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Family Ambassador - Greater Pittsburgh Metro Area

Job Details

Remote (See Job Description) - Remote, PA
Part Time
2 Year Degree
$18.00 - $18.00 Hourly
Up to 50% and may include Testing
Weekday - some evenings and Saturdays

Description

While this position is remote, upon hire the candidate will be required to travel to our Regional Office in Pittsburgh for a full day of in person training.

Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School is a state-wide, public (tuition-free) K-12 online charter school with a substantial number of students. Our teachers are part of an educational team whose innovative approach to education is providing a dynamic learning experience for students across the state of Pennsylvania through cyber education.

While this position is remote, the candidate must reside within approximately 40 miles of the Greater Pittsburgh Metro Area.

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Summary:

The Family Ambassador is the contact for all learning coaches living in their assigned region for the purpose of strengthening the partnership between the home and school communities.

Essential Duties:

  • The ideal candidate will have the ability to form relationships and work alongside our Learning Coaches to educate them on PALCSchool and all related technology.

  • The Family Ambassador will provide a mixture of virtual and in person community trainings, with the majority of the work being done in the community.

  • The Family Ambassador will also conduct one on one virtual meetings and home visits as needed. In addition to trainings, the Family Ambassador will participate, when possible, in regional school community events.

  • The Family Ambassador will attend the Parent Steering Committee meetings, monthly division meetings, and all other Family Engagement meetings to support the division and school wide objectives.

  • When requested, he/she will also participate in MTSS meetings to communicate to parents how interventions are used to support student achievement, and communicate strategies that can be used in the home to support school interventions.

  • Regular monthly travel will be required

  • Reliable transportation required

  • The Family Ambassador will be invited to attend the yearly Family Involvement Conference, which will require a 2-3 day overnight stay.

    • Hotel and travel expenses paid by school. Additional daily expenses reimbursed according to school policy.

  • Family Ambassador will be invited to proctor at a local PALCS supported PSSA and/or Keystone testing site in April and May.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Associates Degree, or 2 years experience in education, Social Services, human services, behavioral sciences or related field

  • Strong communication skills

  • Genuine concern and compassion for others

  • Able to communicate effectively with a diverse group of parents

  • Sensitivity to cultural, ethnic, and economic diversity

  • Reliable transportation - will receive mileage reimbursement

  • Willing to work a flexible schedule:

    • Some evenings

    • Some possible Saturdays

  • Proficient in technology

  • Team-oriented

Physical/Mental/Environmental Demands:

  • Physical: Normal vision, speech, hearing, walking, sitting, standing, lifting, stooping, bending, grasping, keyboarding, and filing ability

  • Mental: Positive Attitude, analyzing, problem solving, decision making, and writing.

  • Environmental: Online, remote, office, blended school environment and travel to facilitate participation in family engagement events required (Valid Driver’s License is required)

  • *Location - To support the development of engagement within targeted regions within the state, this position will be allowed to be performed remotely, with the requirement to travel to specified PALCS locations as required to participate in special events and / or meetings.

To Apply:

Please apply at the link provided. Please note that we will only contact you in the event that we wish to schedule an interview. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

PA Leadership Charter School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.