Parental/ Migrant Liaison

Edinburg Independent School District Edinburg , TX 78540

Posted 1 week ago

REPORTS TO: Campus Principal/Program Coordinator APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled LENGTH OF WORK YEAR: 190 Days DATE REVISED: 12/17/2015 WAGE/HOUR STATUS: Non-Exempt SALARY RANGE: $12.91 Minimum $22.37 Maximum PAY GRADE: PI 2

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

The Parental/Migrant Liaison is responsible for obtaining and processing all eligibility and identification forms for all migrant students in the school district and maintaining an open line of communication between the school, home, and community.

QUALIFICATIONS:

TEA certification requirements

High School Graduate or GED

Have an understanding of the New Generation System (NGS)

Ability to communicate in both English and Spanish

Driver's license and vehicle

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Identify and recruit all migrant students and keep Migrant Coordinator informed.*

  • Process all migrant eligibility forms and input into NGS.

  • Maintain a daily log on all migrant students.

  • Keep, update, and maintain folder with relevant information of every migrant enrolled.

  • Keeps records and count of active three-year old migrant students.

  • Plans, prepares, and files information for the upcoming year.

  • Distribute school supplies for migrant students.

  • Update and process all student/family information needed pertaining to the Texas Migrant Student transfer Packet System/New Generation System.

  • Input migrant records in the NGS: Certificate of eligibility, Health, Social Work/Outreach for Advocacy, withdrawals, Sp. Ed., and STAAR EOC.

  • Submit all information inputted into NGS to Migrant Office.

  • Keep weekly/monthly migrant count.

  • Register students by completing all district required document and maintain in folder.

  • Student Special Services Document.

  • Family Interview Document

  • Collaborate with PEIMS on a monthly basis.

  • Attend all district Migrant Clerk meetings/trainings.

  • Attend all Education Service Center required mandatory trainings.

  • Visit student's homes to explain school programs, to reinforce positive attitudes of parents and students towards school, and to learn of any home problems that may have a bearing on student accomplishments in school.

  • Listens to parents and report problems observed in the home to counselor, principal and/or the person making the referral.

  • Host parent meetings to share services provided by the school, community, and public and private agencies.

  • Plan and facilitate parent meetings with invitations, agendas, sign-in sheets, and evaluations.

  • Coordinates & facilitate the Parent Volunteer Program daily and keeps record of parent volunteer applications including background checks and TB skin test.

  • Plan and host the set number of parent training sessions set by the district on the recommended topics.

  • Serve as interpreter for parents when necessary in conferences with principals, teachers and counselors.

  • Assist the principal in recording any suspected violations of the law regarding health or housing code violations, child abuse, etc., for immediate follow-up action.

  • Assist in reducing absenteeism through home visits, and maintain phone call logs, etc.

  • Assist the counselor in working with parents concerning children's progress and needed encouragement.

  • Work with and support the Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) and Title I Parent meetings at the assigned campus and/or district level.

  • Identify, recruits, and maintains appropriate records for compensatory students.

  • Inform parents of ways in which they can serve and become involved in the education of their children.

  • Assist with the implementation of the district's volunteer program.

  • Prepare and follow through with clothing referrals for Title I students.

  • Assist with the implementation of the district's Project Gateway dropout reduction program.

  • Performs all duties in a safe manner to avoid injury to oneself and/or to others.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

EQUIPMENT USED:

  • Personal computer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, intercom, printer, and copier

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

  • Maintain emotional control under stress; repetitive hand motions; prolonged use of computer

FUNDING:

Program: ___________________________________________________ Percent: ____________%

Program: ___________________________________________________ Percent: ____________%

In compliance with federal program guidelines outlined in OMB-Circular A-87 Office of Management and Budget all staff who is split funded or often is referred as employees that work on multiple activities or cost objectives are required to work on Time and Effort as per OMB Circular A-87 attachment B, section 8, h.

I have read and received a copy of my job description. I understand this overrides anything I have been given or told in the past. I further understand that I am expected to follow my job as outlined above and if I have any questions concerning what is expected of me, I will speak with my immediate supervisor.

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

PLEASE PRINT NAME:________________________________________________________________________

LAST NAME FIRST NAME

Signature of Employee___________________________________Date___________________________________

Signature of Supevisor______________________________Date________________________________________

The Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, gender, age, national origin, disability, military status, or on any other basis prohibited by law.

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