Mar 31, 2021

GD CA: Parent Coordinator (general pool)

  • Green Dot Public Schools
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
School Leadership

Job Description

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OPPORTUNITY
Under the direct supervision of the Office Manager, the Parent Coordinator will educate and engage parents, as well as serve as a liaison between the school and families. Green Dot California classified personnel are represented by the Ánimo Classified Employees Association (ACEA), an affiliate of the California Teachers Association (CTA) and the National Education Association (NEA).

Please note: Should you apply for this position, you will be doing so to Green Dot Public Schools California in general - not to a specific school. If a school has a Parent Coordinator position open, they will review the general applicant pool for potential candidates. It is up to the school site who they choose to contact for an interview.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Team Engagement:
Participate in Green Dot and individual professional development programs
Participate in other events aimed at promoting or developing Green Dot and its schools
Parent & Community Engagement:
Set parent engagement goals and metrics in collaboration with school administrator and School Operations Manager and meet monthly or quarterly to assess progress
Plan and communicate at least three engaging programs/activities per semester
Attend community events to build relationships for the school and recruit community partners to become part of the school's family engagement program
Develop and facilitate a parent leadership team, PTO, or parent group to address community-based issues, organize for education reform, etc.
Organize parent volunteer initiatives
Student Enrollment and Lottery:
Work with the Home Office and serve as School Office lead for recruiting new students and executing a recruiting strategy
Conduct open houses and student tours
School Nutrition Program:
Coordinate daily lunch activities including managing lunch ordering to minimize meal waste, ensuring students are scanned accurately and timely for meal reimbursement, managing lunch servers, and ensuring smooth logistics of physical lunch set-up which meet federal compliance
Coordinate all annual lunch application activities including the distribution and collection of lunch applications, collecting supporting documents during the verification process, and ensuring lunch status data is accurately input into the student information system
Other:
Perform additional duties, as assigned, related to the foregoing primary responsibilities and the holistic functioning of the office
Share with other team members office duties, especially pertaining to parents
Translate English/Spanish, spoken and written

QUALIFICATIONS
A High School Diploma or equivalent
You have a strong ability to lead and develop positive working relationships with parents
You are bilingual in Spanish
You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
You are proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint and Outlook; comfortable learning new computer programs
You are able to multi-task and perform well under pressure
You are able to maintain a positive, "can-do" attitude at all times
You have a high level of personal responsibility and drive toward ambitious goals
You are committed to customer service
You are able to complete tasks and projects effectively and on-time
You are able to exercise discretion in the dissemination of information
You are dependable, humble, have a sense of humor and a rock-solid commitment to Green Dot's mission and the communities we serve
You will need to pass a TB test and background check at time of offer

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to perform the job.

COMPENSATION
The hourly rate for this position is $16.00 - $18.50/per hour, based on education and experience. We offer a comprehensive benefits plan including (but not limited to) medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and retirement options. We also provide generous time off to support overall work-life balance while giving employees the opportunity to impact a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of all students.

Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. We are looking to fill current openings (if any) as soon as possible.

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