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Student and Community Services Liaison (3.0 hours per day) Retired Annuitants at Buena Park School District

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Job Information

Date Posted: 5/26/2022 Application Deadline: 6/10/2022 11:00 AM Pacific
Employment Type: Part Time Length of Work Year: 2022-2023 School Year, 184 days/year
Salary: Range 17 $18.45 - $22.46 per hour Number Openings: (At time of posting) 2
Contact: Human Resources Email: hr@bpsd.k12.ca.us
Phone: 714-522-8412

Job Summary

Job Summary

Under general supervision of the Director of Student and Community Services (SCS), this grant-funded position will assist parents of students who are experiencing homelessness in navigating the social, emotional and academic needs of their school-aged child(ren). The liaison will assist in the launch of the new McKinney-Vento program, Project HOPE (Harnessing Optimism and Potential in Education). This includes parent rights, school/district procedures, student registration, enrollment, attendance, instructional support including program intervention and enrichments, supplemental program offerings, parent support and resources to ensure the overall success of every McKinney-Vento student.

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BUENA PARK SCHOOL DISTRICTSTUDENT & COMMUNITY SERVICES LIAISON

DEFINITION: Under general supervision of the Director of Student and Community Services (SCS), this grant-funded position will assist parents of students who are experiencing homelessness in navigating the social, emotional and academic needs of their school-aged child(ren). The liaison will assist in the launch of the new McKinney-Vento program, Project HOPE (Harnessing Optimism and Potential in Education). This includes parent rights, school/district procedures, student registration, enrollment, attendance, instructional support including program intervention and enrichments, supplemental program offerings, parent support and resources to ensure the overall success of every McKinney-Vento student.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: To assist SCS in the identification, enrollment and dispute resolution of families experiencing homelessness and receives incoming communication including calls, emails, letters and making appropriate connections regarding school/district and community services to support the direct and immediate needs of students and families; supports schools with McKinney-Vento programs and additional support services; answers routine inquiries for McKinney-Vento families, including their rights and protections; assists the immediate enrollment of McKinney-Vento students by providing school and community based support services by serving as a liaison to ensure basic needs of student are met; makes phone calls or support home visits to locate unidentified families or assist the Director of SCS to support families in the participation of their child’s education and ensure continual and consistent access to education.

?Meets with parents/guardians regarding BPSD’s District Residency Questionnaire, homeless youthservices and programs, support families in addressing student needs including instructional programs,school/district procedures; involves families and encourages their understanding and support of schooland student programs, including access to school services; makes home contact on student referrals andmay refer family to tutoring support, specifically for underachieving students in the community.

?Provides resources for families under stress and anxiety and provides information to parents regardingparent education rights, mental health and wellness referrals and local resources.

?Makes regular contacts to parents/guardians of McKinney-Vento students regarding child care andexpanded learning opportunities for homeless children.

?Assists and may sort, collate and distribute McKinney-Vento flyers, materials to schools and mailers;may create files or records as needed; maintains simple records pertaining to McKinney-Ventoprograms; may perform a variety of routine clerical functions, including the operation of computer,phone and other related district communication.

?Assists families in identifying activities to include: tutoring, homework assistance, supplementalinstruction, enriched education, eligibility for specialized programs, parent training and educationresources, support for homeless youth who are runaways, medical, dental and health services, childcare, school-related costs, ensure homeless rights, violence prevention counseling, domestic violenceand parental mental health and/or substance abuse counseling in order to attract, engage and retainhomeless children.

?Connects McKinney-Vento students with school supplies, supplies for temporary housing, hygieneproducts or related items, and emergency assistance to enable youth to participate fully in school andschool-related activities.

?Presents oral translations in a second language, may make written translations for SCS newsletters onwebsite or office, creates instruction and communication for home distribution, assists in setting upparent meeting with the Director of SCS, communicate special problems to the Director of SCS andrecommends referral to local community agencies and attend events or evening meetings related tojob specific duties and responsibilities, assists and participates in pre-service and in-service trainingsfor the benefit of identifying and utilizing community resources.

