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Home School Communicator

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Columbia School District

$35,500.00 - $58,563.00 / Annu

Columbia, MO

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Position Title

Home School Communicator

Schedule / Grade

187 days

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Bargaining Unit


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The Home School Communicator is responsible for ensuring all children are receiving the proper support to improve their educational experience. This is a full-time position, located at Battle Elementary and Cedar Ridge Elementary.


Serve as a liaison with parents and the school regarding the needs of their children

Provide general office support to handle communication issues and data gathering as appropriate

Promote parental involvement in school and community activities to support their child’s educational needs

Follow-up on attendance concerns, addresses, disciplines, etc.

Follow-up with parents on missed Saturday detentions

Assist in getting needed paperwork if needed (IEP meetings, conferences), etc. for effective communication

Work with administrative team and teachers to meet school improvement goals

Be visible throughout building on a daily basis (hallways and classrooms) to provide active supervision before, after and during school

Proactive in connecting kids to school in positive ways

Active involvement in creating successful transition programs for students from elementary to middle and senior high school

Assists with discipline (removing students from class, supervising students in detention when needed) and provide support for PBS

Attends faculty meetings and pertinent in-service sessions related to discipline, socioeconomic or multicultural issues, etc.) and other learning issues to support school improvement plans

Make regular home visits and/or contacts to establish and maintain relationships

Active involvement and support for the MAC Scholars program

Facilitate student mediations

Complete other duties as assigned by the Principal

Perform other duties as necessary to support the mission and vision of Columbia Public School District.


All employees of the District are expected to adhere to the policies and regulations of the Board of Education, maintain appropriate certification and competencies necessary for the position, and demonstrate the values of the district at all times. For information on polices, regulations and values, visit


Reports To: Supervisor of Student & Family Advocacy and Building Principal

Supervises: none


Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or Education; Experience working with children in an educational setting.

Preferred: Social Work license and/or administration experience



Read, analyze and interpret documents such as professional journals and government guidance and regulations; Write reports, complete forms and correspond with business and community partners; Speak effectively with other staff members, volunteers, and members of the business and civic community; Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and listening skills; Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.


Add, subtract, multiply, divide and compute percentages using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; Demonstrate the analytical and problem-solving skills necessary to resolve complex situations.


Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; Prioritize and manage multiple projects and deadlines; Demonstrate a high degree of accuracy, confidentiality, timeliness, and logic.


This position requires basic skills in the use of computers and instructional technology; Adhere to all District policies and procedures regarding technology use.

Physical demands:

While performing the duties of this position an employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear; The employee is frequently required to move about and use fingers and controls; The employee is occasionally required to reach, bend, and lift and carry up to ten pounds; Close vision ability to look at a computer screen for long periods of time is required; The employee must be able to regularly travel to businesses, offices, and events throughout the city of Columbia.


Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this position; Occasional attendance at evening and/or weekend meetings and events is required.

Environmental conditions:

The work environment is consistent with a typical office environment; Hold meetings with Columbia business leaders throughout the city in their offices, organization headquarters, and other civic venues as required.

Prospective and current employees with disabilities are encouraged to contact human resources to discuss reasonable accommodations to perform the essential job functions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Columbia School District

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