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Academic Support Coordinator

St. Monica Catholic High School (Santa Monica)

Posted

03/22/2021

Expires

08/01/2021

Description

St. Monica High School is a coeducational, parish high school that provides a college preparatory curriculum for students of diverse abilities, cultures, and faiths. St. Monica High School is accepting resumes for a full-time position for the 2021-2022 school year.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Engage and encourage students in the active pursuit of learning, self-awareness, and advocacy; help students develop and maintain accountability for their actions related to learning.

Identify high school students as needed in 1:1 academic coaching, small group instruction, or classroom settings to support individual learning needs and/or challenges, including teaching academic skills, executive functioning skills, study skills, and/or test-taking skills.

Collaborate in partnerships with parents, students, faculty, and administrators to interpret and understand psychoeducational testing and relevant assessments to develop, monitor, and update individual learning plans (ILPs), medical accommodation plans, weekly progress reports, and/or other services for high school students.

Administering informal evaluations to get preliminary results when staff/families raise concerns about a potential learning challenge.

Writing and maintaining individualized learning plans (ILPs) and team meeting notes, and managing accommodations and supports for each student on the caseload.

Organizing and leading team meetings, including parents, advisors, and other school staff to ensure ILP recommendations are being followed, including instructional strategies and curriculum modifications.

Collaborate with advisors to track student progress, including grades, homework completion, extensions, and long-term projects; supporting students in organizing and prioritizing their work, self-advocating, and communicating with teachers.

Supporting teachers by reviewing curriculum and providing accommodations and creative alternatives to support their classes and projects.

Organize and teach a peer tutoring program for high school students to support younger peers and Middle School students.

Planning and leading staff professional development.

Requirements

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor of Arts or Science and/or professional coursework or certification indicating training applicable to the responsibilities of the position. Understands the spectrum of learning disabilities and how they may affect student learning. Proven experience designing and implementing learning supports. Comfort in communicating with parents/guardians and facilitating team meetings with families and other stakeholders to advocate for student growth and learning needs.

Additionally, ideal candidates will have experience in academic counseling at the high school level, a certificate in Educational Therapy or relevant coursework or certification, a creative approach to student advising and exposure to four-year universities, strong technical skills, and familiarity with digital programs for college and career (e.g., Aeries, Naviance); and strong writing, communication, and organizational skills.​

Information/Application Contact

St. Monica Catholic High School (Santa Monica)

1030 Lincoln Blvd.

Santa Monica, CA 90403

searchcommittee@stmonicafaculty.net