IPG Grant Graduation Coach / Family Liaison

Job | Posted 6 days ago
Start Date


Reports to: Principal
Salary: Commensurate with N. C. Licensure and experience: Experience working with at-risk high school students and related programming implementation preferred.
Job Goals:
To identify and support at-risk students and their families through relevant best practices that will increase student attendance and the likelihood of graduation.
Utilize creativity and flexibility in the development and monitoring of support plans for students and families.
Collaborate with instructional staff and administration to develop, implement, and sustain a cross-curricular learning plan.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Develop, coordinate, and implement multi-disciplinary experiential learning activities that support MTSS and align with NC course standards with all course content areas with the intent of increasing student engagement, attendance, and excitement for learning.
  • Assist in identifying students for the intake admission process, including conversations with feeder schools, presentations at feeder schools, and CHS tours with feeder schools.
  • Hold pre-enrollment meetings with students and families to identify needs and share resources available.
  • Collaboratively with staff to develop student success plans that address the holistic child.
  • Lead Graduation Team/Care Team meetings to address students referred to the team. Maintain graduation data for the team.
  • Coordinate with the business community to arrange mentorships, apprenticeships, and bring business leaders to the school to share expertise with students.
  • Coordinate with local colleges, particularly Outdoor Leadership programs, to bring opportunities to the students and staff that will lead to increased CTE opportunities.
  • In conjunction with MTSS tiered protocols and our partner RTI, Inc., plan and execute a Cultural Diversity Program on a quarterly basis to enhance school engagement, attendance and to educate students on diversity and acceptance of others and their cultural traditions.
  • Work collaboratively with the school counselors and social workers to address and support student needs that are barriers to school attendance and academic success.
  • Using characteristics of at-risk students and dropouts, track student data to plan support and/or dropout recovery.
  • Assist the school’s student services in developing a 4-year graduation plan for each student to support an increase in the cohort graduation rate.
  • Attend PLC’s, professional development to continue the learning process and new researched best practices.
  • Develop relationships of trust with each student.
  • Collaborate with students, parents, administration, and instructional staff to develop, implement, and sustain a fast-track diploma program.
  • Conduct home visits with families to increase attendance and the cohort graduation rate.
  • Plan and implement small-group instruction based on student social, emotional, behavior, and academic needs.
  • Increase access to community partners for families.
  • Participate in the school-based MTSS team.
  • Duties outlined by the principals.

Posted By

Buncombe County Schools

175 Bingham Road, Asheville, NC 28806-3800
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,482 (USD)

State Average: $8,494 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.55

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 565