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Family Engagement Specialist



Job Summary

Serves one school grouping with research-based best practices, direct assistance to school staff and families. Plans strategically with district leaders and school staff to develop goals based on needs at the school and community level. Serves on special projects and committees to provide input on challenges to success in family engagement.

Job Responsibilities

Job Duty/Resp. 1:    Develops, coordinates, and provides high quality training sessions and workshops to families based on needs assessments and the goals of schools and the schools’ grouping.

Job Duty/Resp. 2:    Develops and provides high quality training sessions and workshops to school staff to support capacity building for effective family-school partnerships

Job Duty/Resp. 3:    Creates, supports and participates in parent leadership activities.  Attends and assists with school events to promote family and community programs.

Job Duty/Resp. 4:    Meets regularly with school staff and leadership to share expertise; links academic goals with family programs; coordinates events and opportunities; and establishes and maintains communications between families, community partners, schools, and other MNPS departments about events, programs, classes, and opportunities

Job Duty/Resp. 5:    Collaborates with various community partners to establish and or maintain effective family school partnerships

Job Duty/Resp. 6:    Provides department’s leadership information by collecting and monitoring data and communicating concerns about challenges to success in parent and community engagement

Job Duty/Resp. 7:    Coordinates with MNPS departments to ensure necessary services are provided for families

Job Duty/Resp. 8:    Expands and enhances partnerships with community based organizations in support of school goals and needs


Education (training/degree)Required minimum: Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Public Administration, Social Work, or related field; or equivalent education and/or professional related experience Preferred: Click here to enter text.

Experience Requirements: Requires 2 years’ related experience which includes experience in leading new initiatives in the area of education, public administration, community development, or related field with proven success.  More specific degree, certification, and experience requirements will be included in the position announcement as vacancies occur.

Licenses, Certifications or Registrations Required: N/A

Skills Required: Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Additional Information


Full benefit package

How to Apply

Job Description – Spec Family Involvement (23001978) (


  • Date Posted: March 31, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Education
  • Salary Range: Starting at $30.00 an hour