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Ingarihi hokiNo Ingarihi

Do you want to work at a job where you can help your community? School liaison jobs are good jobs for immigrants and other people who speak more than one language. Find out about being a school liaison worker.

Do you want to work at a job where you can help your community? School liaison jobs are good jobs for immigrants and other people who speak more than one language. Find out about being a school liaison worker.

school liaison worker with family

school liaison worker with family

What is a school liaison?

What is a school liaison?

A school (or school-home) liaison is a person who connects the school to parents and students. This job is a growing field because more and more schools are realizing that liaison workers help children do better at school. Ko he mahi nui mō ngā manene rerenga ranei e korero neke atu i te kotahi te reo, me te tiaki e pā ana ki to ratou hapori.

A school (or school-home) liaison is a person who connects the school to parents and students. This job is a growing field because more and more schools are realizing that liaison workers help children do better at school. It is a great job for immigrants or refugees who speak more than one language and care about their community.

Ētahi atu ingoa mō tenei mahi e: takawaenga hapori, takawaenga kura, takawaenga kura-kāinga, kaimahi takawaenga matua-kura, me te takawaenga matua.

Other names for this job are: community liaison, school liaison officer, school-home liaison, parent-school liaison worker, and parent liaison.

Mō te mahi

About the job

What can you expect in the job of liaison worker?

What can you expect in the job of liaison worker?

Duties of a school liaison

Duties of a school liaison

A school-home liaison is there to help students succeed. Ki te mahi i tenei, pupuri ratou pai whanaungatanga i waenganui i te kura me te mau utuafare, a tauturu i ratou matua, rawa.

A school-home liaison is there to help students succeed. To do this, they keep good relationships between the school and families, and they help parents, too.

mahi maha liaisons kura ki ngā whānau e kore e e korero Ingarihi. te āwhina ratou noho ngā ākonga hou ki te kura, a te āwhina ratou ākonga ki ngā raruraru. School-home liaisons also help teachers by making sure their communication with families is good.

Many school liaisons work with families that do not speak English. They help new students settle into school, and they help students with problems. School-home liaisons also help teachers by making sure their communication with families is good.

Tenei ko te rārangi o etahi o nga mea mahi ratou:

Here is a list of some of the things they do:

  • Share information among students, ngā mātua, me ngā kaimahi kura
  • Sett up home visits and office meetings with parents
  • Kōrero ki ngā kaiako ki te kitea i roto i te pehea e mahi ngā ākonga
  • Whakarite ngā me ngā mahi e tautoko ngā whānau hapori, pērā i nga whare tuwhera, me potlucks
  • Tirohia ngā ākonga me o ratou hapu ki ngā ratonga e hiahia ana ratou
  • Whakahaere hōtaka mō ngā mātua, pērā i ngā akomanga tiaki tamariki me ngā akomanga Ingarihi
  • Share information among students, parents, and school staff
  • Sett up home visits and office meetings with parents
  • Talk to teachers to find out how students are doing
  • Organize community events and activities that support families, such as open houses and potlucks
  • Refer students and their families to services they need
  • Run programs for parents, such as parenting classes and English classes

Kia mataara liaisons kura kōrero e pā ana ki te mea ratou mahi

Watch school liaisons talk about what they do

Workplace

Workplace

School-home liaisons usually work in one school, engari ratou e mahi mo te rohe o te kura hipoki e rave rahi kura. maha i ratou ratou ake mahi kia taea ratou te kōrero ki ngā ākonga, me te mau utuafare i roto i tūmataiti.

School-home liaisons usually work in one school, but they may work for a school district covering several schools. They often have their own office so they can talk to students and families in private.

Utu mo te takawaenga kura

Salary for a school liaison

Ko te utu o te takawaenga kura-kāinga i roto i te United States pae i $25,535 ki $37,400 he tau, ki te utu toharite o $19 ia haora.

The salary of a school-home liaison in the United States ranges from $25,535 to $37,400 a year, with an average pay of $19 per hour.

Mō te tangata

About the person

mahi takawaenga i roto i ngā kura ko te mahi pai mo te tangata e whakaaro ana e pā ana ki ngā tamariki, ko wai e taea e te korero tetahi reo, a ko wai te mea whakaute o ngā ahurea kanorau, taumata mātauranga, me āhua. Ki te pārekareka ki a koutou ngā hapori, Ko te mahi pai mo koutou tenei. E nehenehe te reira i te mahi hinengaro wero ki te āwhina i te iwi ki maha ngā āhuatanga rerekē.

