COMMUNITY SCHOOL COORDINATOR
Immediate Supervisor: School Principal
The Community School Coordinator is responsible for the administration of the Community School Program.
- To foster cooperation and communication amongst the school, community, Community School Society or Council and the various community agencies and organizations.
- To become familiar with the social and economic structure of the community. To identify community needs and interests; to facilitate the development and implementation of programs, services and activities to meet these needs.
- To be responsive to the concerns and requests from individuals or groups in the community.
- To assist with the ongoing operation of the Community School Society or Council and the standing committees; to facilitate and administer the projects and activities of the council.
- To assist the instructional staff with the identification of community resources and to facilitate the integration of these resources into the regular school program.
- To facilitate inter-agency cooperation in the delivery of services, recreational and educational programs.
- To be committed to and involved in the promotion of the Community Education concept.
- To be responsible for the recruiting, selecting, training, supervision and evaluation of all paid and non-paid staff members working within the optional curriculum of the Community School program.
- To oversee the financial operations of the Community School Society or Council.
- To plan and promote full utilization of the Community School facilities and to ensure appropriate maintenance and security systems are in place in consultation with the principal.
- To complete school based administrative tasks as assigned by the principal.
- Graduation from a university of recognized standing and/or equivalent experience.
- Training and successful work experience in several of the following areas: – adult education, community development, community education, recreation, social work, teaching, youth leadership.
- Ability to keep records, perform evaluations, write reports and perform related administrative duties.
- Experience preparing and overseeing budgets, financial operations, grant submissions.
- Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with volunteers, boards and committees, local citizens and organizations, professionals and public service agencies.
- Ability to initiate, develop, coordinate, promote and supervise a wide variety of programs and activities.
- Experience in the selection, placement, supervision, evaluation of staff and volunteers.
- Knowledge of the British Columbia school curriculum and teaching methodologies an asset.
Greater Victoria School District
- Approved: January 25, 1988