines
Experience and understanding of administrative functions and procedures including supervision and training
Knowledge of 504 and Special Education Regulations related to attendance and discipline
Experience in basic school district budgeting procedures and grant operations
Ability to interpret, apply and explains rules, regulations, policies and procedures
Ability to work effectively with administrators, staff, parents, and the community