Job Description

TEMPE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT

CATEGORY: Classified

TITLE: Liaison - School, Title, Thrive to Five

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Increase and improve parent, family and community engagement in the education of children. Coordinate
parent, student and teacher programs that assist in building a bridge between the school and parents
and/or guardians. Build a positive environment to facilitate communication between home and school.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Education and/or experience equivalent to High School Diploma or GED
2. One (1) year working in a culturally diverse setting working with parents/families and community
members
3. Ability to speak, read and write Spanish (preferred)
4. Valid Arizona Driver’s License

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act,
may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is
ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by
incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Serve as a liaison between the school and the parents/families of the school.
- Plan, implement and oversee parent/family activities, trainings and programs to improve student
academic achievement and parent involvement.
- Provide information to the parents/families in order to improve home-school communication.
- May assist school personnel in identifying student in need of supportive or special services.
- May assist parents in completion of forms, questionnaires and other necessary documents to enroll
students.
- May coordinate and maintain community outreach projects/resources by participating and acting
as lead on assigned committees.
- May act as a liaison between social service agencies, District and parents.
- May interpret written material and notices.
- May translate between school personnel, students and parents.
- May perform attendance verification or home visits as required by site.
- Maintain records, calendar and contact log to account for time and services.
- Maintain accurate records for compliance with District and federal guidelines.
- Prepare periodic and ad hoc reports as required.
- Attend school liaison meetings with other district school liaisons.
- Attend parent meetings, conferences and workshops.
- Perform related duties as assigned by the building administrator related to parent/family
engagement and/or implementation of the school wide plan.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
? Knowledge of principles, practices and methods of acting as a liaison
? Knowledge of district policies and procedures
? Knowledge of culturally diverse population
? Knowledge of community agencies available for referral
? Skill translating orally and in writing
? Skill communicating verbally and in writing
? Skill utilizing District designated computer hardware and software programs
? Skill in maintaining and keeping confidential records and files ? Ability to develop and maintain accurate records and reports for compliance with District, federal
and state guideline
? Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with District personnel, parents and
community
? Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment with diverse population of students, staff
and parents
? Ability to obtain and maintain NCI, First Aid and CPR certification, if required for position
? Ability to drive from campus to campus and to student homes, if required for position

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Position is exposed to potential infectious disease in transporting and investigating students.
Position may be exposed to potential physical harm from student and/or parents in dealing with
attendance problems.

PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Position is generally sedentary.
May require bending, stooping, standing, reaching
Ability to move, lift, push or pull up to 40 pounds

WORK YEAR: 189 Days
DEPARTMENT/SCHOOL: Elementary/Middle School
GRADE: 34

REPORTS TO: Principal, Director and/or Coordinator of Funded Program
EVALUATION: Classified Personnel Evaluation
SUPERVISES: N/A

PREPARED: March 2000
REVISED: April 2018

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