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Requisition Number 21-1338
Post Date 2/24/2022
Title Community Liaison
City Benton Harbor
State MI
Description Community Liaison

Mildred C. Wells Academy
248 9th Street
Benton Harbor MI. 49022

Wells is a small school with a big heart! We create a challenging learning environment with high expectations for students success through differentiated instruction. We strive to have families, teachers, and community members actively involved in student learning. Candidates must be “highly qualified’, willing to grow with your students, and have genuine love for children. We offer excellent benefits, competitive salary, supportive administration, coaching and a parapro for every Teacher.
Requirements SUMMARY

Assist school leadership in implementing dropout prevention and other school initiatives; coordinate school programs and activities with services of community partner agencies and criminal justice authorities, especially as those programs relate to adjudicated youth; assist in managing discipline situations; coordinate career and college preparation programs; assist school leadership in creating the desired climate and school environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Interact with juvenile justice and/or state ward agencies to share information about students’ social, educational, and emotional needs, in order to integrate school-based interventions with other services being received. Share relevant information with school staff as appropriate, to enhance or modify services being provided to students in the school setting.
Communicate with criminal justice authorities on the behavior and recidivism rate of current and former students, in order to continuously improve the effectiveness of school-based activities.
Network with other agencies to support at-risk students in achieving GED education.
Coordinate student visits to colleges and universities; advise students on college preparation, testing, application, financial aid and admission procedures.
Advise individuals on matters pertaining to personal problems, educational and vocational objectives, social and recreational activities.
Review reports of student misconduct referred for disciplinary action, to ensure recommendations meet the school’s Code of Conduct/Code of Ethics requirements. As delegated, advise students about disciplinary matters and administer disciplinary sanctions or consequences.
Monitor safety and security of school grounds.
Maintain records or student attendance.
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