Success Coach

  • ORGANIZATION
    Flint Center for Educational Excellence
  • LOCATION
    Flint, MI
  • SALARY
    Commensurate with Experience
summary
Reporting to the Expanded Learning Coordinator, the Success Coach will collaborate as part of a dynamic site-based team to support Flint kids through Success Mentoring and out-of-school times, ensuring they receive the highest quality of education that prepares them to thrive in community, college, career, and beyond. As a full-time employee—working during the school day and out-of-school time—the Success Coach will monitor the progress of a caseload of students and work with teachers and other school staff to curate expanded learning opportunities that ensure Flint kids thrive in school. Additionally, the Success Coach will be responsible for the general supervision and/or implementation of site-based expanded learning opportunities, including before, during (non-instructional periods), and afterschool programming.


Position Responsibilities
• Expected work hours are Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. with some weekend hours.

Success Coaching & Mentoring
• Maintain relationships with key personnel throughout the school site through attendance in joint lesson planning meetings and trainings, and being a resource in supporting Flint kids thriving.
• Facilitate success mentoring activities with identified students one-on-one and in small groups.
• Strengthen Flint kids’ literacy and numeracy skills by applying varying learning activities based on students’ developmental and academic levels, answer questions, scaffold and supplement core instruction at school, and encourage assignment/homework completion.
• Co-create and implement a system of behavioral intervention that ensures Flint kids are not denied access to educational opportunities.
• Conduct regular follow-up and evaluation of Flint kids’ progress; maintain communication with students, teachers, administrators, and families.
• Keep updated information on partner organizations that provide support services; identify gaps in the Flint Center’s referral partner network.
• Assist Flint kids and families to identify community resources that address their desires and meet their demonstrated needs; support referrals to those supports through warm hand-offs to partner organizations.

Expanded Learning Support & Implementation
• Create engaging, safe, and healthy expanded learning environments by embodying the Flint Center’s program values of collaboration, inclusion, and fun.
• Assist in the recruitment and retention of Flint kids for expanded learning opportunities.
• Support and/or conduct expanded learning opportunities and virtual learning opportunities for students before-, during-, and/or after-school including, but not limited to, academic enrichment, intervention, and acceleration, homework/tutoring support, recreation, student clubs, service learning, and leadership development.
• Curate intensive expanded learning opportunities that intervene in or accelerate Flint kids’ progress in the areas of academics, attendance, and social-emotional development/regulation.
• Lead and/or assist in coordinating outdoor recreational activities when weather permits.
• Ensure proper check-in and check-out of participants.
• Develop, support, and/or facilitate events and programs that acknowledge Flint kids’ growth and/or achievement in attendance, math, literacy, and social-emotional development/regulation.
• Maintain compliance with all Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) childcare licensing regulations. 

Data Entry & Management
• Collaborate with Expanded Learning Coordinators to collect, record, analyze, and monitor Flint kids’ progress on key performance indicators related to attendance, literacy, numeracy, social- emotional development/regulation, and engagement in expanded learning opportunities.
• Participate in facilitated reviews of student data collected and entered into the Flint Center’s longitudinal data system.
• Use monitoring tools to monitor Flint kids’ progress and document all contacts with the Flint Center’s initiatives.

Qualifications
• High school diploma and a mix of education and work experience in youth development, recreation & education, human services, or a related field.
• Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, social services administration, or related field preferred.
• CPR & First Aid certifications, or ability to certify upon hire.
• Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with educators, parents, and Flint kids.
• Satisfactory criminal background check and unprofessional conduct check.


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required
• Knowledge of principles related to the development of youth between ages 5 -18.
• Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.


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