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Warsaw Community Schools

Parent Liaison/EL Assistant (2874)

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Job Details

TitleParent Liaison/EL Assistant
Posting ID2874
Description

 

Reports to: Principal

 

General Summary: The bilingual parent liaison position facilitates communication and interaction between language minority parents and the school community. 

 

Essential Functions:

  • Facilitates the communication of language minority students and parents with school personnel by interpreting for them when they visit the school and/or schedule appointments. (Refer written translation requests to the WCS EL office.)
  • Assists principal and other appropriate school personnel by interpreting for limited English proficient students and parents with concerns regarding students.
  • Promotes students and their families to attend open house activities, parent-teacher conferences, parent-teacher organization meetings and/or other parent information sessions.
  • Provides workshops and/or trainings to help parents help parents understand the school’s academic programs, volunteer opportunities and community services.
  • Refers needs of students and parents to teacher, counselor, nurse, principal or other school staff as appropriate.
  • Assists school staff with home visits to the homes of language minority parents as necessary.
  • Reports daily to the EL teacher to assist with phone calls to the homes of students in relation to grades, progress, classroom needs, and concerns from classroom teachers.
  • Keeps accurate logs of family visits, phone calls and time spent with language minority families
  • Attends EL elementary and Parent Liaison meetings as necessary.
  • Participates in staff development activities as recommended by the principal.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor(s)

 

Qualifications:

  • 48 College Credits or the ability to pass the Para Pro Assessment Test
  • Fluently bilingual in spoken and written Spanish and English
  • Ability to work in a multi-task oriented environment.
  • Excellent phone skills and communication.
  • Excellent literacy skills.
  • Experience with working on computer systems and Microsoft office products.
  • Experienced in and able to function successfully in cross-cultural settings.
  • Self-motivated and able to prioritize and organize responsibilities.

 

 

Length of Contract: 185 days

Position Type: Non-Exempt

 

These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a parent liaison.

Shift TypePart-Time
Salary RangePer Hour
LocationClaypool Elementary

Applications Accepted

Start Date05/20/2024