Position Title: Math Content Coach (High School Math)
Subject Areas: Mathematics (9-12)
Location: Acceleration Academies St Lucie
Education: Bachelor's degree or higher
Years of Experience: 1-3 years of relevant experience.
Certification: Mathematics (9-12) endorsement valid in the state of Florida
Background Check: Demonstration of a clear state and federal criminal history
Content Coaches serve as the primary learning resource for our Graduation Candidates (GC), collaborating within a team environment to (1) develop and teach a competency-based blended curriculum in which GCs demonstrate proficiency in multiple ways including projects, exhibitions, and other alternative assessments, (2) support GCs both academically and personally through a case management model, and (3) ensure that every GC masters the content on the path to high school graduation and post-secondary success.
Plan and deliver content area instruction in individual and group settings and monitor Graduation Candidate progress toward course completion and content mastery
Serve as an advisor and advocate for assigned Graduation Candidates by facilitating communication between the learner and the Graduation Candidate support team, as well as monitoring attendance, academic progress, and overall wellness
Assist with the development of Personalized Learning Plans for students and conduct formative and summative assessments to gauge individual student progress
Provide remediation and enrichment opportunities for individual and groups of students
Thorough knowledge of all IEPs, ESE and ELL accommodations, document assistance with annual goals, short-term objectives, benchmarks, and participate in the appropriate meetings
Work closely with the Graduation Candidate support team to develop a learning pathway, behavior, and transition plans (including incentives) to improve student achievement.
Participate in the development and success of Graduation Candidate Data Days, Symposiums, Portfolio Reviews, Professional Development workshops and other school/ community events
Support new student enrollment and current student retention through recruitment and engagement efforts
Perform other related duties as assigned
Bilingual (Spanish preferred)
Basic understanding of ESE (Exceptional Student Education), ELL (English Language Learner), and Positive Behavior Intervention System (PBIS) models
Experience working in a non-traditional school setting and/or with students who may be considered at-risk
Demonstrates a commitment and passion for supporting students, who have disengaged from a traditional school setting, by creating opportunities for academic and personal breakthroughs
Strong understanding of and comfort with the use of technology in an educational setting.
Experience with any of the following: project-based learning, instructional coaching, portfolio assessment, a competency-based education model, cooperative learning, integration of technology and cross-disciplinary learning, alternative assessments and integrating school to career experiences into the curriculum
Demonstrates the ability to work well independently and as part of a team
Adapts to changing conditions in a fast-paced setting
Displays ability to diplomatically diffuse tension and deal with intense situations
Communicates and builds relationships with internal and external constituencies
Identifies and implements strategies to improve individual and group productivity and content mastery
Use excellent listening, observation, reading, verbal, nonverbal and writing skills
Demonstrates superior time-management, organizational skills, and accurate record keeping
Accepts personal responsibility and seeks feedback from colleagues and administration
Respects personal privacy and maintains the confidentiality of privileged information
Thorough knowledge of the following:
Microsoft Office Suite of applications
Google Suite of applications, e.g., Google mail; Google drive, etc.
Mobile technologies, e.g., smart phones, tablets, etc.
Learning Management Systems (LMS)
Upholds Acceleration Academies policies and follows guidelines and procedures
Develops positive rapport with staff, GCs, and the AA community
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 regularly required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Work Environment and Work Demands
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally be exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is consistent with that of a collaborative school environment.
Acceleration Academies is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. It is understood that other related duties may be assigned. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform all aspects of the position, described below satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.