The Site-Based Coordinator facilitates and provides leadership related to the coordination of family interventions, programs and services at Windsor STEM relative to academic learning, youth development/school climate, parent/family engagement and support, increase two way communication with families, health and social services, and community partnerships/programs. The Coordinator works under the day-to-day direction of the School Principal to coordinate, align, and enhance school- and community-resources to support student learning and well-being, family stability, school success, and a strong neighborhood. Key tasks include:
1. Support the School Community Improvement Process
a. Foster an expanded school improvement planning process that builds upon and strengthens the annual school improvement planning process in place at Windsor
i. Participates as a member of the Building Leadership Team (BLT) from the lens of improving two-way communication with Windsor families.
ii. Participate on Windsor Youth Collaborative and assist with integrating priorities and strengthening the school and community supports.
iii. Participate on the Linden Collaborative Advisory Council
iv. Connect overall efforts with the Linden Plan and related neighborhood development priorities
b. Lead needs and resources assessments to identify and respond to top priority family needs
i. Seek input from teachers, school staff, students, parents/caregivers, and community members to determine needs of students and families.
ii. Examine data (i.e., behavioral data, SEL data, census data, etc.) to drive family interventions, school-wide planning, and resource development.
iii. Map all programs/services by the 5 pathways and three tiers to explore resource gaps and needs
c. Cultivate partnerships, build relationships, and develop resources to address top priority needs in the school community.
2. Coordinate School-Community Partnerships
a. Build and strengthen partnerships with others in the community (i.e., faith-based community, members of the Windsor Youth Collaborative, etc.) to respond to top priority needs
b. Work to align and integrate programs and services offered by individual partners for kids and families through weekly meetings with partners in building.
i. Connect programs/services provided by partners to classrooms (and teachers)
c. Facilitate communication and build relationships among community partners, key stakeholders, and volunteers; and represent the school to civic and community groups
i. Create quarterly newsletter
d. Provide administrative structure and support to improve out-of-school time offerings for Windsor children and families
i. Foster improvements for current out-of-school time programming (i.e., St. Stephen's aftercare program, etc.)
ii. Provide oversight to new aftercare programming offered with new grant dollars from United Way investments.
iii. Lead overall efforts to engage more students and families in in school and out-of-school time programming
3. Strengthen Parent/Caregiver and Family Engagement Strategies
a. Lead comprehensive parent/caregiver/family engagement comprehensive strategy for Windsor
b. Manage Family Resource Center
i. Help create and maintain Family Resource Center at Windsor which provides resources and referral/linkage to parents/caregivers
1. Engage parents/caregivers in the Family Resource Center
2. Oversee parent/caregiver incentive system for resource distribution.
3. Develop partnerships for continued donations and new programming/services.
ii. Respond to emergency referrals for resources from school staff and community providers.
iii. Link families to appropriate community agencies and resources.
c. Coordinate Parent/Caregiver and Family Engagement Activities with Others
i. Collaborate with Cathy Tolbert (CCS/Windsor Family Consultant)
1. Coordinate and support family engagement events in the school community.
2. Support creation and distribution of parent/caregiver communications.
ii. Assist School Social Worker with external outreach to parents/caregivers (e.g. home visits) and provide case management/coordination supports to families as needed.
iii. Strengthen the engagement of volunteers to support students and families KILLS REQUIRED:
- Ability to work with educators and non-educators of different academic backgrounds.
- Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with parents and outside agencies
- Ability to provide a supportive role to school leadership and succeed in a team environment
- Ability to motivate and engage staff and families in innovative ideas and practices
- Ability to complete projects in a timely and thorough manner.
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Ability to demonstrate flexible and creative approaches and management
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Platforms
- Ability to engage and communicate with stakeholders regarding effective interventions for mitigating the impact of trauma and building student resilience.
Job Categories: Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
State-level Positions > Coordinator Contact Information
- Rick Bailey
- 270 E STATE ST
- Columbus, Ohio 43215-4312