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Education Partner Liason

Company: OPITONS FOR YOUTH CHARTER SCHL
Location: Rancho Cucamonga
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description: Are you an educator that wants to make an impact in a students' lives? Do you believe that every student should have the opportunity for success? If so, then Options for Youth (OFY) is the place for you! OFY is looking for educators that are warm, outgoing, authentic, passionate and inspiring. OFY places great emphasis on the student-teacher relationship, a critical component to the development of students' personal, emotional, and academic well-being. Who We Are: Options for Youth is a network of free public charter schools offering students a flexible, personalized approach to learning. OFY's founders started the program in 1987 to provide at-risk and underserved students an alternative to traditional learning methods and environments. OFY saw the potential that struggling students couldn't see in themselves. When California's Charter School Law passed in 1993, Options For Youth became the first sanctioned charter school in California. For over 20 years, OFY and its founders have helped more than 135,000 students find their passion and pursue their dreams. OFY believes in fostering student dreams. At OFY, inspiring students inspires us. We believe the student-teacher relationship is critical to the development of a young person's social, emotional, and academic well-being. Company Benefits and Perks: We offer a comprehensive benefits package to full-time staff that includes paid time off, holiday and sick time, medical, vision and dental coverage, incentives and an employer-matched 403B plan. OFY provides our staff opportunities to chaperone students on experiential learning trips to amazing places like Italy, China and Cuba and in-country trips to DC, a ranch in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado and a farm in Northern California. We regularly hold social functions to foster a genuine camaraderie that enhances teamwork. At our company-wide award functions, we take time to recognize the talent and dedication of the people who make OFY and our students successful. To learn more about our schools, visit us at www.ofy.org. Essential Functions include, but are not limited to the following: Gathers and reviews attendance data to identify students who are truant. Tracks and monitors progress of students in foster care and students experiencing homelessness Tracks and monitors progress of students who have a probation officer Makes home visits in response to loss of engagement and truancy Collaborates with school staff to develop intervention plans for students who are truant and carries out applicable actions in alignment with the intervention plan. Makes referrals to case management services, including individual counseling and other professional staff members or community agencies, as needed; follows up by monitoring student attendance and progress. Tracks and updates address changes for students. Serves as a liaison between assigned schools and such agencies as social services, court services, and the police department regarding student truancy. Assists with implementing truancy prevention programs for assigned schools and recommends strategies to support and improve regular school attendance (i.e.: incentives, peer groups, recognitions). Works with community resource providers, Postsecondary Counselors, and/or Career Path Coordinators to assist students with obtaining work experience. Helps coordinate enrollment and recruitment of students from neighborhood schools Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Provide consultative assistance to school staff Coordinate with law enforcement and other support agencies Develop innovative strategies to curtail truancy React calmly and quickly in an emergency situations Observe situations analytically and make recommendations Ability to travel to various school sites Research and compile resources for student and education partners Education and Experience: High School Diploma required; BS/BA degree preferred. Valid 30-Day Permit preferred. One or more years of company experience Requirement of either*: Proof of COVID19 Vaccination & Booster (if booster eligible) or Weekly COVID19 Negative Test ( option to participate in on-site weekly testing or obtain testing off site) Requirement per California State Public Health Officer Order of August 11, 2021 https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Order-of-the-State-Public-Health-Officer-Vaccine-Verification-for-Workers-in-Schools.aspx *The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all inclusive. They describe the general nature and level of work being performed and/or represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the job. The Company retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

Keywords: OPITONS FOR YOUTH CHARTER SCHL, Rancho Cucamonga , Education Partner Liason, Education / Teaching , Rancho Cucamonga, California

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