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Recruiter
Bridgeport Public Schools
Location
Bridgeport
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 06, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
BRIDGEPORT PUBLIC SCHOOLS

45 Lyon Terrace

BRIDGEPORT, CT 06604

PART TIME JOB OPENING

Kindergarten Absentee Interventionist

Part-time Hourly Position ($25 per Hour)

To prevent chronic absenteeism in kindergarteners, the interventionist will:

I: Planning, Preparation and Documentation

* Monitor kindergarten attendance records and flag students who are, or are at risk of becoming chronically absent (missing 10% or more school days).

* Prepare reports of kindergarten attendance data and outreach activities.

* Meet regularly with school personnel to present reports and plan outreach activities.

* Maintain accurate written/electronic records for kindergarten students contacted including number of student absences, contacts with families, reasons for absences and outcomes of work.

* Share records with project evaluators, participate in periodic discussions and interviews about programs activities and progress, and engage in related evaluation activities as necessary.

* Attend meetings, trainings, and professional development activities as appropriate.

II: Outreach to Families

* Create and maintain respectful partnerships with kindergarten families through ongoing contact and information sharing that is tailored to family needs and preferences.

* Discuss attendance with families, learn reasons for student absences, and provide families information about the critical need for consistent attendance and the effects of chronic absenteeism.

* Conduct home visits, collect information from families regarding absences and provide information about the importance of consistent attendance.

* Assist and support families in locating community resources that best meet their needs.

III: Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in Social work or Human Services preferred

* Bilingual Spanish preferred

* Three years' experience working with families and children

IV: Hours: Part-time position not to exceed 20 hours per week. This is a grant funded position. This position will remain as long as grant funding exists.

POSTING CLOSES: This posting will remain open until filled.

Qualified candidates who wish to apply should access the Bridgeport Public Schools on-line application web site:



It is the policy of the Bridgeport Board of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, present or past mental disorder, mental retardation or learning disability, in any of its educational programs, activities or employment practices. The Bridgeport Board of Education is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.