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Academic Remediation Coach

Company: The WorkPlace
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

EOE STATEMENT: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.DescriptionJob Title: Academic Remediation Coach Department: Operations Reports To: Director Classification: Non-Exempt Pay Grade: $45,000-$52,000 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ SUMMARY The primary role of the Academic Remediation Coach is to assist participants to achieve high outcomes in academic performance, retention, pass rates, and participant satisfaction with the course and other WorkPlace programming. The Academic Remediation Coach involves employing evidence-based coaching techniques to aid participants in early identification, intervention, remediation, and other strategies that enhance academic success. The Academic Remediation Coach assist participants employ structured resources and processes and demonstrates a vested interest in their progress, and must have a comprehensive understanding of developmental processes, training programs, and student resources. Furthermore, the Academic Remediation Coach must be analytical, collaborative, and possess a motivational attitude toward their participants. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Provide direct support and guidance to participants (16+ in age) and their families through a one-on-one format, virtual or in-person, in areas of academic support, social, emotional, and cognitive skills.
  • Build rapport with participants.
  • Help participants identify strengths and weaknesses through evidence-based assessments.
  • Assist participants with academic and career goal setting.
  • Promote positive participant habits and other employability skills to ensure their success.
  • Analyze and assess data and track student progress toward program-related goals.
  • Connect participants with other resources, as needed.
  • Prepare lessons, communicate with families regarding individual sessions and schedules, and track progress in our goal-tracking system.
  • Other duties may be assigned.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for own work and not required to direct or supervise other personnel but may occasionally instruct or show other employee(s) how to perform the work. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in employment-driven counseling, and/or case management.
    • Ability to work with and support a diverse customer base.
    • Ability to motivate participants and establish a supportive professional relationship with participants.
    • Commitment to assisting low-income and disadvantaged individuals in overcoming barriers to achievement and success in their personal and work lives.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of labor market trends, in-demand job opportunities, and job growth.
    • Excellent verbal, presentation, and written communication skills.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree or equivalent majoring in Human Services, Counseling, and/or Education and/or three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. COMPUTER SKILLS The ability to understand more advanced computer skills and be proficient Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Willingness to master appropriate data and case management systems. OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES Multilingual preferred Preference is given for training in Motivational Interviewing, Coaching, and/or Professional Accredited Resume Writer (PARW)FULL-TIME/PART-TIME: Full-TimeEXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-ExemptLOCATION: CT, BridgeportPI216341540

Keywords: The WorkPlace, Bridgeport , Academic Remediation Coach, Other , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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