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Now Accepting Applications for School Coordinator Positions To Connect Schools and Community

Job Applications are now being accepted for School Coordinators to help us connect the schools and community.  These positions are funded from a grant in collaboration with the Partners for Rural Impact.

Partners for Rural Impact’s (PRI) ultimate goal is for an America where all kids are successful, regardless of zip code, income, background, or ability.  At PRI, our focus is on ensuring that all children in rural places achieve success. Partners for Rural Impact was born out of our place-based partnership in Appalachia, where we’ve worked for 25 years to create student opportunity and success.

PRI was recently awarded the Full-Service Community School grant from the U.S. Department of Education and is seeking a motivated School Coordinator to support the coordination, integration, accessibility, and effectiveness of services for children and families within Letcher and Jenkins. 

Position Summary

This is a key full-time, grant-funded position for Partners for Rural Impact and the “Full-Service Community Schools (FSCS) Initiative.” Reporting to the FSCS Project Director, the School Coordinator will work closely with partners and school systems to ensure stakeholders are adequately informed of FSCS activities and services, watching for duplication of services. The School Coordinator will engage in joint planning that entails a full-time commitment and ensures the program is supporting the four FSCS pillars: 1) holistic integrated student supports; 2) expanded, enriched learning time and opportunities from cradle to career; 3) family and community engagement; 4) collaborative leadership and practices. The School Coordinator is charged with coordinating academic, social, and health services through partnerships between a) public elementary and secondary schools; b) the schools’ local educational agencies (LEAs); and c) community-based organizations, nonprofit organizations, and other public or private entities. The School Coordinator will work to achieve the result All Rural Students Succeed.