QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum five years experience working with youth
and their families.
Ability and experience to work with diverse, multi-cultural
Knowledge of community resources.
Crisis intervention experience preferred.
REPORTS TO: PUPIL PERSONNEL DIRECTOR/HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL
Reduce juvenile delinquency and gang participation, improve
academic performance and reduce the dropout rate.
* Transports students in accordance with designated priorities;
* Provides ongoing home visits to truant students; * Consults with
school psychologists and social workers; * Consults with community
agency personnel; * Follows-up on schools' daily attendance list of
youth who have unexcused absences for two consecutive days; *
Remains visible at various schools and community sites during the
day; * Supports parents in their effort to get students to school;
* Provides documentation to schools, agencies and the legal system;
* Reports child abuse/neglect situations to DCFS; * Contacts
students' families to report/confirm truancies; * Accompanies
school personnel on home visits; * Performs all other related
duties as assigned.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 180 day school calendar with salary and
hours to be
established by the Board of Education.
EVALUATION: Performance will be evaluated annually in accordance
with the provisions established by the Board of Education.