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Migrant Service Provider Lead [Starts at $28.00/hr plus benefits]

Company: Omaha Public Schools
Location: Omaha
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Location: English Learner Program, Teacher and Administrative Center Reports To: Coordinator of English Learner Education and Migrant Teacher Leader/Trainer Work Schedule/FLSA Status: 12-month / Hourly Non-exempt, Work hours are 9:00am to 5:30pm with two days to be adjusted to 10:30am to 7:00pm depending upon the needs of migrant students and their families. Salary Schedule: This is a non-negotiated full-time position. Compensation and benefits are administered consistent with District policy. Salary schedule 91C. Position Purpose: The Migrant Service Provider Lead position provides Migrant Education Program (MEP) sponsored supplemental instructional services and support services focused on early literacy and graduation outcomes for out of school youth. This person will work with MEP Service Providers, students, parents, schools, central office and the community to ensure the federal Title 1C Migrant Education Program goals are met. This individual works closely with the Coordinator and Migrant Teacher Leader/Trainer to ensure quality services are provided and provides guidance and support to other Migrant Service Providers to meet program outcomes, especially early literacy and high school graduation. While the position provides an office at the English Learner Education Office, this individual will spend the majority of time in a home visit based instructional model. Some services may take place at schools or other community sites as needed. Essential Performance Responsibilities:

  • Provides and coordinates early childhood and family literacy instruction to Migrant children aged three to five who are not enrolled in school, and their families. Instruction is primarily home based with some site-based instruction as needed.
  • Writes lesson plans and delivers lessons that develop early literacy skills and parent engagement in alignment with OPS early literacy and family engagement focus.
  • Works with Migrant youth ages 16 to 21 who are out of school without having graduated, to reengage them in high school, enroll them in alternate educational programs, and facilitate removal of identified barriers to their continuing education.
  • Identifies, develops and utilizes programming that re-engages students in school and promotes college and career readiness and high school graduation.
  • Creates learning plans for Migrant Out of School Youth to identify their learning goals and provides and coordinates instruction using appropriately selected lessons from prescribed curriculum to work toward these goals. Instruction is primarily home based with some site-based instruction as needed.
  • Provides ongoing training to Service Providers and new migrant staff in coordination with the Migrant Teacher Leader/Trainer.
  • Assists with the communication of student attendance concerns and refers families to resources to improve attendance.
  • Keeps accurate data and documentation on Migrant student services at assigned schools and monitors the data of other Service Providers.
  • Tracks and records progress of students by administering pre and post tests.
  • Sets up an efficient schedule and keeps an accurate daily calendar.
  • Makes home visits to provide support and/or instructional services.
  • Provides ongoing training to Service Providers and new migrant staff in coordination with the Migrant Teacher Leader/Trainer.
  • Supports and facilitates all parent involvement activities sponsored by the Migrant Education Program and support EL Program and/or assigned schools activities (e.g., parent events, youth leadership, recruiting events, after school programming).
  • Attends Migrant Education Program professional development 2-3 times annually (travel required). Additional Duties Performs other related tasks as assigned by supervisor and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent. Equipment: This position may require the ability to use basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine. Must always comply with OPS's guidelines for equipment use. Travel: Local travel is required. Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards:
    • Must be able to respond in a timely manner.
    • Must have organization, time management, communication, and interpersonal skills.
    • Work in school building and central office environments.
    • Work in home and site-based environments.Interrelations:
      • Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors.
      • Will be working with a diverse population, including various language groups, requiring the ability to communicate effectively with different languages and cultures.
      • Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues.
      • Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer service.Employee Punctuality and Appearance
        • For schools and district departments to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave.
        • Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator.
        • All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of Omaha Public Schools and is appropriate for their position.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
          • Two (2) years college coursework, 48 semester/72 quarter hours or successful completion of the Para Professional Assessment Test required.
          • Bachelor's Degree preferred.
          • Ability to train and support staff in working effectively with migrant students and families.
          • Fluently bilingual in English and another language either Spanish or Karen.
          • Excellent attendance record.
          • Willingness to learn and train others about the Migrant Education Program and measurable program outcomes.
          • Exhibit skills pertinent to positive human relations and the ability to work effectively with principals, teachers, central office staff, students, parents, administrators, and the community.
          • Ability to work flexible hours that may include evenings and weekends according to the need of clients.
          • Must have a valid drivers license and own transportation as he/she will work in different OPS settings and in the community.Terms of EmploymentThis position is treated as a full-time non-exempt classified position. The terms of your employment will be governed by applicable state laws regulating employment in a Nebraska Public School and Board of Education policies, as those laws and policies may change from time to time. If your position is represented by a collective bargaining representative, then your employment will also be governed by a negotiated agreement between OPS and that collective bargaining representative. The offer of employment is contingent upon:
            • Obtaining and providing verification of all licenses, certificates, and other requirements for the position (e.g., Paraprofessionals obtaining Highly Qualified status, etc.), as identified and maintaining all licenses, certificates, and requirements for your position throughout employment.
            • A background check which demonstrates to OPS that background is acceptable for the position.
            • Verification of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work in the United States.
            • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (if required for position offered).
            • Successful completion of a tuberculosis skin test (if required for position offered).Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or economic status in its programs, activities, employment, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director for the Office of Equity and Diversity, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131. ) The Omaha Public School District is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process please contact the Human Resources Department at .

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