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R40 - Community Rel Spec Elem Advisor (TEMP) - Leonard Flynn ES

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Who We Are

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is the seventh largest school district in California, serving more than 55,000 students who speak more than 44 documented languages across 136 schools in the city of San Francisco every year. We aim for every student who attends SFUSD schools to discover his or her spark, along with a strong sense of self and purpose, and that all students graduate from high school ready for college and career, and equipped with the skills, capacities and dispositions outlined in SFUSD’s Graduate Profile. Every day in our quest to achieve this mission we provide each and every student the quality instruction and equitable support required to thrive in the 21st century.

What It Means to Work Here

When you join our team at SFUSD you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative, and equity-focused organization that approaches public education as a social justice movement, requiring broad collaboration across an array of strategic partners. In 2014, SFUSD created an inspiring statement, Vision 2025, which captures our aspirations and vision for the future of public education in San Francisco. Alongside the District’s strategic plan, Transform Learning. Transform Lives., SFUSD is reimagining how public education will change over the next decade to meet the dynamic future of San Francisco. As a CORE district, SFUSD is also a leader in critical systems change for more comprehensive school accountability and innovations that help strengthen the instructional core, which is the foundation of our strategic plan and Vision 2025. 

Who We Want

We want talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are inspired by our mission, steeped in equity, and who are motivated to unleash our children’s potential. We want people who are strong collaborators, skilled communicators, and problem solvers who are comfortable in a community of continuous learning. 

Under supervision of a teacher/administrator/Area Team leadership, employee assists indeveloping and implementing intervention plans which promote positive relationships between parents, community representatives, and school personnel which would improve attendance of students at all grade levels. Employee acts as liaison between parent and community groups, teachers and other employees of the San Francisco Unified School District for the purpose of providing information and developing a better understanding among these groups. Employee works with Instructional Aides and volunteers. Employee performs related duties as required. Some positions may require conversational and written skills in a specific language(s) other than English related to the needs of the assignment. An ability to translate and adapt materials to and from English into that language(s) may also be required. Some positions may require that the employee furnish a certificate of clearance from the Department of Motor Vehicles in order to meet District insurability.

Utilizes knowledge appropriate to satisfy the Distinguishing Characteristics of the class listed above, example of which may include familiarity with the goals of specific programs or projects as well as the District’s organization, rules and regulations, policies and programs as they relate to parents in various communities. Demonstrates competency in performing the following tasks; working with pupils and adults, acting quickly and effectively in emergencies, working with and relating to all individuals within the culturally diverse environment of SFUSD, and developing and maintaining effective, courteous communications with pupils, staff and public.

Salary Information

Hourly Rate: $28.00 /hour (Including LWE)

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least four years of progressively responsible experience in community relations or public relations (Two years of college in social sciences or a related field may be substituted for two years of experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.).

Desired Qualifications

What We Offer

SFUSD offers a competitive salary of commensurate with experience in a similar position. We offer a comprehensive benefits plan including dental and vision plans, a defined benefit pension plan, disability, life insurance, flexible spending account options and vacation time. We also offer an inclusive and equity-centered environment where we encourage staff to bring their whole selves to work.

Other Information

40 hours per week.

Temporary Position until June 1, 2021. If any questions, please contact Tyler Woods at woodst@sfusd.edu

How to Apply

  • Visit http://careers.sfusd.edu/ and create a new administrator account to begin your application. 
  • You will be prompted to electronically attach a letter of interest, resume, references, and administrative credentials/licenses.  
  • Our Human Resources team will then review your entire application to determine your eligibility status and contact you directly should you move forward in the process

For more information about SFUSD’s mission and Strategic Plan please visit www.sfusd.edu. For other questions, contact us at paraeducators@sfusd.edu.

Non-Discrimination Policy

San Francisco Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This policy extends to the San Francisco County Office of Education, including community school programs and activities. For more information about the District's non-discrimination policy, please review Board Policy 4030.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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