Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Faculty Posted On: Tue Jun 11 2019 Job Description:
Community School Coordinators work within assigned schools to develop and implement the community school model.Although specific duties are defined by the needs of the school in which a coordinator serves, duties include:
Work with school administration to develop and implement the community school approach.
Serve on assigned school teams representing community school concepts.
Provide leadership around tabling and participation in presentations as needed to promote the community school model.
Facilitate focus groups of administrators, teachers, school staff, parents, and students identifying areas of strength and challenges within the school.
Develop an inventory that outlines resources and gaps in service.
Development of Partnerships:
Utilize data from the needs assessment to recruit and organize partnerships to meet school needs.
Align community and school resources to ensure coherence without duplication of services.
Direct family engagement and involvement in collaboration with school staff and administration.
Develop opportunities to allow underrepresented parents a voice while providing schools with needed feedback from parents traditionally disengaged from school.
Develop and facilitate events that are designed to bring families together for fun and sharing.
Supervise graduate and undergraduate students each semester to help develop the community school model
After School Programming:
Support after school activities developed by school staff when appropriate.
Coordinate and facilitate after school activities as needed maintaining records around consent, attendance, and academic progress.
Maintain records and data necessary for program evaluation.
Supervise data collection from interns and volunteers.
Facilitate organization and oversight of any necessary paperwork required by the school district.
Bachelors degree required: social work, education, or related field preferred.
Two years experience in schools is preferred
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