Learning Success Coach
Under the supervision and direction of the Senior Director of Online Programming, the Learning Success Coach serves as the main point of contact for an assigned group of online school students to guide them to achieve academic success. The Learning Success Coach will counsel, motivate, and advise in order to help all students meet their educational goals. Responsible for creating and maintaining relationships with assigned students, their families and other stakeholders in an effort to support student success, retention and academic progression. This position is part of a start-up team who will report in to a local Phoenix campus weekdays during the 2021-22 school year. Some travel within Arizona may be required.
- Directly support an assigned group of students from enrollment through graduation.
- Serve as the point of contact for student onboarding once the initial enrollment process is completed.
- Hold LIVE virtual morning meetings with small student groups 2x weekly.
- Provide student orientation, academic success training and social emotional learning lessons throughout the year during the LIVE morning meetings.
- Provide individualized support to students based on IEP and identified risk factors including academic, socio-emotional, and other potential issues, and helps to develop individual plans for success.
- Counsel and advise students by phone, email, text and other available online technologies.
- Closely track students’ progress, through communication and analytics to ensure class attendance and academic progress. Collaborate and provide communication with students, families and instructors.
- Conduct progress sessions with students and their families a minimum of quarterly, with communication and progress reports sent weekly and monthly.
- Work with students to ensure a solid academic plan and ensure continued enrollment.
- Work with school staff to conduct virtual information sessions, open houses, and other community events, as assigned.
- Resolve problems by clarifying issues; researching and exploring answers and alternative solutions; implement solutions; escalate unresolved problems. Follow up to ensure resolution of each issue.
- Work collaboratively with other departments and services, across the school to understand processes, systems, and services and to resolve student issues.
- Facilitates digital portfolios with students and teachers.
- Liaison between student, teacher, and family.
- Participate in school meetings, trainings and committees, as scheduled.
- Other duties, as assigned.
- Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) preferred
- Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Counseling, or equivalent;
- Minimum of three (3) years of experience teaching, academic coaching, social-emotional counseling, and/or college-going support for students
- Experience working with students on the spectrum and other disabilities
- Experience with diverse technologies and online learning highly preferred
- Excellent communication skills. Bilingual, a plus.
- Proficiency with the Google suite of applications
- Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
- School located at a new state of the art Autism Center
- Competitive pay based on experience
- Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
- Paid Sick Time
- Paid Holidays and School Breaks
- 401K with company match
- Arizona IVP Fingerprint clearance card
ADA AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Positions in this class require: stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible.
Work is routinely performed in an indoor classroom environment.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
Arizona Autism Charter Schools, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Civil Rights Act Title VII of 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Arizona Autism Charter Schools, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment or in any of its educational programs or in the provisions of benefits and services to students.