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Migrant Student Service Provider

Company: Dougherty County School System
Location: Albany
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Position Type: Student Support ServicesDate Posted: 5/19/2022Location: Lincoln ComplexPOSITION ANNOUNCEMENT May 19, 2022 POSITION: Migrant Student Service Provider LOCATION: Lincoln Complex JOB SUMMARY: Migrant Student Service Provider (MSSP) will provide classroom support services as needed to meet the unique educational needs of migrant students. Supplemental services will be provided as needed to help migrant students successfully meet the educational standards of the local school system and state. As well as educational support for the dropouts and out-of-school youth (OSY).QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum two years of advanced education; Language fluency in Spanish and English (listening, speaking, reading, and writing); Must have reliable transportation; Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and the Board may find appropriate. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Excellent communication and organizational skills; Ability to relate to and motivate all students in a positive manner; Ability to perform routine physical activities that are required to fulfill job responsibilities. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Considers home, school, and community factors when addressing academic needs; Assists teachers in determining the need for instructional services by completing migrant student Priority for Services (PFS) forms; Makes appropriate home visits; Provides tutorial services as needed in conjunction with the classroom teacher; Communicates progress and needs of migrant students to classroom teachers; Promotes and encourages parental involvement in the educational program; Initiates and/or participates in dropout prevention programs for migrant students; Identifies and establishes contact with local employers of migrant labor; Visits labor camps, employers of migrant labor, and any other locations where migrant laborers and their families may be found. Initiate enrollment activities; Maintains contact with GaDOE recruiters and resource specialists; Interviews prospective participants and complete Certificate of Eligibility (COE) documents and submit following the guidelines in the Georgia Migrant Education Program Identification and Recruitment and Data Collections Handbook; Maintains the Supplemental Services Tracking Form of all instructional and supplemental services provided; Completes and submits reports as directed indicating services rendered to students; Maintains completed copies of all migrant PFS; Submits withdrawal forms in a timely manner (within a week of withdrawal); Provides a written daily schedule to the school, the contact person, and the regional office; Maintains additional documentation as directed by the GaDOE regional office; Tracks graduation rates for migrant high school students; Meets the established deadlines for completion of all paperwork and reports required by your district, the regional MEP office, and/or the GaDOE; Attends appropriate workshops and in-service meetings; Maintains travel log and submits travel expense reimbursement forms as required by the district; Works closely with the regional MEP staff in preparation for special events such as college awareness programs, summer programs at ABAC, UGA, and GSU, parent advisory council meetings, awards, and honors programs, and summer schools; Involves migrant parents in community interest programs, local and state PACs, Comprehensive Needs Assessment (CAN) meetings, PTA/PTO, and other school events; Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator. REPORTS TO: Associate Superintendent for Academic Services SALARY RANGE: Part-Time. Competitive salary in accordance with the DCSS Compensation Guide. APPLICATION DEADLINE: A review of applicants will begin on June 3, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD APPLY ONLINE. THE DOUGHERTY COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, AGE, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, OR DISABILITY The System reserves the right to waive any qualifications or other provisions of this advertisement by statute or regulations. Dougherty County School System uses the Applitrack system from Frontline Solutions to manage employment applications online.About Us The Dougherty County School System is a leading catalyst and advocate for public education in Southwest Georgia. It's the largest school system in the second congressional district. The school district has 21 schools (14 elementary, 4 middle, and 3 high schools), five learning centers, and the Commodore Conyers College & Career Academy. Cogina accredits all schools. The DCSS offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Dougherty County is recognized for its quail and duck hunting, fishing, the Flint River, and many cypress swamps. The County has a population of approximately 90,000. Our County has two institutions of higher education, Albany State University, and Albany Technical College. Notable points of interest include the Albany Museum of Art, the Flint RiverQuarium, the Albany Civil Rights Institute, the Parks at Chehaw, Radium Springs Gardens, and Thronateeska Heritage Center, which includes the Museum of History, Wetherbee Planetarium, and the Science Discovery Center. Dougherty County is a short drive to Atlanta, the Georgia coast, as well as the Florida Gulf Coast beaches.Important Note This document provides descriptive information about the above Dougherty County School System position. Work actually performed by incumbents in this position may vary. Although this document may be used for recruiting, staffing, or career planning, the information contained herein should only be used as a guideline or recommendation for this position's content and qualifications. The Dougherty County School System reserves the right to make changes to this document as deemed necessary without providing advance written notice.

Keywords: Dougherty County School System, Albany , Migrant Student Service Provider, Other , Albany, Georgia

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