Academic Coordinator - Program Wide

Manchester School District, SAU #37


Starting Immediately

Location: Office at West High School

Salary: $50,000 + benefits

Description

The Academic Coordinator develops, implements, and coordinates the academic alignment of the Manchester School District’s curriculum with the 21st Century Program. The Academic Coordinator is responsible for reviewing and analyzing student data to identify strategies to improve student academic and social emotional outcomes. The Academic Coordinator collaborates with the school district leadership, curriculum staff, teachers, and school administrators, as well as community partners, to enhance students’ academic success during out of school time.

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field.

  • Certification, or eligibility, as a teacher in New Hampshire.

  • An understanding or experience using school data systems and student performance data strongly preferred.

  • Must possess excellent written, verbal communication and problem-solving skills.

  • Must possess the ability to evaluate, motivate, and support a team atmosphere and to provide constructive feedback to 21st CCLC staff.

  • Demonstrated ability to build effective professional relationships with all levels of the organization as well as the with the broader community.

  • Exceptional time management skills.

  • Ability to work independently, give and take direction, and be productive in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent computer skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, Google Drive, Gmail, and web-based data collection systems.

  • Ability to speak in public and with the media.

Specific Core Function:

The Academic Coordinator develops, implements, and coordinates the academic alignment of the Manchester School District’s curriculum with the 21st Century Program. The Academic Coordinator is responsible for reviewing and analyzing student data to identify strategies to improve student academic and social emotional outcomes. The Academic Coordinator collaborates with the school district leadership, curriculum staff, teachers, and school administrators, as well as community partners, to enhance students’ academic success during out of school time.

Responsibilities of the Position:

  • Collaborate with school faculty to identify and recruit students from target student populations to enroll in the 21st Century Program at their school.

  • Develop and implement strategies in partnership with the program director to meet the Governance Performance Results Act (GPRA) measures as required by the New Hampshire Department of Education.

  • Work with Manchester School District data professionals to interpret student data including New Hampshire Department of Education 21CCLC survey data, Annual Reports, Performance Plus, Attendance Records, iReady, and other student assessments, to identify trends in students’ academic and social emotional wellbeing.

  • Increase opportunities for students’ families to engage in their children’s learning byway of professional development, family workshops and events.

  • Increase opportunities for professional development in curriculum and instruction to strengthen program staff as they work to better support students’ academic and social and emotional wellbeing.

  • Remain both knowledgeable and connected to community wide initiatives which might support that academic and social and emotional well being of 21st Century Program students and their families.

  • Identify and develop opportunities for the 21st Century Program to utilize school day technologies, specifically for current MSD programs and online measurable platforms.

  • Work with 21st Century Program leadership, site coordinators, school principals, teachers, and curriculum staff to integrate after-school activities with school curriculum and utilize after-school time to address the specific academic needs of individual students.

  • Communicate program opportunities within the school community to encourage student referrals and program participation.

  • Assist the program director and staff in preparing state and federal reports.

  • Assist the program director in monitoring and evaluating site level leadership and programming.

  • Provide additional administrative support to the program director as required.

  • Attend training, workshops, and annual conference(s) as mandated by the NHDOE.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the program director.


Supervisory Responsibilities – Required Special Qualifications:

None.


Essential Physical Abilities:

  • Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to communicate effectively.

  • Sufficient vision or other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to review a wide variety of materials in electronic or hardcopy form.

  • Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate a personal computer, telephone and related equipment.

  • Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to function within the general office environment.


Specified Length/Hours of Position:

This is a grant-funded, non-affiliated 40 hours a week, 210-day position, with a flexible work schedule, some evenings and weekends required. Continued employment is contingent upon funding.