Truancy Officer Resume Samples

The core responsibility of a Truancy Officer is to ensure compliance with state and local school attendance laws. A well-drafted Truancy Officer Resume mentions the following core activities – maintaining knowledge of state, local, and school system guidelines; interpreting pertinent laws, court verdicts, and school handbook policies, gathering and assessing attendance data, monitoring occurrences of extreme absenteeism, unexcused absences, and excessive tardiness; locating students that are habitually missing from school, determining the underlying cause of ongoing absences, and ensuring compliance with compulsory attendance laws.

Possessing the following skills will be useful to work in this capacity – strong knowledge of understanding children’s behavior and psychology; experience working with children and teenage adults, and patience. One of the best ways to get started is to earn a degree in criminal justice. Some states necessitate specific licensing as well.

Truancy Officer Resume example

Truancy Officer Resume

Summary : Truancy Officer is Meting with District Attendance coordinator on a weekly basis and as needed to address concerns, current practices and campus/department updates regarding attendance, truancy and dropouts, Working independently and efficiently to complete time sensitive matters and multiple deadlines.

Skills : Some Spanish, and Sign Lang.

Description :

    1. Represented seven different schools totaling 4500+ students, my responsibility of reviewing attendance and applying the law where it had not been used for quite some time was the challenge of this position.
    2. Communicated between school staff, district office, parents of the children, and the law were imperative.
    3. Acted as arbitrator to ensure the most appropriate and necessary actions were taken to benefit the child in question without subjecting any side to unnecessary hardships.
    4. Taught the business class for Hawley Middle School for four months while a teacher from South Africa was in transit and substituted part time while completing my college education.
    5. Created and taught curriculum for their academic needs as well as life skills needed for the transition out of high school.
    6. Provided, found, or arranged for supported services, such as child care, homemaker service, prenatal care, substance abuse treatment, job training, counseling, or parenting classes, to prevent more serious problems from developing.
    7. Determined clients' eligibility for financial assistance.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
AA In Business Management


Truancy Officer Resume

Objective : Accomplished and energetic Truancy Officer with a solid history of achievement in Clerical. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include Customer Service, Training and Development, Team player, MS Office proficient.

Skills : Level 3/4 Commissioned Security/Personal Protection.

Description :

    1. Interviewed clients individually, in families, or in groups, assessing their situations, capabilities, and problems, to determine what services are required to meet their needs.
    2. Served as liaisons between students, homes, schools, family services, child guidance clinics, courts, protective services, doctors, and other contacts, to help children who face problems such as disabilities, abuse, or poverty.
    3. Maintained case history records and prepare reports.
    4. Counselled parents with child rearing problems, interviewing the child and family to determine whether further action is required.
    5. Referred clients to community resources for services such as job placement, debt counseling, legal aid, housing, medical treatment, or financial assistance, and provide concrete information, such as where to go and how to apply.
    6. Consulted with parents, teachers, and other school personnel to determine causes of problems such as truancy and misbehavior, and to implement solutions.
    7. Developed and reviewed service plans in consultation with clients, and perform follow-ups assessing the quantity and quality of services provided.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA


Truancy Officer Resume

Headline : Self-motivated and result oriented professional with 12 years of professional experience within the education field as well as 4 years of military law enforcement experience with the United States Marine Corps. I am looking forward to obtaining a position within the administrative, management, education, security, and law enforcement field, where my education and experiences can contribute to the overall success of a company.

Skills : Microsoft PowerPoint, Public Speaking, Public Relations, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop.

Description :

    1. Represented school district in truancy court provided judges with students' academic, discipline, and attendance paperwork.
    2. Assisted and help coordinate with the student dropout recovery program for the district.
    3. Performed home visits and issued expulsions notifications letters to parents/guardians.
    4. Investigated and performed home visits to verify home addresses.
    5. Issued warning letters to parents/guardians.
    6. Provided schools with yearly truancy reports on students.
    7. Met with parents/guardians and students to discuss any attendance issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS In Criminal Justice

Truancy Officer Resume

Objective : To obtain a challenging Truancy Officer position that enables me to utilize my leadership and management skills in working with the community in any area of need, Confer with students and parents in matters of attendance and make a reasonable effort to gain their cooperation to improve attendance.

