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ELL Student and Family Advocate

at Adams 12 Five Star Schools

Posted: 10/15/2019
Job Reference #: 61327

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ADAMS 12 FIVE STAR SCHOOLS Job posting 61327
1500 EAST 128TH AVE, THORNTON, Colorado, 80241Job posted as of Sep 16, 2019 until Until Filled

Located just seven miles north of downtown Denver, Adams 12 Five Star Schools is close to the conveniences of a major city center yet far enough to offer the quiet of the suburbs. The five stars represent the five unique communities the district serves: Broomfield, Federal Heights, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster.

The District shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color,sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or other basis prohibited by applicable law. The District is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching the educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.

Job Title
ELL Student and Family Advocate

Hours Per Week
Months Per Year
District Name
School / Location Name
Learn Svc: LASS
1500 East 128th Ave., Thornton, Colorado, 802412601
Posted on
Sep 16, 2019
Expiry Date
Until Filled
Job Description
SUMMARY: The Student and Family Advocate will work in the middle and high schools that do not currently receive Title 1 funding. This position will address the academic and social needs of children in order to meet graduation requirements and collaborate with families, school/district personnel, and community partners to support child with school related issues including: enrollment, scheduling, assessments, credit attainment, post-secondary goal planning, and addressing barriers to success. Travel through the neighborhood and visit homes.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1.Assist students and families in navigating and understanding the school system, including: enrollment process, attendance, grades and transcripts, graduation requirements , and transition

2.Refer parents and family members to human services agencies and other resource providers

3.Work collaboratively with students, parents, and staff to assess student needs and progress towards graduation attainment and develop educational/postsecondary goals

4.Work with school staff to ensure an understanding of communicating and working with parents/guardians to build strong ties with the school

5.Coordinate parent workshops and meetings based on needs assessments of families. Maintains records of parent/guardian meetings. Create and disseminate information to parents.

6.Serve as a liaison to the community and attend external meetings as needed.

7.Assist in the plans to improve involvement of parents/guardians. Prepares reports concerning parent/guardian engagement activities at the school level

8.Develop relationships and collaborate with outside agencies and organizations whose resources serve as support for students and families to increase academic success and improve the conditions for learning

9.Perform other job related duties as assigned.

* Bachelor degree in education, social work, or equivalent preferred.
* Bilingual in Spanish required.
* Experience mentoring and advising students at all grade levels related to academic achievement preferred.
* Three (3) years of experience with at risk and culturally diverse populations required.

* Criminal background check required for hire.
* Ability to frequently travel among district facilities and into community.
* Valid Colorado driver’s license.
* Must be able to meet district qualifications to transport students in a district vehicle, required within 3 months of hire.
* CPR and First Aid certifications required within 3 months of hire.
Additional Information
This position is 100% grant funded.


The salarylisted is for full time positions (1.0 FTE). This salary will beadjusted, as needed, based upon the FTE. Administrative employees' salary will be commensurate on the employees’education and/or work experience.

Salary Range: (Level 3) $40,428 - $54,696

New Position (Grant Funded)


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