Associate's degree (A.A.), 60 college credits from an accredited institution, or a passing score from an approved academic assessment in the areas of reading, writing, and mathematics.
Federal Program Coordinator / Principal
Work closely with school and district staff, Native American parents and community to create, support, and strengthen strategies and activities for Native American students.
Use student related data to identify areas of needs and obtain content resources for intervention and transition strategies (attendance reports, grades, etc.).
Create and maintain Native American student records and information in the student information management system.
Assist identified Native American students, individually or in small groups, with lesson assignments to present or reinforce learning concepts.
Communicate accurately, effectively, and maintain a professional rapport with Native American students and parents.
Meet with and provide support and information to parents on a case by case basis if necessary.
Provide information about and connect parents to appropriate community services.
Maintain the district-wide Native American Parent Advisory Committee and facilitate the quarterly meetings.
Educate school personnel in techniques for communicating and working with Native American parents.
Promote understanding of families' cultural diversity.
Provide schools and parents with information on the Chief Azule Scholarship Application, AIEA Youth Scholarship, and other Native American scholarships.
Work with school staff and Native American students to foster Native American culture at schools (i.e. student clubs, parent and community events, etc.).
Articulate and support the goals of the district to the community and staff.
Maintain positive relationships with the building administration, parents, other staff and students in the buildings.
Coordinate student support services with the Gila River Indian Community Johnson O'Malley Advisor, Gila River Head Start, Gila River Behavioral Health, and Gila River
Network with community and state tribal programs.
Develop and implement a system to gather data for the evaluation of the program.
Attend meetings and training sessions as directed.
Perform other job related duties as assigned.
Perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios.
Read a variety of manuals; writes documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others.
Understand multi-step written and oral instructions.
Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: recordkeeping principles; and office equipment/software.
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos.
Ability to write correspondence.
Ability to work with a variety of people and maintain confidentiality of information.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet and District software, preferred accounting used software and Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, and other appropriate technology software).
Knowledge of appropriate business machines and telephones.
Monitor special system(s), not limited to, including security and fire alarm systems.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. In addition, some carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity.
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: requires sitting, walking, and standing.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.
Laveen Elementary School District