Job Description

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.

Location: US:CO:BOULDER

School: Summit Middle Charter

Position Title:  Community Liaison

Position Start Date:  August 10, 2022

Position Type: Non-Rep

FTE: 1.0 - Regular

Pay Range: $24.74 - $29.13 

Closing Date: July 21, 2022

Summary:

Employees at Summit are required to diligently fulfill all of their professional responsibilities, as delineated in the following list of ‘Professionalism Standards’, and will receive input from the administration on how well they are meeting these standards:

  • Communicates effectively with colleagues and staff.
  • Helps maintain a safe campus.
  • Works cooperatively with colleagues on department or school-wide projects.
  • Exhibits strong attendance habits.
  • Models respect for the school building and campus.
  • Engages in activities to develop professionally and improve the quality of education at Summit.
  • Models professional appearance and demeanor.

Responsibilities:

  • Support and advocate for culturally, racially, linguistically, or socio economically diverse families to ensure a successful transition to Summit Middle School and ongoing support during the Summit experience.
  • Help connect families with appropriate resources at school and in the community.
  • Assist with scholarship requests and free and reduced lunch applications.
  • Aid communication between the school, teachers, and parents.
  • Assist with onboarding of diverse students after enrollment and through the matriculation process.
  • Monitor the academic, social, and emotional progress of diverse students during the school year and provide support, assistance, or referrals as needed.
  • Make regular academic support connections with students which may include: a classroom visit, short meeting, or digital communications.
  • Help students develop habits of scholarship and independent learning skills particularly in relation to homework.
  • Provide Spanish-language parent Schoology training as needed.
  • Provide translation services to families as needed, such as report cards, newsletters, announcements, parent/teacher conferences and Open Enrollment events
  • Create opportunities to meet with parents on student progress and family school support needs.
  • Network with diverse families and professionals in the community
  • Communicate regularly with Summit community partners including IHAD as well as principals and staff from outreach schools.
  • Visit outreach schools annually.
  • Assist with teacher/student or teacher/parent homework-related communications or other academic concerns. 

Qualifications:

Required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of one year experience in secretarial or clerical work.
  • Communicate (read, write, and speak) in English.
  • Completed and submitted BVSD on-line application.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English), must pass BVSD assessment

Preferred:

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from students, parents, staff, and the community.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of employment and student matters.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and responsibilities.
  • A college degree.
  • Experience working directly with students in an academic support role: teaching, tutoring or substitute teaching
  • Strong skills in collaboration, coordination, technology and organization.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, calculator, copier, telephone/voice mail, fax.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works inside, but some duties will be performed outside, including recess, field trips, etc. The employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints. The employee frequently will work irregular or extended hours while performing the duties of this job. The employee is directly responsible for the safety, well-being, and work output of students. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, walk, and stand; twist at neck and waist; kneel. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to be able to hear conversations in quiet environments. May be required to lift or move up to 20 pounds.

MENTAL/MOTOR DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely performs routine work. The employee frequently exercises flexibility (ability to shift from one task to another). Guidance and reinforcement are infrequently available. The employee frequently works within time constraints and maintains attentiveness intensity. The employee is frequently involved in social interactions which require oral and written communications.

The physical demands, work-environment characteristics, and mental/motor demands described within this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To apply, visit:https://jobs.bvsd.org/- click on application. The position is open until filled.

Summit Middle Charter School located in South Boulder is a tuition-free, public charter school in Boulder Valley School District serving grades 6,7,8. As a three-time National Blue Ribbon award winning school, Summit provides a rigorous academic curriculum focused on students who want to be challenged and are willing to work hard. Summit values creating stimulating, intellectually challenging learning experiences and supporting students to strive at all times to do their best and most thoughtful work. Summit teachers inspire in students a lifelong love of learning, a commitment to self-development, and a willingness to be engaged, constructive citizens. Summit’s faculty is the cornerstone of our community of scholars and we support professional growth and development in a collaborative manner.

Summit Middle Charter School 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:

Office for Civil Rights

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