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Family Literacy Specialist - Faribault Public Schools

Posted on 2020-08-03 1:52:00 PM

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Job Title: FAMILY LITERACY SPECIALIST Job Description The goal of the Family Literacy Specialist position is to strengthen the collaboration between families and educators to support children&#8217;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 Application procedure is apply online at: www.faribault.k12.mn.us<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fu15334432.ct.sendgrid.net%2Fls%2Fclick%3Fupn%3DhpEciOoV6iIrWI2yDDvI0LGddaUf8EESI8eayYUx6J3GVoY86F9sMWo4EPAmOvVQFOYZ_pzu-2BuzhWfE-2F-2FDL0srH31bWx5XYWoZ4q9gFjKxaWzOFUtC7k4HK9IAIOdm4yCbOdCCWBsJmVRnT76j2vEDF2GelQkNle2EmAN26whkD0tMdlMnOLeUKwihYoU6-2Fc77hvOdfQqBJWKdJ-2FgIf3P0bfDx-2BY3bGV-2FAZFlGnCo05vQF4FGAZupkt5rqXgzSocB0GvK4aDrJPALA7he40o6IKEr3D5iHJ0oKM-2F9GMMrRrALtcA-3D&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Ce3e3b7f1fe7f4b748a2808d837de4cc8%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637320775196141789&sdata=1a37bqif%2FJNRAg9tIaP9VsGHdER4H7xsHN3XPTFs2xQ%3D&reserved=0> Application deadline: Open until filled ________________________________ E-MAIL CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: The contents of this e-mail message and any attachments are intended solely for the addressee(s) and may contain confidential and/or legally privileged information. If you are not the intended recipient of this message or if this message has been addressed to you in error, please immediately alert the sender by reply e-mail and then delete this message and any attachments. If you are not the intended recipient, you are notified that any use, dissemination, distribution, copying, or storage of this message or any attachment is strictly prohibited.
Job Title:  FAMILY LITERACY SPECIALIST
 

Job Description

 

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


Application procedure is apply online at: www.faribault.k12.mn.us

Application deadline:  Open until filled
  



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