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Student Success Coordinator
Position: Student Success Coordinator
Classification: Full Time, Exempt
Reports to: Training and Curriculum Manager
The Student Success Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to extend coaching to teachers and children to ensure pre-school aged children are meeting their developmental milestones in the areas of self-regulation, social and emotional curriculum. The Student Success Coordinator will work closely with the Early Learning and Inclusion Director, Training and Curriculum Manger and the Art Coordinator, to be an integral member of the extended education/program team.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
- Supports the Social and Emotional Curriculum in classrooms.
- Responsible for implementation of Conscious Discipline (CD) and sustained delivery of CD as the Social and Emotional Curriculum for the agency.
- Maintain positive relationships across all departments.
- Model positive child adult’s interactions for teaching staff and parents.
- Will receive and process the enrollment DECA and share scores with teachers and letters to families.
- Will ensure each child receives a DECA at midpoint of the school year and a post DECA in May and when transitioning from Early Head Start to Head Start.
- Will enter enrollment, midpoint and post DECA scores in E-DECA and Apricot 360.
- Willow follow up with each child who exhibits documented concerns from the DECA or classroom request for intervention for social and emotional practices.
- Consider individual student data (DECA or request for intervention) and coach teachers to make adjustments in instructional practices.
- Creates Student Success plans with the teachers to meet the child’s social and emotional individual needs as needed.
- Obtains consent for children to participate in Child Centered Creativity C3 as identified by the UICS interdisciplinary team.
- Carries a C3 Caseload of no more than 16 children per month.
- Creates C3 notes for children in C3 group to share with parents and teachers after each session.
- Coordinates at least 1 time per year an agency wide Conscious Discipline training with a certified master trainer.
- Facilitates CD training at least 4 times per year for assigned school.
- Offer and facilitate 1 CD parenting series annually.
- Follow a schedule for classroom observations and coaching for teachers to strengthen CD skills and support children with Student Success plans.
- Follow the intensive coaching model as agreed upon with the interdisciplinary team.
- Collaborate with the Family Conservancy and MARC
Skills and Qualifications
- Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Educations, Social Welfare, Psychology, Counseling, or related degree. Master’s Degree preferred
- Minimum five years’ experience working with children ages 3 –5 in at-risk situations: including toxic stress, attachment difficulties, diversity and poverty
- Highly capable of implementing skills and knowledge of evidence based interventions to manage the physical, social/emotional, and safety needs of children within the classroom environment
- Knowledge of Conscious Discipline
- Knowledge of Trauma Informed Care/Trauma Smart
- Be able to lift up to 40 pounds.
- Excessive climbing, walking, bending, stretching, and sitting on floor with children.
- Exposure to childhood illnesses and diseases.
- Exposure to varying outside temperatures (heat and cold)
Job Type: Full Time