Job Description

Job Title:         Graduation Coach

Supervisor:     President
Pay Grade:    

Position Summary:

       The High School Graduation Coach will provide assistance to all high school students, individually and in groups, regarding high school graduation. This assistance will include but not be limited to analyzing data to identify students or subgroups with dropout risk factors; reviewing, implementing, and tracking the Peach State Pathway; identifying and removing barriers to graduation; and facilitating career pathways.
       FLSA Status:  Exempt
       Supervisory Responsibilities:  No

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Community Service/Public Services


Special Licenses and/or Certificates:
     Georgia Professional Standards Commission certification in the following areas: Teaching, Service (School Counseling, School Psychology, and/or School Social Work) or Leadership; or paraprofessional certification at least.
Education and/or Experience:
     A bachelor degree from a regionally accredited institution
Three years experience working with children Successful experiences working with secondary at-risk students;
Working knowledge of appropriate strategies for reducing behaviors that put students at risk of not graduating from high school;
Ability to communicate effectively with youth, adults, and members of the community;
Ability to analyze, develop, implement, and track intervention plans and strategies;
Knowledge of and the ability to analyze data, including that available from the Georgia Department of Education, the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, and from other sources;
An understanding of the multiplicity of social services available in the community to support students at risk of not graduating;
Knowledge of alternative education opportunities (e.g. Communities In Schools, Credit Recovery, Plato, Georgia Virtual School)
Computer Skills:
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must have working knowledge and experience in:  Internet Explorer; Microsoft Excel; Microsoft Outlook; Microsoft Word; Microsoft PowerPoint; Windows Operating System.

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