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School Community Assistant - 3.5 hr / Lampson Elementary at Orange Unified School District

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About the Employer

About Us The Orange Unified School District serves approximately 28,000 students in grades kindergarten through 12th, and encompasses all or part of the cities of Anaheim, Garden Grove, Orange, Santa Ana, and Villa Park. In 1953, the citizens of the area voted to form a “unified” school district, combining the original five elementary districts with the high school district into one unified district, now known as the Orange Unified School District. The District has a long history of excellence that continues to grow and be enriched by the accomplishments of its students, teachers, staff and community. VISION - Our Commitment Inspiring our learners of today to be purposeful leaders of tomorrow. MISSION - Our Intention In partnership with our community, we will provide a safe, equitable, and innovative culture of learning for each scholar to have a competitive EDGE as a leader. CORE VALUES - Our Foundation * Integrity - We embrace a culture of ethical and transparent decision making and actions. * Equity - We promote inclusive and culturally relevant environments by supporting the social-emotional and intellectual needs of all. * Respect - We advocate for strong, compassionate relationships that appreciate the unique qualities of our diverse community. * Excellence - We strive for the highest standards in all endeavors by deliberately pursuing continuous growth and innovation.

Job Information

Date Posted: 2/18/2020 Application Deadline: 2/26/2020 4:30 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Part Time Length of Work Year: 9.5 months/3.5 hours per day
Salary: Range 24 - $15,19 - 19,44 per hour (6 steps) Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Heriberto Angel Email: hangel@orangeusd.org
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ORANGE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT SCHOOL/COMMUNITY ASSISTANT DEFINITION Under general supervision, assists parents of students in understanding school procedures, programs and goals; follows-up on administrator or teacher requests by making home visitations, discusses problems, and maintains telephone contacts; maintains basic office and anecdotal records; assists with parent advisory committee work; and performs related duties and responsibilities as required or assigned. Representative Duties Meets with parents of program students, discusses student requirements, instructional programs, and school/district procedures; involves families and parents in committees and school activities, and generally encourages their understanding and support of school and student programs; makes home contacts on student referrals; recommends tutoring needs of students. Performs oral translations in a second language; makes written translations for school newsletters, instructions and memos for home distribution; participates in teacher-parent conferences, committee and parent advisory committee meetings; assists in setting up parent advisory committees, and their programs and agendas; communicates special problems to principal and recommends referrals to local community agencies; records data and information on project or district forms; attends weekend and evening meetings related to duties and responsibilities; attends and participates in pre-service and in-service training; assists in identifying and utilizing community resources; submits to supervisor periodic records for work performed; assists in carrying out the guidelines and objectives of district programs. Organizational Responsibilities Positions in this class report to school principals, and perform their duties and responsibilities. The general responsibility of this class is to promote improved parent understanding of school programs and procedures. Close cooperation is maintained with teachers to effectively integrate school and community needs. ENTRANCE QUALIFICATIONS GUIDE Training and Experience – Equivalent to: One year of responsible experience in community relations, social service, inter-group or inter-cultural activities or similar program work, preferably with knowledge of the Mexican-American culture. Equivalencies: Examples of some equivalents are experience as an instructional assistant with this district, or extensive college level training in areas such as human relations, ethnic studies and community resources. Knowledge and Abilities Good practical knowledge of: principles of psychology, human behavior and family relationships; ethnic, inter-racial and inter-cultural relationships; oral and written communications techniques; school, district and educational objectives; child, teenage and adolescent problems, interests and conflicts; community resources related to individual student and family needs; provisions of the California Education Code related to compulsory education, safe working methods and procedures. Familiarity with: Report writing; preparation and checking of forms. Ability to: Learn and apply policies and procedures; maintain effective personal relationships with students, parents, families, teachers, staff and administrators; assesses and interpret student problems to teachers, and school problems to parents and students; maintain positive, objective and constructive attitudes; display leadership in integrating student/family relationships in relation to school programs and procedures; communicate effectively with individuals and groups; explain, confer, mediate, or train as appropriate in situation presented; accept policy guidance, direction and training; follow methods and procedural guidelines; maintain accurate records; prepare general reports. Skills Typing: Desirable, but not required. Bilingual/Bicultural: Some positions may require proficiency in a second language, both oral and/or written, as measured by appropriate tests. Licenses A valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.

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          Comments and Other Information

          Notice to all applicants: Assembly Bill 1610 prohibits the employment of any person in any classified position (to include Substitute and Temporary Personnel) until the Department of Justice/FBI completes a criminal background record search. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitue a contract, express or implied; and any of the provisions contained herein may be modified or evoked without notice. The Orange Unified School District reserves the right to readvertise this position or delay the filling of this position if it is deemed that applicants do not constitute an adequate applicant pool.Should a qualified individual with disabilities need reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, the Orange Unified School District must be notified no later than five working days of the scheduled interview date. The Orange Unified School District does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, color, mental disability or physical disability. The Orange Unified School District is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer with Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free workplace policies. In accordance with Board Policy, discrimination in any form, including sexual harassment, of or by any employee, applicant, contractor, and or student will not be tolerated. If offered employment, you will be required to provide proof of work eligibility in accordance with Public Law 99-983.

          Comments and Other Information


          Notice to all applicants: Assembly Bill 1610 prohibits the employment of any person in any classified position (to include Substitute and Temporary Personnel) until the Department of Justice/FBI completes a criminal background record search. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitue a contract, express or implied; and any of the provisions contained herein may be modified or evoked without notice. The Orange Unified School District reserves the right to readvertise this position or delay the filling of this position if it is deemed that applicants do not constitute an adequate applicant pool.Should a qualified individual with disabilities need reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, the Orange Unified School District must be notified no later than five working days of the scheduled interview date. The Orange Unified School District does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, color, mental disability or physical disability. The Orange Unified School District is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer with Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free workplace policies. In accordance with Board Policy, discrimination in any form, including sexual harassment, of or by any employee, applicant, contractor, and or student will not be tolerated. If offered employment, you will be required to provide proof of work eligibility in accordance with Public Law 99-983.

           


          Application Deadline

          2/26/2020 4:30 PM Pacific

          Date Posted

          2/18/2020

          Contact

          Number of Openings

          1

          Salary

          Range 24 - $15,19 - 19,44 per hour (6 steps)

          Length of Work Year

          9.5 months/3.5 hours per day

          Employment Type

          Part Time