Secondary School Teacher – Site Coordinator

HOPE Online Learning Academy Co Op
Published
June 24, 2022
Location
Denver, CO
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Description

Description:

SUMMARY:

The Site Coordinator is a Learning Center based, instructional leadership position with the primary responsibilities of collaboration, coordination, and support of the HOPE academic instructional program through:

  • Communication and collaboration with all stakeholders to provide a positive, safe, and engaging learning environment;
  • Instructional based coaching and professional development for Learning Center Mentors;
  • Assessment and progress monitoring of student learning;
  • Coordination of core content support and intervention programming for students; and
  • Professionalism and commitment to community.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Priority Area: Communication and collaboration with various stakeholders to provide a positive, safe, and engaging learning environment

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain collaborative, positive, effective relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Coordinate with all stakeholders (Learning Center Staff, Edgenuity Teacher, family, etc.) to develop, implement, and maintain a shared plan for consistent communication with (or about) students.
  • Use culturally responsive and effective communication strategies to build and maintain trust with all stakeholders; including communicating belief in the capacity of all learners to achieve at high levels (high expectations, post-secondary readiness, growth mindset).
  • Regularly participate in learning center, school, and community-based events and initiatives, including those that may occur outside of traditional school hours (Back to School, parent conferences, extracurricular events, etc.) on an on-going and regular basis.

Priority Area: Instructional based coaching and professional development for Learning Center Mentors

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coach with mentors in providing culturally responsive, rigorous, targeted (data-driven) learning opportunities for all students.
  • Co-lead PLC and provide site-based PD on relevant topics based on student achievement data and the needs of mentors and students.
  • Use Situational Leadership (or other coaching/leadership) model to provide differentiated support to address the needs and context of mentor and their students; including co-planning, role modeling, resource management, and collaborating on instruction and intervention processes.
  • Provide training for new mentors in student engagement/classroom management, technology-based resources including online curriculum and Google tools, language acquisition and development, differentiation/intervention strategies and resources, student support resources, and other HOPE educational initiatives.

Priority Area: Assessment and progress monitoring of student learning

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Uses organizational skills and attention to detail to plan, schedule, proctor, and oversee all assessments (state, federal, local) while upholding the level of integrity and security required to ensure that no mis-administrations occur.
  • Regularly assesses student's progress through assigned work and uses advanced technology skills to collect, analyze and share data on an individual student, class/course, and schoolwide progress toward grade-level/standard mastery, language development, and other center/school performance targets.
  • Refer students for additional services, including MTSS/RTI.
  • Complete all individual student plans (READ, MTSS, Graduation, etc.) and grading tasks in a timely manner and provide ongoing progress monitoring of identified goals and/or targets at least every 6 weeks.
  • Communicate individual student progress, including graduation progress/status, with each student and other stakeholders.

Priority Area: Coordination of core content support and intervention programming for students

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with Learning Center Mentors and virtual teachers to ensure that all students have access to and receive appropriate instruction to meet grade-level content and language standards and to address academic gaps.
  • Use data to determine small groups for grade-level, intervention programming. Maintain group lists and schedules for personalized learning groups, including SPED and ELD.
  • Coordinate with center leadership to ensure all components of the HOPE instructional day are implemented consistently and effectively.
  • Identify and implement appropriate intervention instruction to lowest performing students (MTSS, READ, etc.).
  • Support mentors in planning and selecting relevant and culturally responsive materials and resources to provide critical thinking, intervention, and language development learning tasks for all students.

Requirements:

EDUCATION, LICENSURE, AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Active Colorado Teaching License
  • Three years of teaching experience, at least two working with at-risk youth in a multicultural setting
  • Demonstrated success in instructional coaching of adults to improve academic outcomes of students
  • Experience supporting and providing instruction for diverse learners (CLD, SPED, MTSS, GT)
  • Able to unpack a Colorado Academic Standard to develop learning targets, success criteria, and tasks that support rigorous instruction
  • Experience with data-driven instructional practices

Preferred

  • Master's Degree in an Education-related major
  • Additional CDE license endorsements including Cultural and Linguistically Diverse (CLD), Special Education, Principal's or Administrator's License
  • Five years of teaching and/or instructional leadership with diverse students in a community based, blended learning environment
  • Experience in leading PLCs and providing small group professional development
  • Experience in diagnosing the roots of academic gaps in students
  • Familiar with state-level and locally identified assessment for secondary students
  • Manage, organize and interpret data and share in a meaningful way

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

Required

  • Commitment to social justice and equitable education for all
  • Cultural proficiency and interpersonal/relationship building skills
  • Fluency and literacy in English; excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent technology skills – Online curriculum, Google Docs, Drive and Gmail, MS Office, Student Information and learning management systems
  • Proactive and detail oriented, able to prioritize and be self-directed
  • Advocacy for community-based learning models

Preferred

  • Oral and written fluency in Spanish
  • Advanced technology skills, including Edgenuity and Google Classroom

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

The Site Coordinator reports to and is evaluated by Academic Liaison with feedback from the Learning Center Director and other members of the HOPE instructional team. The Site Coordinator does not supervise any HOPE or Learning Center employees.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL FUNCTIONING REQUIREMENTS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Compare, analyze, communicate, instruct, synthesize, evaluate, use interpersonal skills, compile and negotiate
  • Communicate effectively using speech and hearing
  • Use near vision to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer) as required for computer use, reading and instruction
  • Use hands for extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation
  • Operate office machines and computer equipment
  • Be subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, climbing, balancing, stooping, pushing and pulling
  • Occasionally lift objects up to 25 pounds

LOCATION, WORKING ENVIRONMENT, AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

Work is routinely performed in an office or classroom environment with moderate noise level. The Site Coordinator works at one or more assigned Learning Centers. Travel between the assigned Learning Centers (if assigned to more than one) and to the HOPE Office for training and meetings is the responsibility of the employee. Compensation for mileage is per the HOPE Mileage policy.

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