Student Success Coach (High School)
Bargaining Unit: ACE
Work Year: 188 days per year, 10 monthly payments
Work Day: 8 hours per day
FTE: Full time, 1.0 FTE
Salary: ACE 6 $38,502 - $49,141 DOE
The Student Success Coach addresses the unique needs of eligible Migrant Education students as identified by program, district, and school goals and provides supplemental support for academic success. This position collaborates and builds relationships with school staff and enhances family engagement to improve attendance, on-track, and graduation rates. This position has a retirement association with the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS).
The following are required:
- A bachelor’s degree.
The following are preferred:
- School counseling, teaching, or tutoring experience.
- Knowledge of different cultures and various communication and learning styles.
- Experience working with diverse populations.
- Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to be self-directed, prioritize tasks, and work independently.
- Ability to assimilate and apply new knowledge and routines quickly and accurately.
- Willingness to follow a flexible work schedule which may change periodically to accommodate delivery of services.
Essential Job Functions
- Serves as a liaison between the district Migrant Education Program and schools to advertise and promote the program and assist in identification and recruitment of Migrant Education students.
- Provides direct tutoring and other supports to students as needed.
- Effectively networks and strategizes with district, school, and community partners.
- Collaborates with students, parents, and school teams to improve attendance, grades, test scores, behavior, and graduation readiness.
- Responds to parent, student, teacher, and staff requests for assistance with needs and services.
- Maintains positive communication with parents, the district office, school counselors, nurses, community, school, federal programs, and other personnel to address the needs of individual students to improve services and outcomes.
- Coordinates meetings and activities that meet the unique and identified needs of Migrant Education students.
- Offers educational opportunities on an individual, small group, or large group basis according to needs and academic achievement of students, including planning and implementation of one or more regular school-based group(s).
- Provides social service referrals, for students and families, to community agencies when appropriate.
- Develops and implements effective systems to monitor and analyze student data and implement effective data based decision making to respond to needs based on data.
- Uses technology to track and maintain records of Migrant services provided, including literacy support such as books or related resources.
- Works with education program coordinators in determining program effectiveness with periodical reports and data collection.
- Attends school events such as parent/teacher conferences and open house nights to promote the Migrant Education Program and provide services.
- Attends assigned training and professional development as determined by MEP and the school.
- Promotes, publicizes, and connects students to district MEP opportunities such as college/career readiness, night classes, credit recovery, and other enrichment and/or remedial opportunities.
- Supports school, ASD, and MEP programs and services in accordance with school, ASD, and MEP goals, policies, and procedures.
- Establishes and maintains positive relationships with families, students, and staff.
- Maintains organization and completes projects and tasks in a timely manner.
The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking, and hearing. Specific visual abilities are also required. The employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and occasionally lift items weighing less than 40 lbs. Additionally, the employee must be able to communicate by oral and written means in an appropriate business manner and have cognitive skills to understand instructions, readily recall facts and details, handle conflict, and make effective decisions under pressure. The employee must have the ability to effectively manage the stress of working with students, parents, and other employees representing diverse cultures, personalities, and work styles in a dynamic work environment.
The Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with qualified physical or mental disabilities.
Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settings.
While performing the duties of this job the employee may be regularly exposed to a video display. The employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Additional Job Information
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
Anchorage School District employees must possess the ability to read and write in English. This includes the ability to communicate in English with school staff, coworkers, and the public. Employees must also have the ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written directions and understand and follow English instructions and written documents.
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check.
This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). Please visit https://www.dhs.gov/real-id-enforcement-brief for additional information.
The Anchorage School District is an equal employment opportunity employer.