Family Compliance Liaison
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The Family Compliance Liaison ensures that school age children are attending school by investigating causes of unexcused or excessive absences; communicating with families and assisting them in problem-solving; issuing warnings; and helping to represent the schools if cases go to court.
No Formal Supervisory Responsibilities
The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities and/or duties required; other duties may be assigned.
Coordinates school-wide attendance efforts and truancy reduction programming with a two-fold focus 1) educating families on the importance of attendance with a focus on prevention and 2) intervening to fix the underlying issues that lead to absenteeism
Works with teachers to monitor student adherence to the school’s attendance policies and e-mails, calls and sends auto-dial notices to targeted student population; Recommends families to the grade-level principal for truancy meetings as necessary; Attends truancy meetings with school administrators;
Ensures state compliancy guidelines are met for student attendance, progress, and system logins;
Ensure school policy and state requirements are met with regard to all withdrawals;
Produces attendance/truancy reports for the school, county and state;
Works with Family Academic Support Team and other support staff to assist students in situations where referrals to service agencies are necessary;
Works with families and teachers to develop individualized action plans to increase student engagement utilizing a case management tool used by the Family Academic Support Team;
Works with Family Engagement Program Manager, Head of School and local board to develop improved procedures that address attendance;
Works with families and community support staff to prevent/deter juvenile delinquency;
Develops and implements educational workshops related to truancy law for school staff and families;
Assists staff on projects regarding student attendance/truancy.
Are you driven by excellence to deliver instruction, support and guidance, manage the learning process, and focus on students’ individual needs? If selected, you will participate in a comprehensive new teacher training program for three weeks before the start of school. It is an opportunity to meet colleagues and learn the responsibilities required for delivering curriculum in an online environment. During this training you will also learn how to monitor student progress through K12’s learning management system, and to be a partner actively working with students and parents to advance each child’s learning.
High School Diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED) Certificate AND
Two (2) years of truancy experience OR
Equivalent combination of education and experience
Knowledge of state school attendance laws, and other pertinent laws regarding K-12 education; Knowledge of specific court procedures regarding truancy
Familiarity with online learning environment
Strong organizational and time management skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, etc.); Web proficiency.
Ability to travel 25% of the time
Ability to pass required background check
Three (3) years of experience working with families in a similar capacity, enrollment or truancy a plus
Post-secondary degree especially in Education, Counseling, Human Services or related field of study. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This is a home-based position but may require one or more days a week in the office as determined by the supervisor.
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