NCS seeks an organizational coach for a temporary appointment (October 2, 2020 to June 11, 2021) in the Teaching and Learning Center serving students in Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools for the 20-21 school year to support teachers and families in the hybrid learning model necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Working with the guidance of the Co-Directors of the Teaching and Learning Center, this position supports students to become successful learners and self-advocates, helping students make full use of school-based resources. In addition, this person serves as a classroom facilitator when NCS moves to blended learning. Qualified candidates will have experience working with students in a school setting and be knowledgeable about current research relevant to students in grades 4-12. Additionally, qualified candidates hold a master’s degree in psychology, education or special education or other related field, as well as experience working with students of varying levels of ability.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Working with students individually and in small groups to develop executive function skills and effective study strategies,
Developing, within students, more effective reading and writing skills related to school-assignments,
Supporting students with Formal Written Plans,
Communicating with teachers to support student learning,
Interacting positively and developing supportive relationships with students as a trusted mentor adult.
Serving as a classroom facilitator when on-campus learning resumes
aiding with setting up basic classroom technology for remote students and teachers, and facilitating classroom activities in the event a teacher is participating remotely,
supervising students in assigned tasks,
supporting students and facilitating connection during lessons where the teacher is remotely connected,
managing classroom, including attendance and helping students to adhere to social distancing guidelines, health and safety protocols, and classroom expectations,
School working hours for this position are between 7:45 and 3:45 Monday through Friday.
Successful applicants will exhibit good judgment and ability to maintain safety of all students, and a dedication to the care and support of students in their learning. Previous experience working with children necessary. Term of employment is for school year 20-21.