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Job Description 

Position:                             TSS Referral Clerk (Advocate)

Supervisor:                         Tribal Education Administration Designee

Division:                             Tribal Education Administration

Department:                       Tribal Student Services (TSS)- Student Services

Responsibilities: 

TSS Referral Clerk (Advocate)will provide family services support for the Tribal Student Services (TSS) Casework and Advocacy (CWA) Program and Alcohol Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP) Program. This position will adhere to policies, procedures, data tracking, ongoing monitoring and other applicable measurable goals and objectives. Responsible for implementing the objectives and activities; and assists with parent, family or other educational events, trainings, workshops as approved by management. TSS Referral Clerk (advocate)will serve to support and act as liaison between lead employees; connect students with the support services, advocacy and resources needed to succeed in education.  

Essential Duties and responsibilities include the following: 

  • Daily student tracking/ monitoring and oversight for Tribal student attendance other assigned school related functions.
  • Ensure that case management staff have the information needed from the district to develop comprehensive IEP’s for students.
  • Provide Caseworkers and other designees with information regarding events held off and on reservation for all KTTT students.
  • Complete leave request for students with the appropriate sign off for all Tribal religious holidays and religious ceremonies.
  • Support After School Tutorial Program staff.
  • Support TSS CWA with Credit Recovery and ASAP Tutorial program from EPISD when applicable.
  • Support during Education enrollment, registration and recruitment of applicable programs but not limited to; Head Start, Childcare, TSS, ASAPP, Tutorial Services.
  • KTTT Referral Advocate are expected to:
    • Work in the best interest of Tribal students.
    • Ensure that policies and procedures are followed and implemented in regard to district communication.
    • Maintain confidentiality of all educational related programs and student data and intervention.
    • Support case workers and data quality to ensure the data and safe keeping of all KTTT Tribal documents.
    • Will provide student supports with the necessary referrals- community, inter-agency, etc.
    • Ensure that KTTT student safety is at the center of all practices, events, and other services
    • Uphold the ethics determined by the KTTT Education committee and Tribal administration (education and other).
  • Assist students with TSS enrollment, or any other education program.
  • Document all communications into titanium system and conference reports
  • Support Education programs as need it.
  • Maintain records portfolios, individualized education plans and student progress reports.
  • Perform such other tasks assigned by immediate supervisor.

Education/experience requirements: 

Minimum Qualifications: Associate Degree, enrolled in 4yrs in related field including but not limited to Education, Child Development, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Anthropology, Ethnic Studies, Native American Studies or History. 2 or more years of experience working in Education Field or classroom.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree; in related field including but not limited to Education, Child Development, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Anthropology, Ethnic Studies, Native American Studies or History.

Over 2 years work experience within Education settings, student case management support or advocacy, with demonstrated success in data management, updating, and implementing student data tracking systems and processes. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, with demonstrated ability to develop standard operating procedures, and other program related documentation.

Native American preference is observed: 

KTTT recognizes preference for KTTT tribal members and qualified Native American tribal members including preferential treatment in recruitment, hiring, promotions, layoffs and reductions in force so long as they meet minimum job qualifications.

To apply for this job email your details to HR@ktttribe.org