Skills : Elementary Education Certificate, NJ Elementary Education Certificate.

Description :

    1. Provided classroom instruction on truancy laws, consequences, prevention to each classroom within the Academy twice per year and as needed.
    2. Monitored attendance accuracy and input of each teacher within the academy; assess overall attendance daily and subsequently create daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly reports as required by the Academy, 13 sending school districts, and state of PA.
    3. Facilitated 1:1 meetings with every truant student within the Academy immediately upon reaching 3rd illegal absence and ongoing as needed to provide reviews of laws, consequences, preventative action, and devise individual truancy plan.
    4. Conducted and coordinated meetings with parents/guardians at schools to discuss the importance of attendance.
    5. Provided security and monitored cameras while working at the Alternative School.
    6. Processed citations for all offending students and attend and participate all truancy court hearings.
    7. Worked collaboratively with District Justices, and other appropriate county officials of sending schools, and enforce the attendance laws/rules and regulations that are in place.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED

Truancy Officer Resume

Objective : Truancy Officer is Participating in professional development activities to maintain current knowledge of personnel rules, regulations, and practices, Participating in activities which support school/community goals and represent the district favorably to the general public, Maintaining a consistent professional demeanor and appearance.

Skills : Multi-Line Phone System, Officer Management.

Description :

    1. Tracked attendance of student's with excessive absences in six schools.
    2. Conducted home visits, sent letters, had meetings with parents, school personnel, court officers, and law enforcement was also done.
    3. Developed crime prevention topic presentations for different schools in the county.
    4. Coordinated collaborative truancy/dependent prevention efforts with local magistrates and other appropriate county officials.
    5. Arranged and monitored all community service for truant students with whom the judge agrees to allow alternative sentencing on truancy citations.
    6. Participated in IEP, intakes, 20 day meetings to address truancy issues and improve attendance by devising attainable goals.
    7. Reported to the court on a regular basis of any probation violations or new referrals and make recommendations as to consequential punishment or release from probation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master's In Education

Truancy Officer Resume

Objective : Truancy Officer with 5 years of experience in Investigating cases of unexcused and excessive absences and enforce provisions of compulsory attendance laws, Issuing warnings; filing complaints against students, parents, or individuals with parental control in accordance with compulsory attendance laws, Virginia Education Code, and board policy; and refer to appropriate court.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Public Speaking, Microsoft, Video Editing, Video Production, Marketing.

Description :

    1. Provided at-risk youth and their families with the necessary resources available pertaining to their needs.
    2. Mentored and counseled at-risk youth on the importance of attending school as well as their future.
    3. Maintained daily tracking logs and monthly reports as students are referred.
    4. Facilitated meetings with families and school personnel as it pertains to truancy.
    5. Conducted home visits to check on welfare of children after excessive absences.
    6. Trained in Crisis Management as part of the school board response team.
    7. Worked with students and families to attend school.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Criminal Justice

Truancy Officer Resume

Objective : To apply my knowledge and experience in a career position that would serve and satisfy my employer and myself using the skills develop, Interpreting and communicating compulsory attendance laws and school policy to parents and students, Representing the school district in court hearings resulting from attendance problems, Investigating and reviewing cases of suspected no show or dropout students.

Skills : Typing 45 Wpm, Medical Office, Banking, Sales, Customer Service, Tax Preparation, And Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Educated students and families about the TN Compulsory Attendance law.
    2. Conducted home visits and attendance review boards.
    3. Conducted random urine drug screening.
    4. Devised strategies and techniques, including the use of technological resources, to help students successfully grasp concepts.
    5. Utilized Microsoft Office to create attendance profiles and reports and managed all aspects of daily attendance.
    6. Know ledged of laws, statutes, educational codes, compliance requirements, procedures, and practices related to student attendance.
    7. Worked independently and efficiently to complete time sensitive matters and meet multiple deadlines.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    0-2 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Entry Level
    Education
    Education
    BS In Criminal Justice

    Truancy Officer Resume

    Objective : Seeking opportunities where I can utilize the transferable skills of leadership, communication, program development, and human relations to contribute to the betterment of a thriving organization, Assisting the Dean of Students with the verification of residences of all students enrolled in the school district.

