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Truancy Specialist

Truancy Specialist

Come to work in one of the most beautiful settings in the country and make a real difference in the life of a child! The Truancy Specialist works with identified K-8th grade students, their families, schools, and broader system of care, to improve the students’ attendance at school. The Truancy Specialist is responsible for regular contact with students, guardians, school staff and other providers to ensure consistent and accurate communication and effective problem solving.  Candidates will also need to attend Truancy Implementation Panel meetings and actively promote school attendance awareness among families, school staff and the broader community through newsletters, webpage and other means of outreach.  The Truancy Specialist must convey an understanding of the effects of mental health, family systems and social factors impacting truancy.  

Mar 08, 2019
Children Youth & Family
Positive attitude; strong communication & collaboration skills; math, strong writing and computer skills, especially word and excel; strengths-based approach to delivering care and capacity for self-reflection.
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field is required. Experience with restorative justice is a plus!
St. Albans, VT
NCSS
M-F, flexible
ALGBITAL Ally; Safe Zone; CARF Accredited; Member of the Vermont Care Partners Network; rainbow triangle logo, green circle with pink triangle logo, CARF logo, Vermont Care Partners Network logo