Jackson-Madison County School System
  • Jackson, TN, USA
  • Contract

Jackson Madison County School System strives to develop and prepare our students for excellence in higher education, work and life. With twenty-three schools and the largest school district in West Tennessee outside of Shelby County, Jackson-Madison County School System is committed to providing a quality education to every student that enters through our doors. We are focused on having students finish career ready and believe that every student should graduate high school with options and opportunities.

Our Mission: To provide tomorrow's leaders options and opportunities to succeed by providing a safe, caring, learning environment, working in cooperation with families and the community, and providing appropriate curriculum and effective instruction.

Our Vision: All students will acquire the knowledge and skills to pursue options and opportunities and become productive citizens.

Jackson Madison County School System has an immediate opening for a Family Liaison. The position reports directly to School Principal. Pay rate is based on a District Scale, approved by the District School Board and is commensurate with relevant education and experience.

Position Summary:

The Family Liaison is responsible for increasing and improving 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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree or two years of college credits required
  • Experience working with secondary aged students preferred

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrate effective communication;
  • Develop a collaborative climate between the schools and families;
  • Work with school administrators, teachers and staff to make sure the school is welcoming to families and treats them with respect;
  • Work 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.);
  • Work to increase and improve parent/family communication and involvement;
  • Make phone calls and home visits as assigned to identified students and families;
  • Assist counselors and teachers in communicating with the parents of students who are having attendance, academic or behavior problems in school;
  • Perform community outreach for obtaining services for needy students and families;
  • Help with the coordination of parent advisory activities; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

If you are ready to make a positive impact to the students of Jackson Madison County Schools apply today!

 

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