Migrant Educator in Niagara County, NY


Northwest Region Brockport Migrant Education Program Posted: 2022-07-25

Niagara County, NY 14094

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Function and Scope: The Brockport Migrant Education Program is a Title I federally funded program that provides educational support to the children of migratory agricultural workers in Monroe, Orleans and Niagara Counties. Migrant Educators provide advocacy leading to self-advocacy and tutoring support to eligible students age 3- 21.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES INCLUDING LEVEL OF SUPERVISION REQUIRED:
• Assess the needs of every migrant child within a specified service area and plan appropriate interventions, which will enable each student to reach a high standard of academic performance.
• Provide tutorial services to at risk students either through virtual platforms or in-person following approved safety guidelines.
• Provide advocacy by linking with service providers in the area and referring students and families as needed.
• Provide advocacy within the school district to support appropriate grade placement for students, entrance into special programs as needed, access to interpretation, and other district provided requirements.
• Support students and parents to develop skills for self-advocacy.
• Support communication between assigned school district and parents through home contact on a regular basis.
• Transport students/ parents for Program activities when necessary and following approved safety guidelines.
• Participate in Migrant Education Parent Engagement meetings and student enrichment activities.
• Attend local and State professional development training and meetings using virtual platforms.
• Maintain records on every assigned student that includes a statement of goals, a plan of action, periodic updates and record of supplemental services provided. Fulfill data collection requirements.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Director.

Required Qualifications:
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Post-secondary education, preferably a B. S. Degree
• Career goals related to education
• Driver's license and reliable vehicle
• Ability to work with a culturally diverse population
• Bilingual (English-Spanish)

Preferred Qualifications:
• Teaching/ tutoring experience
• Excellent math skills

SPECIAL NOTES:
Request application and forward credentials.
Work sites in Orleans & Niagara Counties.
Includes some evening and weekend hours
This position is a Research Foundation for The State University of New York (RF) position and is subject to The Research Foundation for SUNY policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines, and the availability of funding < 2 l. All finalists for this position will be subject to suitable pre-employment background investigation and may include confirmation of credentialing. Offers may not be extended until we receive a positive outcome from the pre­ employment background investigation.
The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (RF) is a private non-profit educational corporation. The RF is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. RF employees are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. The RF operates under a contract with The State University of New York and receives no directly appropriated state funding.
Applicants will not be reimbursed for any travel expenses.
Research Foundation employees working more than 50% of the time receive fringe benefits.

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