Job Title: Graduation Enhancement Coordinator

Reports to:School Administrator
Typical Schedule:196 days/7.5 hours
Bargaining Unit:USEP INS

 

FLSA:Exempt
Job Code:2052
Salary Schedule:INST

JOB GOAL

Responsible for providing support, leadership, and assistance to families, school staff, and administration to help identify at-risk students and highlight ways to increase engagement and performance in academic courses that ultimately lead to graduation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Develop and utilize early warning systems to identify students who are most at risk of falling behind academically due to absenteeism, lack of health/personal care, homelessness, poor family involvement, or other issues.
  2. Collaborate with school social workers, guidance counselors, teachers, and school leaders to develop systemic strategies that identify and support students who are at-risk.
  3. Coordinate with social workers, school staff, and community leaders to provide access to and support for health services, personal services, and parental involvement.
  4. Develop relationships with parents or guardians, community organizations, and area agencies to help develop and implement mentoring, tutoring, and other enrichment programs for at-risk students.
  5. Coordinate home visits with students and parents or guardians to help convey information regarding the array of services available to support and maintain engagement in the school system.
  6. Develop and implement individual intervention strategies to increase student attendance, including developing the social and emotional skills of students.
  7. Coordinate with school and community stakeholders to plan and support at-risk students’ entry to elementary school and subsequent transitions to middle and high school in order to increase students’ success at each level.
  8. Track the progress of individual students to ensure they are meeting established benchmarks and make adjustments necessary to facilitate progress toward meeting set goals.
  9. Communicate regularly with parents and teachers to identify barriers preventing student achievement and establish plans to help ensure engagement and success.
  10. Provide support, leadership, and assistance to administration and staff through the design and implementation of professional development opportunities that highlight ways to increase participation and performance in academic courses for at-risk students.
  11. Provide and/or submit reports, including student/parent contact, as required by local, state, and federal rules and regulations.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge and understanding of community resources and agencies
  • Ability to analyze data and use data-driven decision making to implement effective solutions
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Ability to prepare and maintain required program records and reports
  • Operating knowledge of computer programs, including email, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, manage, and carry out duties efficiently and within established timeframes
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with all stakeholders

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in education, social services, or related field

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS

  • Valid Florida Educator’s Professional Certificate

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in education, social services, or related field.
  • Experience working with students and/or families who have been identified as at-risk.
  • Bilingual

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

None

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk and hear; stand and walk; use hands/fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT

  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Graduation Enhancement Coordinator;   EST: July 18, 2017;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: July 18, 2017