Specialist – Postsecondary Success Pool

Job | Posted 9 days ago


Specialist – Postsecondary Success  Pool
eports to: Principal
Pay Grade: 603
Salary Range: $60,196 - $73, 951
Duty Days: 220


Position Purpose

Works with school faculty, students, parents, and community to plan, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive college readiness program at assigned campus. Assists campus leadership with implementation of the campus Postsecondary Plan.  Ensures high standards of instruction and student achievement in Collegiate Programming, Career & Technology Education, JROTC, and Academic Advisement.



Program Management
  • Assists the ECHS/PTECH School Leader with program implementation and compliance.
  • Act as the Chair for the campus Postsecondary Team.
  • Develops and maintains the campus Postsecondary Plan.
  • Collaborates with Postsecondary Success Coordinators to meet the goals of our District Postsecondary Plan and Board Goals.
  • Implements college readiness test preparation programs to targeted teachers and students for PSAT, SAT, ACT, TSI, AP, and Pre-AP.
  • Coordinates student registration and test administration for SAT/ACT and AP exams.
  • Acts as liaison between Tarrant County College and the campus site.
  • Assists counselors in monitoring student schedules in Collegiate Programming, GSPOC, CTE, G/T, AVI, and ECHS/PTECH courses to ensure matriculation and course sequencing.
  • Guides development and oversees implementation of a 4-year high school plan for students participating in Collegiate Programming, CTE, GSPOC, AVID, and ECHS/PTECH.
  • Coordinates communication to teachers, students, and parents in matters relating to Collegiate Programming, GSPOC, CTE, G/T, ECHS/PTECH, AVID, and Postsecondary readiness.
  • Assists with Postsecondary readiness fairs and informational sessions.
  • Creates and implements program recruitment and annual program planning for Collegiate Programming, GSPOC, CTE, GT, AVID, and ECHS/PTECH courses.
  • Collects and verifies student records for recognition of students for Academic Sweatshirts, Superintendent Scholars, and other various awards.
  • Collaborates with counselors, Go Center staff, teachers, and students to implement programs such as mentorships, lecture series, college planning seminars, college visitations, and Vital Link.
  • Advises the master schedule team on matters related to Collegiate Programming, CTE, and GSPOC courses.
  •  Communicates with supervisors on a regular basis concerning key issues and current projects.
  • Remains current on all aspects of Collegiate Programming, CTE, ECHS/PTECH, and dual credit.
Monitoring & Compliance

  • Monitors progress toward program goals and gathers other significant data relevant to the success of initiatives, grants, and programs, when applicable.
  • Meets regularly with leadership to analyze and interpret data and to coordinate campus College, Career, and Military Readiness activities.
  • Monitors development and implementation of effective and efficient assessment systems.
  • Facilitates collection of data to assist in the processing of baseline measures that help track longitudinal trends.
  • Monitors state requirements and regulations pertaining to instructional programs and professional development.
  • Maintains physical and computerized departmental files, including confidentiality regarding communications with supervisor and administrators.
  • Collects, analyzes, and disseminates College, Career, and Military Readiness campus data.
  • Maintains compliance records and coordinates training for Collegiate Programming professional learning and teacher certifications.
  • Evaluates programming and teacher placement in classes pertaining to Collegiate Programming, GSPOC, CTE, and ECHS/PTECH.
Professional Learning Community

  • Engages stakeholders, higher education, business, students, parents, and other community agencies in the development of initiatives that address the goals of the Career & Collegiate programs.
  • Provides and attends professional development and specified training to enhance skills, instructional strategies, and program management.
  • Provides regular updates of program activities and services to appropriate audiences.
  • Collaborates with District departments to coordinate and implement programs that support the special needs of all student populations.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on tools and equipment and ensures equipment is in safe operating condition.
  • Follows established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties including lifting and climbing; operates tools and equipment according to established safety procedures.
  • Corrects unsafe conditions in work area and promptly reports any conditions that are not immediately correctable to supervisor.
Personal Work Relationships
  • All Fort Worth ISD employees must maintain a commitment to the District's mission, vision, and strategic goals.
  • Exhibits high professionalism, standards of conduct and work ethic.
  • Demonstrates high quality customer service; builds rapport/relationship with the consumer.
  • Demonstrates cultural competence in interactions with others; is respectful of co-workers; communicates and acts as a team player; promotes teamwork; responds and acts appropriately in confrontational situations.
Other Duties as Assigned
  • Performs all job-related duties as assigned and in accordance to the Board rules, policies and regulations.  All employees are expected to comply with lawful directives in rare situations driven by need where a team effort is required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Knowledge of counseling procedures, student appraisal and career development.
  • Knowledge of Advanced Placement, dual credit/enrollment, and Career & Technical Education.
  • Knowledge of best practices in administration and program management.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding CTE, special education, individuals with disabilities, and so forth.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate projects, work and training related to the implementation and supervision of the Career & Collegiate programs.
  • Ability to use software to access databases, email, create spreadsheets, and do word processing.
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and conflicting time constraints.
  • Ability to prepare oral or written communications, such as presentations, reports, memoranda, letters, grant proposals, curriculum documents, and so forth.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
Travel Requirements
  • Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.
Physical & Mental Demands, Work Hazards
  • Tools/Equipment Used:  Standard office equipment, including computer and peripherals.
  • Posture:  Prolonged sitting; occasional stooping, squatting, kneeling, bending, pushing/pulling, and twisting.
  • Motion:  Frequent repetitive hand motions, including keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching.
  • Lifting:  Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds).
  • Environment:  Works in an office setting; may require occasional irregular and/or prolonged hours.
  • Attendance:  Regular and punctual attendance at the worksite is required for this position.
  • Mental Demands:  Maintains emotional control under stress; works with frequent interruptions.
Minimum Required Qualifications
  • Education:  (See approved combinations of Education & Experience below)
    • Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university in Education or a related field required;
    • Master's degree from accredited college or university preferred.
  • Certification/License: 
    • Valid Texas Teacher Certification;
  • Experience:  (See approved combinations of Education & Experience below)
    • 4 years' classroom experience;
    • Experience in Advanced Academics, CTE, G/T, Academic Advisement, or Dual Credit programming preferred. Two years' experience with Master's.
Approved combinations:
Education Experience
Bachelor's degree 4 years
Master's degree 2 years

This document is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

Posted By

Fort Worth ISD

Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,691 (USD)

State Average: $10,068 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 17%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.26

% IEP Students


State Average: 9%



State Average: 558