Community Liaison-Early Childhood
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Community Liaison - Early Childhood
.50 FTE 20 Hours Per Week
192 Work Day Schedule (8/5/19 - 5/29/20)
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.
The Early Childhood Education Community Liaison is responsible for the recruitment of families and children, particularly underrepresented families, into the BVSD preschool program.
-In collaboration with ECE and building level staff, assist in the identification, development and coordination of parent engagement and collaboration activities.
-Assist with the recruitment and enrollment of families with young preschool age children, include home visits.
Assist with parent engagement, education and collaboration activities and events, including coordination of events, inviting and encouraging attendance, accessing resources to support events, and hosting events.
-Assist families in accessing community resources such as CHIP+, library, transportation services, recreational opportunities and social services.
-Assist in coordination of parent teacher conferences & health/developmental screenings by contacting parents to schedule, making reminder phone calls of appointments.
-Attend and support parent/ teacher conferences by translating when necessary, sharing available resources specific to family and community needs and providing follow up to identified needs.
-Support effective, family friendly transitions into preschool and kindergarten.
-Assist in the preschool classroom as needed.
-High School diploma or equivalent
-Must have appropriate training, academic, technological and experiential background for the position (be able to obtain or currently hold Colorado Department of Human Services Early Childhood Teacher Qualifications (formerly Group Leader Qualifications) within 1 year of employment)
-Completed and submitted BVSD on-line application
-Bachelor's degree in education, counseling, social work or related field preferred
-Bilingual/Biliterate English and Spanish (must pass BVSD assessment)
-Have an understanding and appreciation for diversity and ability to relate to diverse group of parents
-Demonstrate a commitment to community and parent partnerships
-Ability to communicate and listen effectively in person and on the phone including excellent written and verbal communications skills
-Must have valid Colorado Driver's license and utilize own vehicle to drive as needed
-Previous experience in early childhood education
-Must be willing to work flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends
-Ability to work as a member of a classroom, building and department team and form collaborative partnership
-Knowledge, experience and comfort in engaging all families in a variety of activities, participating in activities, including recruitment, enrollment, home visits, parent conferences, volunteering
-Salary Placement varies according to experience and education.
Application and Selection Procedure:
-Apply on-line at http://bvsd.org (in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number).
-If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.
-Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination.
The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/