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student and family with resources to improve attendance resulting in academic success. QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Certification: •. Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in social work, counseling, education, criminal justice or related field (certification preferred). Experience: •. 3 years' experience working with ...
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ARLINGTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT JOB TITLE:

Attendance Navigator

Wage/Hour:

Exempt

REPORTS TO:

Administration

Pay Grade: ADMIN 2

DEPT/SCHOOL:

Administration

No. of Days: 198 Days GRANT FUNDED

ROLE AND PURPOSE: Identify students who may be considered chronically absent based on attendance and tardiness during the school year. Such identification will include issues related to the absences, thus providing the student and family with resources to improve attendance resulting in academic success. QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Certification:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in social work, counseling, education, criminal justice or related field (certification preferred) Experience:  3 years’ experience working with at-risk children, youth and their families.  Bilingual preferred MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: I. SCHOOL/ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE A. Serve as the school attendance navigator to investigate, mediate and assess attendance violation issues related to attendance law. B. Cooperate with the school staff (assistant principals, counselors and attendance clerks) for the purpose of school attendance improvement. C. Ability to read and interpret rules and regulations pertaining to school attendance. II. STUDENT MANAGEMENT A. Experience in problem solving or mediation. B. Experience in intake needs assessment processes. III. SCHOOL/COMMUNITY RELATIONS A. Ability to communicate effectively with parents in order to develop a plan for successful school attendance. B. Serve as a liaison for school referrals to community agency partners. C. Working knowledge of area economic and social service agencies. IV. MISCELLANEOUS A. Basic computer skills to include Microsoft Word and Excel. B. Good oral and written communications skills. C. Ability to organize, manage time and prioritize duties D. Ability to work well with peers, the public, parents and students. E. Provide monthly documentation of intake, assessment and referral activity. F. Meet biweekly with the project supervisor. G. Assist in the collection of data required for grant reporting. H. Perform other duties as assigned. GRANT FUNDED The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required. Approved by_______________________________________ Date _______________________ Reviewed by_______________________________________ Date_______________________ Received by_______________________________________ Date_______________________

UPDATED: November 2014