Family and Community Engagement Coordinator

Location
Ashburn, VA
Posted
Jan 11, 2019
Closes
Jan 31, 2019
Industry
Education
Hours
Part Time

The Family and Community Engagement Coordinator, in support of and collaboration with, the EL Program
Supervisor is responsible for the oversight, support, and implementation of parent, family and community
engagement programs and projects focused to support English Learner students. Additionally, this
position supports the identification of EL Program parent, family, and community-oriented goals that
create welcoming, inviting cultures, and connect family engagement to student learning.

* Identifies, oversees, develops, and implements, a variety of parent, family and community
engagement programs and projects related to the Loudoun County Public Schools English
learner community.
* Coordinates with the EL Supervisor, EL Welcome Center Coordinator, Outreach Program
Supervisor, and the School Improvement Supervisor, in establishing short and long-term parent,
family, and community-oriented goals that bridge families' cultures and schools. Encourages
English Learner parent and family engagement in the education process and supports student
achievement.
* Promotes understanding among newly arrived English learners and their families of programming
options toward graduation through the Title III funded parent, family and community engagement
events.
* Identifies and coordinates resources with the EL Supervisor, Outreach Supervisor, LCPS
administrative offices and school staff to ensure meaningful and effective communication and
support of English Learner families.
* Serves as a resource for LCPS office, region, and school staff; and compiles and analyzes data
to make program recommendations.
* Supports additional projects and serves on English Learner family and school committees as
needed.
* Stays current on research-based trends and practices in supporting English learner parents,
families, and communities; and identifies, creates and/or implements professional development
specific to supporting strong family-school relationships.

* Bachelor's degree in education
* Five years of progressively more responsible work experience in teaching, and/or project
management
* Demonstrated knowledge of researched-based practices related to working with English learner
parents, families, and communities
* Ability to establish strong relationships with individuals from diverse linguistic, ethnic, and
socioeconomic backgrounds
* Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
* Bilingual skills preferred

Organizational Relationships
The Family and Community Engagement Coordinator reports to the EL Supervisor.


Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands to finger,
handle or feel objects or tools, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to
see, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or bend,
and may be required to lift up to approximately 25 pounds.