Anticipated Student Success Coach
PRIMARY FUNCTION: Provides individualized coaching and mentoring, fosters self-advocacy skills, and positively reinforces students to increase their academic, social, and emotional success. Additionally, the successful student success coach ensures that appropriate whole-child supports are accessible for students.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides direct service to students as determined by their needs. While some needs may be identified in consultation with instructional staff and administration, the student success coach will be expected to identify needs, propose solutions and work with the student and/or their team to implement solutions. The ability to propose innovative solutions is critical. Proactively establishes effective partnerships with families of students in need of academic, behavioral, and/or social-emotional supports; Facilitates a complete educational experience for students by problem-solving perceived barriers, establishing school-community connections through real world experiences, and providing exposure to post-secondary education and training opportunities; Conducts individual and small group sessions that focus on executive functioning skills, academic and career skills, peer relationships, and emotional regulation; Participate as a member on student intervention teams at their respective school(s); Works with families and school personnel to implement personalized plans for students that focus on ensuring student success; Create and maintain thorough documentation and data on individual student progress within the domains of academics, behavior, and social-emotional skills; Establishes and maintains cooperative professional relationships with families, outside agencies, and community partners; Performs related duties as assigned by the administration in accordance with the school/system policies and practices. Perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or their designee. PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS: Duties performed typically in school settings both in-person and virtually to include: classroom; gym, cafeteria; auditorium; and recreational areas. Frequent walking, standing, light lifting, up to 40 pounds, and other limited physical activities are required. Occasional travel with students on field trips may be necessary. Occasional movement of students by wheelchairs and other mechanical devices may be required. Regular Instruction to special needs children may be necessary. Occasional lifting of equipment such as audio-visuals weighing up to 50 pounds may be required. Daily personal and close contact with children to provide classroom management and learning environment support is required. Regular contact with other staff members and parents is required. Occasional contact with medical professionals may be required. Frequent contact with parents by phone and in person is necessary.
EVALUATION: Performance on this job will be evaluated in accordance with school board policy and administrative regulations on evaluation of personnel.
TERMS OF CONTRACT: 10 Month – 200 days (7.5 hours a day)
5 positions - 1 each at Nathanael Greene Elementary School, Nathanael Greene Primary School, Ruckersville Elementary School, William Monroe Middle School, William Monroe High School