LA2050
College Track

Student Success Coach

Employment type
Part-Time
Posted
about 2 months ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

College Track (CT) is a college completion program that equips students confronting systemic barriers to earn a bachelor’s degree in pursuit of a life of opportunity, choice, and power. Our vision is for all students in our nation to have the opportunity to earn a college degree. College Track Crenshaw District is the newest of twelve sites from across the country serving students from Crenshaw High School, Dorsey High School, and LA Promise Charter High School. 

Our Commitment

From the summer before ninth grade through college graduation, our 10-year program
removes barriers that prevent students from earning their college degree by providing them
with comprehensive academic support, leadership training, financial and college advising, and
scholarships. We teach them the skills necessary to succeed in college and beyond.

Our Values

At College Track, our values drive the way we do our work, and we look for individuals who
share our passion. We blend an entrepreneurial spirit with our nonprofit roots, cultivating a
dynamic culture where everyone's contributions are valued and encouraged.

  • COMMITMENT: We have an unwavering belief in our students
  • PASSION: We are dedicated to changing our nation’s college completion story
  • JOY: We create environments rich with smiles and laughter
  • AUTHENTICITY: We believe relationships matter
  • EXCELLENCE: Our students deserve nothing but the best

 

Academic Affairs at CT Crenshaw District

The goal of Academic Affairs is to give students the academic support and skills necessary to graduate from high school college-eligible and college-ready. For our inaugural cohort of 9th grade students, this means earning an A-G GPA of a 3.0 or higher, meeting math benchmarks, and developing the academic habits and growth mindsets needed to persist to and through college. 

Student Success Coaches are part-time employees who will provide one-on-one and group coaching, support with tutoring students in 9th - 10th grade subjects, goal set with students, outreach to students and families, input and monitor student data, manage a caseload of students to meet or exceed site-wide academic outcomes, and other duties as assigned. Student Success Coaches will collaborate with the Academic Affairs Director to develop and adapt academic programming to meet the needs of students. Coaches will also gain experience developing and facilitating culturally relevant advisory curriculum, using motivational interviewing techniques for academic coaching, data analysis, and group facilitation development. 
 

Responsibilities

  • Work 20 hours per week, Monday through Thursday during after school hours with work on some Fridays and Saturdays
  • Oversee the success of a cohort of students via one-on-one advisement, small group coaching, outreach, non-cognitive skill development, and data analysis
  • Support with small group tutoring (relative to one or more of the subject areas underlined under Qualifications), adapt lessons, and lead study hall to meet students’ academic needs
  • Provide support with, help develop, and/or deliver programming that promotes student success, engagement, and well-being
  • Participate in weekly meetings to build site culture and celebrate student successes
  • Embed and model habits that impact academic achievement (including organization, time management, and growth mindset)
  • Attend onboarding and orientation prior to the start of the summer, fall, and spring sessions
  • Participate in weekly professional development and meetings to discuss student needs, and develop skills to provide targeted supports
  • Meet regularly with your manager and participate in regular feedback, including formal and informal observations
  • Complete administrative tasks and other duties as assigned including, but not limited to: monitoring workshops, taking attendance, inputting and tracking data, and maintaining accurate student records

 


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or currently working toward degree--required
  • Subject mastery in at least one of the following areas: Algebra I/II, Geometry, Statistics, and/or English language arts (ELA)--preferred
  • Passion for and commitment to educational equity and college access--required
  • Experience working with a diverse group of students in an academic or educational capacity--required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative mindset
  • Small and large group facilitation skills and a willingness to professionally oneself and grow
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to quickly build rapport with students and keep them motivated and productive--required
  • Self-awareness, humility, and emotional intelligence 
  • Cleared background check and TB test before start date--required

 

Compensation

$17 per hour
This position is a part-time, non-exempt hourly position
 

To apply

Send a cover letter and resume to Jasmin Pivaral, Academic Affairs Director, [email protected] by Monday, December 14, 2020 at 11:59pm. Please use the subject: Student Success Coach position. In your cover letter please indicate the academic subject strength(s) you possess.