    Skills : Technology Microsoft Office, Psychological Evaluations.

    Description :

      1. Investigated absentee referrals, determines the cause of absence and reports findings to the school.
      2. Promoted positive interactions with students, schools, parents, guardians, and the community in order to promote school attendance and graduation rates.
      3. Maintained confidentiality of situations and information.
      4. Ensured that student behaviors are diffused and addressed accordingly.
      5. Recognized and reported hazards timely to ensure a safe learning and working environment.
      6. Contacted and communicated with parents, guardians, students, and the community to promote school attendance and decrease absences.
      7. Built relationships with parents, guardians, students, and the community to promote school attendance and to learn reasons/causes of student's absence, and work to circumvent future absences.
                                                      Years of Experience
                                                      Experience
                                                      2-5 Years
                                                      Experience Level
                                                      Level
                                                      Junior
                                                      Education
                                                      Education
                                                      GED

                                                      Truancy Officer Resume

                                                      Objective : Truancy Officer is assisting school district to insure that school age children are not withdrawn from school illegally, Providing data and files gathered from school records and parent conferences on students to the Dean of Students, and also Assisting with the planning for zoning purposes to meet the needs of the school population, placement, and state mandates, Fulfilling requests for school transcripts from individuals and institutes of higher learning.

                                                      Skills : Learning, Teaching, Planning.

                                                      Description :

                                                        1. Prepared written reports of student absenteeism, incidents, conducts investigations, and files required documentation at assigned campus.
                                                        2. Tracked and monitored all students in the attendance tracker that have been placed on the watch list and identifies students in violation of the compulsory attendance law.
                                                        3. Documented all intervention activity in the attendance tracker for each student.
                                                        4. Implemented intervention strategies, which may include student visits on campuses, parent visits on campuses, phone calls to parents, ongoing effective communication with teachers and/or campus administrators.
                                                        5. Processed all court documents upon request.
                                                        6. Attended court hearings and represents the Campus/District in all truancy legal matters.
                                                        7. Maintained ongoing and effective communications, verbally and through e-mails, in order to provide assistance with the recovery of all dropouts, non-completers, and no-shows.
                                                                                        Years of Experience
                                                                                        Experience
                                                                                        2-5 Years
                                                                                        Experience Level
                                                                                        Level
                                                                                        Executive
                                                                                        Education
                                                                                        Education
                                                                                        MS

                                                                                        Truancy Officer Resume

                                                                                        Headline : To obtain a Truancy Officer is Providing registrar and other offices with records of newly entered students to place in student profile record, Conferring regularly with teachers, counselors, principals, and other staff to identify problems of attendance, and student truancy, Working closely with counselors, teachers, and other staff to identify and counsel students at risk of dropping out, as well as their parents.

                                                                                        Skills : Healthcare, Student Management, Investigating Skills.

                                                                                        Description :

                                                                                          1. Maintained daily activity log.
                                                                                          2. Participated in all community/campus Attendance Initiative programs.
                                                                                          3. Assisted school administrators and law enforcement agencies during periods of student unrest.
                                                                                          4. Cooperated with Juvenile Court Services and other public agencies.
                                                                                          5. Responded to tips received from any and all sources regarding students not enrolled in school.
                                                                                          6. Reported to juvenile authorities conditions concerning child abuse, neglect, hazardous health conditions or habitual truancy.
                                                                                          7. Conducted special field investigations as assigned.
                                                                                                            Years of Experience
                                                                                                            Experience
                                                                                                            5-7 Years
                                                                                                            Experience Level
                                                                                                            Level
                                                                                                            Executive
                                                                                                            Education
                                                                                                            Education
                                                                                                            MS