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Family Liaison - Teach Indy

Family Liaison

Irvington Preparatory Academy
Purpose of Position/Summary:

Irvington Community Schools family liaison is a full time faculty member who works to bridge the gap between home and school by helping parents/guardians get the information and support they need to ensure their child’s academic and social success. The family liaison implements and manages school-wide parenting initiatives and activities to empower parents/guardians to become positive active participants in the education of their children.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Facilitates programs and activities to bridge the gap between home and school for the purpose of helping parents/guardians get information and support needed to ensure their students academic and social success.

  • Implement a variety of programs to involve parents/guardians, students, and the community in school affairs for the purpose of establishing familiarity with programs, services, and processes.

  • Support school leadership in communicating and supporting Title I parental/guardian involvement efforts

  • Establish and build community partnerships to support the growing needs of our school community.

  • Provide educational programs that strengthen parenting skills and help parents/guardians to provide educational assistance to their children.

  • Participate in staff development, training programs, faculty meetings, and special events.

  • Work to support and expand parent/guardian engagement efforts with the school social worker(s).

  • Establish and maintain PTO efforts for the three Irvington Community School Campuses.

  • Other duties as may be assigned

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree in education, public relations, marketing, journalism, political science or other related field preferred

  • Knowledge of the education or non-profit industries.

  • Knowledge of the public charter school industry is preferred.

  • Critical thinker with the ability to apply strategy to decision-making processes.

  • Successful, measurable experience in community outreach and brand development.

  • Highly-organized, creative, detail-oriented and self-directed professional.

  • Effective oral and written communicator.

  • Proficient with Google Apps for education and social media.

Working Conditions:

Primary hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 – 4:30. Some evenings and weekend activities may be required

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

None

Physical Effort:

Minimal: lifting and carrying boxes of files for storage (max. 50 lbs.)

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Job Type
Full-Time
Grade Level
Elementary (K-6), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8)
Grade Categories
Student and Family Services