VISITING TEACHER/ATTENDANCE OFFICER
SOCIAL WORKER Reflect VDOE terminology
To develop social-cultural profiles for
children in the special education process and to serve as a liaison between
home and school with students having problems.†
To enforce statues of compulsory attendance laws and division attendance
policies and serve to facilitate regular student attendance.†
Collegiate Professional License or
Post-Graduate Professional Certification with a minimum of five years of
successful experience as a teacher, guidance counselor, or administrator; or
Demonstrate professional and personal
characteristics necessary for working effectively with school personnel and
members of the community.
†††† Director of
Student Programs Special
Education Now Elizabeth
- Serve as a
member of the special education eligibility team.
- Serve as a
member of the IEP Team when appropriate.
consultation to teachers and other staff.
- Serve as liaison
with clinics, other agencies, and individuals.†
- Maintain logs of
- Make home
and with parental accompaniment, transport children for special
- Prepare reports
relevant to professional responsibilities as required by Special Services.
cases of unexcused and excessive absences and tardiness.
- Issue warnings;
file complaints against students, parents, or guardians in accordance with
compulsory attendance laws, Code of Virginia, and board policy, and refer
to Truancy Team and/or court.
- Serve as the
superintendentís attendance hearing officer. From
- Serve as the
re-enrollment coordinator. From Jan
- Represent the
school district in court hearings resulting in attendance referrals.
- Attend Family
Assessment and Planning Team (FAPT) as directed.
Serve a member Provide
leadership of the Crisis Intervention Team.† Reflects current
- Confer regularly
with teachers, counselors, principals, and other staff to identify
problems of tardiness, attendance, and student truancy, and make a
reasonable effort to gain their cooperation to improve attendance.†
- Conduct home
visits and parent/guardian conferences on student truancy and attendance
- Maintain contact
and act as a liaison to local law enforcement agencies, courts, and
Truancy Team in the area of student truancy.
maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required,
including records of all cases investigated and reports required by state
- Develop and
implement effective communication between the schools and community;
promote community support and involvement with the schools. †Reflects current practice
confidentiality concerning the student and/or family with all persons
other than authorized personnel or agencies. Reflects
- Participate in
professional development to improve skills related to job assignment. Reflects
behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible. Reflects
- Perform other
duties as assigned by supervisors. Reflects current practice
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Twelve month contract (260 days), exempted
FLSA status.† Salary to be established
annually by the School Board.
of this job will be evaluated by the Director of Special Education. From Jan
Approved by School Board: †††††††† October 2007