Posted: May 30, 2012
Deadline for application: June 5, 2012
Contract length: 2012-2013
Compensation: Salary and benefits are
regionally competitive and based on experience and training.
Work Schedule: 194 days
Nature and Scope of Job: The
Migrant Youth Advocate will work under the direction of the Coordinator of
Integrated Grants to offer early intervention targeting migrant students least
likely to graduate and attend post-secondary education. This includes providing
counseling, advising, tutoring, mentoring, family involvement activities,
career education programs and activities, post-secondary information workshops
and college campus visits.
Certification or Formal Training:
Bachelor Degree in one of the following: Education,
Social Work, Counseling, Human Services, Sociology, Psychology or hold a valid
Colorado teacher certificate/license.
Qualifications: Demonstrated respect for and understanding of low
income students and families with a positive attitude. Strong writing, organization, computer,
presentation skills, and public speaking skills. Strong human relation skills. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to work independently as well as in a
team setting. Ability to perform all
functions of the position. Experience in
classroom management and/or instruction.
Essential Job Functions:
and enroll students in the Migrant program in maintaining retention, promotion,
and graduation of a caseload of students assessing students’ interests, needs
students with information about education opportunities, financial aid, career
exploration, motivation, and self-awareness through workshops and individual
counseling, advising and mentoring.
support for grant expectations, goals, objectives and activities in accordance
with state and federal law.
timely and accurate records of attendance, program participation, grades,
enrollment information, notes, files and any other program related data and
assist with the decision making process analyzing/evaluating the data.
the completion of college applications, financial aid applications, summer
enrichment opportunities, scholarships, college prep coursework, etc.
with the collaboration of Greeley-Evans School District 6 office managers,
counselors, teachers, parents, and administrators throughout the year.
in staff meetings, team building and development sessions, professional
development opportunities, school faculty meetings, and district/department
and maintain relationships and networks with college partners, counselors,
tutors, and student support services, business partners, TRIO, GEAR UP
information and referrals of community and education resources.
other duties as assigned.
Weld County School District 6 shall not discriminate in its employment or
hiring practices on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, age, marital status or disability. The Superintendent is committed
to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching
educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider
applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who
will contribute to that effort.
Apply online www.greeleyschools.org