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Cultural Liaison - Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop Public School District 2365

Posted on 2021-07-21 1:40:37 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%3D253&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cd56feb460c1640f6a15108d94c770625%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637624896369200491%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=F41GjAgGHUAO0WjwNcrQ01VJIIAM5zTbabOcy8z5tjs%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: 08/30/2021 Date Closing: until filled TYPE OF POSITION: Cultural Liaison M-F, 7:30-3:30 Hours may vary based on program needs REPORTS TO: Building Principals SUPERVISION: None QUALIFICATIONS: Required * Proficiency in English and Spanish * Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive and effective relationships with students, families and colleagues * Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively, including excellent customer service skills with parents, students, staff, administration, and the community * Demonstrated ability to work effectively cross-culturally * Ability to motivate and inspire students * Committed to educational equity * Flexible hours Preferred * 2 year degree or beyond * Prior experience working in K-12 educational environment * Prior experience as a Cultural Liaison * Demonstrated ability to show initiative and function as a self-starter * Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information * Experience working with students and families * Experience in restorative practices circle keeping POSITION SUMMARY: Cultural liaisons are committed to effective partnerships between schools, families and communities. They serve as advocates to GFW Spanish speaking families and students and build trusting relationships that ensure equitable access to school and district services. Cultural Liaisons work in collaboration with a variety of school and district staff members to support and empower students in reaching their social and academic goals. SALARY: $22.00/hr-$25.00/hr (dependent on qualifications and experience) APPLICATION PROCESS: Online application, www.gfwschools.org<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.gfwschools.org%2F&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cd56feb460c1640f6a15108d94c770625%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637624896369200491%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=zzfZlNTZ2gZongxLyh3wP3ySS6aNJuXeSccYYPVE0d8%3D&reserved=0> ESSENTIAL DUTIES: * Work collaboratively with other cultural liaisons in the district and attend team meetings * Partner with school staff in communicating information regarding attendance, grades, athletics, etc. * Work in coordination with social workers, mental health and other support staff and/or administration to meet students/families needs * Assist school and district staff in deepening their understanding of and responsiveness to Spanish speaking cultures represented in District 2365 schools * Assist in supporting student academic success and goals * Partner with teaching staff to help build family connections * Assist in developing and implementing support and outreach strategies for families * Lead and develop student groups to empower student voice * Other duties as assigned PHYSICAL FACTORS: * Frequent: walking, standing, bending, sitting, hearing, talking, and seeing All Employees of GFW Public Schools are responsible to support District goals, to work collaboratively and respectfully with diverse populations of staff, students and parents and to model and promote a welcoming working and learning environment. Employees are expected to support and adapt to change and to demonstrate commitment to continuous performance improvement. Employees are responsible to establish and maintain effective communication with students, teachers, support staff, colleagues and parents, respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the District, and to be dependable and accountable in the performance of their work. It is the prerogative of the District to assign staff so as to best meet the needs of the District. 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=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Cd56feb460c1640f6a15108d94c770625%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637624896369210487%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=HSg1t6v%2BstVHlXh8wdPR7cafuZkRIi28nOg33WsGRRM%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. 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Date of Availability: 08/30/2021
Date Closing: until filled

TYPE OF POSITION: 

Cultural Liaison

M-F, 7:30-3:30

Hours may vary based on program needs

 

REPORTS TO:

Building Principals

 

SUPERVISION:

None

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Required

  • Proficiency in English and Spanish

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive and effective relationships with students, families and colleagues

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively, including excellent customer service skills with parents, students, staff, administration, and the community

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively cross-culturally

  • Ability to motivate and inspire students 

  • Committed to educational equity 

  • Flexible hours

Preferred

  • 2 year degree or beyond 

  • Prior experience working in K-12 educational environment 

  • Prior experience as a Cultural Liaison

  • Demonstrated ability to show initiative and function as a self-starter

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information

  • Experience working with students and families

  • Experience in restorative practices circle keeping

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Cultural liaisons are committed to effective partnerships between schools, families and communities. They serve as advocates to GFW Spanish speaking families and students and build trusting relationships that ensure equitable access to school and district services. Cultural Liaisons work in collaboration with a variety of school and district staff members to support and empower students in reaching their social and academic goals.   

 

SALARY: 

$22.00/hr-$25.00/hr (dependent on qualifications and experience)

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Online application, www.gfwschools.org 

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Work collaboratively with other cultural liaisons in the district and attend team meetings

  • Partner with school staff in communicating information regarding attendance, grades, athletics, etc.

  • Work in coordination with social workers, mental health and other support staff and/or administration to meet students/families needs 

  • Assist school and district staff in deepening their understanding of and responsiveness to Spanish speaking cultures represented in District 2365 schools

  • Assist in supporting student academic success and goals 

  • Partner with teaching staff to help build family connections 

  • Assist in developing and implementing support and outreach strategies for families

  • Lead and develop student groups to empower student voice 

  • Other duties as assigned

 

PHYSICAL FACTORS:

  • Frequent:  walking, standing, bending, sitting, hearing, talking, and seeing 

All Employees of GFW Public Schools are responsible to support District goals, to work collaboratively and respectfully with diverse populations of staff, students and parents and to model and promote a welcoming working and learning environment.  Employees are expected to support and adapt to change and to demonstrate commitment to continuous performance improvement.  Employees are responsible to establish and maintain effective communication with students, teachers, support staff, colleagues and parents, respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the District, and to be dependable and accountable in the performance of their work.

 

It is the prerogative of the District to assign staff so as to best meet the needs of the District.



Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop Public School District 2365 uses the applicant tracking 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.