Jackson-Madison County School System
  • Jackson, TN, USA
  • Full Time

NOTICE OF VACANCY

Jackson Madison County School System

Deadline: Until Filled

TITLE: Family Liaison

REPORTS TO: Building Administrator

SUPERVISES: N/A

TERM: 10 months (200 day-calendar), Non-exempt

JOB GOAL: To increase and improve parent/family communication and involvement by linking students and their families with community resources, as well as assisting in the improvement of attendance, academics, and behavior.

QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING:

  • Associates Degree or two years of college credits required
  • Experience working with secondary aged students preferred
  • FBI/TBI Fingerprint/Background Clearance every five (5) years
  • Alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent might find appropriate and acceptable

EVALULATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on evaluation of personnel.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates effective communication.
  • Develops a collaborative climate between the schools and families.
  • Works with school administrators, teachers and staff to make sure the school is welcoming to families and treats them with respect.
  • Works with school administrators to identify visuals that may be needed improvements to make the school more inviting (e.g., signs, directions, greeting at front office, displays of student work, regular visiting hours, etc.).
  • Works to increase and improve parent/family communication and involvement.
  • Makes phone calls and home visits as assigned to identified students and families.
  • Assists counselors and teachers in communicating with the parents of students who are having attendance, academic or behavior problems in school.
  • Performs community outreach for obtaining services for needy students and families.
  • Helps with the coordination of parent advisory activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the building administrator.

The Jackson-Madison County School System (JMCSS) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.

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