The Online Curriculum/Transition Center Coordinator will serve as a member of the special populations team, facilitating learning for high school students in a “best fit” environment for teenagers with significant barriers to education.
The coordinator will be a member of a turnaround school community and will aid in developing an educational model to complement the acclaimed barrier removal work Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana does at The Excel Centers, Nurse Family Partnership, and other award-winning programs.
School priorities include:
- High rigor, high support instruction to close academic gaps and prepare students for post-secondary opportunities
- Trauma-informed social emotional learning
- Student and family empowerment through coordination with a robust Student Services team of coaches, counselors, and more.
This role demonstrates behaviors consistent with our Mission, Vision and Values, on behalf of Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana.
- Create a supportive and structured environment where students who are new to the school can adapt to school expectations and make progress on academic work.
- Support students in completing make-up assignments and remediation from teacher-lead classes using materials provided by teachers.
- Provide students the opportunity to excel in credit attainment by overseeing online courses; this includes communicating progress to students, guardians, and other supportive adults, providing support in reading, note-taking and study strategies, and creating remediation plans for students who are struggling.
- Coordinate work study students and volunteer tutors from local organizations and universities.
- Support orientation for new students to help them learn the policies, procedures, and culture of the school.
- Oversee and serve as liaison for an off-site program for students who are taking online courses, including monitoring attendance, course progress, and course completion.
- Assess and respond to evidence of student learning to differentiate and provide support for learners at a variety of levels.
- Engage in frequent instructional coaching and professional learning community collaboration to improve student learning.
- Foster a structured and supportive classroom environment that is consistent with school agreements, trauma-informed, and provides students with frequent feedback to support their social emotional development.
- Build relationships with students and their webs of support. Communicate strengths and challenges frequently and use restorative approaches to resolve conflict.
- Collaborate with colleagues to refer and connect students to wraparound supports including Family Empowerment Coaching for internal and community resources, Social Emotional Learning, Special Education, and more.
- Participate in school cultural initiatives including facilitating an advisory class focused on an elective topic.
- Support the school community by attending extracurricular events such as athletic contests and family nights.
- Other duties as assigned.