Denver Public Schools

LIAISON, STUDENT SUPPORT

  • Denver Public Schools
  • Denver, CO 80219
  • 10 days ago

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Job Description

LIAISON, STUDENT SUPPORT (JOB ID: 50822)

CASTRO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Southwest

Traditional 200 work days 7 Flex

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range: $41,377.00 - 50,259.00

Essential Functions and Objectives:

Responsible for being the primary resource and advocate between a network of stakeholders, including: schools, students, families and the community.

Actively engages and advocates to better the needs of all parties involved, within a specific matter of interest.

Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications:

Three (3) years minimum experience and demonstrated success in working collaboratively with other professional staff on instructional improvement issues.

Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office (e.g. Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).

Experience working with at-risk youth.

Actively engages in identifying student needs, especially when it has to do with their academic or social lives, and provides/suggests solutions where necessary.

Consults with teachers, parents, and school personnel about learning, social, and behavioral issues.

Confers with teachers and parents regarding the student's strengths, opportunities for growth and aptitudes.

Maintains a positive school environment through effective conflict resolution, collaboration, positive reinforcement, and modeling.

Implements curriculum and restorative approaches feedback to develop positive social skills.

Performs attendance related advising to assigned student case load to motivate students to establish and achieve their attendance goals.

Assists in the application of appropriate interventions for chronically absent students.

Develops community partnerships that are willing to offer programs and/or services for students at the school in alignment of identified needs.

Establishes and maintains accurate student records and files regarding attendance and disciplinary issues.

Analyzes and reports data findings to school leadership, including Intervention Plans when necessary.

Refers students to school counselors or social workers, especially in situations that have escalated beyond academic or social concerns.

Coordinates with school counseling and other staff to be kept apprised on issues affecting a students’ academic performance and/or social conflicts with teachers, students and parents.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience.

Additional Information:

Work Year Calendars (including accrued time off): http://thecommons.dpsk12.org/Page/1129Benefits (including DPS contributions): http://thecommons.dpsk12.org/Page/1397Compensation Structures: http://thecommons.dpsk12.org/Page/244Employee must live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working for Denver Public Schools.

About Denver Public Schools:

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood.

Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation.

DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth.

Learn more at dpsk12.org.

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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