LA2050
College Track

Student Success Coach

Employment type
Part-Time
Posted
about 1 month 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. This means earning an A-G GPA of 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 provide one-on-one and group coaching, support with tutoring students in 9th - 11th grade subjects, goal set, outreach to students and families, input and monitor 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, Fridays during business hours, and occasional Saturdays
  • Provide support with developing and delivering programming that promotes academic success, engagement, and well-being
  • 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) and lead study hall to meet students’ academic needs
  • Participate in weekly meetings to build site culture, discuss student needs, 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 fall and spring sessions
  • Participate in regular professional development opportunities 
  • Meet 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
  • 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
  • Small and large group facilitation skills (in-person and remotely) and a willingness to professionally grow--required
  • Subject mastery in at least one of the following areas: Algebra I/II, Geometry, Statistics--highly preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative mindset
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to 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

$20/hour
This is a part-time, non-exempt hourly position. This position is available from August-June with the possibility for work in the summer.
 

To apply

Send a cover letter and resume to Jasmin Pivaral, Academic Affairs Director, [email protected] by Friday, August 20, 2021 at 11:59pm. Please use the subject: Student Success Coach position. In your cover letter please highlight the academic subject strength(s) you possess.