Alternative Education/TECH Center Coordinator

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Instructional/Educational Coordination

Description

Alternative Education/TECH Center Coordinator

Position Purpose 

The TECH (Teach Every Child Holistically) Coordinator is responsible for coordinating, managing, developing, implementing, and monitoring the alternative setting placement services using research-based strategies for students with and without disabilities. The TECH Center Coordinator completes all duties as outlined within the positions and directly reports to their supervisor to plan, organize, and coordinate academic, social, emotional, and advising activities. Acts as a highly skilled resource in promoting student retention, success, graduation, and coordinators monthly progress meetings with stakeholders. Works collaboratively and collegially with academic units at the Middle school and High School throughout the division facilitating comprehensive student support through a range of in-person and virtual academic counseling, support strategies, professional development, and behavior interventions to close social, emotional, and achievement gaps to work towards a transition to the middle and high school settings.

Salary: $51,397-$80,655 (Commensurate with Experience)
Please visit the NCPS website to determine salary specifics according to the current salary scale: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1XTNoI8Bpa2ySAvUWF0co2r3ux9taXFOk?usp=sharing.

Essential Functions

(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
  • Proactively monitors student academic performance, addresses, responds to, and works to resolve student concerns, questions, or issues and collaborates closely with students.
  • Identifies all academic, social, and emotional options including, but not limited to social and emotional supports, community resource planning, tutoring, counseling, career services, success coaches, supports and provides counsel to students in selection of options best suited to the student's goals, interests, and skills.
  • Provides individual and group academic advising and/or interacts with students in support of academic success. Works closely and collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff to support academic success.
  • As required, acts as a TECH Center/department/school representative to current and prospective students, faculty, staff, and external groups on issues related to academic, social, and emotional success; attends and/or presents at orientation, monthly meetings, and/or recruiting events/activities/workshops.
  • Demonstrates mastery of conflict resolution principles and techniques.
  • Acts as a leader to coordinate academic, social, and emotional success programs or advising development and implementation.
  • Coordinates training and development related to projects and programs for staff.
  • Utilizes and demonstrates fluency with a wide range of relevant and appropriate software, student development theory, and student engagement strategies.
  • Prepares detailed documents, proposals, reports, and provides analysis of data for identification of trends and patterns for individual students daily, weekly, and monthly.
  • Actively shares and responds to feedback and insight in their daily use, demonstrating leadership to staff and student employees. Maintains an openness to new recommendations for student success.
  • Redirects urgent or conflicting requests after attempting resolution.
  • May seek to resolve complex issues and takes the lead on projects built around student support
  • Applies collaborative approaches and strategies to devise solutions for student requests and clearly develops student-centered lessons and activities.
  • Establishes and maintains effective professional working relationships with students, staff, parents, and community stakeholders
  • Works to ensure ongoing satisfaction for students with their program and successful progress to completion, provides follow up to ensure satisfaction with and effectiveness of services, and utilizes a variety of resources to promote student academic success.
  • Possesses a clear understanding of the TECH Center and NCPS goals and expectations.
  • Drives unit initiatives with holistic understanding of social, emotional, and academic goals.
  • Collaborates with leadership to provide solutions associated with specific programs or projects.
  • As required, supervises/supports staff in the successful execution of their duties. This may include hiring, training, mentoring and/or managing performance for direct and/or indirect reports.
  • Coordinates a program, a group of activities and functions, or a project within the TECH Center to retain and increase success rate and attendance of the student population.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent. 
                Note:  The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. 

Equipment
Use standard office equipment such as; personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone. 

Travel Requirements
Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required. 

Work Schedule
Standard teacher work schedule as set forth in the Teachers' Contract. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Considerable knowledge of Federal and State alternative school requirements, special education requirements, and Virginia Standards of Learning. Comprehensive knowledge of instructional strategies for diverse learners and student with special needs. Must have knowledge of the use of assessments, transition plans, and effective communication skills, both orally and in writing. Demonstrate the ability to coordinate complex programs, activities, organize, schedule, and train staff. Demonstrate ability to problem solve and decision-making skills with collaboration of supervisor. Working skills in the use of technology to support job function, use of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Outlook, and Google.
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, procedures, and methods of evidence-based academic advising strategies
  • Experience in directing and providing support for middle and high school course requirements
  • Experience in using problem-solving skills, and adept at navigating complex environments with evolving priorities and communication plans.
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with peers, faculty, students, administration, and other interested parties.
  • Experience in utilizing knowledge of subject area(s) to identify solutions to issues; escalates urgent/conflicting requests.
  • Ability to rapidly master the essential new technology, practices, and methods.
  • Ability to prepare detailed documents, behavior plan reports, and/or related materials.
  • Experience in providing analysis of data for identification of trends and patterns
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and comfortable working in an environment focused on continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Experience in taking initiative and set priorities, while being flexible.
  • Experience in developing action plans to meet goals; establishes milestones and timetables, document activities and track student progress daily, weekly, and monthly.
  • Experience in leading by example in communicating, participating, and encouraging support of the institution’s sustainability programs.
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to needs of a diverse student population
  • Experience working collaboratively with a broad and diverse range of colleagues, constituents, and students
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
  • Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work
  • Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 25 pounds.
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.
  • Work in standard office and school building environments. 
                

Certification/License:

  • State Certification as a Teacher as required for position.
  • Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation.
Education
  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment. Must hold a valid Virginia teaching certification with an endorsement in special education (preferred). Prior experience managing meetings and communicating special education compliance related topics is preferred. Prior educational leadership, coaching, and curriculum development experience is preferred.
Experience
Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level and/or subject is a plus. 

FLSA Status:       Exempt        11-month position

 

Posted By

Northampton County Public Schools

7207 Young Street , Machipongo, VA 23405
 

At the following locations

Northampton High School

16041 Courthouse Rd. , Eastville, VA 23347