Liaison work in schools is a good job for a person who cares about children, who can speak another language, and who is respectful of diverse cultures, education levels, and lifestyles. If you enjoy community events, this is a good job for you. It can be a mentally challenging job to help people with many different situations.

'Ulungaanga kia whai koe

Qualities you should have

  • friendly, te akiaki, tikanga kore-haavâ
  • hononga hapori pai
  • mātau Cultural me te mōhiotanga
  • Te āhei ki te kōrero e pā ana ki ngā kaupapa uaua
  • He huarahi pai ki raruraru
  • Faatura i te tūmataiti o te iwi
  • hautoa
  • Friendly, encouraging, non-judgmental manner
  • Good community connections
  • Cultural competence and awareness
  • Ability to talk about difficult topics
  • A positive approach to problems
  • Respect for people’s privacy
  • Diplomacy

Skills ka hiahia koe

Skills you will need

  • Tino pai kōrero waha ki hoa me te mau utuafare
  • kōrero i tuhituhia pai mō pukapuka me īmēra
  • pūkenga whakahaere mō ngā akomanga matua me ngā pāpori
  • tāurunga raraunga Rorohiko
  • tuhituhi Report
  • Record-tauhi
  • takawaenga
  • pāngarau Basic
  • pūkenga reorua
  • Very good verbal communication with colleagues and families
  • Good written communication for letters and emails
  • Organizational skills for parent classes and social events
  • Computer data entry
  • Report writing
  • Record-keeping
  • Mediation
  • Basic math
  • Bilingual skills

Kia mataara kōrero kaimahi takawaenga kura e pā ana ki te aha ratou aroha ratou mahi

Watch school liaison workers talk about why they love their jobs

Haere taau

Get qualified

Ka kitea e koe e koutou pūkenga reo, hononga ki te hapori, me ngā pūkenga kōrero whaiaro ko nga tohu pai mo tenei mahi.

You will find that your language skills, connection to the community, and personal communication skills are the best qualifications for this job.

Whakangungu mō liaisons kura

Training for school liaisons

e kia tō whakangungu pai wheako o mua i roto i te hōtaka ratonga pāpori, kura, whakahaere hapori ranei.

Your best training would be previous experience in a social service program, school, or community organization.

Tiwhikete

Certification

e kore e hiahia ana koe he tohu motuhake ki te riro i te takawaenga kura. Otiia maha mahi liaisons kāinga kura ki rerenga me te manene taupori. Ka taea e koe te tango i to tatou piha haapiiraa noa e pā ana ki whakaako rerenga me te manene ākonga. Kei roto te reira i te haapiiraa e pā ana ki te mahi ki te mau utuafare.

You do not need a specific certification to become a school liaison. But school home liaisons often work with refugee and immigrant populations. You can take our free class about educating refugee and immigrant students. It includes a lesson about working with families.

Experience mō liaisons kura

Experience for school liaisons

Ētahi rohe kura e rapu liaisons kura ki te whai wheako mahi ki te mau utuafare. Ki te kore koe e whai i te wheako ano, Ka taea e koe tūao i tou kura rohe, i te whakahaere i muri-kura, ranei te tahi atu rōpū i roto i to koutou hapori e te tauturu i te mau utuafare. Hei tauira taea e koe tūao ki Pānui Partners. Ranei e taea e koe kitea tētahi hōtaka i muri-kura e tata koe te wahi e hiahiatia ana tūao.

Some school districts require school liaisons to have experience working with families. If you don’t have the experience yet, you can volunteer at your local school, at an after-school organization, or other organizations in your community that help families. For example you can volunteer with Reading Partners. Or you can find an after-school program near you where volunteers are needed.

Ka taea hoki te rapu FindHello hoki ngā rōpū hapori i roto i to koutou pa. Ki te mea e rapu ana koutou mo te mahi utua, Schoolspring.com Ko te paetukutuku mō mahi mātauranga.

You can also search FindHello for community organizations in your city. If you are looking for a paid job, Schoolspring.com is a website for educational jobs.

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