?Receives training from SCS Director to learn and apply specialized procedures by involving Ed Codeand State Laws and District Policies; complies and maintains basic record systems for McKinneyVento with detailed accuracy and maintenance of basic record systems and files on attendance, homevisits, COVID/Health support for students and families, statistical reports, student activitiescorrespondences and bulletins.

?Makes phone calls to parents of at-risk children, including McKinney-Vento students regardingattendance, SART, SARB, truancy, DA or court related matters, prepare referrals and reports onspecialized absence problems to District Administrators, and prepares SARB reports related toattendance monitoring issues related to District Attorney’s office.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of:Basic understanding of McKinney-Vento Program, community-based services, being able to work with families undergoing stress, crisis or trauma. Operation of a district computer, telephone, understanding of office practices and procedures; correct English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation; standard office machines and positive customer service skills.Ability to:Effectively able to apply specialized and technical assistance in procedures for the McKinney-Vento programs and related support services for students and families; deal with the public and the general educational community in a tactful and courteous manner; maintain confidential regarding sensitive student and family members, understand and carry out oral and written directions; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships, have the ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Bilingual ability is desirable.

EXPERIENCE: One year of general office experience, including telephone and public contact duties.

EDUCATION: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Office, school and community environments, with frequent interruptionsPHYSICAL DEMANDSVisual ability to read handwritten or typed documents and the display screen of various office equipment and machines; ability to conduct verbal conversation in English; hear normal range verbal conversation (approximately 60 decibels); sit, stand, stoop, kneel, bend and walk; sit for sustained periods of time; climb stairs, steps, and step ladders; lift up to 25 pounds; carry up to 25 pounds;exhibit full range of motion for shoulder external rotation and internal rotation, shoulder abduction and adduction, elbow flexion and extension, shoulder extension and flexion, hip flexion and extension and knee flexion; operate office machines and equipment in a safe and effective manner;demonstrate manual dexterity necessary to operate calculator, computer keyboard at the required speed and accuracy; and conduct frequent repetitive arm, hand and body motion.

LICENSE REQUIREMENT: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator’s License

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Insurability by the District’s liability insurance carrier

DISASTER SERVICE WORKER: CA Government Code 3100. It is hereby declared that the protection of the health and safety and preservation of the lives and property of the people of the state from the effects of natural, manmade, or war-caused emergencies which result in conditions of disaster or in extreme peril to life, property, and resources is of paramount state importance requiring the responsible efforts of public and private agencies and individual citizens. In furtherance of the exercise of the police power of the state in protection of its citizens and resources, all public employees are hereby declared to be disaster service workers subject to such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their superiors or by law.

 

 

Board Approved 10/25/21

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Bilingual ability is desirable (Korean and Spanish) RETIERED ANNUITANT POSITION

  • Copy of Transcript (Proof of coursework in language acquisition (if any))
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Three current letters of recommendation (signed and dated within the last year))
  • Resume

Bilingual ability is desirable (Korean and Spanish) RETIERED ANNUITANT POSITION

  • Copy of Transcript (Proof of coursework in language acquisition (if any))
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Three current letters of recommendation (signed and dated within the last year))
  • Resume

    Comments and Other Information

    Buena Park School District prohibits unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying of students, district employees and job applicants on the basis of actual or perceived race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information, or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal Code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics at a district site, program and/or activity. Policy 1312.3 Uniform Complaint Procedures Regulation 1312.3 Uniform Complaint Procedures Regulation 1312.4 Williams Uniform Complaint Procedures Policy 4119.11 Sexual Harassment - Employee and Applicants Regulation 4119.11 Sexual Harassment - Employee and Applicants Policy 5145.3 Nondiscrimination/Harassment - Students Regulation 5145.3 Nondiscrimination/Harassment - Students Policy 5145.7 Sexual Harassment - Students Regulation 5145.7 Sexual Harassment - Students Complaints: BPSD Superintendent, 6885 Orangethorpe Avenue, Buena Park CA 90620 (714) 522-8412

     


    Application Deadline

    6/10/2022 11:00 AM Pacific

    Date Posted

    5/26/2022

    Contact

    Human Resources
    714-522-8412

    Number of Openings

    2

    Salary

    Range 17 $18.45 - $22.46 per hour

    Length of Work Year

    2022-2023 School Year, 184 days/year

    Employment Type

    Part Time