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Family Literacy Specialist at Gibbon, Fairfax, Winthrop (GFW)Elementary School - Gibbon Fairfax Win

Posted on 2020-07-30 5:58:31 PM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fgfwschools%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D209&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C9859760ba712437f424808d834dc125d%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637317467108402517&sdata=GgNa551e4E5Srw8XcdRjIU96NxQuX%2BFQpsi6L7l0IUE%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: 08/19/2020 Date Closing: 08/10/2020 GFW Schools is accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year for a Family literacy Specialist. This position is funded for four years by the Comprehensive Literacy State Development Grant. Family Literacy Specialist Job Description Position Summary: The goal of the Family Literacy Specialist position is to strengthen the collaboration between families and educators to support children's literacy development. Responsibilities * Collaborate with families in promoting literacy * Help create positive, goal orientated relationships between families and educators * Promote best practice and evidence-based programming * Incorporate families&#8217; culture and language into school-based programs * Implement family literacy programs * Conduct outreach and recruit volunteers and participants for various initiatives * Lead family literacy professional development for teachers and school staff * Lead Parent Engagement Workshops * Evaluate and assess program effectiveness * Coordinate Family Literacy Nights * Provide literacy-supporting resources * Liaise with community partners to coordinate service delivery * Collaborate with literacy coach, school psychologist, social worker, counselor, and other support services staff to build home-school literacy connections * Create reports necessary to comply with MDE CLSD grant requirements Qualifications * Understanding of educational systems and the continuum of literacy development for age/grade bands served * Self-starter able to take initiative * Effective communication skills, orally and in writing * Knowledge and experience in working with diverse cultures that match school community populations * Experience in effective interactions with families and educators in a variety of situations * Working knowledge of Title I programs and family engagement expectations * Ability to effectively collaborate as a team member in a school environment * Facilitation experience with adults Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop Public School District 2365 uses the applicant tracking<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C9859760ba712437f424808d834dc125d%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637317467108412510&sdata=z0rVs3Pjdep7yS1CEgOgCYb7n7omrjk7nebs7abqeiU%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online This email may contain information that is confidential or attorney-client privileged and may constitute inside information. The contents of this email are intended only for the recipient(s) listed above. If you are not the intended recipient, you are directed not to read, disclose, distribute or otherwise use this transmission. If you have received this email in error, please notify the sender immediately and delete the transmission. Delivery of this message is not intended to waive any applicable privileges.
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Date of Availability: 08/19/2020
Date Closing: 08/10/2020
GFW Schools is accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year for a Family literacy Specialist.  This position is funded for four years by the Comprehensive Literacy State Development Grant.
 
Family Literacy Specialist
Job Description

Position Summary: The goal of the Family Literacy Specialist position is to strengthen the collaboration between families and educators to support children's literacy development.

Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with families in promoting literacy
  • Help create positive, goal orientated relationships between families and educators
  • Promote best practice and evidence-based programming
  • Incorporate families’ culture and language into school-based programs
  • Implement family literacy programs
  • Conduct outreach and recruit volunteers and participants for various initiatives
  • Lead family literacy professional development for teachers and school staff
  • Lead Parent Engagement Workshops
  • Evaluate and assess program effectiveness
  • Coordinate Family Literacy Nights
  • Provide literacy-supporting resources
  • Liaise with community partners to coordinate service delivery
  • Collaborate with literacy coach, school psychologist, social worker, counselor, and other support services staff to build home-school literacy connections
  • Create reports necessary to comply with MDE CLSD grant requirements
Qualifications
  • Understanding of educational systems and the continuum of literacy development for age/grade bands served
  • Self-starter able to take initiative
  • Effective communication skills, orally and in writing
  • Knowledge and experience in working with diverse cultures that match school community populations
  • Experience in effective interactions with families and educators in a variety of situations
  • Working knowledge of Title I programs and family engagement expectations
  • Ability to effectively collaborate as a team member in a school environment
  • Facilitation experience with adults

 


Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop Public School District 2365 uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online



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