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Cultural Liaison - Spanish Speaking - Burnsville-Eagan-SavageSchool District

Posted on 2022-08-05 12:49:37 PM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fburnsville%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D8116&data=05%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C42e92a0d739345cfe6c808da770adbc2%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637953185768206475%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=hVUrSYTJ5qZnAbQSLQK6OA5SoZ6eMhpQlilDF1SaziA%3D&reserved=0> * Cultural Liaison.docx<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fburnsville%2Fonlineapp%2F1BrowseFile.aspx%3Fid%3D124104&data=05%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C42e92a0d739345cfe6c808da770adbc2%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637953185768206475%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=RT78BgJzL3ZrUAOlZccVVgB8cg7Ntt57bJH3ymSL3GY%3D&reserved=0> In District One91, we are committed to removing barriers and forging unique pathways to create a future ready community. We believe that when each individual contributor is free to be their whole self and bring their whole self, we are collectively more radiant. Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 is a dynamic and innovative suburban public school district serving approximately 8,000 students. The District includes 8 elementary schools with kindergarten through grade 5 (some with voluntary pre-kindergarten programs), two middle schools with grades 6-8, one high school with grades 9-12 and one alternative high school. The District also includes one of the most extensive Community Education programs in the state, serving newborns up through senior citizens. Position Overview: * Days: 184 days per year * Hours: 8 hours / day * Compensation/benefits: Per Unit Agreement<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.isd191.org%2Fservices%2Fhuman-resources%2Femployee-contracts&data=05%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C42e92a0d739345cfe6c808da770adbc2%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637953185768206475%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=pOt%2FS0kKxkY9VRZ8iAay2eUQ%2BgdeeG5OKAbpKhHh3kA%3D&reserved=0> Primary Responsibilities: * Supports Spanish speaking students' achievement, retention and attendance by working directly with student support services, teachers, administration, families and community organizations. Assist in facilitation of communication between district and student&#8217;s families. Serve as district liaison to Spanish speaking parents and families. Partner with district staff to support enrollment. Work collaboratively with district & site leaders to ensure that curriculum and instruction is relevant to the needs, interests and cultural heritage of Spanish speaking students. Qualifications: * Spanish language, oral and written, fluency required * High School diploma or equivalent * AA degree preferred * Valid MN Driver's license The successful Cultural Liaison will be an individual who&#8230; &#8230; firmly believes: * all students can learn and that their learning can be directly influenced by focusing on factors over which we have control * that student learning guides practice and decision-making throughout the school and system * in shared accountability and responsibility through working interdependently * in fostering a commitment among staff and parent communities to create the conditions for equity and excellence resulting in elimination of the achievement gap * in a model that promotes professional reflection and continuous improvement &#8230; has demonstrated: * successful experience in facilitating high-quality school and community partnerships and remarkable outcomes * the ability to effectively manage and lead change, including changing practices and structures in a school system that may perpetuate inequities based on race and class * outstanding skills in written and oral communication * effective facilitation and personal use of technology as a communication tool to improve student achievement and manage work * personal professional learning and development through a strong understanding of literature related to best practices in the education of African students and family outreach & communication * the ability to manage dialogue effectively, valuing alternative points of view in planning and decision-making * that they're a visible community representative * courage to do what is best for students Application Process: * Our online application system offers the opportunity to upload additional information such as a cover letter, resume, references and transcripts. Paper or e-mail copies of these materials will not be accepted. * Interviews will be conducted with candidates that best meet the current needs of the District. * Review of materials will start immediately. * The position will be filled on an undesignated time-frame when, and not until, the right candidate emerges. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described. Equity is one of District One91's core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first to ensure college and career readiness. A diverse workforce fuels innovation and allows us to better understand, communicate with, and educate our students. District One91 will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability, or status with regard to public assistance. 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In District One91, we are committed to removing barriers and forging unique pathways to create a future ready community. We believe that when each individual contributor is free to be their whole self and bring their whole self, we are collectively more radiant.

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 is a dynamic and innovative suburban public school district serving approximately 8,000 students. The District includes 8 elementary schools with kindergarten through grade 5 (some with voluntary pre-kindergarten programs), two middle schools with grades 6-8, one high school with grades 9-12 and one alternative high school. The District also includes one of the most extensive Community Education programs in the state, serving newborns up through senior citizens.

Position Overview:
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Supports Spanish speaking students' achievement, retention and attendance by working directly with student support services, teachers, administration, families and community organizations.  Assist in facilitation of communication between district and student’s families.  Serve as district liaison to Spanish speaking parents and families.  Partner with district staff to support enrollment.  Work collaboratively with district & site leaders to ensure that curriculum and instruction is relevant to the needs, interests and cultural heritage of Spanish speaking students.  
Qualifications:
  • Spanish language, oral and written, fluency required
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • AA degree preferred
  • Valid MN Driver's license
The successful Cultural Liaison will be an individual who…

… firmly believes:
  • all students can learn and that their learning can be directly influenced by focusing on factors over which we have control
  • that student learning guides practice and decision-making throughout the school and system
  • in shared accountability and responsibility through working interdependently
  • in fostering a commitment among staff and parent communities to create the conditions for equity and excellence resulting in elimination of the achievement gap
  • in a model that promotes professional reflection and continuous improvement
… has demonstrated:
  • successful experience in facilitating high-quality school and community partnerships and remarkable outcomes
  • the ability to effectively manage and lead change, including changing practices and structures in a school system that may perpetuate inequities based on race and class
  • outstanding skills in written and oral communication
  • effective facilitation and personal use of technology as a communication tool to improve student achievement and manage work
  • personal professional learning and development through a strong understanding of literature related to best practices in the education of African students and family outreach & communication
  • the ability to manage dialogue effectively, valuing alternative points of view in planning and decision-making
  • that they're a visible community representative
  • courage to do what is best for students
Application Process:
  • Our online application system offers the opportunity to upload additional information such as a cover letter, resume, references and transcripts. Paper or e-mail copies of these materials will not be accepted.
  • Interviews will be conducted with candidates that best meet the current needs of the District.
  • Review of materials will start immediately.
  • The position will be filled on an undesignated time-frame when, and not until, the right candidate emerges.
Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.

Equity is one of District One91's core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first to ensure college and career readiness. A diverse workforce fuels innovation and allows us to better understand, communicate with, and educate our students. District One91 will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability, or status with regard to public assistance.


Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online



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