The Stillwater Area Public School District has a long and proud tradition of high expectations, high standards and outstanding achievement. Our schools are safe and welcoming places where students receive personal attention from adults who care about them. Every year our schools and students rank among the highest performing in the state.
To promote academic growth and success
To nurture relationships between families and school staff
To serve as a cultural resource between families, school staff and the community
To support students and families in navigating our school systems
To support home learning environments
To expand access to postsecondary information and pathways
Preferred Educational Qualifications:
Education/Certification: Required: High school diploma or equivalent.
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Work, Multicultural Studies, Counseling or related field.
Two years’ experience working with families across cultures, preferably in a school setting.
Proficient in Somali, and/or Arabic, and English – both speaking and writing
Experience building relationships with and supporting parents across cultures
Experience interpreting in a professional setting
Experience working with educators to build on the cultural and linguistic qualities and strengths that students bring to their classrooms
Knowledge of and experience with the American education system
Knowledge of and comfort sharing the Somali culture
Ability to work in a team environment, take work direction from and collaborate with a broad range of district employees and teams
Ability to maintain confidentiality and establish boundaries in working with students and families
Interest in and ability to learn new computer and technology skills
Ability to travel to different locations within the Stillwater community
175 days per year, 7.0 hours per day
Technical Support Terms and Conditions Level II – $21.10 – $23.23 per hour