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.
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.