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Job Title: Long Term Substitute Family Coach - Philadelphia area
Beginning: Aug 15, 2019
Deadline: Nov 15, 2019**
District: Agora Cyber Charter School
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Telephone: 610-230-2373
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Job Description:
POSITION:                            Family Coach         
POSITION TERM:               Long-term Substitute
REPORTS TO:                    Family Coach Coordinator
DATE:                                    August 2019
Position Summary

The Family Coach serves as a mentor, guide and support for students. Family Coaches will schedule conferences with students regularly to set short-and long-term goals, check progress, grades, monitor attendance and ensure that students have access to resources so that they can achieve their greatest personal potential.
Essential Functions:
(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Knowledge:
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of the curriculum programs offered by the school
  • Develop awareness of grade level requirements, school policies and procedures
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the student and family, their needs and possible supports they require
  • For more details, apply online at: https://agora.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx 
Communication and Rapport:
  • Serve as the primary point of communication with the family
  • Travel within geographical area to serve students
  • Visit the homes of the families to support the academic and social development needs of the students
Goal Setting and Support:
  • Develop clear goals including desired outcomes and secure buy in from student and family
  • Through reflection on practice and student learning, accurately assess the effectiveness of interventions and degree to which outcomes were met
Professionalism:
  • Display the necessary standards of honesty, integrity, and confidentiality reflective of the profession
  • Participate in a leadership role in serving students and challenging negative attitudes/practices
  • Seek out professional development opportunities, welcome feedback on performance, and actively participate in helping other Coaches
Competencies:
  • Fosters integrity and honesty
  • Demonstrates flexibility and resilience
  • Takes initiative
Work Environment
This position operates in a virtual environment.  This job operates routinely uses computers, phones and printers.
 
Physical Demands
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 occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Major in education or related human services field preferred
  • Strong organizational and advocacy abilities
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Technology Skills
  • Team orientated attitude and strong problem solving abilities
This job description does not state or imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  The employee in this position will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his/her administrator(s) and/or supervisor(s).

Apply online at: https://agora.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx 

Agora Cyber Charter School is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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